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Elvis Presley Guitarist & Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Scotty Moore Dies at 84

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Robert Knight Archive/RedfernsGuitar legend Scotty Moore, who accompanied Elvis Presley on his original Sun and early RCA recordings, helping to lay the foundation for rock guitar, died Tuesday at 84, reports Memphis’ Commercial Appeal. Phillips Record Service engineer Matt Ross-Spang confirmed the news on Instagram. “We lost one of the finest people I have ever met today. I…The guitarist that …

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Roger Waters Signs New Deal for Management of His Pink Floyd Catalog

Credit: Sean EvansFounding Pink Floyd bassist/singer Roger Waters has signed a long-term publishing agreement with BMG to represent the song catalog he amassed while he was a member of the famous U.K. rock band. The deal covers songs that Waters wrote beginning with the group’s 1967 debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, and running through his last …

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James Taylor’s $1.5 Million Childhood Home Up for Auction

Steven Henry/Getty ImagesJames Taylor‘s childhood home, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is set to hit the auction block this Wednesday, June 29. The home, last priced at more than $1.5 million, sits on 24 acres and includes a main house, a guest house and a children’s playhouse. It was where the “Carolina on My Mind” singer lived from the …

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Lock of David Bowie’s Hair Sells for More Than $18K at Auction

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Courtesy of Heritage AuctionsA blond lock of David Bowie‘s hair clipped from the late singer in 1983 fetched $18,750 at a memorabilia sale held over the weekend at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills. The winning bid was more than four times the expected sale price of $4,000. The lock of hair was cut by and belonged to Wendy Farrier, who …

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Barry Gibb Releasing New Solo Album, “In the Now”

Credit: Danny ClinchSurviving Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb has unveiled plans to release a new solo album this fall. Titled In the Now, The project will be the second solo effort Gibb’s career, following 1984’s Now Voyager, and his first album of new original music since the 2001 Bee Gees release This Is Where I Came From. Barry has written …

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Listen to Title Track of Steven Tyler’s Debut Solo Album, “We’re All Somebody from Somewhere,” Now

Dot RecordsOn Friday, Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler gave a debut performance of the title track to his forthcoming debut solo album, We’re All Somebody from Somewhere, during an appearance on NBC’s Today show, and now you can check out the studio version of the song. The funky tune, which salutes a diverse variety of American music genres, can be heard now …

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Billy Joel Joins Gov. Andrew Cuomo for Breast Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Ride

Credit: Myrna SuarezBilly Joel joined his pal, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, on Monday for a breast cancer awareness motorcycle ride, Newsday reports. The singer and the politician teamed up in Joel’s hometown area of Long Island, New York, beginning the ride at Sunken Meadow State Park. Billy participated in the first leg of the event, which ended at Citi …

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Jon Bon Jovi Surprises Ailing Fan at His New Jersey Community Restaurant

Noam Galai/WireImageJon Bon Jovi paid a special visit to his JBJ Soul Kitchen in Toms River, New Jersey, Saturday to give one unsuspecting fan the thrill of her life. Billboard reports the New Jersey rocker worked with the staff of his nonprofit community restaurant to set up a surprise meet-and-greet with Carol Cesario, a huge Bon Jovi fan who’s suffering …

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