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Hear The Eagles, Michael McDonald, Donna Summer & more sing Dan Fogelberg tunes on new tribute album

BMGDan Fogelberg is saluted on the new all-star album titled A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg, which is in stores now. It features artists from a number of genres putting their own stamp on the late singer/songwriter’s biggest hits, as well as some lesser-known favorites. The album features The Eagles taking on “Part of the Plan,” Michael McDonald‘s interpretation of “Better …

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Geoff Downes’ side project Downes Braide Association releases new album featuring Kate Pierson, Marc Almond

Cherry Red RecordsYes and Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes has just released a third album with Downes Braide Association, his collaborative side project with veteran U.K. singer/songwriter/producer Chris Braide. Skyscraper Souls features appearances by a variety of guest vocalists, including Kate Pierson of The B-52s, Marc Almond of Soft Cell and XTC‘s Andy Partridge. Downes tells ABC Radio that he and …

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John Oates releasing Americana-inspired new solo album, “Arkansas,” in February

Thirty TigersHall & Oates singer John Oates takes a deep dive into American roots music on his latest solo album, Arkansas, which will be released on February 2. The 10-track collection, which will be available on CD, vinyl and digitally, was recorded in Nashville with a collective of respected session musicians christened The Good Road Band. The project began as …

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Partridge Family star David Cassidy in an induced coma, suffering from organ failure

Bobby Bank/Getty ImagesOne-time Partridge Family star and 1970s pop idol David Cassidy is currently hospitalized in Florida in critical condition with organ failure, his rep confirmed to ABC News. The actor’s rep added that Cassidy was in an induced coma but that “he is currently conscious and surrounded by family.” Cassidy, 67, is suffering from kidney and liver failure. Earlier …

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Elton John is “never going to stop,” but will “take a breather,” says manager

Denise Truscello/WireImageAt age 70, Elton John doesn’t seem to be slowing down, and he still regularly tours the world. According to his manager, not only will Elton not retire, he simply cannot. The pop-rock legend’s manager, of course, is also his husband, David Furnish. He tells Music Week, “Without question, Elton must never stop performing. We all have things that …

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Celebration Gig: Led Zeppelin tribute concert to be held at New York City’s Carnegie Hall in March

Michael Dorf PresentsLed Zeppelin will be saluted at the latest in the series of star-studded annual tribute concerts organized by New York City entrepreneur Michael Dorf at New York’s Carnegie Hall. “The Music of Led Zeppelin at Carnegie Hall” is scheduled for March 7, 2018, and will feature performances by 21 as-yet-unannounced artists. VIP packages can be purchased now at …

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Eagles manager & guitarist Joe Wash confirm the band will tour in 2018

Credit: Myriam SantosFollowing the January 2016 death of founding member Glenn Frey, The Eagles‘ future seemed in doubt, but the band eventually regrouped with Frey’s son Deacon and country star Vince Gill and played a series of shows this year. Now, longtime Eagles manager Irving Azoff and guitarist Joe Walsh have revealed in separate interviews that the band will continue …

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Jimmy Buffett’s bounty of archival recordings, “Buried Treasure, Volume One,” arrives today

Mailboat RecordsThe archival Jimmy Buffett album Buried Treasure, Volume One, featuring a collection of recently rediscovered unreleased acoustic demos recorded during the late 1960s and early ’70s, hit stores today. The album features 11 tracks interspersed with narrated segments by Buffett. The demos were culled from boxes of quarter-inch tapes that had been stored for decades in a Nashville studio …

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Clive Davis talks new “Bodyguard” album and Whitney’s “deserved honor” at Sunday’s AMAs

Legacy RecordingsThis week marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Whitney Houston‘s soundtrack for The Bodyguard. Today, to mark the occasion, Sony Legacy Records and Houston’s estate are releasing Whitney Houston — I Wish You Love: More from The Bodyguard. And the original album’s producer, Clive Davis, says this sequel is one that’s definitely warranted. “It is the best-selling …

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Peter Frampton releasing Grammy-winning 2006 album “Fingerprints” on vinyl for first time

Phenix PhonographIn 2006, Peter Frampton released his first and only instrumental album, Fingerprints, a star-studded collection that won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album the following year. Now, the British guitar whiz has announced plans to reissue the album on January 26, making it available on vinyl for the first time on his own Phenix Phonograph imprint. Fingerprints features …

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