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2/4/23-Queen used to be mad at singing fans!

Source: music-news.com   Queen used to get "irritated" by crowds singing every lyric to their songs. Guitarist Brian May has admitted they were annoyed because they wanted their fans to listen to the amazing lyrics they had spent hours penning. Speaking to Total Guitar magazine, Brian explained: "Because we thought: 'People, just listen. We're working really hard, so bloody well listen!' But they were unstoppable. "And this particular night, they […]

todayFebruary 4, 2023

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2/3/23-Irene Cara’s cause of death

Source: music-news.com Irene Cara's cause of death has been revealed to be hypertension and high cholesterol. According to documents from the medical examiner in Florida's Pinellas County, the Fame star's cause of death has been confirmed as arteriosclerotic and hypertensive cardiovascular disease. The documents, obtained by TMZ, also stated that Cara was diabetic. The Flashdance... What a Feeling singer died on 25 November last year in her Largo, Florida home. […]

todayFebruary 3, 2023

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1/30/23-Barrett Strong dies

Source: NEW YORK (AP) Barrett Strong, one of Motown’s founding artists and most gifted songwriters who sang lead on the company’s breakthrough single “Money (That’s What I Want)” and later collaborated with Norman Whitfield on such classics as “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “War” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” has died. He was 81. His death was announced Sunday on social media by the Motown Museum, which did […]

todayJanuary 30, 2023

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1/29/23- Yes says yes to catalogue sale

Source: music-news.com Yes have sold the rights to their recorded music catalogue. The legendary prog rockers have agreed a deal with Warner Music Group (WMG) over the rights to their Atlantic Records albums, a total of 29 LPs including their first 12 studio efforts - from their self-titled debut to '1987's 'Big Generator'- and various live recordings and complications. The band said in a statement: “The entire Yes family came […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

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1/28/23-Dean Daughtry/Atlanta Rhythm Section Dies

Source: USA Today Dean Daughtry, the keyboardist and co-founder of Atlanta Rhythm Section, has died. He was 76. Hear him say hello on "The Lost 45s" Interview Tab! The musician’s death was confirmed by the band's guitarist, Steve Stone, who said Daughtry – a native of Kinston, Alabama, died of natural causes Thursday in Huntsville. The soft-rock Southern band, a regular presence on radio in the late-‘70s with hits "So […]

todayJanuary 28, 2023

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1/19/23-David Crosby dead

Source: Variety at variety.com LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Singer-songwriter-guitarist David Crosby, a founding member of two popular and enormously influential ’60s rock units, the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash (later Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), has died. He was 81 years old. His wife released a statement to Variety, writing, “It is with great sadness after a long illness, that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has passed away. He was […]

todayJanuary 19, 2023

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1/18/23-Dolly Parton’s rock LP gets Nicks, McCartney

Source: music-news.com Sir Paul McCartney and Stevie Nicks are among the artists featured on Dolly Parton's upcoming rock album. After being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the 'Jolene' hitmaker is set to release 'Rock Star', and she's recruited some of the biggest names in rock'n'roll to feature on the LP. During an appearance on 'The View', she was asked if Rolling Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger […]

todayJanuary 18, 2023

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1/18/23-Suzi Quatro UK Tour

Source: music-news.com Suzi Quatro is embarking on a career-spanning tour. The 72-year-old glam rock legend will perform her greatest hits and more as part the run marking the 50th anniversary of her first number one hit, 1973's 'Can The Can'. Quatro will play shows in Cardiff, Brighton, Wolverhampton, Manchester, with a stop at the iconic London Palladium set for November 15. The US rock star said in a statement: “I […]

todayJanuary 18, 2023

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1/13/23-Robbie Bachman of BTO dies

Source: Rolling Stone Robbie Bachman, the drummer for Bachman–Turner Overdrive who powered the band’s biggest hits including “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” and “Takin’ Care of Business,” has died. He was 69. Randy Bachman, the drummer’s brother and bandmate, confirmed the news on Twitter Thursday night. “Another sad departure,” he wrote. “The pounding beat behind BTO, my little brother Robbie has joined Mum, Dad & brother Gary on the other side. […]

todayJanuary 13, 2023

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