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Founding Allman Brothers Band Singer Gregg Allman, Dead at 69

David Becker/WireImageGregg Allman, co-founding lead singer, keyboardist and one of the main songwriters of the legendary The Allman Brothers Band, has died at age 69. A statement on Allman’s official website reads, in part, “It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at his home in …

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The Rolling Stones’ “Olé Olé Olé!” Latin American tour documentary released on DVD and Blu-ray today

Eagle Rock EntertainmentHere’s your weekend viewing all sorted: the recent Rolling Stones documentary about the band’s 2016 América Latina Olé Tour was released on DVD and Blu-ray today. Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America follows the band throughout the 10-city trek, which culminated with a historic free concert in Havana, Cuba. The film, which was directed by Paul …

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Which current young male pop star calls Don Henley “dad”?

Danny Clinch/David Needleman exclusively for Billboard When you think of artists who are influenced by The Eagles, U.K.-based pop band One Direction might not immediately come to mind. However, one of the group’s members, Niall Horan, not only worships the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, he tells Billboard that he and Don Henley have a father/son relationship. The Irish …

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Items from Keith Richards’ New York City apartment to be auctioned next June

Credit: Mark SeligerIf you’re a Rolling Stones fan who’s wanted to own something personal belonging to Keith Richards, you’ll get your chance when a collection of items from the rock legend’s Manhattan apartment goes up for bid next month. The auction, which will take place June 24 at Stair Galleries in Hudson, New York, will feature antique furniture, paintings, decorations …

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In the Name of Les: U2’s The Edge to be honored with 2017 Les Paul Spirit Award

ABC/Randy HolmesU2 guitarist The Edge will be honored with the second annual Les Paul Spirit Award on June 9 when the Irish rockers make their first-ever appearance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. The award is presented by the Les Paul Foundation to an artist who exemplifies the spirit of the late electric-guitar and audio pioneer …

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Roger Waters kicks off his Us + Them Tour tonight in Kansas City

Credit: Kate IzorRoger Waters‘ expansive Us + Them Tour of North America gets underway this evening in Kansas City, Missouri. The 55-date trek is mapped out through an October 28 concert in Vancouver, Canada. As seen during his rehearsal concert last Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist will be playing a set made up mainly of …

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It’s wonderful to be here! 50th anniversary “Sgt. Pepper” reissue gets its release today

Universal Music GroupIf you’d like to take the 50th anniversary reissue of The Beatles‘ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band album home with you, today’s the day! A new stereo mix of the landmark record is available in multiple formats and configurations, including a super deluxe six-disc set containing two CDs of outtakes, new stereo mixes of the non-LP singles …

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New Roy Orbison album to feature late singer’s original vocals paired with new orchestral parts

Legacy Recordings/Roy’s Boys LLCA new Roy Orbison album combining archival vocal performances from the late rock legend with newly recorded orchestral accompaniment will be released on November 3. A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra features 15 tracks, including newly created versions of classics songs spanning from Orbison’s early-’60s heyday through his late-’80s comeback. A Love …

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Watch Todd Rundgren and Daryl Hall perform their new duet…live from Daryl’s House

Courtesy of Todd RundgrenA video featuring Todd Rundgren and Daryl Hall performing their new collaborative duet, “Chance for Us,” has debuted at Cleopatra Records’ official YouTube channel. The catchy synth-driven tune is among the many star-studded collaborations that appear on Rundgren’s latest studio album, White Knight, which was released earlier this month. The clip was shot at Daryl’s House, the …

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