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Elton John on Making Albums: “It’s Someone Else’s Turn Now”

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ABC/Randy HolmesBack in February, Elton John came out with a well-reviewed album called Wonderful Crazy Night. But based on interview that aired this week, it may very well end up being his final album. Speaking to the British TV show Good Morning Britain, Elton said, “I’m gonna be 70 next year but I think I’m singing better than I’ve ever …

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Sting to Be Named an “Icon” at London Awards Show Next Month

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Eric Ryan AndersonSting is definitely an iconic musician, which is why he’s going to be named BMI Icon at this year’s BMI London Awards, scheduled for October 10 in the U.K. capital. BMI, a performing rights organization, will be handing out awards for the year’s most-performed songs on U.S. radio and TV at the event. Sting’s award is the most …

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Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Says He Expects to Debut New Musical Project in 2017

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George Pimentel/WireImageLed Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page recently has been busy promoting the band’s just-released archival collection The Complete BBC Sessions, an expanded version of 1997’s BBC Sessions compilation, but the rock legend says he still is planning to get back to doing new music. In a recent interview with the U.K. digital radio service Planet Rock, Page admitted that he’d …

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Neil Young Debuts New Song, “Indian Givers,” Protesting Midwestern Oil Pipeline

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Credit: Julie GarnerNeil Young is well-known for embracing a variety of environmental causes, and the folk-rock legend has shown his support for another one in a brand-new protest song called “Indian Givers” that premiered recently on his official YouTube channel. According to RollingStone.com, the folk-rock legend’s tune rails against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which is being built to carry oil …

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Brings the Hits (and Lasers) to New York’s Radio City Music Hall

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Ian Gavan/Getty ImagesELO wrapped up a triumphant five-date American tour Sunday night at New York’s Radio City Music Hall with a hit-filled setlist, stunning visuals and lots of lasers. Billed as Jeff Lynne’s ELO, the group recreated its radio hits “Turn to Stone,” “Evil Woman” and “Telephone Line” with exact precision at the second of two sold-out New York City …

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Kevin James on Playing “Miami 2017” with Billy Joel

Kevin Mazur/WireImageActor Kevin James and Billy Joel are both from Long Island, New York, and they’re pals: Kevin even appeared on stage with Billy twice last year. On Monday’s Live with Kelly, James told Kelly Ripa and her guest co-host Busy Phillips what the experience was like. In 2015, James appeared on stage with Billy the night he broke the …

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New Beatles Documentary to Be Released on DVD and Blu-ray in November

Polygram Entertainment and CapitolThe new Ron Howard-directed Beatles documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years, premiered in theaters and on Hulu last week, but come November 18, you’ll be able to purchase the film on DVD and Blu-ray, including deluxe editions offering a variety of bonus features. As previously reported, Eight Days a Week — The …

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The Beatles Score 32nd Top-10 Album on “Billboard” 200 with Archival “Live at the Hollywood Bowl”

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©Apple Corps Ltd.The Beatles‘ new archival concert album, Live at the Hollywood Bowl, has debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200, making it the legendary band’s 32nd record to reach the chart’s top 10. The record, which features performances from the Fab Four’s three historic shows at the famous Los Angeles venue in 1964 and ’65, notched a total of …

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Dolly Parton Reinvents “Jolene” with Pentatonix

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Dolly Records/RCA NashvilleThough her signature song “I Will Always Love You” may be her best-selling tune, Dolly Parton has often said that “Jolene” is her most-covered composition. Now, it’s Dolly herself who’s putting a new spin on her 1974 single. Dolly offers a new rendition of the song inspired by both a bank teller who had designs on her husband …

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