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The Number One Albums of 1975: Aye Aye, Captain

Only one artist had an album that spent more than five weeks at the top. That same superstar had three chart toppers that year, totaling 15 weeks in all

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Johnny Cash Newly Discovered 1993 Album, ‘Songwriter,’ Coming

His son, John Carter Cash, stripped the recordings back to just Johnny’s powerful, pristine vocals and acoustic guitar, and invited some acclaimed musicians to the mix

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Dolly Parton Has a Broadway Musical Coming (And Its Name is Perfect)

She certainly has plenty of material to draw from: 25 of her singles have topped the Country chart

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Pete Townshend ‘Live In Concert 1985-2001’ Box Set Coming

Pete Townshend Live In Concert 1985-2001, a 14-CD set, has been newly mastered by long-time Who engineer Jon Astley

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John Lennon ‘Mind Games’ Gets 50th Anniversary Box Set

The 1973 album is being celebrated with “an immersive, deep listening experience and in-depth exploration”

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Robin Trower Cancels Tour Due to Health Issues

The 79 year-old guitarist had just played four U.K. concerts to celebrate the release of an expanded edition of his acclaimed 1974 album

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‘McCartney Legacy Volume 2’ Coming From Noted Beatles Historian

The follow-up title from Allan Kozinn and researcher Adrian Sinclair covers the years 1974-1980

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Talking Heads ‘Stop Making Sense’ Concert Album: New Reissue

The four members have been doing interviews together to promote the restored edition of the acclaimed film

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Deep Purple Releases 2nd Single Ahead of ‘=1’ Album and Summer Tour With YES

Two of the U.K.’s most influential bands in their respective genres are touring together in 2024

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