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Jon Bon Jovi to record charity single for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Foundation next week

ABC/Lou RoccoNext week, Jon Bon Jovi will be heading to London, where he’ll meet up with Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, at the famous Abbey Road Studios and will record a charity single for the U.K. royal’s Invictus Games Foundation. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer will be recording a new version of his band’s recent song “Unbroken” …

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The Moody Blues’ John Lodge launches US solo tour Saturday featuring special guest Jon Davison of Yes

Credit: Emily Lodge After wrapping up a stint on the ’70s Rock & Romance Cruise, Moody Blues singer/bassist John Lodge will head out on a 12-date U.S. solo tour that kicks off Saturday, February 22, in Dania Beach, Florida. Lodge reveals to ABC Audio that he’ll have a surprise guest joining him on all the shows, current Yes frontman Jon Davison. …

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America launches new series of tour dates Friday; duo reveals biggest surprise about their career

Courtesy of AmericaFresh off a stint on the star-studded ’70s Rock & Romance Cruise, America continues the 2020 portion of its 50th anniversary world tour this Friday, February 21, in Brookville, New York. The famed folk-rock act, led by founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, have nearly 30 confirmed upcoming North American dates on their schedule, mapped out through …

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Album of unreleased 1974 David Bowie live performances to be released on Record Store Day

Parlophone RecordsLast month, it was announced that an album of rare 1996 David Bowie recordings titled ChangesNowBowie will be released as part of the 2020 Record Store Day campaign on April 18, and now comes word that a second limited-edition archival collection also will be issued that day. I’m Only Dancing (The Soul Tour ’74), which will be available as …

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No love, at all: Fans drag Whitney Houston hologram performance after it debuts on UK television

BASE HologramProducers of Whitney Houston‘s upcoming hologram trek, An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour, may want to check in with their graphics team before they officially hit the road. After Houston’s hologram made its television debut on the British morning show This Morning, fans shared some strong reactions to the posted performance where Houston’s blurry image is …

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Bon Jovi’s new album out May 15; new single “Limitless” out now

ABC/Lou RoccoBon Jovi‘s new album, Bon Jovi 2020, now has an official release date. The album will be out May 15 and can be pre-ordered now. The band also has released a new single off the album, “Limitless,” which is also available now as a digital download and via streaming services. Bon Jovi 2020 is the band’s follow-up to This …

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Peter Frampton’s story comes alive in new memoir, ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?,’ due out in October

Hachette BooksPeter Frampton will tell his life story in a new autobiography titled Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir, which will be published on October 20. The book, which the guitar whiz is co-writing with acclaimed music journalist Alan Light, delves into Peter’s long career, from becoming a teen pop star in the U.K., through his tenure with …

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Robbie Robertson says he’s surprised at how moving the new Band documentary ‘Once Were Brothers’ is

Photo: © Elliott Landy 1969/Magnolia PicturesThe new documentary Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band opens in select theaters in New York City and the Los Angeles area this Friday, February 21, then gets a wider release on February 28. The film, which is based on Robertson’s 2016 memoir Testimony, follows The Band’s story from its formation as a …

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Steve Miller Band, Brian Wilson performing at 2020 Laid Back Festival shows in August

Courtesy of Live NationThe Steve Miller Band recently announced dates for a major North American summer trek with country artist Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives that includes two festival shows in early August that also feature Brian Wilson and veteran folk-blues singer Taj Mahal. Now it’s been revealed that those latter concerts are the dates for the 2020 edition …

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Hall & Oates reissue 2004 covers album, ‘Our Kind of Soul,’ as two-LP vinyl set

Friday MusicDaryl Hall & John Oates‘ 2004 studio album, Our Kind of Soul, has been released on vinyl for the very first time. The 17-track collection features the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame duo’s renditions of 14 memorable soul tunes, as well as three originals. Among the covers are The Four Tops‘ “Standing in the Shadows of Love,” Aretha …

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