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Venetta Fields Barbra Streisand and Clydie King

Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand, Ray Charles backing vocalist Clydie King dies at age 75

by Paul Cashmere

Clydie King, who sang on dozens of songs including Elton John’s ‘The Bitch Is Back’, the Rolling Stones ‘Tumbling Dice’ and with Barbra Streisand on ‘A Star Is Born’ has died.

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Dorothy Carvello Anything for a Hit

Ahmet Ertegun Portrayed As Abusive Sex Fiend In New Book

by Paul Cashmere

Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun is exposed as an abusive, sexual harasser in a new book by his former secretary Dorothy Carvello.

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Usher, Noise11.com, photo

Usher To Play The White House

by Music-News.com

Usher and Demi Lovato are heading to the White House to perform in a musical celebration of the late Ray Charles.

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Ray Charles Forever Stamp, Noise11, Photo

US Postal Service Issues Ray Charles Stamp

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Legendary singer Ray Charles has been honoured by the US Postal Service with a stamp in his name.

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George Jones, Noise11, Photo, music news

George Jones 1931-2013

by Paul Cashmere

Country superstar George Jones has died at the age of 81.

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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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Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Justin Timberlake To Donate $3 Million Super Bowl Fee To Charity

by Music-News.com

Justin Timberlake reportedly plans to donate his $3 million Super Bowl party appearance fee to charity.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles’ Children Win Copyright Case

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The children of the late-Ray Charles have won in court over the Ray Charles Foundation in a case that determined the ownership of the copyright on about 60 of his songs.

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Mickey and Sylvia

Mickey ‘Guitar’ Baker Passes Away

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Mickey “Guitar” Baker, half of the duo Mickey and Sylvia and one of the greats in combining R&B and rock-and-roll, passed away on Tuesday in Toulouse, France.

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Glen Campbell American Treasure

3 CD 1 DVD Glen Campbell Boxset To Be Released

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Surfdog Records is putting together a limited edition box set saluting the great Glen Campbell. American Treasure: Limited Edition Box Set will be released in mid-December and will include three CDs, one DVD and a number of extras including:

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Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Elton And Whitney Among Recipients Of Grammy Hall Of Fame

by Music-News.com

Whitney Houston and Elton John are among artists whose recordings have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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Lionel Ritchie and Kenny Rogers - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Kenny Rogers Writes His Own Autobiography

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Classic country singer Kenny Rogers will release his autobiography, Luck or Something Like It, on October 2 via William Morrow.

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Bob Birch, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Elton John Bassist Bob Birch Takes Own Life

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Bob (Robert Wayne) Birch, who has been the bass player for Elton John’s band, is dead from an apparent suicide.

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