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What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news, sales and airplay charts from the past, notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently departed artists and other musical figures of note

Elvis Costello Shares Jaunty Title Track From ‘Hey Clockface’ Album

The LP was recorded in Helsinki, Paris and New York. “I sang live on the studio floor. I’d had a dream of recording like this, one day”

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Immediate Family, Studio-Tour Greats, Release New Music

Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Leland Sklar, Russ Kunkel and Steve Postell have recorded and toured with a who’s who of classic rock legends

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James Taylor Releasing Audiobook of His Early Years

Break Shot: My First 21 Years, tells the deeply personal story of his youth, entwined with the story of his family, and is the source of many of his songs

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‘Want Ads’ Singer Edna Wright, of Honey Cone, Dies

The younger sister of Darlene Love earned a #1 single on the pop and R&B charts. “I’m heartbroken by the sudden loss of my beautiful baby sister”

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Reggae Pioneer ‘Toots’ Hibbert Dead at 77

The founder of Toots and the Maytals gave reggae music its name and contributed classic songs like “Pressure Drop” and “Monkey Man” to the lexicon.

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Radio Hits in September 1973: The Mountain is High

Five all-time classic rock hits were in the Top 10 this week in 1973 on Boston’s Top 40 station WRKO. Could it get any better than this?

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Timothy B. Schmit’s New Song, ‘Cross That Line’: Listen

It’s the first song from a new album he has been recording since the Eagles’ “Hotel California” tour was paused due to the pandemic

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Slade Drummer Don Powell Recovering From Stroke, Starts New Band

The band rose to prominence during the glam rock era in the 1970s with an astounding 17 consecutive Top 20 U.K. singles, with six of them reaching #1

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Joni Mitchell Announces Archives Box Set Series

The legend is opening her vault for the first time to create a series of boxed sets, featuring deep dives into unreleased content from different eras of her storied career

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Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Shares 1st Unreleased Song

His 1994 solo masterpiece is finally getting expanded. A Super Deluxe Edition features 70 tracks including nine unreleased songs and 34 unreleased versions

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