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Grand Funk Shinin’ On to Get SACD Release

The American band were coming off their first #1 single when this album was released. An unlikely cover gave them their second chart-topper

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Coachella 2017: You’re Not Invited!

In recent years, the big festival has featured plenty of classic rock acts like Paul McCartney, Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC. But not this year…

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David Bowie Sound and Vision 7” Picture Disc Due

Parlophone Records will release its latest special limited David Bowie 7-inch picture disc on Feb. 10, a 40th anniversary edition of “Sound and Vision.”

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Lou Reed Commemorated at NYC Subway Station

New York City is honoring one of its own, the one-time Velvet Underground legend, in a series of artworks at new subway stations.

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Pour One Out: Red Solo Cup Inventor Has Died

Though the manufacturer denies their purpose, the lines on the ubiquitous cup are used as a guideline for pouring various alcoholic beverages

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Kinks Frontman Ray Davies Receives Knighthood

He’s a well respected man now: Ray Davies, the co-founder of The Kinks, has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours. From now on, he’s Sir Ray.

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Debbie Reynolds Passes Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher

The singer-actress legend who first rose to prominence as a 19-year-old in 1952’s “Singin’ in the Rain” may very well have died from a broken heart

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Carrie Fisher Mourned by Her Star Wars Family

Tributes to Princess Leia were made by her Star Wars family: Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C3PO, Lando Calrissian and their creator

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George Michael Tributes From Fellow Performers

Elton John: “I am in deep shock. I have lost a beloved friend – the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist.” Other stars shared their grief

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Rick Parfitt Mourned by Son, Brian May, The Who

Upon his passing, tributes from his son, Peter Frampton, Billy Idol, Brian May, The Who and more for the Status Quo guitarist who has died at 68

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