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Gerry Beckley, America, Melbourne 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

America’s Gerry Beckley Releases Solo Best Of

by Paul Cashmere

America’s Gerry Beckley has complied his first solo best of ‘Keeping the Light On – The Best of Gerry Beckley’.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan sued by estate of Desire album co-writer

by Paul Cashmere

The estate of Jacques Levy is suing Bob Dylan for $US7.25m over the sale of his songwriting catalogue.

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Jimmie Rodgers

50s Pop Star Jimmie Rodgers Dies At Age 87

by Paul Cashmere

Jimmie Rodgers, the folk and pop star of the 50s and 60s best known for the hit song ‘Honeycomb’, has died at age 87 in the USA.

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David-Bowie-A-Reality-Tour-Concert.-Photo-by-Ros-OGorman

David Bowie Dylan and Lennon Covers Officially Released

by Paul Cashmere

Two widely bootlegged David Bowie covers, Bob Dylan’s ‘Trying To Get The Heaven’ and John Lennon’s ‘Mother’ have been officially released.

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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman Awarded $450000 From Nicki Minaj Rip-Off

by Paul Cashmere

Singer Songwriter Tracy Chapman has been awarded $450,000 after rapper after the ‘famous for being famous’ Nicki Minaj ripped off Tracy’s ‘Baby Can I Hold You’ for her 2018 hit ‘Sorry’.

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Ross Wilson photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson and Mick Thomas To Perform Living In The Land of Oz Concert in Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks and Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission will join forces on Survival Day, January 26, for the Living In The Land of Oz concert at Melbourne’s Melbourne Pavilion on 26 January 2021.

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Chad and Jeremy

Chad Stuart and Chad & Jeremy Dies At Age 79

by Music-News.com

Chad Stuart, one half of duo Chad & Jeremy, has died from pneumonia at age 79.

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Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Check Out Dave Grohl Performing Bob Dylan’s ‘Rainy Day Women 12 & 35’

by Paul Cashmere

Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin have been dishing up a Hannakah feast this week. The latest instalment is their version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Rainy Day Women 12 & 35’.

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The Teskey Brothers

Watch the New The Teskey Brothers ‘Highway Home For Christmas’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

Happy Christmas from The Teskey Brothers. A brand new video for ‘Highway Home For Christmas’ popped up today.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Sells Out To Universal Music

by Paul Cashmere

And just when you thought 2020 couldn’t throw up any more surprises Bob Dylan has become a complete sell-out. Dylan has sold the publishing rights to his songwriting catalogue in a deal said to be worth around $300 million to Universal Music.

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Marlon Williams at 2014 Leaps and Bounds Launch. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Marlon Williams Teams With Kacy & Clayton For ‘Your Mind’s Walking Out’

by Paul Cashmere

Marlon Williams has teamed up with Canada’s Kacy & Clayton for the album ‘Plastic Bouquet’. ‘Your Mind’s On The Way’ is the new single and video.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan and George Harrison May 1 1970 Sessions Given Limited Release

by Paul Cashmere

A snap limited edition sale of the George Harrison and Bob Dylan sessions from May 1 1970 went on sale this week and sold out just as fast.

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Bruce Hearn

Bruce Hearn Debuts ‘All You Fascists Bound To Lose’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

Former Strange Tenants member Bruce Hearn has debuted his version of Woody Guthrie’s ‘All You Fascists Bound To Lose’ in a new video with The Machinists.

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Annie Lennox photo by Ros O'Gorman

Annie Lennox Debuts New Christmas Song ‘Dido’s Lament’

by Paul Cashmere

Annie Lennox has added a previously unreleased track to her Christmas album ’A Christmas Cornucopia’ to mark the 10th anniversary of the album’s release.

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Badly Drawn Boy

Badly Drawn Boy Reaches Five Years of Sobriety

by Music-News.com

Damon Gough (aka Badly Drawn Boy) has reached the milestone having not touched a drop of booze for half a decade and revealed he no longer gets any urges to drink alcohol when he’s around other drinkers.

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Joan Armatrading On Heavy Metal

by Music-News.com

Joan Armatrading has dabbled in many genres during her impressive career spanning five decades, including jazz and blues, and even heavy rock with 1983’s ‘The Key’, and next on her wish-list is a guitar-shedding metal record.

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Mick Thomas Roving Commission

Mick Thomas Covers Cold Chisel

by Paul Cashmere

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission has covered the Cold Chisel classic ‘Forever Now’ to raise funds for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

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Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Classic Gets An Orchestrated Make-Over

by Paul Cashmere

‘Girl From The North Country’, the Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan classic included on Dylan’s ‘Nashville Skyline’, will have an all-new sound with the new version featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is released on 13 November 2020.

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Greendale tour Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Young’s Brother Bob Releases His First Single

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Young’s older sibling felt compelled to put out his first song, ‘Hey America’, after watching US President Donald Trump on TV.

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Mick Thomas Roving Commission

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Sets Up Live Dates For Victoria

by Paul Cashmere

Mick Thomas will take his Roving Commission on the road … finally … for dates across Victoria in December.

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The Seekers Hidden Treasure Vol 2

The Seekers To Release Volume 2 of Hidden Treasures

by Paul Cashmere

The Seekers second volume of ‘Hidden Treasures’ is on the way with audio from their New Zealand tour when Judith Durham announced she was leaving the band included on the upcoming album.

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Jerry Jeff Walker

R.I.P. Jerry Jeff Walker Dies Aged 78

by Paul Cashmere

Songwriter Jeff Jeff Walker has died from throat cancer at the age of 78.

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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie Retires From Touring

by Paul Cashmere

Folk legend Arlo Guthrie has retired from performing after a year that started with a stroke and continued with Covid.

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Mike McClellan Tells Noise11 How He Obtained Permission Off Bob Dylan For Lyrics

by Paul Cashmere

When Australian singer songwriter Mike McClellan set out to approach Bob Dylan for permission to use a line from Bob’s Not Dark Yet’ in his own ‘Letter To America’ he wasn’t confident of a positive response but it came quickly.

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Mike McClellan Letter To America

Mike McClellan Delivers Powerful ‘Letter To America’ With Bob Dylan’s Approval

by Paul Cashmere

Bob Dylan has signed off on a new song ‘Letter To America’ by Australian singer songwriter Mike McLellan approving of the use of one of his lines in the song.

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Archie Roach: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Archie Roach Revisits ‘Took The Children Away’ 30 Years On

by Paul Cashmere

Archie Roach’s historic musical statement about Australia’s Stolen Generation has been revisited 30 years on. Archie has recorded a new version of the iconic song in his kitchen with Stephen Magnusson and Sam Anning.

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Trevor Hall

Trevor Hall Has No Idea What Songs Fans Will Like From His Albums

by Paul Cashmere

Trevor Hall says he has no idea what songs of his fans will gravitate to when he releases an album.

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Michael Kiwanuka at Noise11, Photo

Michael Kiwanuka Wins Mercury Prize

by Music-News.com

Michael Kiwanuka has been announced as the winner of the prestigious annual music accolade the Mercury Prize for his third album, ‘Kiwanuka’, which was released to critical acclaim in November 2019.

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Judith Durham photo by Ros OGorman, noise11

The Seekers Legend Judith Durham Partners With Bush Poet Lance Lawrence

by Paul Cashmere

The legendary singer of The Seekers Judith Durham has teamed up with horseman and bush poet Lance Lawrence for a limited edition physical single ‘All In A Day’s Work’.

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Josh Pyke

Josh Pyke Scores Sixth Top 10 Album In A Row

by Paul Cashmere

Josh Pyke’s ‘Rome debuted at no 8 in Australia this week making it its sixth Top 10 album in a row.

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