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Sir George Morrison Covers The Classics For 45th Album ‘Accentuate The Positive’

by Paul Cashmere

Sir George Ivan Morrison (Van to his mates) will continue his tribute to the classic with a second volume of covers for 2023, ‘Accentuate The Positive’.

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Happy 84th Birthday Dion DiMucci

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Dion DiMucci is 84 today.

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Lisa Marie Presley

Priscilla Presley Settles With Granddaughter Riley Keough Over Lisa Marie Estate

by Paul Cashmere

Priscilla Presley’s legal petition questioning the will of her daughter, the late Lisa Marie Presley, has been settled.

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Shakin’ Stevens May Be Playing Glastonbury

by Music-News.com

Shakin’ Stevens would love the “honour” of playing Glastonbury again.

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Jay and the Americans

Howie Kane of Jay & The Americans Dies At Age 78

by Paul Cashmere

Howie Kane (born Howard Kirchembaum) of Jay & The Americans has died at age 78.

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Brian Perkins of The Delltones Has Passed Away

by Paul Cashmere

Brian Perkins, a founding member of Australia’s original “boy band”, Rock and Roll legends The Delltones, has died.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Pays Tribute To Jerry Lee Lewis

by Paul Cashmere

Bob Dylan paid tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis at his show in Nottingham, England this week, performing ‘I Can’t Seem to Say Goodbye’.

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Jerry Lee Lewis at the 2022 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee Announce on May 17, 2022 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in downtown Nashville.

Jerry Lee Lewis Passes At Age 87 (Official)

by Paul Cashmere

The death of Rock and Roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis has been officially announced, following rumours of his passing two days ago.

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Jerry Lee Lewis

TMZ Incorrectly Kills Off Jerry Lee Lewis

by Paul Cashmere

US gossip site TMZ has incorrectly killed off Rock and Roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis.

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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 Had Eight Top 10 Hits Before He Was 20

by Paul Cashmere

Australian Rock and Roll star Normie Rowe Had Eight Top 10 hits before he turned 20 (Nine if you count a Double-A). Normie was 18 when his first hit ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’ was released in April 1965. ‘It’s Not Easy’, his eighth Top 40 hit was released 18 months later in December 1966.

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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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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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Shakin’ Stevens Once (or Twice) Opened For The Rolling Stones

by Paul Cashmere

In 1969 Shakin’ Stevens was chosen to open for two show for the Rolling Stones in London.

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Dion And How His Sam Cooke Friendship Became A Song With Paul Simon

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Dion knew Sam Cooke in the 1950s. After Sam died he wrote a song about him and didn’t revisit it until recently, more than 50 years later. To complete the song he called on his friend Paul Simon. The result is ‘Song for Sam Cooke (Here In America’ on Dion’s new ‘Blues With Friends’ album.

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The Sweet with Steve Priest on the right

Steve Priest of The Sweet Dead at 72

by Paul Cashmere

The Sweet bass player Steve Priest has died at age 72.

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Little Richard, Noise11, Photo

Little Richard By The Hits

by Paul Cashmere

With the passing of Little Richard Noise11 has dug into the history to plot Richard’s chart success.

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Little Richard, Noise11, Photo

Hear The First Six Little Richard Singles That Were All Flops

by Paul Cashmere

Little Richard was no overnight sensation. Richard Penniman had been performing since 1947 at the age of 14. It was Sister Rosetta Tharpe who heard him cover one of her songs and invited him to open for one of her shows.

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Beatles, Stones, Dylan Tweet About Little Richard

by Paul Cashmere

Beatles, Stones and Dylan are tweeting about the death of Rock and Roll icon Little Richard at the age of 87.

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Little Richard, Noise11, Photo

Little Richard Passes On At Age 87

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Little Richard has died at the age of 87 after a battle with cancer.

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Dion Blues With Friends

Dion Gathers Rock Icons For His ‘Blues With Friends’ Album

by Paul Cashmere

Rock and Roll legend Dion has gathered up his famous friends for his next album ‘Blues With Friends’.

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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 Asks Beach Boys Fans To Boycott Hunting Event

by Paul Cashmere

Brian Wilson is furious that his former band has agreed to play ay a hunting event in Nevada in front of Donald Trump Jr.

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Dave Clark Five All The Hits

New Dave Clark Five Compilation Marks 60 Years Of The British Band

by Paul Cashmere

Here is a fun fact: The Dave Clark performed 18 times on the Ed Sullivan Show.

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis Immortalised In Mississippi

by Tim Cashmere

Legendary musician Jerry Lee Lewis has been given a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail, which will be displayed outside of his ranch in Nesbit.

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Colin Hay performs at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on 11 February 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Colin Hay Has Written Ringo Starr’s New ‘Whats My Name’

by Paul Cashmere

Sir Richard Starkey wants you to know his name is ‘Ringo’ and we know that with thanks to Men At Work’s Colin Hay. Colin has written the title tracks for Ringo’s new album ‘What’s My Name’.

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Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere

Kiss Postpone Salt Lake City Show As Gene Simmons Undergoes Medical Procedure

by Paul Cashmere

Kiss have had to postpone their final show for Salt Lake City as Gene Simmons had to suddenly return to Los Angeles for a medical procedure.

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Hunters and Collectors, AAMI stadium, Melbourne 2014

Red Hot Summer Mornington Sells Out in 2 Minutes

by Paul Cashmere

Red Hot Summer set a new record today when the Mornington show sold out in two minutes.

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Hunters and Collectors, AAMI stadium, Melbourne 2014

Hunters & Collectors to reform to headline Red Hot Summer

by Paul Cashmere

Hunters & Collectors will reform in 2020 to celebrate 10 years of Red Hot Summer.

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Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Mick Jagger turns 76 and Roger Taylor turns 70

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones Sir Mick Jagger and Queen’s Roger Taylor are sharing birthdays today with Roger turning over to the benchmark 70 years of age.

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

Paul McCartney is Planning a Rehearsals Album

by Music-News.com

Sir Paul McCartney and his band are planning to release an album of cuts from their improvised soundchecks.

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AC/DC Highway To Hell

AC/DC are celebrating the 40th anniversary edition of Highway To Hell

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC ‘Highway To Hell’ 40th anniversary of Highway To Hell is being celebrated with special online events including a first official release of a live version of the title track.

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