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Alto Reed, whose saxophone provided a clarion call as part of Bob Seger hits such as “Rock and Roll Never Forgets,” “Old Time Rock and Roll” and, of course, “Turn the Page,” passed away at the age of 72, on December 30th after battling stage four colon cancer. Born Thomas Neal Cartmell in Detroit, Reed was part of Seger’s Silver Bullet Band since its inception, playing on 14 albums. Onstage, he was Seger’s visual foil, playing a variety of saxophones, swinging from ropes, sprinting between elevated platforms at either side of the stage, blowing through two saxophones at the same […]

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Comedians and musicians are more similar than you may think. They both strive to make their audience think, feel and see things in new ways, love saying “fuck” a lot and travel in busses across the country, consuming a questionable amount of gas station food and Starbucks coffee. Below we’ve found some of our favorite […]

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