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Blondie’s Debbie Harry joins Sting’s 2019 Rainforest Fund Benefit lineup; will play NYC Clash tribute

ABC/Jeff NeiraSting‘s star-studded 30th anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert will have even more star power.  According to Page Six, Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry has joined the gala’s lineup. As previously reported, the event, which takes place December 9 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, already had been confirmed to feature Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, James Taylor, Bob Geldof, …

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Run (Run Rudolph) to You: Bryan Adams’ ‘Christmas’ EP is here

PolydorForget about the “Summer of ’69” — right now, Bryan Adams is all about the winter of 2019, thanks to his new EP, Christmas, which is out now. The five-track collection includes three previously released holiday recordings — “Christmas Time,” “Reggae Christmas” and “Merry Christmas” — and two new tracks.  One is a song called “Must Be Santa,” which was …

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Barry Manilow extends Las Vegas residency through November 2020

PRNewsfoto/STILETTO EntertainmentBarry Manilow announced in September that he’d extended his Las Vegas residency at the Westgate Resort & Casino until late March 2020.  Now comes word that, because of high demand, the pop legend has scheduled shows at the venue through the end of next year. The newly announced concerts include a pair of three-night engagements in April, May, June, …

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Report: Eddie Van Halen back home after being hospitalized because of bad reaction to cancer drugs

ABC/Randy HolmesTMZ reports that, according to sources close to Eddie Van Halen, the legendary guitarist spent a few days in the hospital this past week because he experienced complications from the cancer treatments he’s been undergoing. TMZ says sources told them that Van Halen was released from the hospital on Sunday and is doing fine now, while claiming that he …

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Bruce Springsteen plays surprise two-hour show at private charity event in Asbury Park, NJ

Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen treated an unsuspecting invite-only crowd at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey, to a glorious night of music on Saturday, playing a surprise two-hour set during a private event benefiting Boston College, according to a Variety report. One of the lucky 400 people in attendance, Stan Goldstein — co-author of the book Rock and …

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Roll up, roll up: Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury Festival 2020

2019 MPL Communications Ltd / Photographer: MJ KimThe U.K.’s most prestigious festival, Glastonbury, has announced a legendary headliner for 2020. “We are incredibly excited to announce that @PaulMcCartney will headline the Pyramid Stage on the Saturday night of Glastonbury 2020,” the festival tweeted. The massive event is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year. McCartney retweeted the announcement and added, “Hey …

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Ex-Santana/Journey singer Gregg Rolie discusses highlights of latest solo album, says new record is on the way

Megaforce RecordsFounding Santana and Journey singer/keyboardist Gregg Rolie recently released his first solo album in 18 years, Sonic Ranch. Rolie tells ABC Audio that the reason it took so long for him to release the record was that he “got busy” with various other projects, including Ringo Starr‘s All Starr Band, Santana’s Santana IV reunion album and the recent shows …

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Mariah Carey says she’s surprised that her kids actually know her songs

ABC/Lou RoccoIf your mom was Mariah Carey, you’d probably know every song in her catalog backwards and forwards, right? Well, according to Mimi herself, she’s actually surprised that her 8-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan know any of her songs. Asked by Billboard if the twins have any favorites among her record-setting string of number one hits, she says, “They love …

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On new episode of ‘Brian Johnson’s A Life on the Road,’ Mark Knopfler recalls writing “Money for Nothing”

Nikolas Helbing/Courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment & AXS TVThe latest episode of AXS TV series Brian Johnson’s A Life on the Road features former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler chatting with the AC/DC singer as they visit Northumberland, U.K., near where they both grew up. On the episode, which premieres Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, Knopfler chats about …

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Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit teams up with Sheryl Crow for new single, “The Good Fight”

Courtesy of Timothy B. Schmit Longtime Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit has released a new single called “The Good Fight” that features guest vocals by Sheryl Crow. The soulful mid-tempo rock song seems to be a call for people to get involved in political, social and environmental causes to help make the planet a better place. Schmit and Crow team …

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