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Richard Carpenter Sues Universal Over Carpenters Royalties

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Richard Carpenter has pulled out the big guns and sued Universal Music Group, alleging that they owe him over $2 million in past royalties for the Carpenters music.

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Robert Bateman

R.I.P. Robert Bateman Composer of Please Mr Postman

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Robert Bateman, one of the first employees at Motown and writer of Please Mr. Postman, died on Wednesday morning after suffering a massive heart attack at the age of 80.

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The Carpenters Given Three Disc Treatment

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

On Saturday December 5, the public television series My Music will present Close To You: Remembering The Carpenters, airing on Public Television stations nationwide (see your local listings).

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Jerry Weintraub, music news,

R.I.P. Jerry Weintraub 1937-2015

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Jerry Weintraub, who had success both in music and film, died on Monday after suffering a heart attack. He was 77.

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Mendes Alpert Hollywood Bowl

Herb Alpert And Sergio Mendes Play The Hollywood Bowl

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The artists that built A&M Records in the mid-60’s, Herb Alpert and Sergio Mendes, came to the Hollwood Bowl last Wednesday with special guest, Alpert’s wife, Lani Hall.

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Phil Ramone, producer, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Noise11, photo

Phil Ramone Hospitalised With Aneurysm

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Legendary music producer Phil Ramone has been hospitalized in New York City after suffering an aortic aneurysm.

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Carole King's "Tapestry" album, photographed by Jim McCrary image

Carole King Tapestry Photographer Jim McCrary Dies At 72

by Paul Cashmere

Jim McCrary may hardly be a household name but the artists he photographed are.

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Josh Piterman, who is currently starring as Gerry Goffin in ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ in Melbourne, will release his debut solo album on Robert Rigby’s Fanfare Records label in April.

March 13, 2018
Beautiful The Carole King Musical
Beautiful The Carole King Musical Is Some Kind Of Wonderful

The incredible feeling you get from watching ‘Beautiful The Carole King Musical’ is of being a fly on the wall in music history.

February 23, 2018
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Australian Stars Pay Tribute To Carole King With ‘Beautiful’ Album

Australia’s cream of pop will pay tribute to the genius of Carole King with the upcoming tribute album ‘Beautiful – A Tribute To Carole King’.

June 20, 2017
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Concert To Screen In Theatres In USA

The concert film Tapestry: Captured Live at Hyde Park London, which captures Carole King's first and, to date, only performance of her landmark album in its entirety, will play in theaters on July 11 at 7 PM local time.

June 9, 2017
Nikki Nicholls
Nikki Nicholls To Perform The Songs Of Carole King In Melbourne

Former Farnham backing singer Nikki Nicholls will honour Carole King with her ‘The Songs and Stories of Carole King’ show for one night only in March.

February 7, 2017
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Is The Latest Artist To Sing Against Demagogue Trump

Music legend Carole King is the latest artist to post a musical demonstration against Demagogue Trump.

January 27, 2017
Debra Byrne and Vika Bull perform Tapestry at the Playhouse Theatre on Saturday 6 August 2016.
Vika Bull And Debra Byrne Honour Carole King With Tapestry Shows

The songs of Carole King are songs you know my heart. Her album ‘Tapestry’ is considered one of the finest music works of all-time.

August 8, 2016