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Ringo Starr, Tom Petty keyboardist Benmont Tench featured on upcoming album by indie-rocker Jenny Lewis

Scott Robert Ritchie; Autumn de WildeRingo Starr is among the well-known musicians who have contributed to veteran indie-rocker Jenny Lewis‘ new solo album, On the Line, which will be released on March 22. The former Beatles drummer, along with founding Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench and acclaimed producer/bassist Don Was, back Lewis throughout the record, including on …

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Michael Jackson stage musical, “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” cancels pre-Broadway run

Courtesy of DKC O&MThe Michael Jackson stage musical, Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, has scrapped its pre-Broadway run in Chicago due to “scheduling difficulties” caused by the recent Actors’ Equity strike, Deadline reports. The show was initially supposed to make its debut at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre on October 29, going through December 1. Now, it will be …

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Aerosmith’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony postponed because of “severe weather”

Credit: Zack WhitfordAerosmith fans will have to wait a little bit longer to see the band get its star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A ceremony to unveil the rock legends’ marker had been scheduled to take place today at 11:30 a.m. PT, but the event was postponed because of “severe weather conditions,” according to a statement from the …

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Paul McCartney to release deluxe “Egypt Station” box set featuring luggage-style packaging in May

Capitol Records/UMeAre you ready for a return trip to Egypt Station? Paul McCartney has unveiled plans to release a limited-edition deluxe version of his chart-topping 2018 studio album on May 10. The Egypt Station: Traveller’s Edition box set comes packaged in a vintage-style suitcase and features previously unreleased studio and live tracks, rarities and collectible memorabilia. The deluxe set includes …

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David Bowie’s ‘Pin Ups’ album picture-disc version coming for Record Store Day

Record Store Day/Parlophone David Bowie‘s 1973 covers collection Pin Ups will be reissued as a vinyl picture disc for Record Store Day on Saturday, April 13. The 12-track album featured renditions of some of the rock legend’s favorite songs from the British Invasion era, including The Who‘s “I Can’t Explain” and “Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere,” The Kinks‘ “Where Have All the …

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Tunes by Elton John, Stevie Wonder among YouTube’s top Valentine’s Day love songs

ABC/Randy Holmes; Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCNeed some ideas for your Valentine’s Day playlist? YouTube has released a list of the top 15 love songs that received a spike in views on the romantic holiday last year, and it includes quite a few veteran artists. At #3 on the list was Elton John‘s “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” from …

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Live Is the Answer: Todd Rundgen’s Utopia to release new concert album and video capturing 2018 reunion show

Cleopatra Records Last spring, Todd Rundgren reunited his old band Utopia for its first tour in 32 years, a North American trek that ran from an April 18 concert in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, through a June 5 show in Riverside, California. One of the performances, a May 22 concert in Chicago, was captured for a live album and video that …

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Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan to launch US co-headlining tour in June

Danny Clinch; Courtesy of Island RecordsEx-Doobie Brothers singer/keyboardist Michael McDonald and funk/soul legend Chaka Khan will team up this summer for a joint U.S. tour. The trek kicks off June 20 in Huber Heights, Ohio, and is plotted out through an August 4 concert in Rohnert Park, California. Among the shows are performances on July 6 at the Ravinia Festival …

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Trampled Under Footwear?: Led Zeppelin teams up with Vans to launch new shoe and apparel line

Courtesy of VansLed Zeppelin is partnering with the Vans footwear company to launch a limited-edition line of shoes and apparel in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the band’s self-titled debut album. The Vans x Led Zeppelin collection features low-top and high-top sneakers, a long-sleeve t-shirt and a trucker hat. The low-top, called the Era, features multiple white images of …

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Upcoming David Bowie vinyl-singles box set “Clareville Grove Demos” to feature unreleased 1969 recordings

ParlophoneFollowing the announcement of the David Bowie vinyl singles box set Spying Through a Keyhole, which is due out on April 5, comes word that another upcoming vinyl collection featuring rare recordings by the late rock legend will be issued soon. The Clareville Grove Demos box set features three seven-inch vinyl discs boasting six songs that Bowie recorded as a …

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