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6/2/22-Songwriter/Producer Paul Vance dies

Paul Vance has died at 92. He was born Joseph Paul Florio in Brooklyn, New York, United States. With over 300 recorded songs, Vance co-wrote (with Lee Pockriss) such hits as "Catch a Falling Star," recorded in 1957 by Perry Como, which topped Billboard's "Most Played By Jockeys" chart and became one of Como's signature songs, and "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," recorded in 1960 by Brian […]

todayJune 2, 2022

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5/31/22-Bobby Brown on Whitney, drugs, alcohol

Source: music-news.com Bobby Brown has opened up about being blamed for Whitney Houston's death. The New Edition singer, who was married to the star between 1992 and 2007, spoke to Fox News Digital to promote his documentary, Biography: Bobby Brown, in which he claims Whitney didn't quit drugs when he did, causing a rift in their marriage. Bobby was often blamed for the singer's tragic death by drug-related accidental drowning […]

todayMay 31, 2022

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5/27/22-Alan White of Yes dies

Source: CNN Alan White, the British drummer who played in the progressive rock band Yes and featured on John Lennon’s “Imagine,” has died at the age of 72. The musician, born in County Durham, England, died in the United States on Thursday after a brief illness, his family said in a statement shared on his Facebook page. “Alan White, our beloved husband, dad, and grandpa, passed away at the age […]

todayMay 28, 2022

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5/27/22-Andy Fletcher/Depeche Mode Dies

Source: CNN Andy Fletcher, a keyboardist and founding member of Depeche Mode, has died, the band announced on their official social media channels. He was 60 years old. “We are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member, and bandmate Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher,” the band said in a statement posted to Instagram and Twitter Thursday. “Fletch had a true heart of gold […]

todayMay 27, 2022

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5/27/22-ABBA make public appearance

Source: music-news.com The Swedish pop group - made up of Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - walked the red carpet at the new ABBA Arena in London's Olympic Park for the premiere of their virtual concert series Voyage. ABBA are bringing their biggest hits to the digital stage and performing as "ABBA-tars", Billboard reports. These ABBA-tars, or avatars, depict the group as they looked in 1979. […]

todayMay 27, 2022

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5/25/22-No More new ABBA music

Source: music-news.com Björn Ulvaeus insists ABBA are done releasing new music. The 'Dancing Queen' hitmakers - also comprising Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson - reunited for their first album containing new music in four decades last year, 'Voyage', and despite its record-breaking success, Björn believes it will be the Eurovision-winning band's final record. Speaking to The Sun newspaper's Bizarre column, the songwriter said when asked if ABBA will […]

todayMay 25, 2022

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5/19/22-Vangelis dies

Source: NPR Composer Vangelis, who gave the movie Chariots of Fire its signature synth-driven sound, has died. He was 79 years old. According to his assistant Lefteris Zermas, Vangelis died on the May 17 in a hospital in Paris, due to heart failure. Vangelis was born Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou in the Greek town of Agria. He was a self-taught musician who became a young piano prodigy. Then he moved to […]

todayMay 19, 2022

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5/19/22-Elton John & Disney Doc

Sir Elton John's extraordinary life and career will be documented in an upcoming Disney+ documentary. 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and the Years that Made His Legend' will feature never-before-seen archival footage and new interviews. It will be released as the 75-year-old music legend wraps the North American leg of his 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on November 20. […]

todayMay 19, 2022

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5/11/22-Brian May on Freddie Mercury

Source: music-news.com Brian May was left traumatized hearing the late Freddie Mercury's vocals after the Queen frontman's death. The iconic rock group's guitarist has recalled how painful it was listening to Freddie - who died from bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in November 1991 aged 45 - singing on the recordings he worked on for the 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers' first and only LP released following the music icon's […]

todayMay 11, 2022

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