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7/11/24-Dave Loggins Died

Trusted Source: tennessean.com - The Tennessean David Allen Loggins, Grammy nominated Hall of Fame singer/songwriter best known for “Please Come To Boston,” died on July 10th, 2024, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. He was 76 years old. Loggins, born in Shady Valley, TN, started life as a small town boy in Bristol, TN, and later moved to Nashville to become one of our most prolific songwriters. Loggins crafted five […]

todayJuly 11, 2024

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7/9/24-Oak Ridge Boy Joe Bonsall Died

Trusted Source (CNN)  Joe Bonsall, who left the legendary singing group The Oak Ridge Boys after 50 years in January due to a neuromuscular disorder, has died, his management team announced Tuesday. He was 76. Bonsall died from complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), according to his representatives. The degenerative nervous system disease can affect nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. “Many of you know I have been […]

todayJuly 9, 2024

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7/8/24-Joe Egan/Stealers Wheel Died

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock.com Joe Egan, the creative partner of Gerry Rafferty in Stealers Wheel died at 77 on July 6. Egan co-wrote the band’s most popular song, "Stuck in the Middle of You" which became a Top 10 hit in both the U.S. and the U.K. in 1973 – reaching No. 6 in the Billboard Hot 100 – before a resurgence as a result of its use in 1992 movie […]

todayJuly 8, 2024

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7/2/24-Ann Wilson of Heart Cancer Diagnosis

Trusted Source: AP Hear Ann Wilson say hello on our Interviews Page. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ann Wilson, lead singer of rock band Heart, says she has cancer and the band is postponing the remaining shows on its Royal Flush Tour while she undergoes treatment. Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that she underwent a surgery to remove a cancerous growth and is recovering steadily, but that her doctors urged […]

todayJuly 2, 2024

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6/29/24-Smokey Robinson Won’t Retire

Source: music-news.com Smokey Robinson has insisted retirement "didn't work" for him. The 84-year-old music legend took a year out from his performing career in 1972 to focus on his family life and executive role at Motown but admitted that was more than enough for him because he is so passionate about music and nothing gives him the same buzz he gets from being on stage. He told People magazine: "I […]

todayJune 29, 2024

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6/26/24-Cyndi Lauper vs. Madonna?

Trusted Source: (CNN)    Cyndi Lauper is still going strong. The singer and songwriter has a new documentary, she’s playing the Royal Albert Hall in the UK this week, performing at Glastonbury and will kick off a farewell tour later this year. Lauper reflected on her path to success - and some of the challenges she’s faced along the way - in a recent interview with The Guardian. Her advisors […]

todayJune 26, 2024

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6/23/24-Willie Nelson Illness

Source: music-news.com Willie Nelson has been forced to miss the opening shows of his joint tour with Bob Dylan "on doctor's orders". The 91-year-old singer was due to kick off the 'Outlaw Music Festival Tour' with the 'Like a Rolling Stone' hitmaker in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday (23.06.24), but pulled out of the show, along with other dates in Charlotte and Raleigh. But audiences are still able to enjoy Willie's […]

todayJune 23, 2024

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6/23/24-ABBA gone forever?

Trusted Source: music-news.com ABBA star Björn Ulvaeus fears he may never reunite with his bandmates publicly again. The 79-year-old music icon has enjoyed phenomenal global success in his band alongside Benny Andersson, 77, Agnetha Fältskog, 74, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 78. The group recently reunited in Sweden to receive the Royal Vasa Order from King Carl XVI Gustaf of the Swedish royal family for their contribution to music. And while the […]

todayJune 23, 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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