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2/24/21-George Michael & Queen?

Source: music-news.com Roger Taylor: 'George Michael would not have been a good fit for Queen' Queen star Roger Taylor has shot down long-standing rumors suggesting George Michael turned down the job as the band's new frontman following Freddie Mercury's death, insisting he was never offered the role. The late Careless Whisper singer fronted the group for three songs during the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in London, but the gig […]

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2/22/22-Spandau Ballet News

Source: music-news.com Gary Kemp is going solo. The Spandau Ballet star has been working on his own music, with a new single due out in March and a solo album set for release in June. Most of the record was recorded remotely, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Gary enlisted the help of Pink Floyd’s touring bassist Guy Pratt. Gary, 61, told The Sun newspaper's Bizarre column: "I did a […]

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2/20/21-Elton John Update

Source: music-news.com   Sir Elton John has embarked on a fitness and diet regime to help him shed the pounds during the lockdown. The Rocket Man star's filmmaker husband David Furnish gave an interview to Good Morning Britain (GMB) on Friday about lockdown life with the music legend during which he touched on Elton's health journey. Speaking to GMB’s Richard Arnold he divulged: “(Elton) has embarked on a fitness regime […]

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2/18/21-Christive McVie Tour?

Source: music-news.com Christine McVie has clarified the comments she made in a recent radio interview which suggested Fleetwood Mac would never tour again. The singer/songwriter said on BBC Radio 2 show, Sounds of the 70s with Johnnie Walker, earlier this month that her ex-husband John McVie and fellow bandmate Stevie Nicks had made it clear they wouldn't be up for another band trek. She also stated she was "getting a […]

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2/14/21-Diane Warren Revelations!

  Aerosmith's megahit "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" was originally written for a woman to sing. Songwriter Diane Warren has revealed the band's sole U.S. number one - for the 1998 movie Armageddon - was penned with a woman's voice in mind, but she changed her mind after hearing Steven Tyler in the studio. "I was shown the end of the movie," Warren told Rolling Stone. "So I […]

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2/9/21-Supreme Mary Wilson Passes

Above: Barry Scott and Mary Wilson Hear Mary Wilson on "The Lost 45s!" (CNN) Mary Wilson, a founding member of "The Supremes" has died at the age of 76, her publicist told CNN. Wilson "passed away suddenly this evening," according to a statement from her longtime friend and publicist, Jay Schwartz. Reacting to her death, Motown label founder Berry Gordy said in a statement: "I was extremely shocked and saddened […]

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2/5/21-Prince’s dove dies

Source: music-news.com Prince's beloved white dove Divini dies. The late 'When Doves Cry' hitmaker's Paisley Park Estate has announced the female bird previously owned by the late music legend - who passed away in April 2016 at the age of 57 - flew to the heavens on Tuesday (02.02.21) at the grand age of 28. A statement issued on Prince's estate's website this week read: "Paisley Park today announces the […]

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2/4/21-Jim Weatherly dies

  Hear Jim say hello on "The Lost 45s!" Jim Weatherly, a former star quarterback at the University of Mississippi who moved to Nashville and authored megahits such as "Midnight Train to Georgia" in a prolific career as a singer-songwriter, died at his home Wednesday. He was 77. A cause of death was not immediately available. Weatherly helped lead Ole Miss to an undefeated season, the SEC championship and the national […]

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2/3/21-Freddie’s statue!

source: music-news.com Roger Taylor still has his Freddie Mercury statue in his garden. The Queen drummer nabbed the memorial to his late bandmate - who was the frontman of the iconic rock band - for the grounds of his sprawling Guildford pad in Puttenham in Surrey, England, after it was removed from outside the Dominion Theatre at Tottenham Court Road in London, where The Queen musical 'We Will Rock You’ […]

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