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Music Planner: Rob Thomas, Counting Crows, Snoop Dogg, Dave Matthews

  SONGWRITING STARS: Counting Crows and Rob Thomas   When Counting Crows, above, released their seminal 1993 album August and Everything After, songwriters everywhere couldn't help but take notice. "If you were a songwriter and you were in a band, there was no way that that record, at that time, wasn't going to hav …

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  1. Begin your Star Trek weekend with this '80s classic

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    This weekend, the big movie release is Star Trek Beyond, the third in the series of the JJ Abrams reboot that has a mostly positive approval from the Stuck in the '80s Nation. But Star Trek in the '80s is more than the reruns we watched as a kid and the Shatner-Nimoy movies …

  2. Information Society joins lineup for 2017 voyage of The '80s Cruise

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    Tell me what's on your mind. Is it The '80s Cruise? Good news for you then, because the 2017 edition for The '80s Cruise has just added Information Society to their music lineup.

  3. Music Planner: Rob Thomas, Counting Crows, Snoop Dogg, Dave Matthews

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    When Counting Crows, above, released their seminal 1993 album August and Everything After, songwriters everywhere couldn't help but take notice.

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  4. '80s Cruise quiz: Match the lyrics to the '80s tunes

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    How well do you think you know the bands on the 2017 edition of The '80s Cruise? There's only one way to find out. Take the quiz! And to join the Stuck in the '80s hosts on the 2017, book your passage on the cruise's official website. Use the promo code …

  5. Gwen Stefani talks bouncing back from 'middle of hell' divorce

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    Gwen Stefani sounds unbreakable.

    She's on the phone from Los Angeles, radiating enthusiasm and excitement in a conference call with journalists around the country. The topics are the No Doubt singer's first solo album in a decade, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, and her summer tour, which hits Tampa's …

    Gwen Stefani performs at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 in New York.
  6. Dispatches from budding rap star G-Eazy's tour bus in Tampa

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    TAMPA — G-Eazy hunches on his tour bus, elbows on thighs, mouthing lyrics he just wrote on his iPhone, as a woman's voice pops through a black Marshall speaker.

    Rapper G-Eazy performs at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday, June 17, 2016. The rapper is currently on his Endless Summer tour, which he is co-headlining with Logic. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times 

  7. Rob Thomas reflects on Florida roots, Matchbox Twenty's 20th anniversary

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    Lest you forget Rob Thomas is a Florida Man — one of Florida's most successful men, in fact, when it comes to writing pop songs — he's happy to name-drop a few local landmarks.

    Singer-songwriter and Matchbox Twenty’s frontman Rob Thomas will perform Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre along with Counting Crows.
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  8. Snapchat reignites Kanye vs. Taylor Swift feud over 'Famous' sex lyric (w/ video)

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    NEW YORK — It's Taylor vs. Kanye, part 242, with a dash of Kim Kardashian.

    After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift takes took to social media to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. [Associated Press]
  9. The Revolution’s Dr. Fink bringing Prince tribute show to Tampa Theatre

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    Hey, Purple Rain fans, everyone remember Dr. Fink? Fink (aka Matt Fink) was the physician scrubs-wearing keyboard player for Prince & The Revolution from 1978 to 1991. He might not have talked much in the 1984 movie, but he did have that one great zinger about why Wendy is only nice one week a …

  10. The '80s stay with us thanks to bands like Blue Nile

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    If you ever peruse lists of top albums of the '80s, don't be surprised if you see the band Blue Nile on those lists. If you never had heard of one of their songs, stay a few more minutes on the blog and check out the Blue Nile with Stay.