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Asia, Focus Set For ‘Heat of the Moment’ 2024 Tour

The summer run also features Martin Turner (ex Wishbone Ash) and Curved Air. The concerts will be MC’d by artist Roger Dean

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Mark James, Songwriter of ‘Suspicious Minds’ and Other Hits, Dies

He also co-wrote “Always on My Mind,” a #1 hit for Willie Nelson that won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year

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Happy Together 2024 Tour Opens With Parade of ’60s Hits

The 14th edition of the tour, named after the Turtles song, features recording artists who have earned many Top 10 hits

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Nick Lowe Announces ‘Indoor Safari,’ First New Studio Album in 11 Years

The album represents a culmination of his decade-long working relationship with the mysterious masked men and Yep Roc Records labelmates, Los Straitjackets

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Cat Stevens Gets ‘Foreigner’ Remastered Reissue

The 1973 album has been remastered and returns to vinyl for the first time since its original release

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The Number One Singles of 1978: Sweet Sixteen

The Bee Gees had an astounding impact on the chart this year, thanks in no small part to the success of Saturday Night Fever and brother Andy Gibb

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Yes ‘Fragile’ Gets Super Deluxe Edition

The band’s fourth album has been newly remastered with rare and unreleased recordings

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Radio Hits in June 1967: Dawn of the Summer of Love

With summer just around the corner, the biggest songs this week included all-time greats from the Airplane, Turtles, Aretha and Scott McKenzie

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‘Lost’ YES Album, ‘Talk,’ Gets 30th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set

The 1994 album, the progressive rock band’s 14th studio release, featured three founding members: Jon Anderson, Chris Squire and Tony Kaye, plus Trevor Rabin and Alan White

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