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Tony Hadley Gives Australia A 40th Anniversary Party

by Paul Cashmere

This is Tony Hadley’s 40th Anniversary Tour but it covers a lot more than the last 40 years. The oldest song in the set, Frank Sinatra’s ‘One For My Baby’ goes back nearly 80 years. Chuck Berry’s ‘Carol’ is over 60 years old. Yes, it has been 41 years since that first Spandau Ballet album but Tony Hadley is putting this show in context. He is taking it back to where it all started for him.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Prince Estate Finally Settles After 6 Years

by Music-News.com

The court battle over Prince’s estate has ended six years after the singer’s death.

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Big Day Out Showgrounds Melbourne Australia Jan 26th 2013 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Tour Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Live Nation has reactivated big time in Australia with a Red Hot Chili Peppers stadium tour in 2023 with Post Malone opening the shows.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Prince To Have A Stretch Of Street Named After Him

by Paul Cashmere

Soon you will be able to stroll down Prince Rogers Nelson Way in Minneapolis. On 7 June, Prince’s 64th birthday, the Minneapolis City Council. Has approved the renaming of the block next to the First Avenue nightclub, the club where Prince started out, to have a new name.

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Prince and the Revolution Live

Prince and the Revolution Live Coming June 3

by Paul Cashmere

Prince and the Revolution Live, recorded 30 March 1985, will be released on 3 June 2022.

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

Fender To Release A Nile Rodgers Stratocaster

by Paul Cashmere

Fender will release a Nile Rodgers ‘Hitmaker’ Stratocaster honoring the instrument Rodgers played on hits by David Bowie, Diana Ross, Madonna, Daft Punk, Duran Duran, The B-52’s, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Daddy Yankee, Robert Plant / The Honeydrippers, Jeff Beck, The Vaughan Brothers, Lady Gaga, Sister Sledge, INXS, Sam Smith and many more.

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Prince at 11

Historical Footage of 11-Year Prince Found and Authenticated In Minneapolis

by Paul Cashmere

Footage of Prince as an 11-year old student has been found and authenticated by a television station in Minneapolis.

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Prince The Immersive Experience

Prince: The Immersive Experience’ Is Coming To Chicago

by Paul Cashmere

‘Prince: The Immersive Experience’ is an all-new Prince exhibition due to have its world premiere in Chicago on 9 June.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Prince Estate Valued At $156 million

by Paul Cashmere

The estate of late music icon Prince has been valued at $US156.4 million ($AUD217 million) following a lengthy legal battle.

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Calvin Simon of Parliament Funkadelic

Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder Calvin Simon Dead at 79

by Paul Cashmere

Calvin Simon, one of the co-founders of funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, has died at age 79.

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Winston Surfshirt

Winston Surfshirt To Headline A Twilight At Taronga Gig

by Paul Cashmere

Winston Surfshirt formed in the Sydney suburb of Manly in 2015. Later this month they’ll venture 7ks down the road to Mosman for a headline gig at Twilight At Taronga.

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Joseph Wooten

Joseph Wooten To Bring Young In A Million To His Funky Birthday/Christmas Jam In Nashville This Sunday

by Paul Cashmere

Nashville bass player Joseph Wooten turns 60 this weekend and is celebrating with a special event with friends at the Analog Room of the Hutton Hotel in Nashville Sunday (12 December). Some of those friends are Nashville’s Young in a Million.

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

Nile Rodgers Is Recording Kaiser Chiefs

by Music-News.com

Kaiser Chiefs are recording new music with Nile Rodgers.

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Joseph and Stephanie Wooten with Nick Kontonicolas

Joseph Wooten Raps The Praises Of ‘Nashville The Music City’

by Paul Cashmere

Josephn Wooten, Nashville The Music City, Steve Miller Band, soul, funk, R&B, USA, 90s,

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Prince Controversy

Prince ‘Controversy’ Turns 40

by Paul Cashmere

Prince ‘Controversy’ has clocked up its 40th anniversary. The fourth Prince album was released 14 October 1981.

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Big Day Out Showgrounds Melbourne Australia Jan 26th 2013 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Blood Sugar Sex Majik’ Turns 30

by Paul Cashmere

‘Blood Sugar Sex Majik’, the fifth Red Hot Chili Peppers album, was released 30 years ago on 24 September, 1991.

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George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman

George Clinton Successfully Defeats Defamation Suit

by Paul Cashmere

George Clinton has been successful in defeating a motion against him by music publisher and record company owner Armen Boladian, who claimed Clinton defamed him in his 2014 biography ‘Brothas Be’.

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Tex Perkins

Tex Perkins Has A Fat Rubber Band

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Tex Perkins has taken the Fat Rubber Band into the studio for an all-new double single coming May 21.

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Big Day Out Showgrounds Melbourne Australia Jan 26th 2013 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Red Hot Chili Peppers Sells Catalogue For $US140 Million

by Music-News.com

Red Hot Chili Peppers are the latest act to sell off their catalogue. Hipgnosis Songs has reportedly paid $140 million for the catalogue.

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Stevie Wonder photo by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Wonder Releases Two New Songs

by Paul Cashmere

Stevie Wonder has released two new songs, his first new songs since 2016.

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Tom Morello - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Tom Morello Tells His Story In New Audio Book

by Music-News.com

Tom Morello has launched his Audible Original book ‘Tom Morello at Minetta Lane Theatre: Speaking Truth to Power Through Stories and Song’ to take fans on the musical journey of his life.

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Jack Sherman

Early Red Hot Chili Peppers Member Jack Sherman Dead at 64

by Music-News.com

Jack Sherman, an early guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers has died at age 64.

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Tom Morello photo by Ros OGorman

Tom Morello Says Rage Against The Machine Killing In The Name was Originally an Instrumental

by Music-News.com

Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine has opened up in depth about the political rock group’s iconic track, and how the band – completed by Tim Commerford, Zack de la Rocha and Brad Wilk – brought the track together after he first came up up with the riff while teaching a guitar lesson.

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Fantastic Negrito photo by Lyle Owerko

Fantastic Negrito’s Stephen Colbert Appearance Was The Best Performance of the Week

by Paul Cashmere

Xavier Dphrepaulezz aka Fantastic Negrito performed one of the week’s most pulsating performances when ‘Chocolate Samurai’ rolled out for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Joseph Wooten & The Hands of Soul To Stream Live From Nashville This Weekend

by Paul Cashmere

Joseph Wooten will perform his Hands of Soul on Saturday night from Rudy’s Jazz Lounge in Nashville.

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Faith No More by Jimmy Hubbard

Faith No More Reschedule Australia and New Zealand Tour To 2021

by Announcement

Frontier Touring and Faith No More wish to advise the rescheduling of the band’s upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand to February/March 2021, in light of the current COVID-19 crisis and subsequent Government directives and travel bans.

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Manu Dibango

African Jazz Great Manu Dibango Dies From Covid-19

by Paul Cashmere

Cameroon musician Manu Dibango has passed away at age 86 from Covid-19.

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Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine Announce Seven Month World Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Rage Against The Machine have announced a “world tour”, although dates are only North America and Europe so far.

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Faith No More by Jimmy Hubbard

Faith No More To Tour Australia and New Zealand In May

by Paul Cashmere

Faith No More will perform their first shows since 2016 in Australia and New Zealand in May.

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Leon Bridges, music news, noise11.com

Khruangbin Team Up With Leon Bridges For C-Side

by Tim Cashmere

Houston-based instrumental trio Khruangbin – known for their fusion of styles from soul to R&B to country to psychedelic rock – have teamed up with modern soul man Leon Bridges for the most effortlessly cool tune you have heard in ages.

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