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Watch now: Sheryl Crow & the late Johnny Cash pray for “Redemption Day”

Credit: Kharen HillIn 1996, Sheryl Crow wrote the song “Redemption Day” after visiting Bosnia with then-first lady Hillary Clinton, and recorded it on her second album.  In 2003, Johnny Cash recorded it. He died that same year; his version was eventually released in 2010. Now, with the permission of the late country legend’s family, Crow has created a version of …

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Rolling Stones’ new “Honk” compilation, featuring hits, recent live performances, released today

Polydor/Interscope The new Rolling Stones best-of compilation Honk is out today. The retrospective is available in multiple formats and configurations, including a three-CD or four-LP deluxe edition featuring 46 tracks, as well as a 20-track single-CD or two-LP version. Both versions boast at least one song from every studio album that The Stones released from 1971 through 2016. The deluxe …

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Madonna and Maluma to perform new song, “Medellín,” at “Billboard” Music Awards

NBC/dick clark productionsJust two days after Madonna released her new song “Medellín” with Colombian reggaeton singer Maluma, the two have made plans to perform it live. They’ll be taking the stage at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards to perform the song for the first time on television. It’ll mark Madonna’s first performance of new music on TV in more than …

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The O’Jays release final studio album, “The Last Word”; band to perform on Today show Tuesday

S-Curve Records/BMGPhiladelphia soul legends The O’Jays‘ final studio album, The Last Word, was released today, April 19. Founding singer Eddie Levert says the new collection features songs that comment on — and offer a positive response regarding — today’s political and social issues. “I look at what is going on in the world and not much seems to have changed …

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What never was: Jason Bonham says his recent story about Jimmy Page giving him cocaine at age 16 isn’t true

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesIn a recent radio interview, Jason Bonham claimed that when he was 16 years old, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page introduced him to cocaine, but now the drummer — whose late father John Bonham was one of Zeppelin’s founding members — is backpedaling, saying that story is a whole lotta bull. On his official website, Jason writes, in …

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Mick Jagger attends New York City premiere of girlfriend’s ballet; says he’s feeling “good”

Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty ImagesOn Thursday night in New York City, Mick Jagger attended his first public event since undergoing heart surgery earlier this month: the U.S. premiere of his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick‘s new ballet, Porte Rouge. Page Six reports that the Rolling Stones singer quietly slipped into a side entrance to catch the performance, which was held at …

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“Breaking” news: Santana debuts video for new song, “Breaking Down the Door”

Concord RecordsSantana has premiered an official video for a new song titled “Breaking Down the Door,” which will appear on the band’s upcoming studio album Africa Speaks. The danceable tune, sung by Spanish singer Buika [pr: BWEE-kah], is infused with Latin horns and African percussion, and features the fiery guitar work by Carlos Santana. The upbeat sound of the tune …

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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and Nick Mason reunite for NYC show

Photo by Alessandra Benedetti – Corbis/Corbis via Getty ImagesFans who attended Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Thursday night gig at New York City’s Beacon Theater got an extra special treat when the band was joined on stage by Mason’s former Pink Floyd bandmate Roger Waters. The group — which also includes Spandau Ballet guitarist Gary Kemp, longtime Pink Floyd and …

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Jimmy Fallon channels The Rolling Stones to vent his frustration about the redacted Mueller report

NBC/Andrew LipovskyJimmy Fallon marked two historic releases on Thursday’s Tonight Show: the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation earlier that day, and The Rolling Stones‘ best-of compilation, Honk on Friday. Fallon managed to tie the two releases together by venting his frustration over not being able to read the complete Mueller report with a …

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Sammy Hagar and The Circle launch US tour tonight; Hagar hoping to include several of band’s new originals in set

Credit: Leah SteigerSammy Hagar and his current backing group, The Circle, which includes his old Van Halen band mate Michael Anthony on bass and Jason Bonham on drums, embark of their first full-length trek tonight in Reno, Nevada. The month-and-a-half-long U.S. outing — dubbed the Full Circle Jam Tour — runs throughthrough a June 8 show in Fort Dodge, Iowa. …

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