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Cliff Richard To Release New Album To Mark His 80th Birthday

by Music-News.com

Cliff Richard reaches the milestone age on October 14, and to celebrate the special occasion he’s recorded two new songs, ‘Falling For You’ and ‘PS Please’, for the LP ‘Music… The Air That I Breathe’.

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Bob Dylan Has Written The Liner Notes For Dion’s ‘Blues With Friends’

by Paul Cashmere

Dion’s friends on ‘Blues With Friends’ include Billy Gibbons, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Van Morrison but there is one name on the album who actually doesn’t sing one note. Bob Dylan wrote the liner notes.

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Dion And How His Sam Cooke Friendship Became A Song With Paul Simon

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Dion knew Sam Cooke in the 1950s. After Sam died he wrote a song about him and didn’t revisit it until recently, more than 50 years later. To complete the song he called on his friend Paul Simon. The result is ‘Song for Sam Cooke (Here In America’ on Dion’s new ‘Blues With Friends’ album.

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Joe Porcaro

Legendary Drummer Joe Porcaro Dies Aged 90

by Paul Cashmere

Joe Porcaro, a one-time musician for Rosemary Clooney, has died at age 90.

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Ennio Morricone

Composer Ennio Morricone Dies At Age 91

by Paul Cashmere

Ennio Morricone, one of the world’s most famous soundtrack composers, has died at the age of 91.

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Sir Cliff Richard Recorded Once With Dame Vera Lynn

by Music-News.com

Cliff Richard is hoping his version of wartime anthem We’ll Meet Again with Dame Vera Lynn will finally get a release following the beloved singer’s death this week.

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Little Richard By The Hits

by Paul Cashmere

With the passing of Little Richard Noise11 has dug into the history to plot Richard’s chart success.

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Hear The First Six Little Richard Singles That Were All Flops

by Paul Cashmere

Little Richard was no overnight sensation. Richard Penniman had been performing since 1947 at the age of 14. It was Sister Rosetta Tharpe who heard him cover one of her songs and invited him to open for one of her shows.

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Beatles, Stones, Dylan Tweet About Little Richard

by Paul Cashmere

Beatles, Stones and Dylan are tweeting about the death of Rock and Roll icon Little Richard at the age of 87.

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Little Richard Passes On At Age 87

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Little Richard has died at the age of 87 after a battle with cancer.

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Dion Blues With Friends

Dion Gathers Rock Icons For His ‘Blues With Friends’ Album

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Dion has gathered up his famous friends for his next album ‘Blues With Friends’.

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Dame Vera Lynn

Vera Lynn Sales Soar After Queen’s Speech

by Music-News.com

Official Charts Company data confirms that sales of Vera Lynn’s wartime classic We’ll Meet Again, as referenced in Queen Elizabeth’s address to the nation on Sunday evening, have soared 580% so far week-on-week, based on download sales from chart-reporting digital retailers including the likes Amazon, iTunes and more.

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Ellis Marsalis

Jazz Great Ellis Marsalis Dies Of COVID-19

by Paul Cashmere

Jazzman Ellis Marsalis, the father of Branford and Wynton Marsalis, has died from COVID-19. He was 85.

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Bob Dylan

Timothée Chalamet Rumoured For Bob Dylan Role In James Mangold Film

by Tim Cashmere

Actor Timothée Chalamet is said to be in talks with Fox Searchlight and James Mangold to play Bob Dylan in an upcoming biopic.

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis Immortalised In Mississippi

by Tim Cashmere

Legendary musician Jerry Lee Lewis has been given a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail, which will be displayed outside of his ranch in Nesbit.

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Berry Gordy

Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson Join Berry Gordy for opening of Berry Gordy Square

by Paul Cashmere

Sunset Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in Hollywood will hereby be known as Berry Gordy Square.

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Blind Boys of Alabama To Play Brunswick Music Festival

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s Brunswick Music Festival has scored the revered Blind Boys of Alabama for 2020.

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Mavis Staples photo by Ros OGorman

Mavis Staples to Play Brisbane Bluesfest Sideshow

by Paul Cashmere

Mavis Staples will perform one Bluesfest sideshow in 2020 and Brisbane has scored it.

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Neville Brothers’ Art Neville Passes Away At 81

by Paul Cashmere

Art Neville, the keyboard player for the Neville Brothers, has died at age 81. Art was also a founding member of The Meters.

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Slim Dusty

Slim Dusty Festival Kempsey is taking 2019 off

by Paul Cashmere

Kempsey’s annual Slim Dusty Festival has been canned for 2019 but it will return in 2020.

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The Original Seekers

The Seekers Revert To Their Original Roots with Michael Cristiano announced as new singer

by Paul Cashmere

The original Seekers Athol Guy, Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley have announced a new album and live dates with new singer Michael Cristiano who has come on board to recreate the original all-male line-up of the 50s.

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Doris Day

Screen and Music Legend Doris Day Dies at age 97

by Paul Cashmere

Doris Day, one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, has died at the age of 97.

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Willie Nelson

Here is the title track to Willie Nelson’s Ride Me Back Home

by Paul Cashmere

Willie Nelson will release his 69th studio album ‘Ride Me Back Home’ in June.

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Sheryl Crow performs at Margaret Court Arena on Friday 6 April 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sheryl Crow and Johnny Cash Merge Redemption Day With Stunning Music Video

by Paul Cashmere

Sheryl Crow first released ‘Redemption Day’ on her second album in 1996. Johnny Cash left us in 2003. In 2010, his version of Sheryl Crow’s ‘Redemption Day’ was released as part of his American Songbook series. Today, 19 April, 2019, the two songs were merged.

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Mavis Staples photo by Ros OGorman

Ben Harper has produced the new Mavis Staples album

by Paul Cashmere

Mavis Staples next album ‘We Get By’ was produced by Ben Harper.

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Jerry Lee Lewis suffers a stroke

by Paul Cashmere

Jerry Lee Lewis, one of the last Rock and Roll legends of the 1950s, has suffered a stroke.

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Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour Dead At 94 R.I.P. 1924-2018

by Paul Cashmere

French superstar Charles Aznavour has died in the south east of France at the age of 94.

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Otis Rush

Blues Legend Otis Rush R.I.P. At 84 (1934-2018)

by Paul Cashmere

Otis Rush, the architect of West Side Sound, has died from complications from his stroke at age 84.

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Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley Releases Duet With Elvis

by Music-News.com

Lisa Marie Presley broke down in tears while recording a new duet with her late dad, because the project made her feel connected to him.

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Slim Dusty

Slim Dusty Spends 1000 Weeks On ARIA Chart

by Noise11.com

Australian Country legend Slim Dusty has cranked up 1000 weeks on the ARIA Country Albums Chart with ‘The Very Best of Slim Dusty’.

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Bob Dylan Has Written The Liner Notes For Dion’s ‘Blues With Friends’

Dion’s friends on ‘Blues With Friends’ include Billy Gibbons, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Van Morrison but there is one name on the album who actually doesn’t sing one note. Bob Dylan wrote the liner notes.

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Dion And How His Sam Cooke Friendship Became A Song With Paul Simon

Rock and Roll legend Dion knew Sam Cooke in the 1950s. After Sam died he wrote a song about him and didn’t revisit it until recently, more than 50 years later. To complete the song he called on his friend Paul Simon. The result is ‘Song for Sam Cooke (Here In America’ on Dion’s new ‘Blues With Friends’ album.

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Legendary Drummer Joe Porcaro Dies Aged 90

Joe Porcaro, a one-time musician for Rosemary Clooney, has died at age 90.

July 8, 2020
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Composer Ennio Morricone Dies At Age 91

Ennio Morricone, one of the world’s most famous soundtrack composers, has died at the age of 91.

July 6, 2020
Cliff Richard, Hamer Hall, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Sir Cliff Richard Recorded Once With Dame Vera Lynn

Cliff Richard is hoping his version of wartime anthem We'll Meet Again with Dame Vera Lynn will finally get a release following the beloved singer's death this week.

June 22, 2020
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Little Richard By The Hits

With the passing of Little Richard Noise11 has dug into the history to plot Richard’s chart success.

May 10, 2020