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12/20/21-Sir Cliff Richard & burps!

Source: music-news.com Cliff Richard doesn’t eat before gigs to avoid on-stage wind. The 81-year-old music legend admitted that he avoids eating before a concert after discovering that the need to burp made things "uncomfortable" during his performances. He said: "I don’t eat anything before I go on stage because I discovered years ago that if I ate before a show I spent a lot of time burping. It’s uncomfortable waiting […]

todayDecember 20, 2021

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12/14/21-James Brown estate sold

Source: music-news.com James Brown's music assets have been sold for $90 million (£68 million). Executives at Primary Wave, a publishing and management company, announced on Monday that they have purchased assets from the late singer's estate. Though the company bosses did not comment on specifics surrounding the monumental deal, a source speaking to Rolling Stone alleged they bought "the entirety of Brown's publishing, master income stream, and name and likeness […]

todayDecember 14, 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!   Volume One Track Listings 1. The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats (single edit) (Ivan Doroschuk) Backstreet single 52232; Pop #3, 1983 Produced by Marc Durand […]

todayNovember 29, 2021

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6/7/13- 80s Superstars next release

In September, a unique series of very special DVD/CD packages, 'Live From Metropolis Studios' ' from 4 multi-platinum selling artists - Belinda Carlisle, Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Heaven 17 and Level 42 will be released. They feature countless hit singles and album tracks performed in front of an intimate live 'fan only' audience at the legendary West London studio complex. This quartet of artists who illuminated the 1980s with such […]

todayJune 7, 2013

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4/10/13- Cyndi Lauper Celebrates 30th!

It has been thirty years since Cyndi Lauper released her debut album, "She's So Unusual." The iconic "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" (and the just as iconic Captain Lou Albano video), "Time After Time," "She Bop," "All Through the Night" and the rest of the album sound as fresh today as when they were released in 1983. To celebrate the anniversary, Lauper will be performing the entire album plus […]

todayApril 10, 2013

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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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3/2/12 – Bow Wow Wow reunite

Bow Wow Wow were around officially for just three short years from 1980 to 1983, recording three albums (one of which was cassette only) and scoring a number of international hits including "I Want Candy." For the first time in almost thirty years, the group will tour the U.K., starting April 19. No plans have been announced for the U.S. as of yet.

todayMarch 2, 2012

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11/23/11 – George Michael in hospital

Singer George Michael has been hospitalized in Vienna with pneumonia. A statement on the star's website said that he has been forced to cancel upcoming shows "due to his ongoing illness."

todayNovember 24, 2011

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