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Aretha Franklin: Who Was The Queen Of Soul?

Aretha Franklin, whose peerless singing and regal bearing earned her the name the Queen of Soul, died today (Thursday) at age 76. The second most prolific female winner in the history of the Grammy Awards underwent surgery in 2010, reportedly for pancreatic cancer, but then returned to action and...
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Steve Perry Explains Absence And New Album

Steve Perry has taken to social media to talk about Traces, his first new album since 1994's For the Love of Strange Medicine. Years ago, I disappeared. There were many reasons, but mainly...my love for music had suddenly left me. I knew that simply stopping, was what I had to do, if music was ever...
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Kinks: New Old Song

A deluxe edition of the The Kinks' 1968 album The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society is on the way, along with a previously unreleased track, "Time Song." Ray Davies mixed the track earlier this year. It will be available as a limited-edition seven-inch single with pre-orders of the...
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Steve Perry: We'll Get A "Trace" Of him In October

Amazon has a listing for a new album from Steve Perry. Scheduled for release on October 5th, Traces is a 10-song collection of new material, his first album since 1994's For the Love of Strange Medicine. Perry launched a few social media accounts this week with the message: "I know it's been a long...
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Kid Rock: Childhood Home Up For Sale 600K

Despite his efforts to portray himself as a down-home, country boy man of the people, Kid Rock did not exactly grow up in a trailer park as he hinted in his 1998 song "Cowboy." Rock's childhood home, a five-bedroom 5,660-square-foot mansion on a five-and-a-half acre estate, is up for sale now. The...
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Rolling Stones: Confessin' The Blues

The Rolling Stones have teamed up with BMG and Universal to curate a two-disc collection of blues classics. Confessin’ the Blues features 42 songs from many of the band's influences and heroes, including Howlin’ Wolf, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters, whose At...
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Is Aerosmith Hinting At A Tour Announcement?

Aerosmith fans are getting excited with the announcement on the band's Facebook page that on August 15th, they'll be performing on Today show's Concert Series on August 15th, with a link to the show's website. NBC's Today.com website posted "Aerosmith is coming to Today!! The popular, legendary...
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Mick Jagger At 75

Happy Birthday to the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger, who turns 75 today (July 26th)!!! Jagger will always be best known as being's rock's preeminent frontman and along with Keith Richards has written some of the most enduring and important songs of the rock era, including "(I Can't Get No)...
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Bob Seger: Before Silver Bullet

Before Bob Seger had the Silver Bullet Band and its predecessor, the System, he had The Last Heard. 10 songs from Bob Seger and the Last Heard have been packaged in the album Heavy Music: The Complete Cameo Recordings 1966-1967, which will be released in numerous formats, including vinyl, on...
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ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Going Solo: Take A look

Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top has posted a lyric video for his cover of the blues classic "Rollin' and Tumblin'" on YouTube. It's the first taste of his upcoming solo album, The Big Bad Blues, which will be out September 21st. Video of Billy F Gibbons - Rollin' and Tumblin' (Lyric...
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