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John Farnham performs at One Electric Day Werribee Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

John Farnham To Headline One Electric Day 2017

by Paul Cashmere

John Farnham will be back at Werribee Park outside Melbourne to headline One Electric Day for 2017.

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Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Harry Styles Tipped To Play Mick Jagger In Movie

by Music-News.com

Harry Styles did little to dispel speculation he is set to play rocker Mick Jagger in an upcoming biopic during an appearance on Britain’s The Graham Norton Show.

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David Crosby, A Day On The Green, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

David Crosby Has A War Of Words With Nutter Ted Nugent

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

As if we didn’t have to worry about the Middle East and North Korea going ballistic, now we have the war between David Crosby and Ted Nugent.

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Pono

R.I.P. Pono, Neil Young Kills Off His Digital Player

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Everyone who shelled out big bucks for Neil Young’s high-resolution Pono audio player appears to have a new Toblerone-shaped paper weight.

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Roger Waters, The Wall - image by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Waters Reveals Details Of First Album In 25 Years

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Roger Waters’ name is regularly in the news for his various projects so it’s hard to believe that he hasn’t released a new solo album in a quarter-century, but it’s the truth. Waters’ last studio set was 1992’s Amused to Death.

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Stephen Stills Judy Collins

Stephen Stills And Judy Collins Record An Album Together

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Once upon a time, in the late-60’s, former Buffalo Springfield member Stephen Stills became romantically involved for a couple of years with folk singer Judy Collins. The breakup of that romance was the basis for the now classic Crosby, Stills and Nash song Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.

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Bill Anderson

Country Star Bill Anderson Denies He Is Dead

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Country icon Bill Anderson received a disturbing phone call this morning. It was his son telling him that a friend had called to offer his condolences over his father’s death.

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Engelbert Humperdinck performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Thursday 29 October 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Engelbert Humperdinck To Share 50 Years Of Hits In New Compilation

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Fifty years ago today, Engelbert Humperdinck had just finished up a six-week run at the top of the British Singles chart with the song Release Me.

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Sylvia Moy

R.I.P. Motown Writer Sylvia Moy 1938-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sylvia Moy, a writer for Motown Records and a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, died on Saturday (April 15) at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, MI at the age of 78. According to family members, she died from pneumonia.

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Them

R.I.P. Alan Henderson of Them 1944-2017

by Paul Cashmere

Alan Henderson, the bass player for Irish band Them, has died in the USA at the age of 72.

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Glen Campbell To Release His Third Final Album

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Glen Campbell is about to release, by our count, his third final album.

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Ringo-Starrs-All-Starr-Band-Festival-Hall-Photo-By-Ros-OGorman

Watch TMZ Ask Ringo Starr A Really Dumb Question

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sometimes TMZ’s roving bands of paparazzi ask pertinent, timely questions of celebrities they encounter and, sometimes, they just pull something out of the air.

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Graham Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Graham Nash Sets Out For More US Dates

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Graham Nash has set a series of ten dates during July that will take him along the eastern seaboard of the U.S. and to Chicago.

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Roger Daltrey Rolls Royce

Roger Daltrey Designs A Tommy Themed Rolls Royce

by Paul Cashmere

The Who’s Roger Daltrey has curated a special edition Rolls Royce, themed around The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy, designed by artist Mike McInnerney.

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Chuck Berry in the 50s

Gene Simmons Gave The Eulogy At Chuck Berry Funeral

by Music-News.com

Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons praised Chuck Berry for “breaking down barriers” with his music at the funeral for the late singer on Sunday (April 9).

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Don Rickles

R.I.P. Don Rickles 1926-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Don Rickles, also known as Mr. Warmth and The Merchant of Venom for his biting comedy, died on Thursday (April 6) morning at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure. He was 90.

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The Beatles Celebrate Sgt Peppers

The Beatles Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th Anniversary Tracklisting Revealed

by Paul Cashmere

We now have the full details on the 50th-anniversary editions of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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Greg Rolie

Greg Rolie To Become Second Person Inducted Into Hall Of Fame More Than Once

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is unique in that individuals can be inducted more than once depending on their affiliations over the years.

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Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Jethro Tull The String Quartets Debuts At No 1 On Billboard Classical Chart

by Paul Cashmere

Ian Anderson, one-time winner of a Grammy Award for Best Metal Act has hit another benchmark. Jethro Tull has the number one classical album in the USA this year.

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The Beatles Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles ‘Sgt Pepper’ To Be Given A 50th Anniversary Make-Over

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

There have been a lot of rumors recently about special 50th anniversary editions of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band but little firm information.

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Barry Gibb, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11

New Bee Gees Compilation On The Way

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Bee Gees have had a number of compilations over the years but Capitol/UMe has decided we need another one with the release of Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits, out April 21.

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Roger Waters, The Wall - image by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Waters To Let Loose On ‘Nincompoop’ Trump With Dan Rather

by Paul Cashmere

Roger Waters has recorded his first solo album in 25 years and it is about the Trump administration. This week he will talk to Dan Rather about it on AXS TV.

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Lonnie Brooks

R.I.P. Lonnie Brooks Chicago Bluesman 1933-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Chicago has lost another of their great bluesmen. Lonnie Brooks died on Saturday (April 1) in his hometown from an undisclosed cause.

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Rosie Hamlin

R.I.P. Rosie Hamlin of Rosie & The Originals 1947-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Rosie Hamlin, the lead singer of the early-60’s group Rosie and the Originals, died on Thursday at the age of 71.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Finally Handed His Nobel Prize

by Music-News.com

Bob Dylan has finally received his Nobel Prize for Literature after several months of delay.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Perform Tommy For First Time Since 1989

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For the first time since 1969, the Who have played Tommy in its entirety in concert.

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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Roger Daltrey Says Democrats Threw The Election

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Four months after the election and two months after Donald Trump took office, a number of classic rockers are suddenly offering up new opinions on the state of American politics.

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The Bar-Kays

Larry Dodson Sr To Retire From The Bar-Kays

by Paul Cashmere

Larry Dodson Sr, the lead singer of legendary soul group The Bar-Kays for he past 47 years, will retire at the end of 2017.

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Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman

Concerns For Eric Clapton Over Wheelchair Pic Posted

by Music-News.com

Eric Clapton fueled reports he’s struggling with health issues after photos of the rocker in a wheelchair hit the Internet on Wednesday (March 29).

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Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman images noise11.com

Van Morrison Bang Collection To Be Released As 3CD Set

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Van Morrison fans and musicologists are about to get a real Easter month present with the definitive collection of the singer’s music while at Bang Records.

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