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How 'This Land Is Your Land' Roamed And Rambled Into American Life

Woody Guthrie was born into the Dust Bowl's devastation and displacement. His signature song, taught in classrooms and sung at protests, offers an expansive, inclusive idea of what home can be.

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Punk Rock Cycling, a playlist by Jason Ezeard on Spotify

A few hours of fast-tempo punk to listen to while on the bike. Submit: jasonezeard@gmail.com

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Fleet Foxes: Sun Giant EP Album Review | Pitchfork

The first official release from Seattle-based Fleet Foxes may be largely influenced by vintage folk and rock LPs, but this pastoral psych-pop band does something special with these elements. Fusing classic rock, church music, old-timey folk, and epic, rev

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Happy first day of fall! Here's a new Fleet Foxes album

Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold dropped a new album, Shore, today. Listen to it now.

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Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang (Radio 2 Live At Home)

Pretenders perform for Radio 2 Live At Home 2020. Watch the full set on BBC iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p08p5mbq For more sets from Radio 2...

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Jazz saxophone player draws crowd around his Fullerton house – Orange County Register

Joe Lawton, a retired doctor who grew up in Bellflower and attended St. Anthony High, rediscovered his love for playing music and now entertains his neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.

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From the sharp-edged genre's founding members to the later artists bringing new wave into the present here's a look at new wave

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Vanilla Fudge Adds a Little Led to the Mixture on Upcoming Record

Singer/keyboardist Mark Stein reflects on 50+ years of Vanilla Fudge, Led Zeppelin, Quentin Tarantino, and...Michael Jackson??

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iOS 14.2 beta adds new Control Center toggle for built-in Shazam music recognition

Apple released the surprise first beta of iOS 14.2 to developers, just one day after iOS 14 was released to the general public. One of the new changes in iOS 14.2 is a brand new Shazam toggle that can be added to Control Center. To add the new Shazam musi

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Watch the power of The Kinks with rare footage of their 1965 Paris performance

We dip into the Far Out Magazine Vault to bring you this brilliant footage of The Kinks performing some of their best tracks in Paris, 1965.

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Vinyl outsells CDs for the first time since the 1980s

Music fans in the US purchased more vinyl records than CDs in the first half of 2020, marking the first time since the 1980s that CDs were not the top selling physical format.

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Rage Against The Machine - Killing In the Name (Official Music Video)

Official music video for ”Killing In the Name” by Rage Against the Machine Listen to RATM: https://rageatm.lnk.to/listenYD Watch more videos by Rage Against ...

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How Keith Richards is Spending His Quarantine

The guitarist talks about new Stones music, his ‘Goats Head Soup’ memories, and how he hopes they’ll celebrate their 60th anniversary

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Keith Richards says he "can't imagine" The Rolling Stones ever retiring

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has spoken about the future of the band, saying he "can't imagine" them ever retiring.

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Bad Religion's Greg Graffin On "Faith Alone," Cautious Optimism for Shows in 2021 and the Election

#BadReligion #GregGraffin #FaithAlone In 2020, no band would be spared the wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Punk icons Bad Religion weren’t going to mope abou...

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Jimmy Page recalls meeting The Rolling Stones for the first time

Jimmy Page has spoken about his earliest experiences meeting and recording with Rolling Stones duo Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

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The making of The Beatles: Watch the earliest known footage of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, recorded in 1958

We're stepping back in time with Far Out Magazine's vault to dig out a moment of history after The Beatles were filmed by the Liverpool police force.

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Soul singer Bill Coday had two careers 20 years apart | The Secret History of Chicago Music

His early releases, especially on Denise LaSalle’s Crajon label, have been widely reissued—and his later soul-blues recordings are beloved too.

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All of David Bowie's albums ranked in order of greatness

As we're such big David Bowie fans here at Far Out we thought we'd give ourselves the unenviable task of ranking all 27 of his album in order of greatness

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Keith Moon: isolated drum track on The Who's Pinball Wizard

Take a look back at The Who's iconic drummer Keith Moon and marvel at his unique style on the 1969 classic, 'Pinball Wizard'

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When The Who replaced Keith Moon with an audience member

When Keith Moon passed out on stage so The Who replaced him with an audience member and 19 year old Scott Halpin lived out his dream.+

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Six Decades Into His Career, Bob Dylan Delivers A Gorgeous And Meticulous Record

Six decades into his career, Bob Dylan delivers a gorgeous and meticulous record. It is the rare Dylan album that asks to be understood and comes down to meet its audience.

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Paul McCartney still uses the guitar amp he bought when was 14

Paul McCartney has shared a unique glimpse into his recording process, revealing that he still uses an amplifier he bought when he was 14

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Dylan is impossible to pin down—But these documentaries reveal plenty

Including Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Thunder Revue, out this week on Netflix

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Teenage Twins Are Blown Away by the Phil Collins Song 'In the Air Tonight' While Listening to It For the First Time

The teenage Williams twins, aka TwinsthenewTrend, of Gary, Indiana amusingly review classic rock songs after hearing them for the first time. One such

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The Beatles: Paul McCartney gives explanation on WHY he sued the band

THE BEATLES struggled towards the end of their career, as all four members of the band decided to go their separate ways. While their discrepancies with one another have become well-known, a few issues have not completely been aired out since their split,

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Retro cassette players for people who like it old-school

Cassette tapes are making a comeback, probably because you can’t beat them for making a mixtape or recording the weird things you hear on the radio.

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The Best Music Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Right Now

A roundup of the best podcasts out there for fans of new music, old music, rock, hip-hop, pop, and just about everything else.

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The Pretenders Direct & Unadorned: Hate for Sale Album Review | Pitchfork

Chrissie Hynde brings back some old bandmates for a brisk record that acknowledges The Pretenders are best when they’re direct and unadorned.

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Mick Jagger gives fresh update on new Rolling Stones material

Mick Jagger has given an update on the progress of new music by The Rolling Stones, revealing that he's been working on the material during lockdown

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AMA's 2020 Will Air November 22 On ABC

The Music’s hottest night, the “2020 American Music Awards®,” will air SUNDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) announced by ABC and Dick clark productions.

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A note which hilariously details The Rolling Stones’ complex hotel requirements

Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, and Charlie Watts and their touring life was that of rock 'n' roll legend.

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This is what Samsung’s bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live will look like in your ears - The Verge

A new leak shows more angles of Samsung’s next wireless earbuds and their very unique style. The Galaxy Buds Live might also feature active noise cancellation.

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The White Stripes play the shortest ever live show

When The White Stripes played the shortest ever live show in 2007 and led to a bizarre dispute between Jack White and Guinness World Records.

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Lost Rolling Stones song with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page to be released

Scarlet is joined by two other unreleased songs, Criss Cross and All the Rage, on a deluxe version of Goat’s Head Soup

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The Maestro: 10 Facts About Ennio Morricone

When famed composer Ennio Morricone passed away on July 6, 2020, he left behind a body of work that eclipses the idea of “productivity” itself. In addition to composing thousands of hours of music for hundreds of movies, he created several indelible momen

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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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Remember When Charlie Daniels Put on a Clinic at the ACM Awards?

Charlie Daniels 2010 performance with Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and John Fogerty is simply electric, ending with a mic-drop kind of line.

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The All-American Glory of Yacht Rock

America’s truly sublime musical innovation is Yacht Rock. Savor the wit of that oxymoron: How hard can you rock if you’re on a yacht? The boat itself rocks like a baby, not like Led Zeppelin.

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Dave Grohl says he worried about getting fired from Nirvana

In a new interview, Dave Grohl said that he was insecure about his skills and was afraid of being fired from Nirvana.

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Summer Soundtrack: 20 Great Songs From the Ultimate '80s Movies

As familiar—even iconic—as many 1980s movies have become in audiences’ minds, there are always a handful that get overlooked, or thankfully rediscovered, thanks to re-releases and anniversaries.

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The Beatles: John Lennon estate celebrates Paul McCartney’s 78th Birthday in the BEST way

THE BEATLES star Sir Paul McCartney turned 78-years-old today as the John Lennon estate celebrated his birthday in the best way possible.

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Penny Lane from The Beatles Song “in Danger of Being Renamed” over Possible Slavery Ties

Liverpool street Penny Lane, made famous by The Beatles' song, may have to be renamed if ties to slave trader James Penny are proven.

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The moment Chuck Berry punched Keith Richards in the face

We dip into our Far Out Magazine vault to bring one of the most brilliant stories we've ever come across as Chuck Berry punches Keith Richards

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Who Was ‘She’ In The Zombies Hit, ‘She’s Not There?’

Th Zombies first hit was "She's Not There" in 1964. Keyboardist Rod Argent wrote the song as a teenager in just two weeks.

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Do vintage electric guitars really sound better with age?

In this opinion piece, vintage-guitar expert Huw Price goes head-to-head with the myth that, like a fine wine, vintage guitars improve with age.

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Revisit the moment Keith Richards was nearly electrocuted on stage with The Rolling Stones

We take a look back at the moment Keith Richards was nearly electrocuted to death when performing with The Rolling Stones in 1965

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Pink Floyd BDSed Roger Waters

Waters is upset because Gilmour thinks he is irrelevant and banned the mention of Waters' solo projects from the band's website and Facebook page.

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Get Lost In This Vintage Live Music Goldmine | Pitchfork

Watch trippy, early ’70s performances from Stevie Wonder, Johnny Cash, the Kinks, and more

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Have You Seen This? Family band The Quarantine Kids smash ‘Come Together’ by The Beatles

These kids learn a new song everyday during isolation, and this time they kill it with \

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The Pandemic Kicked The Rolling Stones Off The Road, So Ronnie Wood Revived His Art Studio In Quarantine

The collages and etchings caught the eye of Other Art Fair founder Ryan Stanier, who met with Wood to the rocker’s London studio and discuss the art.

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Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr dies aged 81

Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr dies aged 81 | Music | The Guardian

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You Can Stream Prince and the Revolution’s ‘Live 1985’ Concert to Support Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Prince’s legendary concert will be available to watch through Sunday, May 17, and Google is matching all donations.

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40 years on from Back in Black, AC/DC still matters

In the 40 years since Bon Scott's death and the release of Back in Black, AC/DC's legacy has grown.

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Is There a Safe Way to Throw Socially Distanced Shows? | Pitchfork

As one Arkansas theater and small clubs in Seoul move forward with concerts, we talked to doctors, venue owners, and booking agents about the safety of such events.

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Take A First Look "Taylor Swift City Of Lover" Will Air May 17

Taylor Swift's 2019 Lover Fest tour was canceled last month due to coronavirus pandemic but now Swifties will have a chance to watch the superstar perform in...

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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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Paul McCartney Talks Lennon Rivalry and Beatles vs. Stones with Howard Stern - Popdust

Earlier this week 77-year-old rock legend <b>Paul McCartney</b> called into <b>The Howard Stern Show</b> to discuss everything from <b>John Lennon</b> and the new <b>Peter Jackson</b> documentary to <b>Chinese wet markets</b> and the old <b>Beatles vs. St

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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 Withers: 10 Essential Songs

From “Lean on Me” to “Just the Two of Us,” we look back at the R&B legend’s most memorable tracks

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That Thing You Do! Is a Testament to the Power of One Great Song | Pitchfork

Revisiting Tom Hanks’ directorial debut, whose main songwriter, Adam Schlesinger, passed away this week.

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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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Coronavirus tips: The lost art of deep listening: Choose an album. Lose the phone. Close your eyes.

The experience of listening in solitude, without interruption or distraction, to albums from start to finish. With album recommendations, but it’s more about the closed-eyes experience.

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It’s Official! Coachella 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns | Pitchfork

The Indio festival is pushing the festival to October in response to public health concerns

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The Violent Shootout That Led to Daryl Hall and John Oates Joining Forces

One of the biggest duos in pop music history, Daryl Hall and John Oates first encountered one another during a dance hall riot in 1967 Philadelphia.

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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 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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      The Dark Side of K-Pop: Assault, Prostitution, Suicide, and Spycams

      A wave of scandals has brought unwanted attention to South Korea’s squeaky-clean music industry.

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      “The Apollo” Documentary Chronicles the History of the Legendary Harlem Theater

      Don’t miss the premiere of The Apollo, a new HBO documentary on the legacy and current impact of the legendary Harlem performance venue!

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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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      Ringo Starr on his new album, missing John Lennon and never growing old

      “What’s My Name,” the 20th solo studio album by Ringo Starr arriving Friday, the 79-year-old continues to pad his two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer résumé.

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      Mahapecha Shel Simcha [Lior Narkis] Asher Laub violin cover

      Here's some raw live footage of our performance to israeli pop star, Lior Narkis' Mahapecha Shel Simcha. We have a lot of fun breaking a sweat! I'd love to h...

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        Liam Gallagher: 'All those Britpop bands were desperate'

        The former Oasis rocker has distanced himself from the genre and said Oasis were bigger than that.

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        The Old Taylor Is Back on Lover and the Best She’s Been in Years

        Lover finds Swift getting back to the business of writing aching, universal love songs, and business is good.

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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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        The Sound of Silence - Sonidos del Silencio Panflute and quenacho - Wuauquikuna

        Please subscribe to receive more music directly by Wuauquikuna. From the album Vol II Instrumental 'Music of the wold" wuauquikunamusic.bandcamp.com wuauquik...

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          Locked Out Of Heaven [instrumental version] Asher Laub - Bruno Mars cover

          FREE DOWNLOAD : https://youtu.be/c5LpuZuptjI I had a blast shooting this violin cover in Las Vegas of Bruno Mars' locked out of heaven. I put a lot of sweat ...

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          Paul McCartney Brings Ringo Starr to the Stage for End-of-Tour Surprise (Watch)

          Beatles fans got something Saturday night they hadn’t in 53 years: the sight of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr playing together on stage at Dodger Stadium. Although McCartney himself is not a…

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          8 Facts About David Bowie's 'Space Oddity'

          Fifty years ago, just weeks before the Apollo 11 landing, David Bowie's iconic single 'Space Oddity' was released.

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          Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer

          Metal group cancel majority of forthcoming tour as frontman undergoes treatment

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              The 35 Best-Selling Albums in American History

              Given the tens of millions of copies each of these albums have sold, you're almost guaranteed to have at least one of them in your collection.

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              Woodstock ‘Took on a Life of its Own,’ Recent Archaeological Survey Reveals

              The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival is fast approaching, and though the iconic cultural event still resides within living memory, the site is now the subject of archaeological inquiry. As new research shows, Woodstock was more even more c

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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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              Watch Kelsea Ballerini Best Performs Song Miss Me More #CMT2019 Music Awards | Watch Upcoming Movies , First Trailer, Events , TV Show , News On 24 OtavoTV

              KelseaBallerini Best performs at the #CMT Music Awards 2019 #CMT2019 Kelsea Ballerini shares a message of independence in her feisty performance of "Miss Me More" at the 2019 CMT Music Awards.