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Theme: Sun! “Lost 45” Conversations with Bill Withers, Marilyn McCoo, Mags from A-ha, Paul Revere/Raiders, Skip Prokop/Lighthouse & Paul Layton/New Seekers! Plus an Elton John rarity, shuddabeen hits & a “Sunshine” 3-fer!          

todayJune 21, 2024

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6/20/24-Queen Catalogue: 1 Billion!

Source: music-news.com Queen has reportedly agreed a £1 billion deal to sell its music catalogue to Sony Music. The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' band - which still includes founding members Sir Brian May and Roger Taylor - has been in talks with for years about a sale for their enviable catalogue of songs and albums, and now it's believed a deal is imminent. As reported by Variety, the music catalogue and other […]

todayJune 20, 2024

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6/12/24-Mark James passes: See what he wrote!

Trusted Source: BBC Legendary songwriter Mark James, who penned enduring hits like Elvis Presley's Suspicious Minds, has died at the age of 83. The Texas-born musician scored a US number one with the song Hooked On A Feeling and also wrote Presley's Always On My Mind. Over the course of his career, his compositions were recorded or covered by artists including Willie Nelson, Bill Withers, Brenda Lee, Jay-Z, Pet Shop […]

todayJune 12, 2024

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6/11/24-Chaka Khan said no to Stevie Wonder!

Source: music-news.com Chaka Khan told Stevie Wonder she didn't like the song he offered her funk band Rufus. The 74-year-old music legend gave the 'Ain't Nobody' hitmaker 'Come and Get This Stuff' to put her spin on, but she refused and asked if he had anything else. In an interview with The Independent, the ever-candid star recalled: “And I told Stevie, ‘I don’t like it – what else you got?’ […]

todayJune 11, 2024

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Next New England Dance: Sat. August 10th!

  💃🏽 New England listeners: Our next 70s/80s Retro Summer Dance is Saturday, August 10th, 7-10pm! Doors @ 6:30. The first one was a huge success! 🔥 Fox Run Dance Hall in Newington, NH! 🕺🏻 Big Beautiful dance floor! Reserve tix/info or cash only at door! Boogie with us! BYOB & food! Take West Park Rd & park in lot across from Savers: They have their own back entrance.

todayJune 10, 2024

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6/4/24-Cyndi Lauper’s Final Tour!

Trusted Source: CNN By Amarachi Orie "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and “Time After Time” singer Cyndi Lauper has announced her farewell tour. In what will be her first major tour in more than a decade – and her final – the Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter will headline concerts at 23 cities across North America from October 18 to December 5, according to events promoter Live Nation. Also known for songs […]

todayJune 4, 2024

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5/18/24: Paul McCartney a Billionaire!

Trusted Source: CNN At 81, Paul McCartney is worth £1 billion for the first time By Eva Rothenberg, CNN Published 1:02 PM EDT, Fri May 17, 202 Baby He’s a Rich Man. Paul McCartney has added another feather in his cap as the United Kingdom’s first billionaire musician, the Sunday Times reported in the 2024 edition of its annual Rich List, published Friday. According to the Times, the 81-year-old Beatles […]

todayMay 18, 2024

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5/15/24: Cher about Rock Hall!

Source: Billboard by Gil Kaufman | May 15, 2024 | 4:12 AM Cher Turns Back Time on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Slam, Warns She'll 'Have Some Words to Say' At Induction The “Believe” superstar appears to have changed her mind after all. Never say never. Back in December, before she was announced as one of this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, Cher had some choice […]

todayMay 15, 2024

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5/15/24: Beach Boys want new Brian Wilson music!

Source: music-news.com Beach Boys are hopeful Brian Wilson can make new music with them. The 81-year-old musician has been placed under a conservatorship after the death of his wife, Melinda Ledbetter Wilson, due to struggling with a “major neurocognitive disorder”, but his cousin and former bandmate in the 'Good Vibrations' group, Mike Love, 83, says his musical abilities are still intact and they'd love to get in the studio again. […]

todayMay 15, 2024

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5/10/24-Brian Wilson Conservatorship

Trusted Source (CNN)   By Catherine Nicholls, CNN Published 9:16 AM EDT, Fri May 10, 2024 Brian Wilson, musician and founding member of the hit ’60s rock band The Beach Boys, has been placed under a conservatorship following a Los Angeles court ruling on Thursday. Judge Gus T. May of the Los Angeles Superior Court found “clear and convincing evidence” that a conservatorship is necessary, court documents said, noting that Wilson […]

todayMay 10, 2024

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5/1/24-Dionne Warwick doesn’t listen to own songs!

Dionne Warwick won't listen to her own songs Source: music-news.com Dionne Warwick refuses to listen to her own music. The iconic singer - whose songs 'Walk On By', 'Alfie' and 'Don't Make Me Over' are all in the Grammy Hall of Fame - insisted while she would be happy to watch herself 'live' in an ABBA-style hologram avatar show, she doesn't enjoy listening to her own tunes in her day […]

todayMay 1, 2024

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todayApril 30, 2024

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4/20/24-Lulu on being single

Source: music-news.com Lulu doesn't mind being single as she has her music. The 75-year-old singer insisted that being alone doesn't bother her anymore as she gets all the fulfillment she needs from performing for her fans. Speaking to the audience on the final night of her tour at the London Palladium, she said: "People say to me, ‘Are you dating?’, I mean, are you having a laugh? They say, ‘You […]

todayApril 20, 2024

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4/17/24-Pooch Tavares passes away

Hear both Pooch and brother Ralph say hello on our Interviews Page. Source: SouthEastCoastToday.com Faith Harrington Frank Mulligan The Standard-Times NEW BEDFORD — Arthur “Pooch” Tavares, member of the iconic music group Tavares, has passed away. His brother, Perry Lee “Tiny” Tavares, posted a photo tribute on his Facebook page Wednesday morning, with the message, "Miss what we had." On the final photo, depicting Pooch with brother Ralph, who passed […]

todayApril 17, 2024

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4/16/24-ABBA, Blondie & Bill Withers added to Library of Congress!

Trusted Source: NPR ABBA, The Notorious B.I.G. and Green Day named to the National Recording Registry April 16, 20245:00 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered Anastasia Tsioulcas Every year since 2000, the Library of Congress has picked 25 recordings as "audio treasures worthy of preservation for all time." The 2024 selections for the National Recording Registry, announced Tuesday morning, celebrate the sheer breadth of musical culture — from pop-culture […]

todayApril 16, 2024

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4/16/24-Billy Joel TV Concert to re-air

Source: music-news.com Billy Joel's CBS special, ‘Billy Joel: The 100th — Live at Madison Square Garden’, will be re-shown after it was abruptly cut short midway through 'Piano Man'. The music legend's fans were left baffled after the concert film came to a sudden end before the 74-year-old entertainer had finished his iconic song, and CBS has claimed it finished around two minutes early in some time zones because of […]

todayApril 16, 2024

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4/9/24-Ringo Starr: New Tracks!

Source: music-news.com Ringo Starr has announced the first single, 'February Sky', from his forthcoming EP, 'Crooked Boy'. The legendary former Beatles drummer will share the new track, penned by Linda Perry, on Friday. In fact, all four tracks were written by the renowned songwriter and producer – whose credits include Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Pink and Adele - with the 83-year-old music legend adding his vocals and drums. After working […]

todayApril 9, 2024

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4/2/24-ABBA Avatars Coming to Vegas!

Source: music-news.com ABBA are reportedly poised to ink a multi-million-dollar deal to bring 'ABBA Voyage' to Las Vegas. The Swedish pop icons are said to be working with Resorts World to bring their hugely popular avatar show that currently takes place at the custom-built ABBA Arena in London to Sin City. A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "ABBA has been secretly in talks for a while about getting a […]

todayApril 2, 2024

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3/31/24-Marvin Gaye Lost Tracks Found!

Source: music-news.com More than 60 "spine-tingling" lost Marvin Gaye tracks have been uncovered in Belgium. The previously unheard recordings have been stored on 30 tapes at a Belgian home for 42 years. Marvin, who died in 1984, had stayed with musician Charles Dumolin in Ostend, Belgium and left behind a collection of 30 tapes, alongside notebooks, letters and costumes. “We can open a time capsule here and share the music […]

todayMarch 31, 2024

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3/19/23-Electric Light Orchestra final American Tour!

Source: music-news.com Jeff Lynne’s ELO have announced their final tour. 'The Over and Out Tour' of North America will boast 27 dates starting in Palm Desert, California on August 24, before concluding in Inglewood, Los Angeles on October 25. It's not currently known if the tour will come to Europe or beyond. The iconic band - best known for the hits 'Mr Blue Sky', 'Evil Woman' and 'Don’t Bring Me […]

todayMarch 19, 2024

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