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Warner Bros. RecordsRemastered, expanded versions of Van Morrison's landmark 1970 album Moondance will be released on September 30. The classic record will be available as a standard CD, a two-CD set and a deluxe edition boasting five discs.
The deluxe version, which will contain four CDs and a Blu-ray audio disc, will feature 50 previously unreleased tracks. Among the rare recordings are multiple alternative takes of such memorable tunes as "Moondance," "Caravan," "Into the Mystic" and "Glad Tidings." read more ≫
Verve/Universal Music GroupElton John has been showing a keen interest in the career of another British artist, the much-younger Ed Sheeran, with whom he performed at the Grammys this year.
Sheeran recently told People magazine that he often hears from Elton. Ed said, "***** ring me weekly just to be like, 'Don't give up. Do this single...I know you want to do this but do this.'" read more ≫
RollingStone.comRolling Stone's decision to put a photo of Boston Marathon ******* suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev on the cover of its upcoming issue has generated some harsh criticism, with many people taking to the Internet to condemn the magazine for apparently glorifying the alleged terrorist. According to some members of the media, the image -- a self-taken photo that shows the 19-year-old Russian immigrant with tousled hair -- is reminiscent of pictures of rock icons like Bob Dylan and The Doors' Jim Morrison read more ≫