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12/10/2012

CLASSIC ROCK TIPS FOR MONDAY, DEC. 10TH 2012

* The copy of "Double Fantasy" John Lennon signed for his killer, Mark Chapman, is being sold online for $525,000.

* Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will be announced Tuesday (December 11) afternoon in Los Angeles. Red Hot Chili Peppers's Flea will do the honors.

* Jimmy Page is planning a solo tour in 2013. Also tells Guitar World that he and John Paul Jones never planned to replace Robert Plant but were just looking at other singers for fun.

* Rolling Stones added to 12-12-12: A Concert For Sandy Relief benefit.

* Bruce Springsteen, Black Keys and Lady Gaga will be Rolling Stones' special guests for pay-per-view concert on Saturday (December 15) in New Jersey.

* Yes to play three albums -- "The Yes Album," "Close to the Edge" and "Going For the One" -- in their entireties during spring tour that concludes with April 12 date at Detroit's Fox Theatre.

* Mick Jagger jokes about riding subway with Jay-Z to Brooklyn show on Saturday (December 8). Mary J. Blige reprised "Gimme Shelter" appearance, while Gary Clark Jr. played on "Going Down" and the Trinity Wall Street Choir sang "You Can't Always Get What You Want." 


* Dave Grohl's documentary about the legendary Sound City studio will open worldwide February 1.

* Deep Purple planning to release new album in April, produced by Bob Ezrin and featuring a tribute to late keyboardist Jon Lord in the song "Above and Beyond." 

* Otis Redding died in a plane crash 45 years ago today. His big hit, "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay," recorded just days before his death, came out three months later.


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