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9/25/11 – Elton John Movie!

Elton John is to be the subject of a biopic entitled, "Rocketman." Newspapers and industry websites have reported the film will be produced by Steve Hamilton Shaw, as well as John's partner David Furnish, according to a Reuters report. John, whose hits include "Tiny Dancer" and "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," will executive produce the film himself while playwright Lee Hall, who collaborated with John on "Billy Elliot," will draft the […]

todaySeptember 25, 2011

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9/23/11 – Beatles anti-discrimination contract sold

A Beatles contract for a 1965 California concert that reveals that the Fab Four refused to play before a segregated audience has sold for $23,033 -- more than four times its estimated price. The contract, which was signed by the Liverpool group's manager, Brian Epstein, specified that they "not be required to perform in front of a segregated audience" for their August 31, 1965, show at the Cow Palace in […]

todaySeptember 23, 2011

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9/14/11 – Barry Manilow Has Chronic Disease

"Lost 45s" guest Barry Manilow reveals for the first time he has atrial fibrillation, a chronic heart condition. He is speaking about the illness to encourage others to get check-ups. [musicsingle file=http://www.lost45.com/audio/Manilow.mp3]

todaySeptember 14, 2011

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9/13/11 – Blondie reunion continues!

"Lost 45s" Guest Debbie Harry is on the road with original Blondie members Chris Stein and Clem Burke. The three have been creating new music since reuniting and "Panic of Girls," the group's first album in eight years, is released today! [musicsingle file=http://www.lost45.com/audio/Blondie.mp3]

todaySeptember 13, 2011

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9/12/11 – Lindsey Buckingham News!

"Lost 45s" guest and Fleetwood Mac member Lindsey Buckingham has new new solo CD out called "Seeds We Sow." It is getting critical raves. [musicsingle file=http://www.lost45.com/audio/Lindsey_Buckingham.mp3]

todaySeptember 13, 2011

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8/22/11 – Songwriter Jerry Leiber passes

Jerry Leiber, the lyricist who, with his partner Mike Stoller, wrote some of the most enduring classics in the history of rock'n'roll, including "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak," "Stand By Me" and "On Broadway," died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 78.

todaySeptember 1, 2011

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8/22/11 – Nickolas Ashford dead

Nickolas Ashford, one-half of the successful Motown singer-songwriter duo of Ashford & Simpson, died Monday. He and his wife Valerie were both guests on my radio show and wrote and recorded some of the best tunes of the rock era. He will be missed.

todaySeptember 1, 2011

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8/25/11 – Dan Peek of America dead

Dan Peek, 1/3 of the original group America, has died at age 60. No further information is available at this time. Dan left the group in the mid 70s and become a Christian artist.

todayAugust 16, 2011

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July 11, 2011–Rob Grill, Grass Roots leader

"Lost 45s" guest Rob Grill, lead singer, songwriter and bass player of the '60s rock group the Grass Roots passed away Monday morning, his wife Nancy said in a statement. He was 67. Grill was hospitalized earlier this month after suffering a fall in his home. He later had two strokes while in the hospital.

todayAugust 16, 2011

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