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Ringo Starr on His 80th Birthday: “We’re sort of saying I’m still 79, because we’re hopefully celebrating properly next year”

Ringo Starr was hoping to have a big party for his 80th birthday on July 7th, but the pandemic is keeping him away from his friends and loved one

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‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’: Bob Dylan Sounds Like He Could Go on Forever - The Ringer

On his first album of new material in eight years, Dylan sounds as alive as ever, even if he delivers it with a hint of orneriness

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Mick Jagger Pays Tribute to 'Biggest Inspiration' Little Richard

“His music still has the same raw electric energy when you play it now as it did when it first shot through the music scene in the mid 50’s,” Rolling Stones singer writes of late icon

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Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

Pianist-singer behind “Tutti Frutti,” “Good Golly Miss Molly” and “Long Tall Sally” set the template that a generation of musicians would follow

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Bob Dylan Announces New Album Rough and Rowdy Ways, Shares New Song: Listen | Pitchfork

“False Prophet” follows a string of recent singles, including the 17-minute JFK assassination epic “Murder Most Foul”

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Drive-In Concerts Are Now a Thing in Denmark

Denmark hosted a drive-in concert last week, where audience members watched Mads Langer perform live from their cars and tuned in on FM radio.

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Mick Jagger is doing just Mick Jagger Is Doing Just Fine With His Quarantine Sheep Pals— And He's Wearing A Jaunty Hat

Mick Jagger, of the Rolling Stones, filmed a cute video for The Tonight Show that showed what he was getting up to in quarantine. It includes sheep herding!

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The Rolling Stones Hit Number 1 on iTunes (First Time Ever) with Spectacular Quarantine Anthem “Living in a Ghost Town”

The Rolling Stones haven’t had a number 1 hit probably since 1981’s “Start Me Up.” They’ve had scattershot singles since then– they were never a great singles ch…

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Mick Jagger responds to Paul McCartney's claims that The Beatles were "better" than The Rolling Stones | NME

Mick Jagger has responded to Paul McCartney's recent comments that The Beatles were a superior band to The Rolling Stones.

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The Rolling Stones Release Timely New Song ‘Living In A Ghost Town’ – Watch The Video

The Rolling Stones, who had planned a major tour before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the world, have done the next best thing: Released a new song and video that, as Mick Jagger says, "would resonate through the times that we’re living in right now." I

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The Beatles to host sing-a-long version of 'Yellow Submarine' film online this weekend

The Beatles are set to host a one time only sing-a-long version of their 'Yellow Submarine' film on YouTube this weekend (April 25).

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Charlie Watts’s awesome air-drumming and other ‘One World: Together at Home’ highlights

The Rolling Stones' drummer stole the show... without even playing at all.

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Three new documentaries explore the enduring allure of a great record store

"Other Music," "Record Safari" and "Vinyl Nation" offer bittersweet reminders, in a time of coronavirus, of the emotional pull of record stores and vinyl.

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Beatles To Unveil Unheard Treasure Trove, 50 Years After ‘Let It Be’

The vintage money-making machine of the most successful band in history continues to rake in millions, even 50 years after Paul McCartney left for a solo career in April 1970.

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A new photo of the Beatles lets us see them with fresh eyes

The youthful carefree musicians captured in a way we had forgotten

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Bill Wyman: Why Bill Withers Was the Definition of Timeless

Withers, who died earlier this week on March 30 at 81 of heart complications, had talent and an air of imperturbable gravity. That combination made his deceptively simple songs sound genuinely real — and somehow necessary.

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Remembering Bill Withers With 5 Great Live Performances | Pitchfork

These concert clips show the late singer-songwriter’s complete mastery

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Ellis Marsalis Dead: Legendary New Orleans’ Pianist Dies at 85

Famous New Orleans' pianist Ellis Marsalis passed away at age 85 on April 1, 2020.

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'I Love Rock 'n' Roll' songwriter Alan Merrill dies from coronavirus

Singer, guitarist, and songwriter Alan Merrill has died in New York as a result of the coronavirus at the age of 69.

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6 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Waxahatchee, Half Waif, Nicolás Jaar, Hailu Mergia, Daniel Avery and Alessandro Cortini, and Nap Eyes

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Album Sales Hit New Weekly Low in U.S. -- But There Is a Bright Spot | Billboard

As record stores were forced to close up shop last week due to coronavirus concerns, and music fans became preoccupied with social distancing and quarantine, U.S. album sales hit a new weekly low.

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Bob Dylan Shares First New Original Song in 8 Years: Listen | Pitchfork

“Murder Most Foul” is a 17-minute song about the JFK assassination

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Coronavirus Updates: The Rolling Stones Postpone ‘No Filter Tour’

The Rolling Stones have postponed their upcoming "No Filter Tour" dates because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. See the schedule now.

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Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood urged to re-form The Faces by their wives

Penny Lancaster and Sally Wood are pestering their husbands to make a full-time comeback.

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Justin Bieber beats Elvis Presley's US chart record - BBC News

He's now the youngest artist in chart history to score seven number one albums.

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Eight band reunions we really don’t want to see happen

Here are the acts we would rather not bury the hatchet any time soon, from The Smiths and One Direction to OutKast and Oasis.

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Huey Lewis & the News Debuts 'Her Love Is Killin' Me' Video on 'Kimmel'

The video features appearances by Michael Keaton, Jimmy Buffett and Brandon Flowers

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Beach Boys ignore boycott and perform at hunting convention

Despite protests from Brian Wilson and Al Jardine, Mike Love and the Beach Boys performed in Reno, Nevada, on Wednesday at the Safari Club International Convention.

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'Disaster for the U.S. record industry': Experts concerned after 'devastating' fire destroys Apollo Masters

One expert said the Southern California facility supplied at least 75% of the world's lacquer discs, which are needed to make vinyl records.

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The Rolling Stones Unveil 2020 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates!

“We had the best time on the road last summer,” Keith Richards said in a statement. “And we are ready to do it again!”

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Amoeba announces new Hollywood location

The record store is moving to the Walk of Fame.

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‘Mysterious’ Rolling Stones banner appears outside Raymond James Stadium

If you've driven past Raymond James Stadium on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa recently, you may have noticed a new addition near the photo of Jameis Winston and O.J. Howard.

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New Music Friday: 5 New Albums From Destroyer, Kesha, and More | Pitchfork

Also stream new releases from Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan, TORRES, and Memphis rapper Key Glock

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Here Are the 2020 Grammy Award Winners

Here’s the full list of Grammy winners – the musicians who took home a trophy at the 2020 Grammy Awards, hosted by Alicia Keys.

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The Chart-Topping Rock Band You’ve Never Heard Of

Breaking Benjamin has gained a huge following between the coasts but is largely invisible to everyone but its fans.

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Radiohead Add Rarities to Streaming Services in Online Archive Launch | Pitchfork

The Radiohead Public Library corrals band trivia, visuals, HD performances, rare songs and merchandise, and more

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Beatles' Abbey Road tops US bestselling vinyl LPs of the 2010s

Lana Del Rey’s Born to Die is the only album made in the 2010s to feature in the US Top 10 vinyl sales of the decade

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Denny's Is the Best Punk Venue in America

A California Denny's is currently seeking $1,000 for damages from a very lively punk show put on by a 17-year-old promoter.

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The 15 Best Rock Albums Of 2019

After a decade of genre-blending, the definition of rock is very much up for debate. But for us — and for the purposes of this list — it means one thing: Guitars.

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Third Man Launches New Print Magazine Maggot Brain | Pitchfork

The quarterly will be edited by Detroit music journalist Mike McGonigal

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The Monkees Announce 2020 Tour Dates, New Live Album

‘An Evening With the Monkees’ kicks off April 3rd in Vancouver and wraps up April 26th in Nashville

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Rage Against The Machine Will Reunite In 2020 to Headline Coachella

The band has also announced a run of show dates along the Southwest border.

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Prince Has Confirmed What We Already Knew: Ed Sheeran Sucks

Prince's memoir settles the debate over Ed Sheeran's talent that's been raging on for years. "He falters along this blurry gray line where he is always straddling two states of being," wrote Vice. "At once charming and un-charming, a banger machine and an

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Tame Impala Announce New Album The Slow Rush

The highly-anticipated follow-up to Currents is due in 2020

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New Report Details Incalculable Losses To Our Musical Heritage In Devastating 2008 Universal Fire

A decade later, it is revealed that everything from Buddy Holly to Elton John went up in smoke.

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The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s! | Pitchfork

The records that made the decade, starring Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Bon Iver, Solange, Lana Del Rey, and many more

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Has Punk Rock Died in L.A. and O.C.? These Five Bands Prove Otherwise ~ L.A. TACO

These acts vary greatly in their use of power chords and shouting style, but they prove that there’s a subgenre for everyone in this diverse scene that’s been growing for the last 40 years and as strong as ever.

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Ringo Starr Remembers ‘Incredible, Inventive’ Ginger Baker

Ringo Starr remembered late Cream drummer Ginger Baker’s innovative playing in an interview with Rolling Stone. Baker died Sunday after a lengthy hospital stay at the age of 80.

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Ginger Baker, Superstar Rock Drummer With Cream, Is Dead at 80 - The New York Times

Teamed with the guitarist Eric Clapton and the bassist Jack Bruce in the band Cream, Mr. Baker helped redefine the role of the drums in rock.

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The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Is Strolling to No. 1 In the U.K. | Billboard

The Beatles’ historic album is on track for the U.K. chart crown.

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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite at Abbey Road

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have reunited at Abbey Road Studios to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 'Abbey Road'.

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Why the Black Keys shut out hundreds of fans, causing chaos at the Wiltern

The Black Keys made tickets to their Wiltern show nontransferable to third-party vendors, leaving fans who bought tickets from sites such as StubHub turned away at the doors.

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The Rolling Stones Announce Let It Bleed 50th Anniversary Reissue | Pitchfork

The remastered album in stereo and mono plus a hardcover book, a 7" single, and more

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'This tape rewrites everything we knew about the Beatles'

Mark Lewisohn knows the Fab Four better than they knew themselves. The expert’s tapes of their tense final meetings shed new light on Abbey Road – and inspired a new stage show

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Marvin Gaye What’s Going On Live Reissue Announced

The 1972 set, coming to vinyl for the first time, was the only time Gaye’s classic album was performed in full

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The Rolling Stones in Phoenix: raw, scrappy and unpolished in concert. And that's how it should be

During their tour stop in the Phoenix area on Aug. 26, the Rolling Stones still rocked with a youthful abandon.

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The Rolling Stones at the Rose Bowl: Alive and Kicking

The band's Pasadena performance follows Mick Jagger's heart surgery, and they sounded fit, loose and energized.

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Taylor Swift Says She Plans to Re-Record Her Back Catalog to Regain Control of Her Masters | Pitchfork

Back in June, Swift referred to Scooter Braun’s acquisition of her master rights as her “worst case scenario”

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All Of The Elements That Made You First Fall In Love With Sleater-Kinney Are Still Here | Pitchfork

St. Vincent’s sleek, streamlined production stands out from the rest of the band’s catalog, but all of the elements you first fell in love with are still here.

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Elvis Presley’s Lincoln Limousine "Family Car" Is Hitting the Auction Block | Mental Floss

The King didn't just love peanut-butter-bacon-and-banana sandwiches—he also loved cars. And now you might be able to buy one of his vehicles.

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What a Feeling! Lionel Richie Blocks Code Pink Following Boycott Calls | Israellycool

Lionel's response is gold of the comedy (not Ariel) variety.

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Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones visit The Menil Collection after Houston show

Even rock stars like to take in a little culture.

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Miley Cyrus and the Raconteurs Pull Out of Woodstock 50

Santana, the Lumineers, and more acts have opted out of the fest, which will reportedly be free to attend

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Woodstock 50 Tickets Will Be Free, Venue Operator Says | Pitchfork

Merriweather Post Pavilion operator also says he doesn’t know who’s playing the festival amid lineup concerns

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Resurrected Stones Film Finds Pivot Point In Rock History : NPR

In December of 1968, some of the biggest names in rock and roll came together to film The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus. The film was recently given a 4K restoration.

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Woodstock 50 Relocating to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland

The final lineup has yet to be confirmed for the August event

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Rolling Stones make triumphant return following Jagger's reported surgery

CHICAGO - For anyone who ever doubted Mick Jagger was superhuman, the Rolling Stones’ Soldier Field show Friday would make you a believer.

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The Rolling Stones on How They Craft the Perfect Set List

What’s Keith’s favorite show-opener? Why doesn’t Mick like playing “Beast of Burden?” The band shares how they plan a gig ahead of their U.S. tour launch

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The Spice Girls (All 5!) Are Reuniting for a Movie We Know Nothing About

The Spice Girls, who are Melanie Brown (Scary), Emma Bunton (Baby), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty), Geri Halliwell (Ginger), and Victoria Beckham (Posh), are reuniting for an animated film.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival To Finally Release 'Live at Woodstock'

Creedence Clearwater Revival's entire performance at Woodstock will finally be released, 50 years after the band played at the legendary music festival.

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Next Out of Prince’s Vaults: The Hits He Gave Away - The New York Times

“Originals,” a collection of 15 demos for songs recorded by the Bangles, Kenny Rogers and Sinead O’Connor, is a rough draft of pop genius.

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Despite short-term anguish, the economics of leaving CDs behind turned out to be sneakily much better for record companies

With streaming poised to infuse billions of dollars into the record business, artists are once again hoping to get their fair share.

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Man Restoring a Classic Synthesizer Goes On a 9-Hour Acid Trip After Accidentally Touching LSD-Covered Knob

There are plenty of wild rumors, mythologies, and eyebrow-raising stories from the long history of music, including claims that parts of synthesizers designed by electronic music pioneer Don Buchla had been dipped in LSD. But as engineer Eliot Curtis rece

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'Bitter Sweet Symphony' Credits And Royalties Given Back To The Verve By Jagger, Richards : NPR

A songwriting dispute left the Britpop band bereft of royalties from its biggest hit, "Bitter Sweet Symphony." More than 20 years later, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have signed over their rights.

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Nipsey Hussle Murder Suspect Indicted on New Charges | Pitchfork

Eric Holder’s case was revisited with a grand jury who added two additional counts of assault with a firearm

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Gene Simmons visits White House and Pentagon, tells story of mother surviving Holocaust

He went on to discuss how his mother would cry when she saw the American flag and his gratitude for coming to America.

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Facing Homelessness And Crushing Medical Debt, A Renowned Jazz Guitarist Reaches Out : NPR

Kenny Burrell's wife launched a GoFundMe campaign, aiming to raise $100,000 to relieve their most immediate needs — an increasingly common course of action.

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See Hollywood Vampires Bring Out Steven Tyler, Marilyn Manson at L.A. Concert

Rock supergroup brought out special guests at Greek Theatre ahead of the release of new LP Rise

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Fiona Apple, Neil Young, Beck, Cat Power Appear on Echo in the Canyon Film Soundtrack | Pitchfork

Listen to Jakob Dylan’s Mamas & the Papas cover from the documentary’s soundtrack

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Prince's estate to release 'Originals' album of unreleased demos

Prince 's estate has confirmed the release of a new 15 track album, featuring the original versions of the iconic hits that he penned for other artists

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The Best Rolling Stones Songs That Don’t Really Sound Like the Rolling Stones | Pitchfork

Ten times they transcended their blues-rock traditions

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Beyoncé: Homecoming: The Live Album Album Review | Pitchfork

Beyoncé’s historic Coachella set is preserved as a stunning live album that captures an artist at her peak, flexing her catalog and shining a light on the genius of black artists that came before her.

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The Black Keys Pull Out of Woodstock 50 - Pitchfork

Due to a “scheduling conflict,” Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney will not be performing

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Wanda Jackson on Why She Had to Retire From Touring

“I wanted to work right up until the point that I couldn’t. That point has been reached,” says the “Queen of Rockabilly”

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Mick Jagger 'will undergo heart valve replacement surgery this week' after postponing The Rolling Stones' US tour

MICK Jagger is set to undergo heart valve replacement surgery this week after postponing The Rolling Stones’ US tour, The Sun can reveal. The 75-year-old rocker will be having the op in New Y…

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Mick Jagger Spotted for First Time Since Tour Postponement

Mick Jagger was in good spirits Sunday after announcing he wasn't well enough to tour with the Stones.

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No word yet from Jazz Fest about Rolling Stones ticket refunds

The Rolling Stones cancelled their May 2 appearance, leaving ticket holders in limbo.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Artists Ranked From Best to Worst

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Every single inducted artist, from 1986-2019 ranked from best to worst. Including Chuck Berry, the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna, Prince and more.

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 29

The sinister pop of Billie Eilish, lyrical rap from Quelle Chris and a long-shelved album from Marvin Gaye are just some of the albums on our short list of the week's best new releases.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson announces retirement from touring

A Maud native, Jackson launched her musical career while still a student at Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City, when country musician Hank Thompson heard her singing on a local radio station. When "You Can't Have My Love,” her 1954 duet with

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The English Beat's Ranking Roger Dies At 56 | Billboard

The English Beat and General Public vocalist Ranking Roger --real name Roger Charlery-- has passed away at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer.

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Ready or not, the 2019 Woodstock lineup is here | Music News | Consequence of Sound

The 2019 Woodstock lineup lineup pairs contemporary stars including JAY-Z, Miley Cyrus, Chance the Rapper, The Black Keys, and Imagine Dragons alongside veteran artists like Robert Plant, Santana, David Crosby, John Fogerty, and Grateful Dead offshoot Dea

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Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, Dead at 81

Pioneering guitarist and progenitor of surf rock with “Let’s Go Trippin'” and “Miserlou” inspired generation of musicians

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Glastonbury 2019 Lineup Announced: The Cure, the Killers, Janet Jackson, More - Pitchfork

Tame Impala, Lauryn Hill, Vampire Weekend, and more also join previously announced headliner Stormzy

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Steven Wilson Says 'Boy Band Led Zeppelin' Greta Van Fleet Won't Last

"Maybe they'll prove me wrong and develop into a good band and make a good record." | iHeartRadio

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Joni Mitchell to Release Book of Lyrics, Poetry, and Paintings | Pitchfork

Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings compiles unreleased works by Mitchell from 1971

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10 Undeniable Facts About the Michael Jackson Sexual-Abuse Allegations | Vanity Fair

The author, who spent more than a decade covering the scandal for V.F., shares the key revelations and insights that viewers of the new HBO documentary Leaving Neverland need to know.

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Monkees Singer and Bassist Peter Tork Dead at 77

The affable performer played with the Monkees from their earliest days as a made-for-TV band all the way through their recent reunion tours

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Rolling Stones' hellraiser Keith Richards reveals he's cut down on hard liquor and cigarettes in a bid to live a cleaner life...after December turned into 'one long party' for his 75th

Keith Richards has revealed he is reining in his infamous party lifestyle and cutting down on hard liquor and his beloved cigarettes,in a new interview with MOJO Magazine .

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5 Grammy winners who didn't deserve their win this year — sorry

The 61st annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. As usual, the Recording Academy had some missteps.

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Peter Jackson Signs On to Make New Beatles Film Out of Unseen ‘Let It Be’ Footage

Sir Peter, meet Sir Paul, and Mother Mary. “Lord of the Rings” filmmaker Peter Jackson has come aboard a project that Paul McCartney had previously hinted was in the works: a new Beatles documentar…

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10 modern hard rock bands that are better than Greta Van Fleet

Anyone looking for modern bands that channel '70s hard rock can do a lot better than Greta Van Fleet.

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The 15 concerts we can't wait to see during 2019

It's natural, at the beginning of any new year, to look ahead. And if you're a live music fan, you'll certainly like what you see for 2019.

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Huey Lewis and The News Prep First Album of New Songs in 18 Years

The singer hasn’t performed a concert in nearly a year due to suffering sudden-onset hearing loss

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New Music Friday For Jan. 18: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

It's a brand-new season of New Music Friday and our 2019 debut includes the sparkling, smart pop of Maggie Rogers, swooning love songs from James Blake, new Pedro The Lion, Deerhunter and more.

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How Technology is Reviving the Global Music Business

As it stands, streaming continues to be the biggest contributor to the global recorded-music business. Estimates suggest that streaming paid out $9.6 billion into artist and labels in 2018, making up more than 50 per cent of the global trade’s total rev

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Roger Daltrey on swagger and sensitivity, the new Who tour, plus the Beatles question

As Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend prepare a new album and tour, The Who rocker talks with the L.A. Times about sex, drugs and whether a Beatles-Who supergroup makes sense.

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Rolling Stones to headline 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival | cleveland.com

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-d

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6 Takeaways from the 2019 Coachella Lineup | Pitchfork

All in all, a pretty good year—but what's up with the EDM throwback?

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Daryl Dragon Dead: ‘Captain’ of Captain & Tennille Dies at 76 – Variety

Daryl Dragon, familiar to 1970s music fans as half of the bestselling duo the Captain & Tennille, died Tuesday in Prescott, Arizona at 76.

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The Cure Hint at New Album, Share 2019 Tour Dates

In addition to announcing new tour dates, The Cure also said that they're finishing up work on their first new album in over a decade.

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The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ is a global hit, again

Everything old is new again as The Beatles return to the top 10 in the U.K., U.K. and Australia.

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Rolling Stones Announce 2019 North American Stadium Tour

The Rolling Stones, who have toured every year since 2012 and whose principals are all in their 70s, have announced a North American tour for next year that launches April 20 in Florida and wrap in Chicago on June 21.

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Untold Beatles Stories Emerge As White Album Climbs Charts

Producer Chris Thomas and engineer Ken Scott have been speaking about the double LP, which has the formal eponymous title of The Beatles.

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The Beatles’ White Album at 50: When They Was Fab

Dominic Green on a half-century of the marvelous, mixed-up mess that may be the Beatles’ greatest album.

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Hear The Beatles’ Previously Unreleased, Acoustic ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’

“Acoustic Version — Take 2” with just George Harrison on guitar and Paul McCartney on harmonium taken from upcoming, revelatory White Album box set

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Who Is Greta Van Fleet’s Music For?

The rock band Greta Van Fleet is riding high on a bunch of very apt Led Zeppelin comparisons, but do they have more to offer than that, and who wants this kind of music anyway?

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10 Bands Keeping The Spirit Of Rock Alive

Whether they’re unapologetic in their politics, deploying shredding solos or rolling with swagger, here are seven bands keeping rock alive.

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SXSW 2019 Initial Lineup Announced! | Pitchfork

Swervedriver, Laura Jane Grace, Viagra Boys, the Chills, Oh Sees, Otoboke Beaver, and many more

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Lindsey Buckingham’s Fleetwood Mac Attack: 21 Things We Learned From His Lawsuit

If you’re headed to the Fleetwood Mac tour that began just over a week ago, “don’t stop” thinking about the bad vibes that exist between the four long-standing members on stage and exiled Lindsey B…

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Lindsey Buckingham reveals why he was fired from Fleetwood Mac

Lindsey Buckingham has given his account of why he was fired from Fleetwood Mac earlier this year for the first time.

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Otis Rush, Pioneering Chicago Blues Guitarist, Dead at 84 | Pitchfork

He passed due to complications from a stroke which he initially suffered in 2003

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Hear Paul Stanley Explain Why Kiss Is Saying Farewell

Paul Stanley joined the latest episode of the Rolling Stone Music Now podcast to talk in depth about Kiss’ just-announced End of the Road world tour (which they’ve said will mark the end of their touring career) and much more, from the making of “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” to the dangers of pyro.

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Watch Flight of the Conchords perform new song 'Father and Son' on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Flight of the Conchords performed their new song 'Father and Son' on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, ahead of their HBO special.

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Screw nostalgia—the Avengers and Blondie made punk as relevant as ever at Riot Fest | Bleader

On the final day of Riot Fest 2018, the Avengers and Blondie bridged the four decades since their first releases with vital, inspiring sets.

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Sony Admits: We Released Fake Michael Jackson Songs

Its 2010 releases weren't from the King of Pop, but rather an impersonator.

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Lana Del Rey (Politely) Tells Roger Waters to Shove His Boycott

Lana Del Rey rejected Roger’s pleas to boycott Israel. Polite, yes, but a rejection nonetheless.

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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is no longer the best-selling album of all time in the US

New data has revealed the best-selling album of all time in America, with an unexpected artist taking the title.

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AC/DC sighting in Vancouver sparks new album rumours | CTV Vancouver News

Singer Brian Johnson and drummer Phil Rudd were spotted outside The Warehouse Studio in Gastown.

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This is the moment Aretha Franklin became the ‘Queen of Soul'

“Who wouldn’t want to be called ‘Queen’?” Franklin once said.

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Performs an Incredible Cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes' in NYC

While performing at the Le Poisson Rouge in New York City in April 2018, the incredibly talented Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain live streamed a

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This Is Your Brain On Music | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

USC's Dr. Assal Habibi has been studying the brains of 80 kids for five years in the hopes of answering the question: does studying music enhance brain function? We'll soon find out.

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David Bowie's First Recorded Song Found in Bread Box, Heading to Auction | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018 - Noisey

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.

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Tupac murder 'solved' as suspect confesses to playing part in shooting - NME

The murder of Tupac has reportedly been “solved”, with rapper Keefe D coming forward to confess playing a part in his shooting. The rap icon died 22 years ago after a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas with Death Row Records’ Suge Knight. The assailant