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Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dies At 95

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Music promoter and producer Sid Bernstein, most famous for bringing the Beatles to Carnegie Hall and Shea Stadium, has died. He was 95.

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Apple Boutique London

Beatles Apple Boutique Becomes Boutique Apple Apartments

by Karen Freedman

94 Baker Street in London’s Marylebone was once more famously known as the site of the Apple Boutique, an early business venture of The Beatles.

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Mendes Alpert Hollywood Bowl

Herb Alpert And Sergio Mendes Play The Hollywood Bowl

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The artists that built A&M Records in the mid-60’s, Herb Alpert and Sergio Mendes, came to the Hollwood Bowl last Wednesday with special guest, Alpert’s wife, Lani Hall.

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Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo

Paul McCartney Adds Japan Dates To His “Out There” Tour

by Karen Freedman

Paul McCartney has just added Japanese dates to his “Out There” tour making an Australian tour now very likely.

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Beatles Best of Auction

Unreleased 1964 Beatles Acetate To Be Auctioned

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The acetate for a rare Beatles album that never saw release will be auctioned off on August 9 by Heritage Auctions.

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Charles Pope The Tams

Charles Pope Of The Tams Dies At 76

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Charles Pope, co-founder of The Tams, died on Friday morning at his home in Atlanta at the age of 76. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s, a battle that had been documented on the reality series Tiny and Toya and T.I. and Toya: The Family Hustle on BET.

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Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Mike Love Wants Brian Wilson Back In The Beach Boys

by Music-News.com

After last year’s fiftieth anniversary tour, the original members of the Beach Boys once again split apart. Mike Love, who owns the group name, continued touring with Bruce Johnston while Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Markham talked about touring their own version of the band.

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Bob Dylan image

Infamous Bob Dylan Electric Guitar Goes Up For Auction

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The guitar that broke the hearts of many of Bob Dylan’s fans and ushered him into the electric phase of his career will be put up for auction.

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Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11

Ringo Starr Requests Peace And Love For His Birthday

by Karen Freedman

Ringo Starr turns 73 on Sunday.  And he wants everybody to make a double victory sign, and, “Wherever you are, please go ‘peace and love, peace and love, peace and love’”. At noon.

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Charlie Sexton

Duke Robillard Mysteriously Replaced By Charlie Sexton As Bob Dylan Guitarist

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The great Duke Robillard is out as guitarist on Bob Dylan’s current tour and the circumstances are a bit mysterious.

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Orbison Old Waldorf 82

Family Of Roy Orbison Release Fan’s Bootleg Concert

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The family of Roy Orbison has released the second album in their bootleg series of concerts and the first submitted by a fan.

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Ella Fitzgerald

From The BBC Vaults Come Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Recordings

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Ella Fitzgerald is regarded by many as the finest female jazz vocalist of all time, with a seminal body of work that continues to inspire multiple generations of fans around the world. So the discovery of a cache of never-before-released vintage Fitzgerald performances is a major musical event, and the release of that material marks

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The Beatles, Noise11, Photo

Beatles Sgt Pepper Misses Best Album List

by Music-News.com

They are the favourite argument starters on every entertainment site in the world. Along with those lists come a few certainties. Citizen Kane will be the greatest movie, Pele will be the greatest football player and the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be the greatest album.

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Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11

Ringo Starr Publishes Octopus’s Garden Book For The Kids

by Music-News.com

Simon and Schuster Children’s Books today announced a worldwide publication agreement with Ringo Starr for a picture book edition of his famous Beatles hit, Octopus’s Garden, 45 years after the song was first written.

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John Lennon Kenwood

John Lennon’s Former Home And First Car Up For Sale

by Karen Freedman

For those of you with £13,750,000 (AUD $22,500,000) to splurge on a home should look no further than this fine specimen.

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Lulu

Lulu To Play First Headline Show In London In A Decade

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Singer Lulu will play her first headline show in London in almost ten years on October 4 when she appears at Under the Bridge.

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Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo

Entire Rolling Stones Catalogue Remastered For iTunes

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Rolling Stones have had their entire catalogue of music remastered for iTunes users and released it on the site today.

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Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo

Paul McCartney Rocks The Colbert Report

by Karen Freedman

“Last time we talked I wasn’t that familiar with your work”, joked host Stephen Colbert as he began his interview with Sir Paul McCartney.

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The Beatles, Noise11, Photo

The Beatles And Fleetwood Mac Sign New Deals

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Beatles’ Apple Corps Ltd. have signed a new agreement with Bravado, the worldwide merchandising branch of Universal Music Group, to handle the licensing of official Fab Four products in North America.

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Status Quo Coles ad

Status Quo Reach A Century In Singles

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It took them 45 years to reach this major milestone, but Status Quo has released the 100th single of their career.

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Cash Stamp

Johnny Cash ‘Forever’ Stamp Released Today By US Postal Service

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Johnny Cash commemorative stamp was released today by the United States Postal Service. Being a “forever” stamp, you can stock up and use them at anytime in the future no matter the current postal rate for a letter.

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Paul Anka

Paul Anka Sued By Mohamed Al-Fayed Over Dodi Story

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Paul Anka is on the receiving end of a lawsuit brought by Mohamed Al-Fayed, the father of the late Dodi Fayed.

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Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison Family Requests Fans’ Live Recordings

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The family of Roy Orbison has a new enterprise that is aiming to bring rare recordings of live shows to the singer’s fans.

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John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman

John Fogerty To Play Deep Creedence Cuts On His New Tour

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

John Fogerty will definitely be digging deep into the Creedence Clearwater catalogue during his upcoming tour.

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Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11

Ringo Starr Releases New Photograph Book

by Karen Freedman

Ringo Starr is set to release Photograph, a collection of material taken from his personal archive.

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Otis Redding

Otis Redding Gets Triple CD Boxset

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Otis Redding’s short but illustrious career included some of the most important singles to come out of R&B during the 60s. All of those singles have been collected on The Complete Stax/Vold Singles, out July 23 on Shout! Factory.

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Sandie Shaw

Sandie Shaw Retires From Music Following Car Crash

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

British singer Sandie Shaw let it be known that she was retiring last month, even though the plan had been put in place earlier in the year after she was in an horrific car accident.

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Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo

Footage Of New Rolling Stones Exhibit Released

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has released a short video showing some of the items that are in their new Rolling Stones exhibit along with some behind the scenes shots of what was done to put the presentation together.

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Moody Blues

Moody Blues Tour US To Promote New Boxset

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Moody Blues will be on the road in the U.S. this fall to promote their landmark career boxset, Timeless Flight.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River

John Fogerty Not Totally Against Creedence Reunion

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For many years, the general consensus was that there would never be a reunion between John Fogerty and his other Creedence Clearwater bandmates Stu Cook and Doug Clifford (Tom Fogerty died in 1990).

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Charles Pope Of The Tams Dies At 76

Charles Pope, co-founder of The Tams, died on Friday morning at his home in Atlanta at the age of 76. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's, a battle that had been documented on the reality series Tiny and Toya and T.I. and Toya: The Family Hustle on BET.

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