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That’s All? Phil Collins To Perform One Gig (Update)

Talk of even one Phil Collins concert will undoubtedly fuel rumors that a Genesis reunion can’t be far behind

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Pete Townshend Sings On New Jarre Track

The Who’s sometime lead vocalist is one of many collaborators on French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre’s new album

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Rumor Has It: New Adele LP in November (Update)

It looks like Adele’s long-awaited third album will finally be coming out this year

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Neil Young Launches Conservation Website

Young helps fans live sustainable and healthy lives through his his website, GoEARTH.org, which offers resources to assist and inform earth-friendly living.

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Phil Lesh Reveals Battle with Cancer

Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh let his fans know that he has been treated for bladder cancer and received a positive prognosis.

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Joan Osborne’s ‘Relish’ Gets 20th Anniversary Re-Release

It’s been 20 years now since Joan Osborne released Relish, her first major label collection of contemporary folk-rock songs, nominated for Album of the Year at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards. She’s celebrating the occasion with a special re-release of

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1975 Queen Concert Film/LP Out in November

A legendary Queen show at London’s Hammersmith Odeon on Christmas Eve 1975, broadcast on BBC TV, is coming out on Blu-ray, DVD, CD and vinyl.

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Judy Collins Posts Positive Joni Mitchell Update

Little has been heard about Joni Mitchell’s condition after she suffered an aneurysm on March 31st (see our news item here). But we’re pleased to report that Judy Collins posted this encouraging update yesterday on her Facebook page: “I have

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Release 2nd Track From New LP (Update)

A second song from the upcoming Jeff Lynne’s ELO album has been released: the mid-tempo “When The Night Comes”

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‘School of Rock,’ Soon On B’way, Debuts 360° Music Vid

Andrew Lloyd Webber has debuted a 360° music video for his next project, School of Rock – The Musical, coming to Broadway this fall

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