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AC/DC Highway To Hell

AC/DC have just released a new 40th anniversary edition of Highway To Hell

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC ‘Highway To Hell’ has a brand new cover and what appears to be remasters of the tracklisting to mark the 40th anniversary of the album release.

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Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul McCartney wants to remake It’s A Wonderful Life

by Music-News.com

The Beatles legend is in the process of turning the 1946 film – which starred the likes of James Stewart and Donna Reed – into a musical production after teaming up with Bill Kenwright, who will produce the project.

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Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

AC/DC Didn’t Announce Tour But They Are Celebrating 40 Years of Highway to Hell

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC rumoured world tour announce did not happen this week but they have taken the day to honour the 40th anniversary of their 1979 classic ‘Highway To Hell’.

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Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sir Ringo Starr and Sir Paul McCartney give Los Angeles a Knight to Remember

by Paul Cashmere

Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr were together on stage in Los Angeles on Saturday night giving Beatles fans a Knight to remember at Dodger Stadium.

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Normie Rowe and the Playboys perform at Memo Music Hall, St Kilda, Melbourne on Saturday 6 June 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Normie Rowe Sends a Powerful ANZAC Day Message with Compulsory Hero video

by Paul Cashmere

Normie Rowe has delivered a powerful anti-war ANZAC Day message with his cover of 1927’s ‘Compulsory Hero’.

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Garland Jeffreys and Bruce Springsteen photo by Ros O'Gorman

Garland Jeffreys To Retire From Touring

by Paul Cashmere

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys has announced he will be ceasing to tour after his next set of dates but that doesn’t mean he will stop writing and recording.

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Normie Rowe and the Playboys perform at Memo Music Hall St Kilda on Saturday 6 June 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Normie Rowe Covers 1927 to Mark 50th Anniversary of his Conscription into the Australian Army

by Paul Cashmere

50 years ago, Australia Prime Minister at the time Harold Holt created a publicity stunt sending ‘Australia’s Elvis’ to war. He chose the nation’s biggest pop star at the time, Normie Rowe.

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Dick Dale

Guitar Legend Dick Dale Dies at Age 81

by Paul Cashmere

The King of Surf Guitar Dick Dale has died at age 81.

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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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Go Records The Complete Collection

Gil Matthews ‘Go!! Records The Complete Collection’ Is Australian Music History Over 4CDs

by Paul Cashmere

Gil Matthews, Aztec Records founder and Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs drummer, has compiled an historical collection of Australian music chronicling every track ever recorded for Go!! Records from 1965 to 1967.

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Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul McCartney Returns To The Cavern

by Music-News.com

Paul McCartney returned to his Beatles roots on Thursday by performing an intimate show at the Cavern Club, the Liverpool venue where the Fab Four played in the early 1960s.

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Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul McCartney Reveals More About The Early Songwriting Days of The Beatles

by Music-News.com

Paul McCartney and John Lennon wrote catchy tracks because they had no other way of remembering lyrics otherwise.

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Andrew O'Keefe

Andrew O’Keefe Will Be Johnny O’Keefe For Two Nights Only In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Former Weekend Sunrise host Andrew O’Keefe will bring his ‘Andrew O’Keefe Shouts Johnny O’Keefe’ show to Melbourne for two nights in October.

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DJ Fontana

R.I.P. DJ Fontana 1931-2018

by Greg Phillips

Elvis Presely’s first and longtime drummer Dominic Joseph ‘DJ’ Fontana, who played on countless Presley hits has died at the age of 87. DJ recorded with Elvis beginning in 1956 and throughout the 1960s, most notably on “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Treat Me Nice” and “All Shook Up.” DJ was inducted into the Rock and

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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 Postpones Upcoming Shows For Back Surgery

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Brian Wilson has announced that, because of ongoing back pain, his doctor has advised him to have immediate surgery which he hopes to relieve the problem.

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The-Rolling-Stones-Ros-OGorman-photographer-Rod-Laver-Arena, Noise11,com, music news

The Rolling Stones Reveal Their UK No Filter Tour Supports

by Paul Cashmere

Liam Gallagher and Florence + The Machine are two acts announced to open for The Rolling Stones No Filter tour in the UK in May and June.

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Kenney Jones Let The Good Times Roll

Kenney Jones Has Written His Autobiography

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Kenney Jones will release his new autobiography, Let the Good Times Roll: My Life In the Small Faces, the Faces and The Who, on May 31 via Blink Publishing.

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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 And Al Jardine To Tour Beach Boys Christmas Album

by Paul Cashmere

Beach Boys founders Brian Wilson and Al Jardine will tour the classic 1964 Beach Boys Christmas album at the end of the year.

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Nokie Edwards

R.I.P. Nokie Edwards of The Ventures 1935-2018

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Guitarist Nokie Edwards, who played with the Ventures during a number of periods between 1960 and 2012, died on Monday from an infection he incurred after hip surgery in December. He was 82.

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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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