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Arnel: Journey gig halted by Easter, elections

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JOURNEY

The return concert of rock band Journey, scheduled on March 21 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, has been canceled. A statement from Journey front man Arnel Pineda, which was posted on smtickets.com and confirmed by MOA Arena marketing head Nicole Mariz C. Deato, explained the reasons for the show’s cancelation.

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The Zombies back to refresh memories

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COLIN Blunstone (left) and Rod Argent

British band The Zombies unwittingly played a role on the third day of the Edsa I People Power revolt in February 1986—when one of its hit songs, “She’s Not There,” was heard by the millions barricaded on the streets and those monitoring developments at home.

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Growing up with America

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AMERICA (from left): Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley. Photo from official america homepage

Some things remain etched in memory about the first time we watched the folk-rock band America in 1982 at the Big Dome: the thrill of hearing the upbeat single, “You Can Do Magic,” from the band’s then newly released album, “View From the Ground”; the witty humor of Florante, who opened the concert; the fear of being suffocated as the crowd, packed like sardines, walked down the exit from the upper box section.

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