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Watch Prince Destroy A Solo On “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” With Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, & More [Video]

first_imgMore than a decade ago, a bevy of musical legends joined forces on stage to help honor George Harrison’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In what could be considered one of the most remarkable Rock Hall induction ceremony performances of all time, Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne, and George’s son Dhani Harrison took the stage in 2004 to perform an incredibly powerful rendition of The Beatles‘ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. Prince’s solo is just out of this world, concluding with him tossing his guitar into the air and strutting offstage.Related: Listen To A 19-Year-Old Prince Crush Every Instrument On The Super-Funky ‘Loring Park Sessions’Watch the unforgettable performance below:“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” [The Beatles cover] – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction 2004[Video: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame]Rest in Peace, Prince. Gone but never forgotten…[Originally published 4/22/16]last_img read more

“We’re for each other.” Allston-Brighton volunteers build a strong community

first_imgOn May 1, elected officials and community volunteers representing the Allston-Brighton neighborhood held their annual Legislators’ Breakfast to celebrate the year’s successes and share a vision for continued partnership and progress. The celebration was held at the new Harvard Ed Portal, an innovative collaborative partnership involving Harvard University, the city of Boston, the Harvard Allston Task Force, and the Allston-Brighton community. The Harvard Ed Portal is a new state-of-the-art facility at 224 Western Avenue in Allston. Read Full Storylast_img

Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

first_imgRace DetailsWhen: April 20, 2013Where: Roanoke, VirginiaWhat: marathon, half-marathon, double marathon, and team relay run optionsStart time: 7:30 amRace size: 2,000Website: www.blueridgemarathon.comThe 2013 course includes 3,620 feet of total elevation gain and 7,234 feet of total elevation change. Kind of gives new meaning to runner’s high.The uphill portions will test each runner’s strength and endurance while the equally challenging downhill sections are sure to weed out those who are unprepared. The breathtaking views and stunning Blue Ridge Mountain scenery will offer some reprieve to runners as they persevere to the finish line! Are you up for the challenge of America’s Toughest Road Marathon?Join legendary runners Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Bart Yasso for this year’s Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon.Choose from the half marathon, full marathon, 5-person team relay, or even the unofficial official double. Whatever you choose, we guarantee a good time.America's Toughest Road MarathonRace ContactPete [email protected]last_img read more

Gold Coast home snapped up in six minutes at auction

first_img19 Twenty Fifth Ave, Palm Beach.“They’ve been actively looking for quite a while and this one ticked a lot of boxes,” he said.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa15 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoMr Powell said the couple were drawn to the property’s beach house feel. It was a feature that appealed to many prospective buyers, he said.Throughout the 30-day campaign, Mr Powell lead 53 inspections of the four-bedroom home and it had more than 4000 views on realestate.com.au. He said several offers had been made prior to auction.The dual-living home, which property records show was built in the 1960s, has undergone an extensive renovation during the past few years.Sellers Marcel and Jayne Maujean told The Gold Coast Bulletin last month they wanted to breath new life into the home without destroying its traditional beach house charm, which was what also drew them to the property five years ago. 19 Twenty Fifth Ave, Palm Beach. 19 Twenty Fifth Ave, Palm Beach.THE sale of a renovated Palm Beach house will be remembered as one of the quickest after it was snapped up in six minutes at auction on the weekend.Three bidders vied for the Twenty Fifth Ave property on Saturday morning.The auction, which was streamed live online, began at 10.16am with an opening bid of $830,000.That figure rapidly climbed to $985,000 when the hammer came down at 10.22am.Marketing agent Guy Powell, of Ray White Mermaid Beach, said 38 bids were made in that period in front of a crowd of about 20.He said a young Gold Coast couple were the new owners. 19 Twenty Fifth Ave, Palm BeachBut it proved a much bigger job than they anticipated.“If I did my time again I probably would have knocked it over,’’ Mr Maujean said.But the hard work had paid off, he said, and they were pleased with the result, particularly the main bedroom, which features a 100kg barn door and study nook. Mr Powell said the market had been steady in Palm Beach but he expected it to pick up during the next few months. “Winter was a bit quieter in (some) periods but it was still strong,” he said. “Coming into spring, I think we’re going to have a few good months ahead.”According to latest CoreLogic data, the media price for a house at Palm Beach is $812,000 and $450,000 for a unit. House prices have jumped 8.3 per cent in the past year while units have climbed 4.9 per cent. REAL ESTATE: 19 Twenty Fifth Ave Palm beachlast_img read more

Windies face crucial series-decider against Afghans

first_imgGROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) – Embattled West Indies face minnows Afghanistan in a crucial series-decider here tonight, needing a victory to avoid not only a devastating series defeat but also the embarrassment associated with losing to the ICC Associate side.What was supposed to be an easy assignment for the Windies to placate their absence from the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy in England, has gone horribly wrong, leaving the three-match series level at 1-1 with everything to play for in the final One-Day International at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground starting at 14:30hrs.The Caribbean side’s performances have not lived up to expectations, especially against an inexperienced Afghanistan, who are a non-playing Test nation and who have spent most of their time scuffling with the likes of fellow minnows Zimbabwe and Ireland.Perhaps the statement of the series came in the opening ODI last Friday when Windies shockingly collapsed to a stunning 63-run defeat.Asked to chase a modest 213, they stumbled to 149 all out, undermined by the magic of 18-year-old leg-spinner Rashid Khan who took seven for 18 – the fourth best figures in one-day history.Windies hit back strongly through their bowling in the second ODI to win by four wickets last Sunday. They shot the Afghans out for 135 with aggressive, short-pitched bowling but then laboured to reach their target, getting home in the 40th over, as Khan once again caused consternation with three for 26.Bowling coach Roddy Estwick yesterday urged his side to employ the same approach, pointing out that Afghanistan were susceptible to the short ball.“Go at them hard again, stick to your game plan, hit your line hard, make sure you get your field placing right,” Estwick said.“You’ve got to run in and bowl hard and stay aggressive all the way through because as you can see they are not very comfortable with the short ball but you’ve got to earn that right to bowl short as well.”Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been forced out of the contest after picking up a side strain in the second game, and has been replaced by Twenty20 specialist Kesrick Williams who was the leading bowler in the recent T20 series with eight wickets.However, it is the batting which West Indies will need to focus on heavily as not a single batsman has passed 50 in the series. Shai Hope, at number three, has been their most reliable player, top-scoring in both games with 35 and 48 not out.Jason Mohammad, so prolific against England and Pakistan earlier this year, has failed to fire with scores of two and seven while Test star Roston Chase, drafted in to the one-day unit, has struggled with scores of zero and nine.In contrast, Afghanistan have managed two half-centuries – one from opener Javed Ahmadi in the opening game and the other from Gulbadin Naib in the second.There was more bad news for the Windies yesterday with the latest ODI rankings showing the Caribbean side had dropped two points to 77 as a result of their loss in the first ODI, seeing them slip further behind in the race to qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup in England.And even with a win today, the Jason Holder-led side will earn just a single ratings point, meaning they would have ended the series worse off than when they started.last_img read more