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The Band’s 3rd Album, ‘Stage Fright,’ Gets Expanded Edition

All of the Anniversary Edition releases were overseen by Robbie Robertson and boast a new stereo mix by Bob Clearmountain.

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James Purify, R&B Singer of ‘I’m Your Puppet’ Fame, Dies at 76

In addition to their big soul hit, the duo, two cousins from Florida, returned to the pop chart with several singles, including “Shake a Tail Feather.”

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Ron Campbell, Beatles Animator, Dies at 81

He directed the Saturday morning cartoon series and was also one of the animators for Yellow Submarine. His career includes many other popular animated shows

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Larry King, Who Interviewed Newsmakers of All Kinds, Dies

His legendary broadcasting career included 25 years as the prime time host of Larry King Live on CNN. He conducted over 50,000 interviews

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Genesis Reunion Tour Rescheduled Again; Watch Rehearsal Clip

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks haven’t toured together since their last reunion in 2007. The tour was originally announced in March 2020.

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James Bond ‘No Time to Die’ Opening Pushed Back Yet Again

Daniel Craig stars as the British secret agent for the fifth (and final) time. Academy Award-winner for Best Actor, Rami Malek, plays the villain

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Radio Hits in January 1969: Over and Over

We’ve got some fun facts and great videos of hits from The Doors, Dusty Springfield, BJ Thomas, Tommy James and the Shondells, and more

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Headlines We Always Wanted to Write: Be-Bop Deluxe Deluxe Edition Due

The prog rock band’s final album, 1978’s Drastic Plastic, has been newly remastered and is getting significantly expanded with many prev. unreleased tracks

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‘Rock Camp: The Movie’ Showcases Fans Side-by-Side With A-List Stars

For 25 years, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp has delivered the ultimate musical experience for participants to learn directly from Daltrey, Cooper, and more

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Jimmie Rodgers, Early Rock ‘n’ Roll Star, Dies at 87

He scored a #1 hit with “Honeycomb,” and went on to earn another four Top 10 pop singles. He continued to place singles on the country chart through the ’70s

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