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6/22/22-Paul McCartney & John Lennon together again!

Source: music-news.com Sir Paul McCartney got "back together" with the late John Lennon during his Glastonbury set on Saturday. The 80-year-old musician - who is the event's oldest ever solo headliner - stunned the crowd at the Pyramid Stage when he sang a virtual duet with his late bandmate on 'I've Got A Feeling' thanks to the help of director Sir Peter Jackson, who helmed the recent Beatles documentary 'Get […]

todayJune 26, 2022

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6/26/22-Janet Jackson’s awards

Source: music-news.com Janet Jackson keeps her awards in a warehouse as she doesn't like to display them inside her home. The Together Again singer has won five Grammys, 11 Billboard Music Awards, 11 American Music Awards and nine MTV Video Music Awards during her career - but you wouldn't know she had earned all those accolades if you visited her home. that person to have my awards on display. There's […]

todayJune 26, 2022

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6/26/22-Tiffany didn’t like first hit

Source: music-news.com 80s' pop star Tiffany didn't want to record 'I Think We’re Alone Now' because she didn't want to head in a dance direction. The 50-year-old singer - whose full name is Tiffany Darwish - has admitted she was against the idea of releasing a cover of the James and the Shondells' song that would become a global hit for her in 1987 because she was set on becoming […]

todayJune 26, 2022

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6/19/22-Kim Wilde/Boy George duet

Source: music-news.com Kim Wilde is so glad she got "icon" Boy George on her recent single 'Shine On'. The 'Kids In America' hitmaker asked the 'Karma Chameleon' hitmaker if he would lend his vocals to the track and it ended up on her 2021 'Pop Don't Stop: Greatest Hits' LP. She told Best magazine: "We recorded a song in lockdown - that ended up in my greatest hits record. "I […]

todayJune 19, 2022

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6/14/22-Ringo Postpones Tour

Source: music-news.com Sir Ringo Starr has postponed the remainder of his North American summer tour, due to two positive COVID-19 tests in his All-Starr Band. The former Beatles drummer has been forced to reschedule a number of shows after keyboard player Edgar Winter and guitarist Steve Lukather both caught coronavirus. In a statement on his website, Ringo said: “We are so sorry to let the fans down. “It’s been wonderful […]

todayJune 14, 2022

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6/7/22-Jim Seals of Seals & Crofts dies

Hear Jim on "The Lost 45s" show on our Interview tab! Source: Variety Jim Seals, who as part of the duo Seals and Crofts crafted memorably wistful 1970s hits like “Summer Breeze” and “Diamond Girl,” died Monday at age 80. No cause of death was immediately given. Several friends and relatives confirmed the death. “I just learned that James ‘Jimmy’ Seals has passed,” announced his cousin, Brady Seals, a former […]

todayJune 7, 2022

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6/7/22-New Freddie Mercury/Queen track!

Queen’s Roger Taylor and Brian May have unearthed a previously unreleased song featuring Freddie Mercury. In an interview with Zoe Ball for BBC Radio 2 on Monday, the musicians announced that the as-yet-unheard track will arrive later this year. “We did find a little gem from Freddie that we’d kind of forgotten about,” Roger said of the song. “And it’s wonderful. Actually, it was a real discovery.” He added, “It’s […]

todayJune 7, 2022

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6/6/22-Kate Bush “Stranger Things” resurgence

Kate Bush loves that her 1985 song ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)’ “is being given a whole new lease of life by” ‘Stranger Things’. The ‘Hounds of Love’ hitmaker - who typically keeps a low profile - called the single re-entering charts internationally “really exciting” after it reached No.30 on the Hot100 when it was first released, making it her biggest American hit to date. The 63-year-old […]

todayJune 6, 2022

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6/3/22-Police almost threw out their biggest hit!

Andy Summers says Sting and Stewart Copeland were ready to throw out 'Every Breath You Take'. The former Police guitarist has recalled his ex-bandmates butting heads over the now-legendary riff in the 1983 hit from their fifth and final album, 'Synchronicity', before the 79-year-old musician worked his magic on it. Speaking to Guitarist magazine, Andy said when asked if he knew the rock classic was a hit just from the […]

todayJune 3, 2022

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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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5/10/22-Duran Duran Rock Hall Reunion

Source: music-news.com Duran Duran will reunite with former guitarist Andy Taylor at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. The 'Wild Boys' hitmakers are set to be honoured alongside the likes of Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie, Judas Priest and Carly Simon at the induction ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 5. And frontman Simon Le Bon - who is joined by Roger Taylor, Nick […]

todayMay 10, 2022

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5/9/22-New Rick Astley record?

Source: music-news.com Rick Astley has hinted at releasing a new record. The 56-year-old singer is best-known for his successes in the 80s, including his 1987 hit 'Never Gonna Give You Up' - but Rick loves seeing fans embrace his new material and he's hinted that more could be in the pipeline. He told Retro Pop magazine: "I've loved this last couple of years of making some new records and getting […]

todayMay 8, 2022

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