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Yusuf (Cat Stevens) will perform his first US shows in over 35 years in December, following a number of European dates. The singer will perform classic hits and songs from his forthcoming rhythm and blues album “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone”.
The US leg of “The Peace Train … Late Again” tour begins on December 1 at Massey Hall in Toronto and concludes on December 14 at Nokia Theatre LA LIVE in Los Angeles, CA.
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American blues musician Johnny Winter died on Wednesday 16 July in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. The legendary singer-guitarist was 70 years old.
Winter’s representative, Lori Haynes, said:
His wife, family and bandmates are all saddened by the loss of their loved one and one of the world’s finest guitarists.
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The New Releases page has been updated to include music CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases for July.
Highlights for July include:
- Hawkwind’s “Warrior On The Edge Of Time – Super Deluxe Box Set” (2 Jul)
- the 3 CD/DVD “Tom Robinson Band – Anthology (1977-1979)” (9 Jul)
- The Pet Shop Boys’ new studio album “Electric” on CD and vinyl (16 Jul)
- the 6-CD “The Style Council – Classic Album Selection” (23 Jul)
- the 17-CD “Harry Nilsson – The RCA Albums Collection” (30 Jul)
- Elvis Presley “Love Me Tender” on Blu-ray (30 Jul)
- Buddy Guy’s new studio album “Rhythm & Blues” on CD and vinyl (30 Jul).
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Every now and then we come across a bargain which is so good that we feel compelled to pass it on to our readers. Those of you who enjoy blues music or who are interested in exploring the genre perhaps for the first time will be interested in an incredibly good value MP3 collection of 101 classic songs titled “101 – The Essential Blues Album”.
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