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Two of David Bowie’s Final Recordings Premiere on UK Radio

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ISO/Columbia RecordsTwo of the three final songs David Bowie recorded, “When I Met You” and “No Plan,” were given their world premiere on separate BBC Radio programs on Tuesday. The three tunes will appear on the cast album for Lazarus, the recent stage production Bowie co-wrote with Once playwright Enda Walsh, which will be released this Friday, October 21. “When …

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Phil Collins Reveals Paul McCartney Slight that He “Never Forgot”

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Patrick Balls; Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPhil Collins has been a fan of The Beatles since he was a kid, but he reveals in a recent interview with London’s The Sunday Times that a 2002 incident involving Paul McCartney has led to a feud of sorts with his fellow rock legend. According to Collins, he and McCartney had both been taking part …

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Birthday Boy Chuck Berry Announces New Album

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Dualtone Records What a birthday surprise from Chuck Berry. The rock legend, who turns 90 today, has just made a major announcement: He’s releasing a new album. The album, titled Chuck, will debut in 2017. It’s his first new album in 38 years. Berry recorded the project in his native St. Louis with his longtime backing group, which includes his …

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The Zombies’ Surviving Members to Reunite for 50th Anniversary “Odessey and Oracle” Tour

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Courtesy of TCT ArtistsAll four surviving Zombies members will reunite for a new tour next year that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion band’s acclaimed 1968 album Odessey and Oracle. The trek, which gets under way with a North American leg starting on March 17 show in Glenside, Pennsylvania, will feature The Zombies’ final full-length performances of …

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Happy 90th Birthday, Chuck Berry!

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Yuri Martianov/Kommersant via Getty ImagesHail, hail, Chuck Berry, who today becomes the first famous rock ‘n’ roller to reach the ripe old age of 90. The St. Louis native has been a national treasure since he duck-walked onto the music scene more than 60 years ago. Among Berry’s many unforgettable tunes are “Johnny B. Goode,” “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Sweet …

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Nobel Academy Hasn’t Heard from Bob Dylan Since His Award

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FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImagesSince Nobel judges announced Thursday that Bob Dylan would receive this year’s prize for literature, they have yet to hear from the “Like a Rolling Stone” singer. Dylan, 75, last week became the first musician to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature, a prestigious award whose previous recipients include William Faulkner, Gunter Grass and Samuel Beckett. Dylan is …

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Eric Clapton Sued for Allegedly Paying the Wrong Songwriter

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Brian Rasic/WireImageEric Clapton may be singing the blues over a lawsuit that claims he credited a song from his 1992 MTV Unplugged album to the wrong blues artist. The estate of Bo Carter — a blues artist in the 1920s and ’30s — claims that the 71-year-old British guitar legend incorrectly attributed the song “Alberta” to Lead Belly. Its lawsuit …

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