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Carole King, Todd Rundgren and The Go-Go’s Lead List of Rock Hall 2021 Nominees

The diverse list of 16 candidates features seven female artists and many acts that have been overlooked for decades

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Christine McVie Questions Fleetwood Mac’s Future Tour Plans

She weighed in on Stevie Nicks, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood. About herself, she offered, “I think I’m getting a bit too old for it”

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Elliot Mazer, Producer of Legendary Recordings By Neil Young and Many Others, Dies

In a 5+ decade career, he collaborated on such landmark albums as Young’s Harvest and Time Fades Away, and The Band’s concert album The Last Waltz

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Mary Wilson, Co-Founder of The Supremes, Dead at 76

Along with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, she was an original member of the best-selling group on the Motown roster, scoring a dozen #1 singles.

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Moves Tour to 2022

Since 2018, the Pink Floyd co-founder and drummer has been performing the group’s early material, with some like-minded friends

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Radio Hits in February 1977: The Sound of Thunder

Songs by some of the biggest names in rock including the Eagles + Steve Miller topped the chart. Fleetwood Mac released Rumours, making them superstars

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Radio Hits of 1971: 50 Years Ago

It was an amazing year for music as rock, pop and R&B shared the airwaves. Solo hits from 3 former Beatles, joined 2 songs called “Superstar” near the top. What was #1?

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Dusty Springfield ‘Complete Atlantic Singles’ Arrives

The singles highlight how the move to a more R&B sound at Atlantic brilliantly capitalized on the smoky tones of her mezzo-soprano

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Golden Earring Co-Founder George Kooymans Retires After ALS Diagnosis; Band Calls it Quits

“We would have preferred a farewell tour, but unfortunately this is what it is,” said one member following the announcement.

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Richard Perry, A-List Record Producer, Publishes Memoir, ‘Cloud Nine’

In a career spanning more than 50 years, he has worked with a literal Who’s Who of artists ranging from Tiny Tim, Ringo Starr, Carly Simon and Rod Stewart

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