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New box set of legendary Faces BBC Sessions coming in September

Rhino Legendary rockers Faces are about to share more of their BBC Sessions with the world.  Following two Record Store Day releases made up of some of the BBC recordings and various studio sessions, Rhino will release the new box set, Faces At The BBC — Complete BBC Concert & Session Recordings 1970-1973, on Sept. 6  The eight-CD/Blu-ray set is made up of …

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On This Day, July 17, 2011: Bruce Springsteen honors Clarence Clemons at New Jersey show

On This Day, July 17, 2011 … At Asbury Park, New Jersey’s Wonder Bar, Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance for a tribute to his late friend and E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who had passed away in June of that year. The 45-minute set for 400 fans included soul classics as well as “Savin’ Up,” which Bruce wrote for Clemons’ 1983 album with …

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Watch Cher sing “I Got You Babe” in ad for free streaming service

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images If you’re looking for a way to stream shows for free — and you live in the U.K. — then Cher‘s got you, babe. The legendary entertainer is the star of a new ad campaign for U, a streaming service that promises “endless free entertainment.” In the ad, Cher is being pitched the idea of starring in the …

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Drummer Simon Kirke hopes to “give something back” to fans at Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp

Bobby Bank/Getty Images Simon Kirke, drummer for legendary rock bands Bad Company and Free, is ready to share all he’s learned over his more than 50-year career with campers at the upcoming Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp in New York. Kirke has done about nine previous camps, and tells ABC Audio that he got involved years ago when he was touring with Ringo Starr and …

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Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. announce fall symphony-backed shows

Steve Jennings/Getty Images Grateful Dead’s Bobby Weir has announced a set of shows that will have him backed by symphonies from each city he plays in. Billed as Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros featuring The Wolfpack, the fall tour hits three cities, starting Nov. 13 in Cincinnati, backed by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. They’ll then play Chicago Nov. 17-18, with …

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Hard Rock teams with John Lennon Estate for John Lennon Memorabilia Treasure Hunt

Michael Putland/Getty Images John Lennon fans are being encouraged to check out some classic memorabilia through a new John Lennon Memorabilia Treasure Hunt that was just launched by Hard Rock International and the John Lennon Estate.  The hunt coincides with the recent release of Lennon’s Mind Games – The Ultimate Collection, as well as the launch of the new John …

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Madonna’s delayed biopic now has a title, Julia Garner still attached to star

Madonna: ARNAL/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images; Garner: y Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images In early 2023, Madonna‘s planned biopic, starring Julia Garner as the Queen of Pop, was officially delayed because of the star’s Celebration tour. But it appears as though the film is back in play. On Tuesday, Madonna posted a series of photos on Instagram showing her working on what …

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Watch trailer for Milli Vanilli biopic ‘Girl You Know It’s True’

Milli Vanilli in 1990; Bill Nation/Sygma via Getty Images After becoming the subject of a Paramount+ documentary last year, disgraced late ’80s/early ’90s pop duo Milli Vanilli has inspired a biopic that arrives in theaters Aug. 9. A new trailer for the film has just been released. Called Girl You Know It’s True, the movie details the story of Robert “Rob” Pilatus and Fabrice “Fab” Morvan, …

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Bruce Springsteen returns to the chart thanks to Zach Bryan, makes Hot Country Songs chart debut

Iwi Onodera/Redferns Bruce Springsteen is back on the charts, thanks to country star Zach Bryan. Billboard reports that the pair’s collaboration, “Sandpaper,” debuts at #26 on the Hot Country Songs chart, marking The Boss’ first appearance on the country chart. The tune also debuts at #71 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100, which is Springsteen’s first time on the singles chart …

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Report: Netflix battling with Prince estate over nine-hour documentary

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images An upcoming Prince documentary is reportedly being held up because there’s just too much of it. Puck News reports that back in 2018, Netflix made a deal with the Prince estate for a documentary that was initially supposed to be directed by Ava DuVernay. She was replaced by O.J. Made in America director Ezra Edelman, who was allowed …

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