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John Fogerty Releases Moving New Song, ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’

The writer of “Fortunate Son” and “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” acknowledges the isolation, loss, division and hardship that were all too common in 2020

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Dr. Dre in ICU With Brain Aneurysm

The highly influential rapper, record producer, and label executive is also co-founder of Beats Electronics with record producer Jimmy Iovine

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Grammys Postpone 2021 Awards Due to Covid-19

The joint statement citing the “deteriorating situation in Los Angeles” was made by the Recording Academy and CBS during these “unprecedented times”

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‘Bond Girl’ Tanya Roberts Has, Indeed, Died

News of the A View to a Kill actress’ passing began circulating on Sunday night (Jan. 3) when her publicist prematurely announced her death

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Paul McCartney Leads Tributes to Gerry Marsden

“‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ and ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’ remain in many people’s hearts as reminders of a joyful time in British music”

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Remembering George Martin on His Birthday

The producer often referred to as the “Fifth Beatle” was born on January 3, 1926. He died on March 8, 2016 at age 90

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Barry Gibb, Dolly Parton Sing ‘Words’ From New Bee Gees Songbook LP

Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook features collaborations with such artists as Olivia Newton-John, Sheryl Crow, and Jason Isbell

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The Who Predict ’21 ‘Is Going to Be a Good Year’

As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse, now there are predictions of flame throwing squirrels. Years ago, Pete Townshend forecast better days ahead

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Al Stewart ‘Year of the Cat’ Gets 45th Anniversary Edition

The singer-songwriter’s 1976 masterpiece has been newly re-mastered for the first time from the original first-generation master tapes by producer Alan Parsons

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McCartney III: His First #1 Solo Album in 31 Years

Recorded in “Rockdown,” it comes decades after the first two in the series: 1970’s McCartney and McCartney II, which arrived ten years later in 1980

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