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1/17/21-Phil Spector Dies

Source: New York Times Phil Spector, Music Producer Known for the ‘Wall of Sound,’ Dies at 81 One of the most influential figures in popular music, he was serving a prison sentence for the murder of a woman who was fatally shot in his home in 2003. Phil Spector, one of the most influential and successful record producers in rock ’n’ roll, who generated a string of hits in the […]

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1/11/21-Ringo’s latest

Source: music-news.com Sir Ringo Starr keen to hit the road again. The 80-year-old former Beatles drummer has been spending the Covid-19 lockdown recording music, painting and keeping fit at the Los Angeles home he shares with his wife, former Bond girl Barbara Bach, 73, but he's ready to play some shows with his All Star Band now. Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper, Ringo - who real name is Richard […]

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1/10/21-Duran Duran thank Bowie

Source: music-news.com Duran Duran thanked the late David Bowie for inspiring them to become musicians. The British band performed virtually as part of the 24-hour A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day event on Saturday, and covered the iconic musician's track Five Years to mark the special occasion. Frontman Simon Le Bon admitted the song is very important to him and his bandmates Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor, […]

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1/6/21-Barry Gibb & Dolly

Source: music-news.com Barry Gibb was "terrified" when he heard his collaborator Keith Urban would be bringing his wife Nicole Kidman to the studio. The Bee Gees star was thrilled when Keith agreed to join him for a new rendition of I've Gotta Get a Message to You for the country duets album, Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook Vol. 1, but had no idea he'd be joined by the Oscar winner. […]

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1/4/21-Gerry Marsden Remembered

Source: music-news.com Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to his old friend Gerry Marsden following his pal's death. The Gerry and the Pacemakers frontman passed away at the age of 78 after suffering a heart infection and the Beatles legend has promised to always think of the 'You'll Never Walk Alone' singer "with a smile". Paul wrote on Twitter: "Gerry was a mate from our early days in Liverpool. He […]

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1/2/21-New Tom Jones CD!

Source: music-news.com Sir Tom Jones has a new LP coming out. The 80-year-old star revealed he has been finishing a new record during the Covid-19 lockdown and he is looking forward to releasing it in 2021. Speaking on 'Jools Holland's Annual Hootenanny' show, he said: "I recorded an album just before the lockdown, at the beginning of the year. During lockdown, we've been mixing it and putting it together. That's […]

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12/16/20-Elton's latest honor

Source: music-news.com Sir Elton John is to be honored at the Global Citizen Prize ceremony. The event is staged to honor individuals or groups who use their platforms to promote awareness and positive change. The Rocket Man star will be recognized for his work with his AIDS Foundation. Elton has worked tirelessly to end the AIDS epidemic, and set up hi namesake charitable foundation in 1993. He is also being […]

todayDecember 16, 2020

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12/14/20-Cher & surgery

Source: music-news.com Cher "doesn't understand" teenage girls wanting to have Botox in their lips and butt implants - despite having had cosmetic surgery herself. The hitmaker was asked if she feels she has helped "normalize" going under the knife, and denied that to be the case, as she insisted she never wanted to have any work done when she was younger. In an interview with Britain's The Guardian newspaper's G2 […]

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12/13/20-Limahl/Kajagoogoo Today

Source: music-news.com Limahl focused on the positives after 'the record deals ended' in the 1980s. The former Kajagoogoo star admitted he was worried about the prospect of not having another big hit after later singles didn't reach the same success as 'NeverEnding Story'. He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "Well, when the record deals ended as it were, back in the mid-80s, I was faced with one big question. "'I may […]

todayDecember 13, 2020

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