Mike Rutherford Says Genesis’ New “R-Kive” Compilation Showcases “a Great Body of Work”

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RhinoThe new three-CD Genesis compilation, R-Kive, featuring a career-spanning selection of songs by the band and from the various solo projects of the group’s members, hits stores today, September 30. The 37-track collection is a companion piece to the new documentary titled Genesis: Sum of Its Parts, which will get its U.S. premiere on October 10 at 8 p.m. ET ... Read More »

Aretha Franklin Performs Powerful “Rolling in the Deep” on “Late Show”

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Matthew Jordan SmithAretha Franklin made a guest appearance on Monday’s Late Show with David Letterman to promote her new album, Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics, and perform the first single, a cover of Adele‘s “Rolling in the Deep.” Aretha was supported by a 12-piece band and five backup singers. Whitney Houston‘s mom, soul and gospel singer Cissy Houston, ... Read More »

Phil Collins Reveals Struggle with Alcohol Abuse, Says He’s Not Currently Interested in Genesis Reunion

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Image Courtesy of Atlantic RecordsLast week, Phil Collins revealed that, despite rumors to the contrary, he was not planning a full-fledged return to performing. Now, in a new interview with U.K. newspaper The Daily Mail, the former Genesis star has come forward with some other revelations, including the fact that he fairly recently underwent treatment for alcohol abuse. The singer/drummer ... Read More »

Listen to Clips of Brian Wilson’s, Smokey Robinson’s and Bob Dylan’s Contributions to Upcoming Paul McCartney Tribute Album

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Arctic PoppyThe star-packed Paul McCartney tribute album, The Art of McCartney, won’t be released until November 18, but you can already preview a number of tracks from the project online. Audio snippets of Sir Paul’s compositions covered by Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and some other music greats have been posted on the album’s official website and YouTube channel. ... Read More »

Neil Diamond Confirmed to Perform Tonight at His Old High School in Brooklyn

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Image Courtesy of Ari MichaelsonNeil Diamond announced earlier this month that he’d be playing his first-ever concert in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, on September 29 — that’s tonight — at a secret location. Now the site of the historic show has been revealed: the legendary singer/songwriter will perform at Erasmus Hall High School, which he attended from 1954 ... Read More »