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Bruce Springsteen Sets Soul Covers Album, ‘Only the Strong Survive’

“I wanted to make an album where I just sang. And what better music to work with than the great American songbook of the 60s and 70s?”

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Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ Rapper, Dies at 59

The worldwide smash, which he co-wrote with 2 others, earned Stevie Wonder a songwriting credit as it prominently sampled “Pastime Paradise”

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Neil Diamond Musical, ‘A Beautiful Noise,’ Coming to Broadway

The Grammy winner is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The jukebox musical features a score of his songs

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Wolfgang Van Halen Performs ‘Panama’ at 2nd Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert

The all-star presentation honoring the late Foo Fighters drummer included Nancy Wilson, the reunited James Gang, and many more for 53 songs

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Leonard Cohen Tribute Album Features James Taylor, Peter Gabriel, Norah Jones

Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen includes performances by James Taylor, Norah Jones, Peter Gabriel, Mavis Staples, and Iggy Pop

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Mike + The Mechanics Enlists Nic Collins For Drums on 2023 Tour

The band, led by Genesis founding member, Mike Rutherford, with perform all their hits and “a drop of Genesis” on the “Refueled” tour

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Stevie Nicks on What Inspired Her to Record Stephen Stills’ ‘For What It’s Worth’

“He managed, in that song, to touch on everything so subtly. This is a song I long wanted to record. This seemed to be the right time”

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Dr. John Final Album, ‘Things Happen That Way,’ Arrives

During the sessions for the album, Rebennack invited a few old friends to lend their voices to the project including Willie Nelson and Aaron Neville

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Bob Dylan’s New Book, ‘The Philosophy of Modern Song’: More Details

Its 60+ essays cover surprising choices from such songwriters as Elvis Costello, Little Richard, Eagles, and The Who

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Herb Alpert, 87, Sets New Album, Continues to Tour

Few artists in the history of American music have been able to stay relevant decade after decade like the legend

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