102.9 The Whale | Hartford’s Classic Rock.
  • but only one
    Earlier this year, we learned that Aerosmith decided to put off plans to tour the U.S. in order to spend more time in the studio. Guitarist Brad Whitford said that the band recently began tracking a new song while in London during their European tour.
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  • Not getting along part 2
    It’s still on. Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward took to Facebook Friday to issue what he calls "a statement about Black Sabbath" and "response to Tony Iommi." Ward says he feels it is necessary to defend himself again after remarks by guitarist Iommi and singer Ozzy Osbourne that he calls disparaging to his "character as a person and musician.
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  • Crosby VS Nugent
    The Social media battle of words continues between David Crosby and Ted Nugent. The latest installment was shot last week when he accused Hall of Fame boss Jann Wenner of hating the Second Amendment and the NRA, of which Nugent is a board member. “That’s the only reason I’m not in,” Nugent said. “And until they get their heads out of their ass, I’m more than happy to do what I do and do it with all the vim and vigor that I do it every night.” However, asked if he’d like to be inducted, he replied, “Hell, yes.”
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  • kind of
    We heard Fleetwood Mac’s reviews at Classic West and East were bad.  Mick Fleetwood disagrees:  “Classic West and East in Los Angeles and New York was brilliant for all of us.". We heard that Fleetwood Mac’s members were not getting along.  We heard about Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are touring behind their joint album. Stevie Nicks no longer wants to record an album. Christine thinks her ex-husband John McVie is looking to wind down his musical career. But Mick Fleetwood says everything is good with Fleetwood Mac they’re weird but still family.
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  • mostly the dancing
    On this day (Wednesday) 48 years ago, in 1969, Santana played the Woodstock Festival before the band had released any music. "Soul Sacrifice" was the final number the band played there and the performance that appeared in the movie Woodstock. It is one of the most memorable songs from the concert and the movie (which had it segue nicely from the no rain chant) Carlos Santana shares his memories of the song:
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