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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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1/12/23-Lisa Marie Presley Dead

WEST HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Lisa Marie Presley — the only child of Elvis Presley — died Thursday after being hospitalized earlier that day, her mother said in a statement. The singer was 54. “It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” Priscilla Presley said in a statement Thursday evening. “She was the most passionate, strong […]

todayJanuary 12, 2023

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1/6/23-Dolly Parton forms Ultimate Girl Group!

Source: music-news.com Dolly Parton has joined forces with Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan, Belinda Carlisle and Debbie Harry to form the ultimate girl group. The legendary stars have come together to record Diane Warren's track 'Gonna Be You' for new movie '80 for Brady' with the songwriter revealing she wanted to bring together some of the most iconic stars of the 1980s to sing about friendship together. Diane said of the […]

todayJanuary 6, 2023

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1/4/23-Fred White of Earth, Wind & Fire dies

Source: CNN Fred White, a drummer for classic ’70s superband Earth, Wind & Fire, has died, according to an Instagram post from his older brother and former bandmate, Verdine White. He was 67. Verdine White wrote on Instagram on Sunday, “Our family is saddened today with the loss of an amazing and talented family member, our beloved brother Frederick Eugene ‘Freddie’ White.” Verdine White called his brother a “child protégé” […]

todayJanuary 4, 2023

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1/4/23-Rod Stewart, Grandad Again!

Source: music-news.com   Rod Stewart is to be a grandfather for the second time. On Monday, the singer's daughter Ruby Stewart announced that she is expecting a baby boy with partner Jake Kalick in April. Taking to Instagram, Ruby shared a video from a recent gender reveal party in which Rod had a key role. After opening up a piece of paper in front of the family, the 77-year-old exclaimed, […]

todayJanuary 4, 2023

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1/1/23-Anita Pointer dies

Source: Rolling Stone Anita Pointer, of the Pointer Sisters, died on Saturday at age 74, her family in a statement. “While we are deeply saddened by the loss of Anita, we are comforted in knowing she is now with her daughter, Jada and her sisters June & Bonnie and at peace,” said the statement issued by publicist Roger Neal. “She was the one that kept all of us close and […]

todayJanuary 1, 2023

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12/31/22-Brian May, Sir!

Source: music-news.com Queen guitarist Brian May has been honored with the title Sir in the 2023 New Year’s Honors List published Friday December 30th. Brian’s Honors List citation recognizes Brian as Dr. Brian Harold May CBE “Musician, Astrophysicist and Animal Welfare Advocate. For services to Music and to Charity.” Already carrying the title of Dr. as well as previously receiving a CBE, the Queen musician now receives the award of […]

todayDecember 31, 2022

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12/24/22-Thom Bell died

Source: Variety Producer, composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Thom Bell died Thursday at the age of 79. No cause of death was cited, but Bell’s publicist said he died at his home in Bellingham, Washington. Bell, a Grammy-winning producer and a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, is best known as one of “the Mighty Three” — a co-creator of the richly-orchestrated “Sound of Philadelphia” brand of soul along with […]

todayDecember 25, 2022

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12/23/22-ABBA learned from Beatles

Source: music-news.com   ABBA learned to bring variety to their music from The Beatles. Benny Andersson - who co-wrote the group's iconic hits with bandmate Björn Ulvaeus - revealed how the Fab Four inspired the 'Thank You For The Music' hitmakers to have such a diverse sound. He told Record Collector magazine: "That's something we learned from The Beatles. "They were always with their style in a way, much more […]

todayDecember 23, 2022

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