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Credit: Danny ClinchNeil Young will take part in a new "Honor the Treaties" benefit concert on July 3 in Edmonton, Canada.

The fundraiser will benefit the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s legal fight against oilsands development in its territory, reports the Edmonton Journal. Four similar shows last year raised $750,000 for the cause.

Honor the Treaties is an organization that amplifies the voices of indigenous communities through art, states its website.

Young is passionate lending his own artistic voice to the cause, and was quite outspoken last fall during a news conference kicking off a short tour to raise money for the organization.

"Canada is trading integrity for money," he said.

Blue Rodeo will also appear at the concert, which will be held at Rexall Place. Tickets start at $45 and go on sale Friday, May 1.

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Ann Wilson, right; Norman SeeffAnn Wilson followed her heart and got married over the weekend.

The Heart member tied the knot with Dean Wetter in front of close friends and family in her manager's backyard in Topanga, California, on Saturday, the newlyweds tell People magazine.

Heart's official Twitter feed confirmed, "A harmonious melody of devotion was felt on 4/25 as #AnnWilson & #DeanWetter were married in an intimate ceremony in front of family&friends."

Wilson and Wetter told the publication, "We are super blessed to be sharing life together."

The romance between Wilson and Wetter, who are both 64, was a long time in the making. She recalls to People, "Dean and I first met in the '80s and went on a date where we both got smashed and I tried to seduce him. Like the gentleman he is, he declined. Years passed, we got back in touch after we had both grown up, and Pow! -- It worked! Did it ever!"

Wilson, who has two children, was romantically involved with Heart soundman/manager Mike Fisher in the 1970s.

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Image Courtesy of Tom HallerShe may be 82 years old, but Yoko Ono is shooting up the dance charts with an EDM reworking of her 1973 song, "Woman Power."

Remixed by DJ/Producer Alyson Calagna, “Woman Power" (Alyson Calagna Vocal Mix) is currently #13 position on the Billboard Dance Club Songs charts.

The original version of the track, which featured the late John Lennon on guitar, appeared on Ono's fourth record Feeling the Space. Recorded for Apple Records, Feeling the Space was Ono's final official release of the 1970s.  The feminist anthem, features the lyrics: "You've heard of Woman Nation/Well, that's coming, baby/ What we need is the power of trust/It's coming."

The track is available on SoundCloud.

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Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Music ClassicsPete Townshend has released a new video previewing Classic Quadrophenia, his orchestral reworking of The Who's classic 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia. The clip is now posted on the band's Vevo channel.

The new video to "Love Reign O'Er Me" features British tenor Alfie Boe with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Oriana Choir. As previously reported, Boe's taking on the role of Jimmy and handling the parts that Who frontman Roger Daltrey sang on the original album.  Townshend is featured as The Godfather, while Billy Idol appears as Ace Face/Bell Boy.  Rounding out the cast is actor Phil Daniels as Dad.  Incidentally, Daniels portrayed Jimmy in the 1979 movie version of Quadrophenia.

The album, titled Classic Quadrophenia, will be released June 9 in a standard, audio-only version and a deluxe edition featuring a bonus DVD. The deluxe Classic Quadrophenia package will feature the previously unreleased documentary Quadrophenia: Can You See the Real Me?, which contains rare interviews with, and performance footage of, The Who's original lineup.

A premiere live performance of Classic Quadrophenia will be held July 5 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty ImagesMotörhead canceled their appearance at the Monsters of Rock festival in Brazil over the weekend -- apparently because of something frontman Lemmy ate.

A statement on the band's Facebook page reads, "Due to a food related tummy problem, unfortunately Lemmy was not able to perform the show in São Paulo."

The statement goes on, "He is already feeling much better and ready to continue the South America dates!" Motörhead's next tour date is April 28 in Curitiba, Brazil.

Lemmy, who's 69 and diabetic, has long had health issues, which have cause Motörhead to cancel shows in the past.

"Lemmy regrets this mishap very much and is looking forward to making it up to all the fans," the statement declares.

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Rick Kern/WireImageStyx guitarist Tommy Shaw is selling his Los Angeles home. According to Variety, the rocker and his third wife, Jeanne, have put up the freshly refurbished pad on the market for a cool asking price of $1.9 million.

The property, located in the Upper Beachwood Canyon are with a view of the famous Hollywood sign, was purchased by the couple for $1.09 million in 2011. The 2,207-square foot home has three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, with 10-foot ceilings and polished concrete floors, and a pool.

The master bedroom features a fireplace, walk-in closet with built-in makeup vanity and a garden-view bathroom with separate soaking tub and windowed shower stall. Each bedroom has it's own private bathroom.

The Shaws most recently plunked down $2.35 million for a nearly 11,000-square-foot mansion outside Nashville, Tennessee, that was once owned by Donna Summer.

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Tommaso Boddi/WireImageStephen Stills and Neil Young revisited their Buffalo Springfield roots Saturday night when they took the stage together at a benefit concert at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles.

Stills and Young performed a nine-song set that included “Long May You Run” and their Buffalo Springfield hits “Mr. Soul,” “Bluebird” and “For What It’s Worth,” according to the Los Angeles Times.

The event was the third annual Light Up the Blues benefit concert. Stills and his wife, Kristen, organize the event, which raises funds for Autism Speaks, an organization that supports research and advocacy for people affected by the disorder and their families.

The charity event also featured performances by Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin and a guitar auction that was won by Brad Pitt. The actor bid $23,000 for a Fender Stratocaster that was signed by all the performers.

The benefit concert ended with the performers singing Young’s "Rockin’ in the Free World.”

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Image Courtesy of Capitol RecordsBeach Boy Brian Wilson's new song, "One Kind of Love," has won Best Original Song at the 46th Annual Nashville Film Festival. 

The composition which appears on Wilson's new album No Pier Pressure, is featured in the forthcoming Wilson biopic, Love and Mercy. The film stars John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti.

The song, said Wilson, is a personal message to his fans.

"I wrote, ‘Driftwood floating on the sea/Searching for the me, and all that I have known to be...thank God you noticed me and brought back harmony to this lonely song,’” he told Billboard earlier this month. “The 'you' isn’t any one person. It’s my fans. My harmonies -- all my diverse voices -- are my way of including their voices. It’s a mystical connection between me and my fans.”

In the film, Dano and Cusack portray Wilson in dual roles -- Dano as Wilson in the 1960s and Cusack as Wilson in the 1980s. Banks stars as Wilson’s wife, Melinda Ledbetter, and Giamatti portrays the late Eugene Landy, the psychologist who became Wilson’s manager, but gave up his professional license in California as a result of question about his treatment of Wilson and ultimately was barred from ever seeing Wilson again, due to his handling of both Wilson’s health and affairs.

Love & Mercy had its U.S. premiere March 15 at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas.  It opens nationally June 5.

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Credit: Paul BrownWhile most rock stars claim to be too cool to care about inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Motley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee isn't one of them.

"I do give a s**t about it, because it's a time-stamp, it's the acknowledgement of your peers and fans and the music industry," he confesses in a new Rolling Stone interview in which the band, in the midst of their final tour, looks back on its history.

Lee confesses that if he's band ever were to be inducted he'd be conflicted about the honor. "But then again, there's a part of me that goes, 'If we don't, that's fucking cool, too!' In my heart, I know that we came, we saw, we kicked its f**king ass; I don't need a pat on the back, or an induction, or another platinum album or two," he said. "Maybe I'm just not good with compliments."

Despite putting out their first album in 1981, well beyond the 25-year milestone that makes them Hall-of-Fame eligible, Motley Crue has never even earned a nomination, and guitarist  Mick Mars doubts it will ever happen.

"We were there when the thing was being built; we had to wear hard hats while we were walking around the building site. They were like, 'One of these days, you guys will be in here!' Right," he said. "I'd have to say, 80 percent no, 20 percent yeah. But it's like when you're a kid in kindergarten, and you take a nap and get a gold star as a reward. I don't need a few handful of people to say that I got a gold star, because I already got it from my fans. I see the crowds, I see the enthusiasm, I see all that stuff, and that's already satisfying enough for me."

Singer Vince Neil believes if the band ever does get in the hall, the members may not all be "alive when it happens."

"Our grandkids will probably have to pick up the awards!" he said.

Speaking of old age, the band has a message for bands playing well past retirement age: perhaps they should look into signing a legally binding Cessation of Touring agreement like Crue did before embarking on The Final Tour.

"The farewell tour, then the reunion tour, then the last farewell tour, then the new reunion tour -- it's just like, come on, make up your mind," Neil says.

"Fans come up to me and say, 'I'm so proud of you guys for doing it this way!'," said Sixx."I really hope that when somebody else announces their final tour -- their last goodbye -- that they're willing to sign a contract like us, and make it known that it's real, because the whole 'reunion of the reunion of the reunion' thing -- that's about money, and not about music."

But Neil said there is perhaps one other way to eke out another show from Motley Crüe.

"I think if we got in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, that's probably the only way we'd get back together and play," he says.

Motley Crue's Final Tour is still slated to wind down with a three-show late-December stand at the Staples Center in the band's hometown of Los Angeles, wrapping up with a New Year's Eve concert.

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Credit: Bruce AdlerNot content to sit back and rest on her rock and roll laurels, newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joan Jett has recorded a song for the forthcoming film, Miss You Already.

The song is the title track to the movie -- which focuses on the lifelong friendship of two women -- and hits on the film's themes of loss and the preciousness of memories in a razor-toothed surge of guitars with a hot chorus," according to Rolling Stone. It was written by Jett, guitarist Dougie Needles and Jett's longtime manager Kenny Laguna. "I give her pop..She gives me menace," said Laguna of the track.

Helmed by Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, the movie stars Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper and Jacqueline Bissett.

Jett also spoke with Rolling Stone about sexism in rock. "People look at women differently," Jett says. "Men are viable into old age. Women all of a sudden become matronly? C'mon, man!"

Jett -- who is on the road with The Who through November -- said a typical day off stage consists of doing "nothing."  "If I can help it," she said "I'd work at the animal shelter. Or I kick back on my royalties, just be out in nature."

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Ross Halfin/Universal Music GroupFans of Elton John and The Who unable to get to New Orleans for the popular New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival can get all of the action with AXS TV's live broadcast next weekend.

The network will be airing 21 hours of live and recorded performances from this year's fest, taking place May 1-3.  Besides Elton and The Who, the AXS broadcast also will feature Chicago, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, Steve Winwood, Lenny Kravitz, The O'Jays and more.

AXS' coverage begins at 4 p.m. daily during Jazzfst.  Viewers also will be able to access special festival-specific content on an special interactive website at Axs.tv/festival/JazzFest.

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Image Courtesy Mad Ink PRDef Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen is exploring his passion for blues in a new project, Delta Deep, whose self-titled debut is scheduled for release in June.

Delta Deep features Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo, with vocals from Debbi Blackwell-Cook and drummer Forrest Robinson. The album is peppered with guest stars galore, including Def Leppard lead singer Joe Elliot, Whitesnake's David Coverdale, Sex Pistols/Manraze drummer Paul Cook, and Girl/Manraze bassist Simon Laffy.

The idea for project dates back to 2012, when Collen and Cook -- who's the godmother of Collen's wife, Helen -- got together to sing blues classics in the guitarist's home. Soon after, all three began to write original music, and recorded the tracks in Collen's home studio. Others joined the project in quick succession, and Robinson's suggestion to get DeLeo in the lineup was the fit the group needed.

"We really wanted Robert in this band," Collen says. "He had the added firepower of being the premiere pioneer and most "badass bass player" to come out of the alternative rock explosion."  He adds of Blackwell-Cook, "When I hear Debbi sing, I can hear the pain.  She’s an incredibly beautiful 62-year-old black woman who has been through things and she can sing through her pain. Not everyone can do that and not everyone sounds like Debbi.

Delta Deep will be out June 23.

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Credit: MJ KimPaul McCartney is coming to the City of Brotherly Love.

The Beatles legend announced that he will perform at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on June 21.  It will be Paul’s first appearance in Philadelphia since 2010.  The show is being billed as the first North American arena date of the rocker's Out There tour, with the implication of more to come.

Advance tickets will go on sale Monday for registered users of McCartney's website, with sales to the general public beginning  Friday, May 1 at noon Eastern.

Currently on tour in Japan and South Korea, McCartney is already confirmed for headline slots at the Firefly Music Festival on June 19 in Dover, Delaware, and Lollapalooza on July 31 in Chicago.

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J. Shearer/WireImageThe surviving core members of The Grateful Dead have insisted that the group's Fare Thee Well shows in Chicago and Santa Clarita, California, will be their last, but according to Billboard a tour could be in the works with pop guitarist John Mayer filling in for the late Jerry Garcia.

Although a rep for the Dead tells Billboard talk of a tour is "premature," the magazine cites unnamed sources as saying Mayer already has begun jamming informally with Dead guitarist/singer Bob Weir and other band members, and that an October kick-off is being eyed for a full-fledged tour.

As previously reported, The Grateful Dead's five Fare Thee Well shows will take place on June 26 and 27 in Santa Clarita, and July 4-6 in Chicago. Those shows will feature surviving members Weir, bassist Phil Lesh and drummers Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart performing with Phish's Trey Anastasio, one-time Dead keyboardist Bruce Hornsby and Rat Dog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti.

Billboard estimates ticket sales for those five shows will top $50 million, which may in part explain the attraction of taking the show on the road with Mayer.

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ABC/Randy HolmesElton John is voicing his support for Bruce Jenner.  The former Olympian turned reality star's 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer airs Friday night, during which Jenner will presumably address his gender transition for the first time.

"It's an incredibly brave thing to do, especially when you're older," Elton told Access Hollywood Thursday night during a charity event in L.A. The singer added, "I admire him for doing it and I support him 100 percent.”

Elton’s husband, David Furnish, agreed. “People should support him,” he said.

Other celebrities have spoken out in support of Bruce's reported transition, too. Boy George told People earlier this month: "I applaud what he's doing. I think it's very brave. And it actually makes me quite emotional.”

In a promo for the interview, Bruce expressed that one of his biggest concerns throughout his journey was his family. He has six children, including Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and he’s a stepdad to the Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob Kardashian.

Bruce Jenner: The Interview airs tonight at 9/8c on ABC.

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Credit: Mick RockLoverboy will be working all over North America this year, as the Canadian rockers have a wide variety of tour dates lined up, including a series of co-headlining shows with fellow '80s stars The Romantics and Rick Springfield.  Loverboy's upcoming 2015 itinerary kicks off with a show this Saturday in Pompano Beach, Florida, and is mapped out through an October 1 concert in Yakima, Washington.

The band will team up with Springfield and Romantics in late summer for more than a dozen shows stretching from an August 29 gig in Atlanta through a September 22 performance in The Woodlands, Texas.  Loverboy and Springfield also are slated to play a couple of additional shows together without The Romantics.

Loverboy also is scheduled to open for Styx at an August 9 show in Lincoln, Nebraska, and in late September the band is scheduled to play its first concert in the Los Angeles area in many years.

Here is Loverboy's full upcoming North American tour schedule:

4/25 -- Pompano Beach, FL, Pompano Beach Seafood Festival
6/13 -- Rothbury, MI, Sandy Corley Memorial Run
6/20 -- Oswego, IL, PrairieFest
6/27 -- Brainerd, MN, Lakes Jam
7/3 -- Coralville, IA, 4th Fest
7/4 -- Junction City, KS, Heritage Park
7/10 -- Ft. Wayne, IN, Three Rivers Festival
7/18 -- Victoria Beach, MB, Canada, Summerwinds Family Music Festival
7/25 -- Hot Springs, AR, Timberwood Amphitheater
8/1 -- Kenora, ON, Canada, Kenora Harbourfest
8/8 -- St. Albert, AB, Canada, Rock'N August
8/9 -- Lincoln, NE, Pinewood Bowl Theater^
8/14 -- New Glasgow, NS, Canada, Pictou County Wellness Centre
8/15 -- Bridgewater, NS, Canada, Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
8/22 -- Baker, MT, Fallon County Fair
8/29 -- Atlanta, GA, Chastain Amphitheater**
8/30 -- St. Augustine, FL, St. Augustine Amphitheater**
9/2 -- Hollywood, FL, Hard Rock Casino**
9/4 -- Raleigh, NC, Red Hat Amphitheater**
9/5 -- Charlotte, NC, Uptown Amphitheater**
9/10 -- Chicago, IL, Northerly Island**
9/11 -- Cleveland, OH, Jacobs Pavilion
9/12 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Borgata**
9/13 -- Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center**
9/16 -- Westbury, NY, NYCB Theatre at Westbury**
9/17 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center**
9/18 -- Detroit, MI, Freedom Hill**
9/20 -- Cincinnati, OH, PNC Pavilion at Riverbend**
9/22 -- The Woodlands, TX, Cynthia Woods Pavilion**
9/23 -- Oklahoma City, OK, The Zoo Amphitheatre*
9/25 -- Agoura Hills, CA, Canyon Club
9/26 -- Beverly Hills, CA, Saban Theater
9/27 -- San Juan Capistrano, CA, Coach House
9/29 -- Bakersfield, CA, Kern County Fair
10/1 -- Yakima, WA, Central Washington State Fair

^ = with Styx
** = with Rick Springfield and The Romantics
= with Rick Springfield and Donnie Iris
* = with Rick Springfield.

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Myrna SuarezBilly Joel has a monthly residency at New York's Madison Square Garden, but in August, he'll head East to his home base -- Long Island -- to play the final concert at that area's major concert venue: Nassau Coliseum.

The venue is closing for an extensive renovation and won't re-open until December of 2016, possibly under another name.  Billy has played a total of 31 shows at the venue, and in 1998, he set a record for most sellouts in one run, when he sold out nine shows.  The final concert will take place August 4; tickets go on sale May 1 at 10 a.m.  If you're an American Express Card Member, you can grab tickets starting this Monday through Thursday.

In a statement, the executive who'll oversee the renovation said, "Who else but Billy Joel could play the final show at Nassau Coliseum? Billy is the definitive voice of Long Island and has made a lasting impact on his community in so many ways."

In addition to the Nassau Coliseum show, August will also find Billy playing Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Chicago's Wrigley Field and, of course Madison Square Garden.

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Ross Halfin; Maryanne Bilham-Knight/Press Here PublicityAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen are among the 100 celebrity narrators lending their voices to a new documentary that will premiere this summer.  The film, called Unity, explores what it means to be human and how we impact the world.

The list of luminaries who contributed to the project boasts a variety of well-known stars from the worlds of music, film and television, including Adam Levine, Anjelica Huston, Ben Kingsley, Cloris Leachman, Dr. Dre, Edward James Olmos, Ellen Burstyn, Ellen DeGeneres, Helen Mirren, Jeff Goldblum, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Kristen Wiig, Martin Sheen, Pamela Anderson, Phil Donahue, Ryan O'Neal, Selena Gomez and Susan Sarandon.  It's not clear yet what parts they will be narrating, but the film will be divided into chapters.

Written and directed by Shaun Monson, the ambitious documentary took seven years to make.  It hits select theaters beginning August 12.

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Eagle Rock EntertainmentDuring the last couple of years The Moody Blues' Justin Hayward has been alternating between touring with his famous band and playing shows in support of his 2013 solo album, Spirits of the Western Sky.  The singer/guitarist currently on the road with the Moodies for a series of U.S. spring dates, but he's just announced plans to return to the States in the late summer for some solo shows.

Justin's solo outing currently is scheduled to get under way August 19 in Plymouth, New Hampshire, and is plotted out through an August 30 concert in Morristown, New Jersey.  As with his previous tour, he will be accompanied by virtuoso guitarist Mike Dawes and Moody Blues touring keyboardist and backing singer Julie Ragins.

"We are so looking forward to this tour," Hayward says. "Julie Ragins, Mike Dawes and I have been overwhelmed by the reception of our live shows during this last year in the USA.  To hear every nuance of my acoustic guitars (they are on the road for the first time) and our voices in these venues is a joy.  And the USA, like me, is discovering what a fabulous guitar player Mike Dawes is."

The Moody Blues' stateside trek is scheduled to wind down with a May 10 show at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado.  The band then will embark on a tour of the U.K. and Europe that kicks off June 6 in Plymouth, England, and is scheduled through a June 27 appearance at the U.K.'s fames Glastonbury Festival.

In addition, prior to his summer solo visit to the U.S., Hayward will mount a U.K. trek in July.  Here are all of Justin's confirmed solo U.S. dates, according to his official website:

8/19 -- Plymouth, NH, The Flying Monkey
8/20 -- Salisbury, MA, Blue Ocean Music Hall
8/21 -- Boston, MA, Wilbur Theatre
8/22 -- Hartford, CT, Infinity Hall Hartford
8/24 -- Philadelphia, PA, World Cafe Live
8/25 -- Harrisburg, PA, Whitaker Center-Sunoco
8/26 -- Bethlehem, PA, ArtsQuest Center
8/27 -- Alexandria, VA, Birchmere Music Hall
8/29 -- Annapolis, MD, Rams Head On Stage
8/30 -- Morristown, NJ, Mayo Performing Arts Center

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Image Courtesy of Jefferson StarshipFor the first time since suffering a heart attack late last month, Jefferson Starship singer/guitarist Paul Kantner has sent out a message to fans to let them know how he's doing.

In a note posted earlier this week on the band's official Facebook page, Kantner writes, "I am feeling quite good and semi-normal, all things considered."  The 74-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer adds that while recuperating at home, he's been "working primarily and quite fervently" on two books, a memoir called Tales from the Mothership and a science-fiction book with the tentative title Ice-Age.

In a separate Facebook note posted the same day, Kantner writes that he's "seemingly alive and doing well," and sends out thanks to friends and fans "for the outspoken support and concern shown me after my 'illness.'" He adds, "I intend to be back playing music in a reasonable amount of time; when -- to be yet determined."

In addition, Kantner reports that he was told that he had a "minor heart attack," and that doctors "did some medical work on me and got me out of the hospital in two and a half days."

Near the end of the note, Paul lists a number of other "death defying situations" he's experienced over the years, including a motorcycle accident in the early 1960s in which he split his head open after crashing head first into a telephone pole, a brain hemorrhage in the early '80s and performing at the infamous Altamont festival.  Kantner's last entry on the list undoubtedly will amuse longtime Jefferson Starship and Jefferson Airplane fans:  "I lived with Grace Slick for several years!!!"

Jefferson Starship decided to continue touring as Kantner recuperates.  The band begins a brief Florida trek tonight in Melbourne.  Visit JeffersonStarshipSF.com to check out the group's full itinerary.

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