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Prince Estate Releases New Song Mary Don’t You Weep LISTEN

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The Prince estate has announced never before released new music is coming in September and dropped a preview with the new song ‘Mary Don’t You Weep’.

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Prince Purple Rain

Prince Band The Revolution Sets US and Euro Dates

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Prince played with many talented musicians over the course of his 40-year career, but his most celebrated and iconic allies will always be Bobby Z, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Matt Fink & Brownmark; The Revolution.

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George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman

George Clinton Is Quitting Touring

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

George Clinton has just one more year of touring left in him.

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Prince's Glove

Prince Glove Sells At Auction For $26121

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

A flamboyant glove worn by the recording artist Prince during his 1984 Purple Rain tour sold tonight for $26,121 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

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Prince Estate New Prince Album Of Unreleased Material

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It has been said there was a wealth of new music in Prince’s vaults when he died two years ago and it looks like we’ll be hearing some this September.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Estate Releases New Nothing Compares 2 U Video With Unreleased Footage

by Paul Cashmere

The Prince estate has produced a new video for ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ featuring previously unreleased footage from 1984.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed Over Death Of Prince

by Music-News.com

Minnesota prosecutors have opted not to chase criminal charges over Prince’s death from an accidental overdose.

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Jake Mason Trio The Stranger In The Mirror

Preview Jake Mason Trio’s ‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ Ahead Of May Release

by Paul Cashmere

Jason Mason Trio will debut ‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ in May and have a month long preview of the album online before it arrives.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers and Lionel Richie Together – It Was Meaty Soul With A Slice of Cheese

by Paul Cashmere

Placing Nile Rodgers as the opening act for Lionel Richie was a bizarre move. Soulful Nile is a musician’s musician, Lionel felt like a Vegas show.

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Sly and the Family Stone

Sly Stone Documentary Goes Into Production

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Network Media Group and Network Entertainment have announced that they have acquired the rights to make a documentary on Sly Stone.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Died From An Overdose Of Fentanyl

by Music-News.com

Prince had “exceedingly high” levels of the opioid fentanyl in his body at the time of his death, a toxicology report from his autopsy has revealed.

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Im Talking Bear Witness

Kate Ceberano’s Early Band I’m Talking’s Only Album To Be Reissued

by Paul Cashmere

‘Bear Witness’, the one and only album Kate Ceberano’s old band I’m Talking, will be reissued.

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Here’s The Bruno Mars Australian Tour Setlist

by Paul Cashmere

If you are heading to any of the Bruno Mars shows in Australia over the next four weeks you are in for the greatest hits set.

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George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman

Parliament Release Their First Song In 38 Years

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

While there have been many releases out of the Parliament-Funkadelic universe over the last few decades by the P-Funk Allstars, Funkadelic (alone), and other groups along with George Clinton solo releases, there has not been a studio recording from Parliament in 38 years. There last album was 1980’s Trombipulation and last single “Agony of DeFeet”

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Pam the Funkstress

R.I.P. Pam The Funkstress, DJ for Prince, at 51

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pam Warren, better known as Pam the Funkstress during her time with the group The Coup, died on Friday (December 22) at the age of 51. She had been in the hospital for over a month after undergoing transplant surgery.

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KC and the Sunshine Band perform at Margaret Court Arena on Tuesday 12 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

KC & The Sunshine Band, Sister Sledge and Village People Turn Melbourne Into Giant Disco Ball

by Paul Cashmere

The Village People, Sister Sledge and KC & The Sunshine Band on the one show was like walking into a 70s disco time capsule.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Vault Water Damaged

by Music-News.com

Prince’s estate administrators had to relocate the contents of a vault from the musician’s Paisley Park compound to save them from “mold and water damage”.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Heirs Threaten Action After Music Removed From Vault

by Paul Cashmere

Two of Prince’s heirs have threatened to take legal action after the star’s cache of unreleased music was removed from a vault at his Paisley Park, Chanhassen, home.

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Bootsy Collins World Wide Funk

Bootsy Collins Has A New Album

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Mascot Records has announced the new album and first in six years from funk rock legend Bootsy Collins! World Wide Funk will be released on October 27 and features an array of phenomenal talent including; Chuck D, Buckethead, Eric Gales, Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, Musiq Soulchild, Bernie Worrell, Kali Uchis and many more.

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George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman

George Clinton To Perform In Sydney and Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

George Clinton will play two 50th anniversary shows in Australia in September.

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Prince Pantone

Prince Honored With New Pantone Colour

by Music-News.com

Music icon Prince has been posthumously honoured with his own custom shade of purple by officials at the Pantone Color Institute.

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Prince Purple Rain

Universal’s $31 Million Prince Deal Declared Void By Court

by Paul Cashmere

Universal’s $31 million deal with the Prince estate has been declared void in court.

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Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard

Red Hot Chili Peppers Ready To Give It Away Give It Away Now Suggests Chad Smith

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has told Eddie Trunk that the band may be at the point of finally slowing down.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Purple Rain Is The No 4 Album In The USA

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Prince and the Revolution are back in the top five with the new deluxe versions of the soundtrack to the film Purple Rain.

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John Blackwell and Prince

R.I.P. John Blackwell of New Power Generation 1973-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

John Blackwell, Jr., the drummer for Prince’s New Power Generation, D’Angelo and others, died on Tuesday, July 4 after suffering from cancer. He was 43.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Apollonia Writes Birthday Letter To Prince

by Music-News.com

Apollonia Kotero, the actress, singer and model who slipped into the female lead in the Prince film Purple Rain when Vanity dropped out, has written a birthday message to the late singer on what would have been his 59th birthday.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Estate Sue Producers Of Unauthorised Show

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Executors for Prince’s estate are planning a legal assault on the producers of an unauthorized Purple Rain musical, featuring the late singer’s songs.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince May Have Been Duped Into Wrong Drug Says Top Pathologist

by Music-News.com

A top forensic pathologist fears Prince may have been duped into taking a familiar painkiller laced with Fentanyl in the hours before his death last year (Apr16).

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Nikka Costa Underneath and In Between

Nikka Costa Covers Prince On New Album

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Nikka Costa’s new album takes her music in a new direction with a combination of covers and original songs along with the inclusion of a rhythm section and string quartet.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Siblings His Only Heirs Judge Rules

by Music-News.com

Prince’s six siblings have officially been named the only heirs to the late superstar’s estate.

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