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8/3/17-Olivia Newton-John update

Olivia Newton-John has shared that she's "feeling good" as she battles cancer for the second time. The 68-year-old actress was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992 and she underwent treatment and a mastectomy to fight the disease. But 25 years later, in May, her spokesperson revealed that she had been diagnosed with it again and that the cancer had "metastasized to the sacrum". Grease star Olivia has kept relatively […]

todayAugust 3, 2017

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7/31/17-Michael Johnson passes

One of our favorite guests on "The Lost 45s," Michael Johnson, a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter and guitarist known best for his first Top 40 hit song “Bluer Than Blue” in 1978, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in his Minneapolis home, according to a statement posted on his official website. He was 72. The cause of death was not released, but the statement said that he died “after a long illness.” The […]

todayJuly 31, 2017

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7/30/17-Quincy Jones vs MJ estate

Quincy Jones has won his lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music over the cash haul of money they have received since Jackson’s death. The lawsuit said that MJJ Productions and Sony Music have been making large sums of money off of Jackson’s music, much of which was produced by Jones, while “disguising” the owed royalties. Jones was particularly upset over remixes and edits that were made […]

todayJuly 30, 2017

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7/24/17-Jackson 5 founder dies

Bobby Taylor, the singer and producer who discovered the Jackson 5, has died at the age of 83, according to Rolling Stone magazine. Taylor died Saturday morning at a hospital in Hong Kong, where he'd been living for the last several years. He was undergoing treatment for Leukemia. Family friend and producer Suzy Michelson confirmed his passing to Rolling Stone. "Bobby was a producer, creator and mentor to all of […]

todayJuly 24, 2017

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7/21/17-Stevie Wonder's secret marriage!

Stevie Wonder married his longtime girlfriend, Tomeeka Bracy, over the weekend at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles but the public didn’t know until today. That would normally be an almost impossible feat to pull off but there was a very good reason why word of the wedding and photos weren’t being posted on social media before the couple even said “I Do”. Every guest, including family members, had to […]

todayJuly 21, 2017

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7/19/17-Kenny Rogers' Last Appearance

Country icon Kenny Rogers will reunite onstage with Dolly Parton for one final performance at a star-studded farewell concert in Nashville, Tennessee later this year. Kenny retired from international touring a few years ago and in 2016 he announced he will be wrapping up his live shows for good after one more trek. Kenny has now set October 25th as his official retirement date, and he will gather with his […]

todayJuly 19, 2017

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7/8/17-Queen Movie News

Rocker Brian May has stepped back from the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic because he's convinced he's found the right guy to play the late Queen leader. Actor Rami Malek has replaced Sacha Baron Cohen after the British funnyman fell out with May and his bandmate Roger Taylor over their artistic vision for the film, and now for the first time in over a decade, the guitarist is happy to let […]

todayJuly 8, 2017

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7/4/17-Tony Hadley leaves Spandau

Tony Hadley has announced that he is no longer a member of Spandau Ballet. Hadley and the group formed as The Cut in 1976 and, in 1980, had their first UK hit with To Cut a Long Story Short. They went on to have ten top ten hits in the U.K. with songs like True (1983 / #4 U.S. / #1 U.K.), Gold (1983 / #29 U.S. / #2 U.K.) […]

todayJuly 4, 2017

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7/2/17-Phil Collins Un-retirement

Phil Collins returned to performing live as he missed his fans too much. The English musician performed an energetic headline set at the annual Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in London on Friday night (30Jun17), singing hits like In the Air Tonight, Easy Lover and Another Day in Paradise. Talking to the audience at the start of the gig, Phil explained why he was back on stage after […]

todayJuly 2, 2017

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