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Beatles’ ‘Hard Day’s Night’ Gets 4K UHD + Blu-ray Edition

The 1964 black-and-white film has been upgraded many times in the previous decades. The new restoration has been approved by its director, Richard Lester

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Gary Rossington Returns to Lynyrd Skynyrd Stage Following Heart Surgery

The band’s last remaining founding member has had a history of heart issues. He returned to the stage 4 months after successful surgery

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Roger Daltrey Moves ‘Who Was I’ Tour to 2022

The postponement is due to Covid-19 concerns. “Singers need to sing. It’s important to get our road crew working. Without these guys the halls would go silent”

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Sets 2022 Tour of North America

Since 2018, the band’s co-founder and drummer has been performing the group’s early material. The dates precede extensive tours of the U.K. and Europe

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Indie Band the Posies Break Up Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

In an extensive investigation, numerous women have come forward to accuse Ken Stringfellow (center) of a sustained pattern of abusive behavior

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John Lodge Sets Live Album of Moody Blues Faves

The legendary bass player, songwriter and vocalist performs such classics as “I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band)” and “Ride My See-Saw”

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Top Selling Albums of 1972: Rock’s Golden Era

Some of the biggest names in classic rock dominated the radio and sales charts throughout the decade. This year was no exception

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Jay Black, Lead Singer For ’60s Group, Jay and the Americans, Dies

Born David Blatt, he led the NYC-based musical group with such catchy hits as “This Magic Moment,” “Come a Little Bit Closer,” and “Cara Mia”

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Rolling Stones Share Unreleased Tracks From ‘Tattoo You,’ Including Reggae-Tinged ‘Start Me Up’

The deluxe edition of 1981’s chart-topping, multi-platinum album includes nine previously unreleased tracks and much more

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Top Albums October 1981: All Rock

Though Top 40 programmers stubbornly played songs by A/C acts, the top 9 slots on the US album sales chart were occupied by rock acts

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