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5/20/21-Cher Film

Source: music-news.com   Cher celebrated her 75th birthday on Wednesday by announcing a major new movie project about her life is in the works. The music icon took to Twitter to share the news on Wednesday and revealed that Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth will pen the script. Mamma Mia! producers Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman are also onboard to produce the musical project at Universal, having worked with the Believe […]

todayMay 20, 2021

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5/16/21-Pervis Staples Dies

By Alex Traub Pervis Staples, who sang harmony and also provided quieter forms of support during the rise to gospel stardom of his family’s group, the Staple Singers, died on May 6 at his home in Dolton, Ill. He was 85. The death was confirmed by Adam Ayers, a spokesman for Mr. Staples’s sister, Mavis Staples. Mr. Ayers did not specify the cause. Pervis Staples joined two of his sisters, […]

todayMay 16, 2021

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5/9/21-Lindsey on Stevie

Source: music-news.com Lindsey Buckingham never got "closure" with former Fleetwood Mac bandmate Stevie Nicks. The pair were together both romantically and musically during the height of the band's fame in the 1970s and Lindsey admits that he struggled to move on once the pair's relationship had broken down as they were still making records. He told Nile Rodgers on his Apple Music 1 show 'Deep Hidden Meaning Radio with Nile […]

todayMay 9, 2021

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5/9/21-Elton John on hated song

  Source: music-news.com Sir Elton John has will "throw a party" when he never has to play 'Crocodile Rock' again. The music legend is not a fan of his 1972 hit and has vowed never to perform it once his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour comes to an end in 2023. Asked on Watford FC footballer Troy Deeney's Deeney Talks podcast if there was a song he "can't get away […]

todayMay 9, 2021

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5/5/21-Tommy West Died

  Hear Tommy West on "The Lost 45s!" Source: AP Tommy West, a music producer, singer and songwriter who played a major role in the short-lived career of musician Jim Croce, died of complications associated with Parkinson’s disease, his family said. He was 78. West died Sunday in hospice care. Born Thomas Picardo Jr. in Jersey City, New Jersey, he developed his musical talents after his family moved to Neptune, […]

todayMay 5, 2021

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5/2/21-Ringo fave song & more

Source: music-news.com Ringo Starr thinks 'Come Together' "worked perfectly" for The Beatles. The 80-year-old musician - who starred in the legendary group alongside John Lennon, George Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney - has revealed that the 1969 hit is his all-time favorite song from his time in the Beatles. During an appearance on 'The Late Show', host Stephen Colbert asked: "You get one song to listen to for the rest […]

todayMay 2, 2021

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4/22/21-Roller Les McKeown dies

Hear Les on "The Lost 45s." London (CNN) Scottish singer Les McKeown, who achieved global superstardom in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of tartan-garbed pop titans the Bay City Rollers, has died, his family confirmed Thursday. He was 65. McKeown fronted the Bay City Rollers during their dizzying heyday in the mid-1970s, when their hits "Shang-A-Lang," "Bye, Bye, Baby," and "Give a Little Love" catapulted them to acclaim and […]

todayApril 22, 2021

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4/22/21-KISS biopic

Source: music-news.com Netflix has all but signed a deal for the upcoming KISS biopic, 'Shout It Out Loud'. According to Deadline, the movie will focus on the story of Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley meeting in Queens in New York and forming the iconic 'Rock and Roll All Nite' band with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. Joachim Rønning is on to direct and the script comes from Ole Sanders, who […]

todayApril 22, 2021

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4/21/21-Sir Tom Jones at 80

  Source: music-news.com Sir Tom Jones says being knighted by The Queen is by far his proudest achievement. The 'It's Not Unusual' hitmaker has reflected on his storied career spanning more than five decades and insisted nothing can top being appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1998 by Her Royal Highness. Tom - who had humble beginnings in Pontypridd, South Wales - believes God gifted […]

todayApril 21, 2021

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