Bob Dylan played a gig for just one fan as part of an experimental film series.
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If “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone),” the epochal 1988 power ballad by hard rock and blues band Cinderella, were released today, it wouldn’t take long for it to land somewhere on Kix Brooks’ weekly countdown show. After all, country radio is where power ballads now reside, from Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away” and Jason Aldean’s “Don’t You Wanna Stay” to Keith Urban’s “You’ll Think of Me” and Justin Moore’s recent Mötley Crüe rerun “Home Sweet Home,” which admittedly didn’t quite live up to its chart expectations. While hip-hop influences may get more buzz and be positioned as the “cooler” genre, Eighties rock bombast has informed country music since well before Nelly ever spit out a verse about “whipping ‘cross the border, Florida into Georgia.” 50 Rock Albums Every Country Fan Should Own Earlier this spring, the give and take between rock and country came full circle when Tom Keifer, the longtime leader of Cinderella, released his debut solo album, The Way Life Goes , written and recorded entirely in Nashville.
Legendary rockers The Who will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a year-long worldwide tour and a deluxe compilation album. More news: The Who , Pete Townshend , Roger Daltrey