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Prince Early Years Documentary Coming Next Year

Prince R U Listening? is the title of an upcoming film that will trace the early years of the iconic artist we lost this year. Watch for it next year.

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Chicago II Album Remix Due from Rhino

The album that gave us “Make Me Smile,” “Colour My World” and other classic hits is getting a major sonic upgrade from the folks at Rhino.

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Grammy HoF Adds Hits by Rod Stewart, Deep Purple

“Maggie May” and “Smoke on the Water” are just two of 25 new titles, each at least 25 years old. Also being inducted: “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “Losing My Religion,” “Jailhouse Rock” and more

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Rick Astley Announces First U.S. Tour in Decades

The English singer whose late-’80s dance-pop hit “Never Gonna Give You Up” was a worldwide smash, has a new album and “still mighty baritone”

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Elvis Presley Confidant Joe Esposito Dies at 78

A core member of Elvis’ inner circle has died. Esposito met the singer while both served in the Army and became one of his closest associates.

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Brady Bunch Mom Florence Henderson Dead at 82

One of the most beloved TV moms has passed. Henderson went from Broadway to the popular family sitcom, a role she embraced for the rest of her life.

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L.A. Punk Legends X to Celebrate 40th with Tour

One of the all-time great American punk bands has announced a series of tour dates to celebrate the start of their 40th anniversary.

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Springsteen, De Niro, Hanks Get Presidential Medal

In one of his final official acts, President Obama will honor two legendary singers, plus several actors, at the White House

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The Beatles 1966 Tokyo Photo Book Available

Rarely seen photos from throughout their stay – in what became their final tour – comprise Hello Goodbye: The Beatles in Tokyo, 1966, in a very limited edition from Genesis Publications

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Leon Russell Memorials Held in Oklahoma and Tenn.

Friends and family of the singer,-pianist-songwriter, who died Nov. 13, gathered in two locations to pay tribute. Bruce Hornsby was among those attending.

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