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‘Satisfaction’ Golden Reissue Marks First Rolling Stones U.S. #1

Fifty years after “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” finally scored a chart-topping hit in America for The Rolling Stones, the song returns to celebrate the occasion on July 10 as a limited-edition 12-inch vinyl single from ABKCO Records. Remastered from

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Steven Tyler Recording Debut Solo Country Album

[caption id="attachment_2128" align="alignleft" width="239"] Will there be a cowboy hat atop this head soon?[/caption] That’s right. The Aerosmith frontman and (up to now) lifelong rocker has been living, writing songs and recording in Nashville. His first country single, “Love Is

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3 Way Street? Crosby, Stills & Nash Each Touring Solo This Summer

Now that Crosby, Stills & Nash have finished their spring US tour, they’ll each spend much of the summer performing solo dates – all billed as career-spanning concerts –before reuniting for an overseas tour this fall. Stephen Stills was the last of

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Controversial Amy Winehouse Doc Hits U.S. Theaters in July

As she did in life, soulful singer Amy Winehouse continues to stir up controversy after her passing. Her family says the movie Amy by director Asif Kapadia is “misleading and contains some basic untruths” and “specific allegations made against family

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James Ingram, ’80s/’90s R&B Singer, Dead at 66

In all, Ingram placed a dozen singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including hit duets with Linda Ronstadt, Michael McDonald and others.

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Reggie Young, Guitarist on Countless Hits, Dies

His guitar can be heard on recordings by Elvis Presley, the Box Tops, Dusty Springfield, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Ringo Starr and more.

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Steve Madaio, Trumpeter for Wonder, Stones, Dies

He can be heard on countless recordings made with Stevie Wonder, John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Earth, Wind & Fire, B. B. King, Don Henley, and more

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Clydie King, Legendary Backing Vocalist, Dies

Over her career, she sang on recordings for Ray Charles, the Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt and Skynyrd, but was best known for her work with Dylan.

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Captain and Tennille’s Daryl Dragon Dead at 76

Half of the duo behind hits like “Love Will Keep Us Together” and “Muskrat Love,” he had previously served as a keyboardist for the Beach Boys.

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Ray Sawyer, ‘Cover of Rolling Stone’ Singer, Dies

While the song was climbing the charts, the band’s manager met with the magazine’s editor and persuaded him to put the band on the cover.

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