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12/15/21-Gil Bridges/Rare Earth Dead

  Hear Gil Bridges on "The Lost 45s! Source: bestclassicbands.com Gil Bridges, an original member of the rock band Rare Earth, who began as the Sunliners and went on to record three Top 10 singles for Motown, including “Get Ready” and “I Just Want to Celebrate,” died Wednesday (December 8, 2021). Bridges, the last remaining member of the original lineup to continue to perform with the band, was 80, and […]

todayDecember 15, 2021

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“The Lost 45s” of the 70s & 80s CDs One & Two!

Barry Scott and Varese Sarabande Records Present: "The Lost 45s" of the 70s and 80s Volume One: Featuring Top 40 Hits not available on CD in America! $35.95 ncludes domestic shipping (2-3 weeks) - International must e-mail for details! Hear ad for CD!   Currently Sold Out!   Volume One Track Listings 1. The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats (single edit) (Ivan Doroschuk) Backstreet single 52232; Pop #3, 1983 […]

todayNovember 29, 2021

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5/24/12 – Elton John hospitalized briefly

Elton John checked into a Los Angeles hospital Wednesday, where doctors diagnosed the 65-year-old singer with a serious respiratory infection, his publicist said Thursday. The 65-year-old singer was released from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after testing and treatment Wednesday, according to his publicist. John became ill while performing his "Million Dollar Piano" show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas last weekend, leading him to undergo […]

todayMay 24, 2012

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11/22/11 – Robin Gibb has cancer (updated)

Robin Gibb, formerly of the Bee Gees, is reportedly battling liver cancer, according to multiple British outlets. Gibb, 61, has been undergoing treatment for several months and was rushed to the hospital last week after an emergency call was placed from his home. He returned home five hours later and was joined by his mother, Barbara, 91, and surviving brother, Barry, 65, who flew in from the U.S. UPDATE: Former […]

todayNovember 22, 2011

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11/21/11 – Andrea True has died.

The leader of the 1970s disco act Andrea True Connection has died, according to the funeral home handling her arrangements. Andrea Marie Truden, who lived in Woodstock, was 68 when she died. A cause of death was not released. Truden’s band is best known for the 1976 disco hit “More, More, More” and also released the singles “N.Y. You Got Me Dancing” in 1977 and “What’s Your Name, What’s Your […]

todayNovember 21, 2011

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10/20/11 – "Lost" Rolling Stones!

An upcoming reissue of the classic Rolling Stones album "Some Girls" will include a recently discovered track which will also be released as a single. "No Spare Parts," which was recorded in Paris and was recently discovered by producer Don Was for inclusion on the new editions of "Some Girls" due out on November 21, tells the story of a trip from Los Angeles to San Antonio.

todayOctober 20, 2011

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10/15/11 – Charlie Daniels Bandmember dies

Joel "Taz" DiGregorio, keyboardist and original member of The Charlie Daniels Band, died from injuries he suffered in a single car wreck in Cheatham County, Tennessee. He was 67.

todayOctober 16, 2011

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10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter behind Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 70. His cause of death has not yet been determined. Tarplin began his career at Motown in the late Fifties as the guitarist in the Primettes, a teenage girl group that later evolved into the Supremes. He was drafted into Robinson's band, where he […]

todayOctober 6, 2011

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