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Paul McCartney to release deluxe editions of “Venus and Mars” and “Wings at the Speed of Sound”

Paul McCartney to release deluxe editions of Venus and Mars and Wings at the Speed of Sound

"Venus and Mars" and "Wings at the Speed of Sound" are the next albums to receive the deluxe treatment as part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection.

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Elvis Presley’s “That’s All Right” – 60th anniversary

Elvis Presley's That's All Right - 60th anniversary

We are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the day that Elvis Presley recorded "That's All Right" and kick-started one of the most remarkable careers in music history.

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“Elvis: That’s The Way It Is” 10-disc deluxe edition out in August

Elvis: That's The Way It Is 10-disc deluxe edition out in August

Read about the forthcoming 10-disc box set featuring material recorded during the filming of the 1970 documentary "Elvis: That's The Way It Is".

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Roy Orbison’s “Mystery Girl” out now in expanded and deluxe editions

Roy Orbison's Mystery Girl out now in expanded and deluxe editions

Legacy Recordings has commemorated the 25th anniversary of Roy Orbison's "Mystery Girl" with the release of expanded and deluxe editions of the album.

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Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes In South Africa

Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes In South Africa

The documentary film "Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes in South Africa" is available to view online for a limited time.

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New releases

New releases

Check the new and upcoming CD, Blu-ray and DVD music releases.

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“The Beatles: All These Years Volume  1: Tune In” – Review

The Beatles: All These Years Volume 1: Tune In - Review

George Smith reviews the first of Mark Lewisohn's three-volume biography of The Beatles.

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Conan O’Brien interviews music historian Peter Guralnick

Conan O'Brien interviews music historian Peter Guralnick

Watch Conan O'Brien's in-depth interview with music historian Peter Guralnick.

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Song of the week

Song of the week

Each week we showcase a classic track as Song of the Week. Check the current and past choices.

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Before they were famous – high school yearbook photos

Before they were famous - high school yearbook photos

See if you can identify these stars before they were famous.

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Merry Christmas to all readers of Classic Pop Icons. Christmas wouldn’t be the same without Christmas songs, so here’s a classic selection for you to enjoy.


Bing Crosby - White Christmas
White Christmas
Bing Crosby
Elvis Presley - Blue Christmas
Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley
The Ronettes - Sleigh Ride
Sleigh Ride
The Ronettes
Dean Martin - Let it Snow
Let it Snow
Dean Martin
John Lennon - Happy Christmas (War is Over)
Happy Christmas (War is Over)
John Lennon
Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy - Bing Crosby & David Bowie
Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy
Bing Crosby & David Bowie
Cliff Richard - Mistletoe and Wine
Mistletoe and Wine
Cliff Richard
Elvis Presley - Silent Night
Silent Night
Elvis Presley
Chuck Berry - Run, Rudolph Run
Run, Rudolph Run
Chuck Berry
Nat King Cole - The Christmas Song
The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole
Beach Boys - Little Saint Nick
Little Saint Nick
The Beach Boys
The Ronettes - Frosty the Snowman
Frosty the Snowman
The Ronettes
Roy Orbison - Pretty Paper
Pretty Paper
Roy Orbison
Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree
Brenda Lee
Jackson 5 - Someday at Christmas
Someday at Christmas
The Jackson 5
Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody
Merry Christmas Everybody
Slade
Shakin' Stevens - Bing Crosby - Merry Christmas Everyone
Merry Christmas Everyone
Shakin’ Stevens
Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Wizzard
Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmas Time
Wonderful Christmas Time
Paul McCartney
Frank Sinatra - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Frank Sinatra