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D.J. Fontana, Elvis Presley's Longtime Drummer, Has Died

D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped create Elvis Presley's early, rockabilly sound and who played with him throughout the 1950s on hits like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Hound Dog," has died.  Fontana died on Wednesday  at…
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Danny Kirwan, Early Fleetwood Mac Guitarist, Has Died

Danny Kirwan, the guitarist who joined Fleetwood Mac at age 18 and played on five of the band's albums, died Friday in London at age 68. Kirwan was born on May 13, 1950 and joined…
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BOB MARLEY BIOPIC UNDER DEVELOPMENT BY SON, ZIGGY MARLEY

By Deadline Hollywood Bob Marley is the subject of a new biopic being developed by his son Ziggy Marley, in association with Paramount Pictures, Deadline reported. While no details have been revealed, it’s likely that the film will…
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ANN WILSON'S NEW ALBUM "IMMORTAL" COVERS DEAD ROCKERS

Heart's Ann Wilson announced that she will release a new solo album that will cover the works of late musicians such as David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Tom Petty. The record (BMG) will arrive September 14th. “The original…
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Fleetwood Mac Just 'Hit a Brick Wall' with Lindsey Buckingham

FLEETWOOD MAC have announced the dates for a massive, 52-date tour, stretching from October 3 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to April 5 of next year in Philadelphia. They were on "CBS This Morning" yesterday, where they addressed the departure of guitarist LINDSEY…
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U2 Wants Fans to Hold Their Cell Phones Up at Shows

Have you heard of a musical act who ENCOURAGES fans to hold their phones up in front of their faces during concerts? Well, that's what U2 is doing now. They have an app that fans…
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Huey Lewis Loses Hearing, Band on Hiatus

Huey Lewis and the News had to cancel all their remaining dates for 2018 because Huey has lost his hearing.  It happened two and a half months ago, before a show in Dallas. It turns…
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Prince's Memoir Will Be Published This Year

Prince's official memoir will be published by Spiegel & Grau near the end of this year, his literary agent confirmed. The toxicology report on his death revealed last month that an "exceedingly high" amount of…
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Elton John Tribute Airs On CBS

The CBS special “Elton John: I’m Still Standing” aired last night with several of today’s hottest stars coming out to celebrate the rock and roll legend. The special was shot back in February in New York following…
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Van Morrison & Willie Nelson Announce Co-Headlining Show

Now this sounds like quite a bill. Van Morrison and Willie Nelson and the Family are teaming up for a co-headlining show this fall. The two iconic artists have announced a one-off show at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens,…
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