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  • Earlier today George Harrison was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. George is the 2,382nd person to be honored with a star.

    The ceremony was a star-studded and celebratory affair. Packing Vine Street in front of the Capitol Records building were fans, friends, and family of George including his son Dhani and widow Olivia, Sir Paul McCartney, Tom Hanks, T-Bone Burnett, Eric Idle, Joe Walsh, fellow Wilburys Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty, and Heartbreakers Mike Campbell, Ron Blair, Scott Thurston, and Steve Ferrone. Benmont Tench was out of town today.

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    April 08, 2009

    JJ Cale's tour continued last night at the Triple Door in Seattle, WA and those in attendance were treated to guest appearance by Mike Campbell. Sitting on an amplifier near Cale's drum riser, Mike played the whole set and encore!

    Here is the setlist from last night's April 8 JJ Cale show in Seattle.

    Ride Me High
    Artificial Paradise
    Sensitive Kind
    Cocaine
    Magnolia
    Walt's Boogie*
    Cajun Moon
    Baby What's Wrong+
    Crazy Mama
    Thirteen Days
    After Midnight
    Roll On

    Strollin' With Bones%
    Travelin Light
    Borrowed Time
    Low Down
    Roll On (Reprise)

    * by Walt Richmond
    + by Jimmy Reed
    % by T-Bone
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    April 07, 2009

    Benmont will be "on the road" performing with Sara Watkins for three shows this weekend:

    April 9, 2009 Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium Spartanburg, SC
    April 10, 2009 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
    April 11, 2009 Florida Theatre Jacksonville, FL

    Benmont will also be sitting in with The Old Crow Medicine Show each night. Sara is opening for them. Those of you familiar with the Watkins Family Hour will recognize Sara's brother Sean playing guitar with her.

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    March 30, 2009


    Over the weekend JJ Cale kicked off his first solo tour in five years at the venerable McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, CA. Halfway through Cale's set at McCabe's on Saturday March 28, Tom and Mike took the stage unannounced to join Cale on "Crazy Mama" and "After Midnight." Tom and Mike stayed on for the rest of the set which included a rare version of Cale's "I'd Like To Love You, Baby."

    Here is the setlist from JJ Cale's 3/28 show:

    King City
    Out Of Style
    Low Down
    Since You Said Goodbye
    Magnolia
    Walt's Boogie
    Roll On
    T Bone Walker
    Crazy Mama (w/Tom Petty and Mike Campbell)
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