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September 07, 1997

"Bonfire," a four-CD box set by AC/DC due Nov. 11, will honor the band's original singer, Bon Scott, who died in 1979 of alcohol-related asphyxiation. It includes one disc recorded live in Atlantic Records' studios that was released for promotion only in the mid-'70s, a disc from the soundtrack of the band's 1980 concert film "Let There Be Rock," plus a disc of rarities. Also in the set is the 1980 album "Back in Black," the first featuring singer Brian Johnson. . . .

New recordings by the Love Mongers (Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson) and Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora will be featured on "A Home for the Holidays," a Christmas-themed album benefiting the Phoenix House drug treatment centers, with facilities in New York and California. . . .

The Cure has just finished work on "Wrong Number," a new song and single that will be included on "Galore," a collection of hits from 1987 to the present, due Oct. 28. A video for the track is being directed by Tim Pope, who worked on several Cure videos and directed the film "The Crow: City of Angels." . . .

Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepperd's upcoming album, "Trouble Is," due Oct. 7, features Stevie Ray Vaughan's former Double Trouble rhythm section of Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon. Shepherd also guests on Wynonna's upcoming version of his own song, "Don't Throw That Mojo on Me," which will also be on his album. . . .

Four songs featuring Pakistani qawwali star Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, who passed away on Aug. 16, will be on "Only One," an album by more rock-oriented Pakistani singer Mahmood Khan recorded last year in Los Angeles. It's due Oct. 21.

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