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Roy Orbison

Check Out The First Videos Of The Roy Orbison Hologram

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

First images of the Roy Orbison hologram show have been revealed.

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Chuck Berry in the 50s

Chuck Berry Estate Authorizes Biography

by Music-News.com

Chuck Berry’s widow has signed a deal to bring the rock pioneer’s life story to the screen in a documentary and biopic.

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The Beatles Yellow Submarine

The Beatles Yellow Submarine Is Returning To The Big Screen

by Paul Cashmere

The Beatles cartoon classic ‘Yellow Submarine’ is heading back to the big screen for one day only.

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Dion DiMucci

Dion Lists His 15 Favourite Doo-Wop Songs

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Dion has posted a list of his fifteen favorite Doo Wop songs on social media.

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Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Brian Wilson To Play More Pet Sounds Dates In 2018

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

When Brian Wilson announced his tour that would include his final performances of the Beach Boys album Pet Sounds, nobody expected that “final” would be at least two years out.

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Elvis The Auction – Now You Can Own a Piece of Presley

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

After the record-breaking auction during the 40th anniversary Elvis Week this past August, there will be another opportunity to own a piece of music history as highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the upcoming “Auction at Graceland” were announced today along with registration information and catalog ordering details.

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Johnny Hallyday

Over One Million French Fans Grieve Johnny Hallyday

by Music-News.com

Late rocker Johnny Hallyday’s funeral caused gridlock in Paris, France on Saturday (09Dec17) as more than a million people grieved for their national treasure.

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Wayne Cochran

R.I.P. Wayne Cochran 1939-2017

by Paul Cashmere

Wayne Cochran, the White Knight of Soul, has died in Florida at the age of 78.

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Ralph Carr and Priscilla Presley

Ralph Carr To Bring Back Elvis The Wonder Of You To Australia In 2018

by Paul Cashmere

Australian music industry legend Ralph Carr is planning on keeping the legacy of Elvis alive in Australia in 2018 by bringing back the Elvis ‘The Wonder of You’ orchestra for a tour.

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Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison To Tour Australia 30 Years After His Death

by Noise11.com

Roy Orbison will make his after-life return to Australia in 2018 as a hologram.

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Flo and Eddie

Flo & Eddie Lose Bizarre Copyright Case In Florida

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Things are turning against former Turtle’s members Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan in their pursuit of performance royalties for pre-1972 recordings.

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Fats Domino

R.I.P. Fats Domino 1928-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Fats Domino, one of the ten inaugural inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and an early architect of rock music, has died at his daughter’s suburban New Orleans home at the age of 89.

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Roy Orbison

Hologram Roy Orbison To Tour UK

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

A promoter who handled Roy Orbison tours in the 60’s is taking him out on the road again in the form of a hologram.

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Elvis Presley, noise11.com, Photo

Elvis Presley Wanted To Tour Australia But Colonel Parker Stopped Him

by Paul Cashmere

Elvis Presley wanted to tour Australia but his manager Colonel Tom Parker wouldn’t let him.

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Little Richard Heres Little Richard

Classic 1957 Little Richard Album Set For Release

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Music, is pleased to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Here’s Little Richard, with a deluxe reissue of the rock ‘n’ roll icon’s 1957 debut full-length album.

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Elvis Presley Christmas

Third Elvis Presley Orchestra Album On The Way

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 2017 holiday season with the release of Elvis Presley: Christmas with Elvis and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, October 6.

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Ritchie Valens

Section Of California Highway 5 To Be Named After Ritchie Valens

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The great Ritchie Valens, who died in the same plane crash as Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper, has had a section of California’s 5 Highway named after him.

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Elvis Presley 50 Greatest Hits

Elvis Presley Misses UK Top Spot By 39 Sales Points

by Music-News.com

The Top 2 on this week’s Official Albums Chart were separated by just 35 combined sales, and it is Ed Sheeran who scoops his 15th (non-consecutive) week at Number 1, denying Elvis Presley an extension of his Official Chart record.

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Elvis Presley Auction At Graceland Raises Over $1.6m

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Collectors from around the world raised their paddles to bid in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at the “Auction at Graceland,” which took place at the new Guest House at Graceland Theater during the 40thAnniversary Elvis Week commemoration, with items selling for over $1.6 million.

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Mike Love, The Beach Boys Rod Laver Arena 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Mike Love Mark McGrath and John Stamos Remake Do It Again

by Music-News.com

Mike Love is the official owner of the Beach Boys’ name, so it’s a bit odd that he has released a video remake of the group’s 1968 hit Do It Again, but he sure got the sound and feel correct.

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Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry ‘Darlin’ Video Premieres

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Chuck Berry never released an official promotional video during his lifetime. His last album was released in 1979, prior to the music video revolution.

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Carl Driggs

R.I.P. Carl Driggs of Paul Revere & The Raiders

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Carl (Carlo) Driggs, who was part of the bands Kracker and Foxy in the 70’s and was lead singer of Paul Revere and the Raiders from 1983 to 2004, died on May 31 at his home in Miami, FL after suffering a sudden heart attack.

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Elvis Presley A Boy From Tupelo

There Is More Elvis Presley On The Way

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Since his death in 1977, RCA has repackaged and mined the vaults for the music of Elvis Presley in every conceivable combination.

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Elvis Presley’s Plane Sells For $430000

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

A plane once owned by Elvis Presley and his father, Vernon Presley has been sold at auction for $430,000 by GWS Auctions in Beverly Hills, CA.

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John Stamos

John Stamos Defiant After Manchester Terrorist Attack

by Music-News.com

Actor/musician John Stamos has shared a message of defiance with fans online after experiencing the aftermath of the terror attack in Manchester, England on Monday night (22May17).

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Red Hot A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records

The Music Of Sun Records Celebrated With New Charity Record

by Paul Cashmere

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis is the benificary of “Red Hot: A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records”.

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Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry’s ‘Big Boys’ Is His First Ever Music Video

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The video for the new Chuck Berry song ‘Big Boys’ is Chuck’s first ever music video.

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The Beach Boys Mike Love 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

The Beach Boys Add 100 More Dates For 2017

by Music-News.com

The Beach Boys, the “official” lineup of the band with Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, have an extremely heavy touring schedule for the summer and fall with 100 dates over a six month period.

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Chuck Berry

Listen To Brand New Chuck Berry ‘Wonderful Woman’

by Paul Cashmere

When Chuck Berry died on March 18, he left behind his wife of 68 years, Toddy.

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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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