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Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder, Dies at 73

The guitarist and songwriter – he wrote such songs as “Black Magic Woman” – co-founded the group with Mick Fleetwood in 1967

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Allman Betts Band Releases 2nd Song From ‘Bless Your Heart’

Bloodlines run deep on this modern version of the ABB. Their follow-up to 2019’s Down to the River reveals a maturity. “We pushed ourselves,” says Betts

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Genesis Moves Reunion Tour to 2021, Adds Dates

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks haven’t toured together since their last reunion in 2007. The Last Domino tour is one hot ticket

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Radio Hits in 1982: Eye of the Tiger

Songs by Fleetwood Mac (group and solo), Journey and Rod Stewart were among the biggest Top 40 hits as was a certain smash by Survivor

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Patty Smyth Announces First New Album in 3 Decades

She came to prominence as the lead vocalist of Scandal, with the 1982 song, “Goodbye to You.” Two years later, they scored with the smash “The Warrior”

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Fleetwood Mac Early Recordings to Be Reissued

The 1969-1974 set features all seven of the studio albums the band recorded for Reprise Records during the early years, and an unreleased 1974 concert.

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Happy Together 2020 Tour Rescheduled to 2021

The 11th edition of the tour, named after the Turtles song, has been postponed due to the pandemic The participating acts have earned dozens of Top 10 hits

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ABBA Reunion, New Recordings: Update

Plenty of classic rock bands have reunited over the years, so why not one of the world’s most successful pop bands decades later?

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New Book Explores History of Rock Documentary Films

The book includes interviews with Dick Clark, D.A. Pennebaker and Johnny Cash, and commentary by the Supremes’ Mary Wilson and Ray Manzarek of the Doors.

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#1 Singles of 1966: Good Lovin’

Only one song stayed at the top for 3 weeks or more. And thus, no less than 37 singles reached #1 that year. Several musical acts had more than one

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