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They Made How Much??? Top Grossing Music Tours Of 2014

See any good live music this year? Living in or near a huge city like Chicago certainly has its advantages when it comes to seeing concerts. If you had any memorable concert experiences this year, you can vote for them in the concert section in this year’s XRT Music & Movies poll. See if your favorites make the list when we announce the winners live on the air on January 7th. What about everybody else? What did they see? Remember, not everyone’s taste in music is as good as yours. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the most successful tours of 2014 in North America. The results are from a poll done by Pollstar. Listed below are the names of the bands or artists, where they ranked in the top 100 tours and how much money their tours grossed.

WXRT–12/05/2014

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Paul Simon Green-Lights a New Biography About His Life

The tome will be authored by noted music critic Robert Hilburn, who can count a biography on Johnny Cash among his many accomplishments.

11/05/2014

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Paul Simon Exhibit Coming to Rock Hall

The exhibit coincides with the 50th anniversary of Simon’s career.

10/29/2014

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Every Musician Who’s Hosted ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Ranked

in honor of the show’s 40th anniversary season premiere on Saturday, we have compiled a list of every single musical host and then ranked them. Live from New York, it’s completely subjective ratings time!

09/26/2014

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Watch Paul Simon Honor George Harrison, Cover the Beatles’ ‘Here Comes the Sun’

It’s all part of a tribute week on ‘Conan’ to Harrison.

09/25/2014

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A Bears Style Comeback: Five Of The Best Comeback Albums

In the spirit of the Bears comeback win against the 49ers this past Sunday night, lets take a look at albums that have launched artists from nebulous situations to jubilation.

09/17/2014

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Going Solo: 10 Great Solo Albums [Playlist]

A solo album can be a really gutsy move, but it’s always exciting to to hear how the music turns out compared to the the band the artist is from. There are a lot of solo efforts made by very talented and accomplished musicians that aren’t nearly as good as their primary bands, but here are ten individuals who had something more to say, and said in a way that couldn’t have been done in their previous gigs.

WXRT–09/02/2014

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Jack White, Eddie Vedder & Paul Simon All Went to the Same Mariners Game: See the Epic Group Photo

The three rock legends got together for one amazing photo op. Play ball!

08/28/2014

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Paul Simon & Edie Brickell Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct over the weekend.

04/28/2014

Paul Simon (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images) & wife Edie Brickell (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Paul Simon, Wife Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

New Canaan police said Simon, 72, and his wife Edie Brickell, 47, were arrested Saturday night for a disturbance at their home.

04/28/2014

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