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10/12/21-Deon Estus dies

Hear Deon on "The Lost 45s."   Source: music-news.com George Michael and Wham!'s longtime bassist, Deon Estus, has died. The late music legend's long-serving band member during his stint in the 'Club Tropicana' group and solo career sadly passed away aged 65 on Monday, 10/11/21. A statement on Deon's Twitter page read: "It is with real sadness I post that Deon Estus passed away This Morning. Deon was mostly known […]

todayOctober 12, 2021

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12/30/19-Andrew Ridgeley on Wham!

Source: music-news.com Andrew Ridgeley insists there is no unheard Wham! material to come out of the archives. The 56-year-old singer's late band mate, George Michael, was never a "prolific songwriter" so everything the pair recorded together has already been heard by fans. He said: "There's no unreleased Wham! songs. George was never a prolific songwriter. What was written was recorded generally and released." But Andrew is hoping to offer something […]

todayDecember 30, 2019

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10/3/19-Wham's Andrew Ridgeley

Andrew Ridgeley thinks a biopic about Wham! would be 'marvelous.' The 56-year-old singer has written about his rise to stardom alongside his late school friend George Michael - who died in December 2016 - in new book 'Wham! George and Me' and has his "fingers crossed" that it will be picked up and adapted for the big screen. Speaking on BBC Radio 2, he said: "It would make a fantastic […]

todayOctober 3, 2019

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3/9/19-George Michael's art

Late singer George Michael's extensive art collection is set to hit the auction block. The pop star, who passed away suddenly on Christmas Day, 2016, left behind an abundance of artwork, which will be sold off via the London branch of auction house Christie's. Cristian Albu is overseeing the sale of Michael's collection, which consists of over 160 pieces, and the auctioneer notes the Freedom hit maker became an avid […]

todayMarch 9, 2019

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10/30/18-George Michael Lost 45s

"Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig's new holiday movie will feature unreleased tracks recorded by George Michael. Romantic comedy "Last Christmas" is inspired by the late singer's 1984 Wham! song and now insiders have revealed the movie's soundtrack will include lost George Michael tunes. Last week, it was revealed the film, starring Emilia Clarke and Crazy Rich Asians' Henry Golding, will be released in November 2019, and Feig will direct a script […]

todayOctober 30, 2018

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7/25/18-Elton on George Michael

Sir Elton John tried to help pal George Michael with his drug issues but the late singer didn't want to be saved. Michael died on Christmas Day, 2016 after battling addiction for years, with experts insisting years of heavy drug abuse took a fatal toll on his body. And now Elton, who has also struggled with addiction issues, has revealed he tried to help George give up drugs, telling Britain's […]

todayJuly 25, 2018

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9/7/2017-Nile Rodgers & George Michael

Nile Rodgers found it "extremely emotional" creating a remix of his late pal George Michael's track Fantasy. The Chic front man was close friends and a regular collaborator with the singer, and George asked him to rework his previously-released track Fantasy in early 2016, months before he died that December. Hours before the single debuted on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday morning, Nile took to Twitter to tell a user […]

todaySeptember 7, 2017

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1/17/17-George Michael overdose

George Michael's cousin suspects the singer died from an accidental drugs overdose. The former Wham! front man passed away in December at his home in Oxfordshire, England at the age of 53. A postmortem examination proved "inconclusive" and further tests are being carried out. His cousin Andros Georgiou appeared on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show on Tuesday and revealed George was back on "hard drugs" towards the end of his […]

todayJanuary 17, 2017

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12/29/16-Elton and George

Elton John reportedly broke down in tears as he paid tribute to late pal George Michael during his Las Vegas residency on Wednesday night. The former Wham! front man passed away peacefully in his sleep on Christmas Day at his Oxfordshire home in England at the age of 53, and tributes poured in from many showbiz stars, including Elton, who called him a "beloved friend". The Rocket Man singer paid […]

todayDecember 29, 2016

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