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3/5-Alice Cooper’s Mind

Source: music-news.com Alice Cooper didn't know if he should leave the house with his make-up on at the height of his drink and drug addiction. The 73-year-old rocker - who got sober almost four decades ago - has recalled how he was unable to identify himself from his stage persona, who is famous for wearing signature black eye make-up and parading on stage with snakes around his neck, during his […]

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3/4/21-Janet Jackson Bio

Source: music-news.com Janet Jackson is the latest pop superstar to get the documentary treatment. Lifetime and A&E bosses in the U.S. will simulcast a new four-hour film across two nights in 2022, with the two-part series, tentatively titled Janet, hitting the small screen to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Jackson's self-titled debut album. The documentary will chronicle her "musical success as well as her tumultuous private life", according to […]

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3/2/21-Lindsey & Mick Fleetwood

Source: music-news.com The former lead guitarist was ousted from Fleetwood Mac in January 2018, and later filed a lawsuit alleging breach of fiduciary duty and breach of oral contract, but they later settled the lawsuit. In a new interview, drummer Mick has revealed he and Lindsey have "re-connected" and have been "beautifully honest" about their situation. The 73-year-old sticksman told Rolling Stone: “I’ve really enjoyed being re-connected with Lindsey, which […]

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2/24/21-George Michael & Queen?

Source: music-news.com Roger Taylor: 'George Michael would not have been a good fit for Queen' Queen star Roger Taylor has shot down long-standing rumors suggesting George Michael turned down the job as the band's new frontman following Freddie Mercury's death, insisting he was never offered the role. The late Careless Whisper singer fronted the group for three songs during the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in London, but the gig […]

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2/22/22-Spandau Ballet News

Source: music-news.com Gary Kemp is going solo. The Spandau Ballet star has been working on his own music, with a new single due out in March and a solo album set for release in June. Most of the record was recorded remotely, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Gary enlisted the help of Pink Floyd’s touring bassist Guy Pratt. Gary, 61, told The Sun newspaper's Bizarre column: "I did a […]

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2/20/21-Elton John Update

Source: music-news.com   Sir Elton John has embarked on a fitness and diet regime to help him shed the pounds during the lockdown. The Rocket Man star's filmmaker husband David Furnish gave an interview to Good Morning Britain (GMB) on Friday about lockdown life with the music legend during which he touched on Elton's health journey. Speaking to GMB’s Richard Arnold he divulged: “(Elton) has embarked on a fitness regime […]

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2/18/21-Christive McVie Tour?

Source: music-news.com Christine McVie has clarified the comments she made in a recent radio interview which suggested Fleetwood Mac would never tour again. The singer/songwriter said on BBC Radio 2 show, Sounds of the 70s with Johnnie Walker, earlier this month that her ex-husband John McVie and fellow bandmate Stevie Nicks had made it clear they wouldn't be up for another band trek. She also stated she was "getting a […]

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2/14/21-Diane Warren Revelations!

  Aerosmith's megahit "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" was originally written for a woman to sing. Songwriter Diane Warren has revealed the band's sole U.S. number one - for the 1998 movie Armageddon - was penned with a woman's voice in mind, but she changed her mind after hearing Steven Tyler in the studio. "I was shown the end of the movie," Warren told Rolling Stone. "So I […]

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2/9/21-Supreme Mary Wilson Passes

Above: Barry Scott and Mary Wilson Hear Mary Wilson on "The Lost 45s!" (CNN) Mary Wilson, a founding member of "The Supremes" has died at the age of 76, her publicist told CNN. Wilson "passed away suddenly this evening," according to a statement from her longtime friend and publicist, Jay Schwartz. Reacting to her death, Motown label founder Berry Gordy said in a statement: "I was extremely shocked and saddened […]

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2/5/21-Prince’s dove dies

Source: music-news.com Prince's beloved white dove Divini dies. The late 'When Doves Cry' hitmaker's Paisley Park Estate has announced the female bird previously owned by the late music legend - who passed away in April 2016 at the age of 57 - flew to the heavens on Tuesday (02.02.21) at the grand age of 28. A statement issued on Prince's estate's website this week read: "Paisley Park today announces the […]

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2/4/21-Jim Weatherly dies

  Hear Jim say hello on "The Lost 45s!" Jim Weatherly, a former star quarterback at the University of Mississippi who moved to Nashville and authored megahits such as "Midnight Train to Georgia" in a prolific career as a singer-songwriter, died at his home Wednesday. He was 77. A cause of death was not immediately available. Weatherly helped lead Ole Miss to an undefeated season, the SEC championship and the national […]

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2/3/21-Freddie’s statue!

source: music-news.com Roger Taylor still has his Freddie Mercury statue in his garden. The Queen drummer nabbed the memorial to his late bandmate - who was the frontman of the iconic rock band - for the grounds of his sprawling Guildford pad in Puttenham in Surrey, England, after it was removed from outside the Dominion Theatre at Tottenham Court Road in London, where The Queen musical 'We Will Rock You’ […]

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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 and his group were our biggest rivals on the local […]

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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 what I'll be looking forward to." Meanwhile, Stereophonics frontman Kelly […]

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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 honoured for his fundraising efforts to help with the response […]

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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 supplement, she reacted: “Wait, what? You say I made it […]

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