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Marty Stuart and Connie Smith photographed on stage at the Grand Ole Opry moments after the live broadcast was finished Saturday, September 26, 2020. This marked the final performance before the 95th Anniversary of the Opry which saw the return of a socially distanced crowd of 500 people.

Noise11’s Nick Kontonicolas Wishes Marty Stuart and Connie Smith A Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

by Paul Cashmere

Country music legends Connie Smith and Marty Stuart are celebrating their Silver wedding anniversary after 25 years of marriage.

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Elvis Presley, noise11.com, Photo

The Presley’s Honor Elvis With Hand Prints At Hollywood’s Chinese Theatre

by Paul Cashmere

The family of Elvis Presley has honored his contribution to Hollywood by having their hand prints included outside the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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Buddy Guy photo by Ros O'Gorman

Buddy Guy To Perform Farewell Dates In Australia For Bluesfest

by Paul Cashmere

Buddy Guy will perform his last shows in Australia in April 2023.

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Robert Plant presents Sensational Space Shifters photo by Ros O'Gorman

Robert Plant Attends The Unveiling of Muddy Waters Drive

by Paul Cashmere

Robert Plant was in Chicago last week for the unveiling of Muddy Waters Drive.

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Sun Records logo

My Interview With Sun Records Founder Sam Phillips

by Paul Cashmere

In 2001 I had the pleasure of interview Sam Phillips, the founder of Memphis Record label Sun Records. Sam produced the first records by Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Howlin’ Wolf.

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Baz Luhrmann Elvis

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ – The Noise11.com Review

by Paul Cashmere

Biopics have a pretty shoddy name with thanks to the fictitious plots of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rapsody’ and Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’. Those two in particular ignored fact and instead decided to rewrite history. Baz Luhrmann should be congratulated for ‘Elvis’. This movie can be presented as a documentary.

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Blind Boys of Alabama photo by Ros O'Gorman

Benjamin Moore of Blind Boys Of Alabama Dies At 80

by Paul Cashmere

Benjamin Moore of Blind Boys of Alabama has died at age 80.

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Baz Luhrmann Elvis

Lisa Marie Presley Raves About The New Baz Luhrmann ‘Elvis’ Movie

by Paul Cashmere

Lisa Marie Presley says she was brought to tears watching the new Baz Luhrmann portrayal of her father Elvis Presley in ‘Elvis’.

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Melbourne New Orleans Jazz Band With Paul Marks

The Historic Record Recording ‘Paul Marks Live At Christchurch Folk Club’ Released In ARCA Series

by Paul Cashmere

The ongoing Desk Tape releases from Australian Road Crew Association (ACRA) continues with the historic records of Paul Marks Live At The Christchurch Folk Club.

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Bobby Rydell

R.I.P. 60’s Teen Idol Bobby Rydell At 79

by Paul Cashmere

60’s Teen Idol Bobby Rydell has died at the age of 79.

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Rufus Wainwright - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Rufus Wainwright Used Judy Garland Microphone To Cover The Songs Of Judy Garland

by Paul Cashmere

Rufus Wainwright next album is a celebration of the 100th birthday of Judy Garland.

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Michael Wartella

Mike Wartella Chosen As Dion In The Wanderer, The Musical

by Paul Cashmere

Charlie & the Chocolate Factory and Wicked Broadway star Michael Wartella will star as Dion in the upcoming production The Wanderer.

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Morty Craft

Music Industry Legend Morty Craft Dies At Age 101

by Paul Cashmere

Record label owner, arranger, producer and songwriter Morton ‘Morty’ Craft has died at the age of 101.

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Dwayne Hickman as Dobie Gillis

Dobie Gillis Star Dwayne Hickman Dies At Age 87

by Paul Cashmere

Dwayne Hickman, the star of the 60s sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, has died from complications to Parkinson’s disease in Los Angeles at the age of 87.

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Stonewall Jackson photo from North Carolina Hall of Fame

Stonewall Jackson Dead At 89

by Paul Cashmere

Country music star Stonewall Jackson has died at age 89 after a battle with dementia.

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Ringo-Starrs-All-Starr-Band-Festival-Hall-Photo-By-Ros-OGorman

Ringo Starr Premieres His ‘Rock Around The Clock’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

Ringo Starr’s new song is a cover of Bill Haley and the Comets 1955 classic ‘Rock Around The Clock’.

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BB King Photo by Damien Loverso Bluesfest Byron Bay

B.B. King Would Have Been 96 This Week

by Paul Cashmere

16 September would have been B.B. King’s 96th birthday. B.B. King died in 2015 but his company continues. The B.B. King estate is working with Gibson guitars on a new series of B.B. King guitars.

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Dion Stomping Ground

Dion Rounds Up More Friends for ‘Stomping Ground’

by Paul Cashmere

One year after his all-star Dion ‘Blues With Friends’ album Dion is back with more friends, more songs and another all-star album ‘Stomping Ground’.

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Lady Gaga Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Lady Gaga To Release ‘Chromatica’ Remix Album

by Paul Cashmere

Lady Gaga has recruited Charli XCX, LSDXOXO and Bree Runway for a reinvention of her 2020 album ‘Chromatica’.

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Don Everly

R.I.P. Rock Legend Don Everly 1 February 1937 to 21 August 2021

by Paul Cashmere

Don Everly of The Everly Brothers has passed away at age 83.

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Ernie Sigley Smile

Ernie Sigley By The Hits

by Paul Cashmere

With the passing of Australian entertainment legend Ernie Sigley we look back at his music career.

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Tony Bennett photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tony Bennett Retires At 95

by Music-News.com

Tony Bennett has retired from performing. Bennett performed two sold-out shows with Lady Gaga at Radio City Music Hall in New York last week, but his son and manager Danny Bennett has revealed he’s now decided to cease his on-stage shows.

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Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga To Release Another Duets Album

by Music-News.com

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have unveiled their second duets album, ‘Love For Sale’.

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The LeGarde Twins

Tom LeGarde of The LeGarde Twins Dies Aged 90

by Paul Cashmere

Tom LeGarde, one half of country group The LeGarde Twins, has died at the age of 90.

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Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Are Getting Back Together

by Music-News.com

Lady Gaga is to reunite with singing legend Tony Bennett for a special concert on Friday.

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Rufus Wainwright - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Rufus Wainwright To Perform Judy Garland Tribute Concert

by Music-News.com

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will honour Judy Garland on her birthday with a special digital performance of his popular tribute concert.

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Joy McKean

APRA To Honour Country Legend Joy McKean

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Country legend Joy McKean has been announced as the recipient of the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music for 2021.

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Elvis Presley debut Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Self-Titled Debut Was Released 65 Years Ago Today

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

The first Elvis Presley album ‘Elvis Presley’ was released 65 years ago today on 23 March, 1956.

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Chris Barber

Chris Barber Dead At 90

by Music-News.com

Chris Barber, was one of the ‘Three Bs’ – along with Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball – who are considered to have defined traditional British jazz and led the ‘Trad’ revival of the 1950s and 1960s – and he died “peacefully in his sleep” after suffering with dementia, his record label The Last Music Company confirmed in a tribute post on its website.

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Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tony Bennett Reveals He Has Alzheimer’s Disease

by Paul Cashmere

94-year old music legend Tony Bennett has announced he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Sun Records logo
My Interview With Sun Records Founder Sam Phillips

In 2001 I had the pleasure of interview Sam Phillips, the founder of Memphis Record label Sun Records. Sam produced the first records by Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Howlin' Wolf.

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Baz Luhrmann Elvis
Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ – The Noise11.com Review

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Blind Boys of Alabama photo by Ros O'Gorman
Benjamin Moore of Blind Boys Of Alabama Dies At 80

Benjamin Moore of Blind Boys of Alabama has died at age 80.

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