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Gordon Lightfoot Goes ‘Solo’ on 1st New Studio Set Since ’04: Review

The new release, the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter’s first since 2004, occasionally sounds like a collection of demos.

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When Bill Withers ‘Punk’d’ the USC Trojans Football Team

The singer-songwriter had essentially retired from the spotlight decades ago. In 2009, he was invited to address the college team by then-head coach Pete Carroll

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Abba’s U.S. Success: The Inside Story

After winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with “Waterloo,” Atlantic Records president Jerry Greenberg signed them for the US. Then “Dancing Queen” happened

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Marianne Faithfull in Hospital for Covid-19

The legendary English singer-songwriter-actress had a string of hits including her bittersweet 1964 version of the Jagger-Richards composition “As Tears Go By”

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Kobe Bryant Tops Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020

Fellow sports, entertainment and music legends paid tribute to the basketball star who perished at 41 in a helicopter crash

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Adam Sandler Introduces ‘Quarantine Song’ for Medical Heroes

He’s regaled us with “Hanukkah Song” and “Thanksgiving Song,” so it was only a matter of time before he introduced a new edition to his library

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17 #1 Hits Worse Than ‘We Built This City’

That mid-’80s Starship hit perennially tops lists of the worst chart-toppers ever. It’s bad, we agree, but we’ve found others that are even worse.

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Monkees’ Mike & Micky Live Album Released: Listen

The duo will tour later this year with songs that span the group’s entire 50+ year career – from their 1966 self-titled debut to 2016’s Good Times

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Best Weekly Singles Charts of All-Time: 1969 Edition

Let these great songs from CCR, the Zombies, Glen Campbell, Edwin Starr, the 5th Dimension, an overlooked track from Steppenwolf and more, bring you back

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Eric Burdon & the Animals: New Box Set is Hit & Miss

Even when the music falls short on this collection of latter-day Animals, it’s worth hearing Burdon, one of the most noteworthy vocalists of 1960s rock.

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Wynton Marsalis Pens Tribute to ‘My Man,’ Father, Ellis

“I only ever wanted to do better things to impress HIM. He was my North Star and the only opinion that really deep down mattered to me was his

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’ With Alice Cooper, to Return on Easter Sunday

NBC’s original 2018 broadcast earned five Emmy Awards. The classic rock legend was joined by John Legend and Sara Bareilles

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10 Great 1960s Instrumental Hits

Instrumentals used to be a regular feature of Top 40 radio. Here are the backstories on 10 of our favorites including songs by Herb Alpert and The Ventures

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Steve Miller Band Postpones 2020 Tour With Marty Stuart

“There is nothing more important to us than your good health and welfare.” The summer follows Miller’s induction into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

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Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them (Pt 2)

What constitutes a Class Axe for the likes of Jeff Beck, Slash, Angus Young and Eddie Van Halen? The answers in our list of legendary rock guitars…

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‘Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow’: Their Rockin’ Post-Purple Debut

Unhappy with the direction Deep Purple was taking, the guitarist recruited another band and made a debut album that would lead to a long solo career.

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Eric Clapton Bookends 2019 Royal Albert Hall Show With Surprises

Slowhand opened his London 2019 concert with a cover of “Que Sera Sera,” in tribute to Doris Day, who had died earlier that day, then closed the show with a Prince tribute

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Gregg Allman’s Solo Debut ‘Laid Back’: Trauma and Survival

The LP was intended to go in a different direction than the ABB: softer, more contemplative, acoustic-based, a statement of gratitude in the face of loss.

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