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‘Local Hero’ Musical, With New Music From Mark Knopfler, Coming

A new stage adaptation of the 1983 film will feature music by the ex-Dire Straits leader, who also provided the music for the original.

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Songwriters Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees Announced

Among those being inducted are Cat Stevens and John Prine. Jeff Lynne, Chrissie Hynde and Annie Lennox had also been nominated

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Batter Up! Billy Joel to Play Ballparks

Since January 2014, the Piano Man has played one show per month at MSG. That continues this year along with his annual shows at many MLB stadiums

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Clydie King, Legendary Backing Vocalist, Dies

Over her career, she sang on recordings for Ray Charles, the Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt and Skynyrd, but was best known for her work with Dylan.

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The Who in 2019: New Album, Tour

The band’s longtime manager told BBC Radio that Pete Townshend “has written some really great songs.” Plus news about a long dormant Keith Moon film

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Paul McCartney Unreleased Film to Screen

The previously unseen film tells the story of how Paul McCartney and Wings “came to meet the inimitable impresario Bruce McMouse.”

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Joni Mitchell’s 75th Birthday Show to Screen + CD

Stars such as James Taylor, Graham Nash, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones and more came out for the first of two concerts honoring the singer-songwriter

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Lindsey Buckingham: Mac Split ‘Dishonors’ Band’s Legacy (Update)

One month after the band’s ongtime guitarist and songwriter revealed that he and the band had settled their lawsuit, he criticized them on Twitter

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Procol Harum to Tour in Support of 50th Anniversary LP

Nearly a half century since their monumental debut, ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale,’ the British band is back with a new studio album.

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REO Speedwagon ‘Classic Years’ Box Set Coming

The 9-disc collection spans such favorites as the #1 songs “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and “Keep on Loving You,” plus “Take it on the Run” and “Roll With the Changes”

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