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Graham Nash Plots Solo Summer Tour of North America

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Credit: Elde StewartCrosby, Stills & Nash are preparing to hit the road for a U.S. spring tour next week, but after that trek winds down, Graham Nash will launch a North American outing of his own. The folk-rock legend’s newly announced summer tour is mapped out from a July 12 performance at the Vancouver Island MusicFest in Coquitlam, Canada, through ... Read More »

New Star-Studded Beatles Tribute Album Features Unplugged Versions of Classic Fab Four Tunes

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Cleopatra RecordsA new Beatles tribute album featuring an interesting variety of pop and rock stars from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s is scheduled to be released next Tuesday, April 28. Keep Calm and Salute The Beatles boasts acoustic renditions of classic Fab Four tunes by such artists as The Rascals‘ Felix Cavaliere, KC of KC and the Sunshine Band, ex-Blood, ... Read More »

Vinyl Box Set Featuring John Lennon’s Entire Solo Catalog Being Released in June

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Capitol/UMeA new box set featuring high-quality vinyl versions of John Lennon‘s eight studio albums will be released on June 9. The nine-disc collection, titled simply Lennon, marks the first time that vinyl editions of the late Beatles star’s solo albums will be available together in one package. Each album — spanning from Lennon’s 1970 solo debut, Plastic Ono Band, through ... Read More »

Madonna Denies Texting During Off-Broadway Show

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Mert Alas and Marcus PiggotDespite being spotted by witnesses and called out by the show’s star, Madonna insists she was not texting during a performance of the off-Broadway musical Hamilton over the weekend. Madonna took in the show Saturday evening and was reportedly seen tapping away at her phone throughout the second act. But the singer’s rep tells Us Weekly ... Read More »

Paul McCartney on His Return to the Pop Charts: “It’s Cool!”

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Mary McCartney/MPL Communications Ltd.One of the most unlikely hits of the year so far has got to be Paul McCartney‘s collaboration with Rihanna and Kanye West, “FourFiveSeconds,” which has returned the legendary Beatles star to the top 40 for the first time in decades. Sir Paul says he certainly didn’t expect the success of the song, but declares that it’s ... Read More »

Star of Elton John Biopic Claims He Has “No Idea” How to Sing

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Theo Wargo/Getty Images; ABC/Randy HolmesBritish actor Tom Hardy, best known in the U.S. for his roles in Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, is going to star in Rocketman, the upcoming movie biography of Elton John. However, he says he’s having a bit of difficulty with the part because, well, he can’t sing. Hardy is expected to sing some Elton ... Read More »

Alice Cooper Says Upcoming Album Will Feature Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, AC/DC’s Brian Johnson & More

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Credit: Ross HalfinAlice Cooper has revealed more details about his upcoming studio album, a star-studded tribute to the collective of fellow rock stars whom he used to drink with known as the Hollywood Vampires. Cooper told Billboard at a VIP grand opening event for designer John Varvatos‘ new store in Detroit last week that he’s finished work on the album. ... Read More »

Queen’s Brian May to Appear on Adam Lambert’s Upcoming Album

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Credit: Neal PrestonAdam Lambert has spent quite a bit of time touring with Queen in recent years, and now the band’s guitarist, Brian May, has returned the favor by lending his talents to the singer’s upcoming album, The Original High. May will be featured on a song titled “Lucy,” according to a track listing the former American Idol runner-up shared ... Read More »

Moody Blues Bassist Hoping Band’s Classic Lineup Will Reunite for Days of Future Passed’s 50th Anniversary

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Image Courtesy of The Moody BluesA major milestone in the history of The Moody Blues is approaching in the not-too-distant future, as the 50th anniversary of the release of the band’s landmark concept album, Days of Future Passed, will take place in the fall of 2017. The group’s longtime bassist, John Lodge, admits that he already has been thinking about ... Read More »