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Loverboy guitarist Paul Dean’s debut solo album, “Hard Core,” debuts on streaming services

Columbia RecordsFounding Loverboy guitarist Paul Dean‘s 1989 debut solo album, Hard Core, has just been turned loose on all major streaming services for the first time. The album features a variety of interesting guest collaborations, including a harmonica solo by Jon Bon Jovi that appears on the song “Under the Gun.” Among the other tunes on Hard Core is “Sword …

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Bob Seger previews five songs from ‘I Knew You When’

Capitol RecordsFour days before the album’s release, Bob Seger‘s giving us a taste of five songs from I Knew You When. A video on Seger’s Facebook page features a montage of the tracks “Busload of Faith,” “I Knew You When,” “Blue Ridge,” “Democracy,” and “Gracile.” Seger’s already released “Busload of Faith,” of course, a cover of the song by the …

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Elton John on meeting lyricist Bernie Taupin: “Talk about kismet”

Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.Elton John visited The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Monday night to celebrate the release of his new, three-CD, 51-track career spanning box set, Diamonds. The collection celebrates Elton’s 50-year collaboration with lyricist Bernie Taupin which began in 1967, and Elton told the tale of meeting his musical partner. “I was in …

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Being with Yule: Smokey Robinson “really excited” about first solo holiday album, “Christmas Everyday”

© 2017 Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson has just released his first-ever holiday album as a solo artist, Christmas Everyday, which is available exclusively from Amazon on CD and digitally. The 10-track collection features the Motown legend’s unique renditions of seven well-known holiday tunes, along with three brand-new original Christmas songs. Robinson tells ABC Radio that he’s “really excited” about Christmas Everyday, …

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U2 to take part in UK performance and interview TV special

Credit: Anton CorbijnFresh from receiving the Global Icon honor Sunday at the MTV European Music Awards in London, U2 will tape a BBC television special featuring a performance and an interview, Deadline reports. U2 At the BBC is an hour-long special that will be recorded at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios and broadcast on U.K.’s BBC One in December. The …

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Report: The Who in talks to replace Elton John in Las Vegas after Elton’s residency ends in May

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicElton John recently announced that he’ll be ending his years-long Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in May of 2018. Now comes word that another British music legend may be replacing Elton at the venue. U.K. tabloid The Mirror claims that The Who’s Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are in negotiations to play a series of …

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Fab fashion: Beatles-themed clothing line launched by Alice + Olivia brand

Courtesy of Alice + OliviaFashion designer Stacey Bendet‘s Alice + Olivia brand has teamed up with The Beatles to create a limited-edition line of women’s clothing items and accessories. The collection includes jackets, button-down shirts, t-shirts, pullovers, dresses, skirts and clutch purses featuring various Fab Four-themed images and song titles. Among the items are a white denim jacket featuring The …

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