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Bob Seger Releases Tribute Song to Glenn Frey on Anniversary of Eagles Star’s Death

Clay Patrick McBride; James GladerToday marks the one-year anniversary of Glenn Frey‘s death, and in honor of the Eagles singer, Bob Seger has debuted a new song tribute to his late friend that can be downloaded for free at Seger’s official Facebook page and also is streaming at RollingStone.com. “Glenn Song” is a sparse, melancholy tune that finds Seger musing …

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“Soul Man” Sam Moore Joins Lineup of Trump Pre-Inauguration Celebration

Courtesy of Webster PRWhile many well-known music artists have declined invitations to perform at the festivities surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump this week, soul legend Sam Moore has announced that he’ll be performing at a pre-inaugural event this Thursday in Washington, D.C. The Sam & Dave singer has joined the lineup of the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration, …

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Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford, Los Lobos’ Members Added to 2017 Experience Hendrix Tour Lineup

Allen Ross Thomas; Barry Brecheisen/ WireImageWith the 2017 installment of the Experience Hendrix Tour set to kick off on February 17 in Portland, Oregon, some new additions to the trek’s star-studded lineup have been announced. Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford and Los Lobos singer/guitarists David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas will appear on select dates of the Jimi Hendrix tribute tour, which …

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Elton John Announces New Spring Dates for Las Vegas Residency

Denise Truscello/WireImageStart planning your spring trip to Las Vegas: Elton John just announced new residency dates for his The Million Dollar Piano show. The singer will be returning to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for eight performances in April and May. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 20, at noon PT. Elton had previously only announced dates through February. His …

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Anniversary of Prince’s Death to Be Marked by Special Estate Tour, Concert Celebration in April

Neil Lupin/RedfernsFans touring Prince‘s Paisley Park will get a special treat in April when the Prince4Ever tour, a expanded version of the current home and studio tour, takes place, commemorating the one-year anniversary of the iconic artist’s death on April 21. Named after Prince’s greatest-hits album 4Ever, which was released last year, the tour will include a new installation of …

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New Collage Inspired by The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper Cover Unveiled Tuesday at London Hotel

Tim P. Whitby/Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Mandarin Oriental Hyde ParkThis June will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles‘ landmark album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which boasts a famous cover designed by U.K. artist Peter Blake featuring a collage of celebrities and historical figures. Now Blake has created a new star-studded mural based on …

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George Michael’s Childhood Friend Believes the Singer “Took Too Much of Something”

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesFollowing George Michael‘s sudden death on Christmas Day at the age of 53, a post mortem examination was called “inconclusive” by police, and more tests are being conducted. But one of George’s oldest pals is convinced that a combination of various drugs killed the British superstar. Andros Georgiou grew up with George Michael; the two referred to each …

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She’s Given Us the Best: Anita Baker Confirms Retirement

David Livingston/Getty ImagesFor many years, Anita Baker has been giving fans the best that she’s got — but now the celebrated singer is putting the brakes on her impressive career. Via Twitter, Baker recently cleared up rumors by confirming her new life as a retired “beach bum.” “Lotta rumours out there. No Tour. No CD. #Retired #BeachBum #ThankUJesus,” she writes. …

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My Sweet George: New George Harrison Vinyl Box Set and Extended Version of 1980 Memoir Due in February

UMeGeorge Harrison‘s family is preparing some special releases to mark what would have been the late guitar legend’s 74th birthday next month: a vinyl box set featuring remastered versions of his 12 studio albums, an expanded edition of his 1980 memoir I Me Mine and a specially-themed turntable. George Harrison — The Vinyl Collection features 180-gram versions of all of …

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