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Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies aged 78

Written by admin on November 19, 2014 – 7:13 pm -

Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits included “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,” died on Monday (Nov 17) in a Las Vegas hospital aged 78. No cause of death has been given.

Jimmy Ruffin

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Test your knowledge of Classic Motown

Written by admin on September 23, 2014 – 2:19 pm -

Classic Motown quiz

Test how much you know about the Classic Motown period with our fun quiz. There are 15 questions, each with four possible answers. You can challenge your friends by sharing via the social media buttons above.




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New releases update – September 2013

Written by admin on September 12, 2013 – 8:01 pm -

The New Releases page has been updated to include music CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases for September.

New music releases September 2013

Highlights for September include:

  • Rod Stewart’s “Rarities” (3 Sep)
  • the 6-CD “Marc Bolan at the BBC” and 2-CD “Marc Bolan – Best of the BBC Recordings” (3 Sep)
  • the 13-CD “The Clash – Sound System” box set (10 Sep) and reissues of original albums (17 Sep)
  • Madonna’s “MDNA Tour” on CD, DVD and Blu-ray (10 Sep)
  • the 6-CD “The Shadows – The Early Years: 1959-1966” box set (17 Sep)
  • Elvis Costello & The Roots “Wise Up Ghost” in standard and deluxe editions (17 Sep)
  • The Band’s “Live at the Academy Of Music 1971” standard and deluxe editions (17 Sep) and “The Last Waltz” box set (24 Sep)
  • Elton John’s new studio album “Diving Board” in standard, deluxe and super deluxe editions (24 Sep)
  • Sting’s new album “The Last Ship” in standard and deluxe editions (24 Sep).

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Song of the Week #156 – “My Girl”

Written by admin on July 1, 2013 – 9:11 pm -

The Temptations My Girl single

The Temptations’ “My Girl” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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New releases update – June 2013

Written by admin on June 2, 2013 – 5:43 pm -

The New Releases page has been updated to include music CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases for June.

New music releases June 2013

Highlights for June include:

  • Dave Davies’ new album “I Will Be Me” (4 June)
  • Paul McCartney & Wings’ “Rockshow” on DVD and Blu-ray (11 June)
  • Black Sabbath’s new album “13” in standard and deluxe editions (11 June)
  • “Scott Walker – The Collection 1967-1970” 5-CD/5 LP box sets (11 June)
  • “ZZ Top – The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1990” 10-CD collection (11 June)
  • Hawkwind’s “Warrior On The Edge Of Time” reissue in standard and expanded editions (18 June)
  • “Moody Blues – Timeless Flight” deluxe and super deluxe box set (25 June)
  • Allman Brothers Band’s “Brothers & Sisters” 40th anniversary deluxe and super deluxe editions (25 June)
  • The Beatles’ “Help!” on Blu-ray (25 June)
  • A new range of 5-CD “Original Album Classics” titles from artists such as Elvis Presley, Billy Joel, Santana, Johnny Cash, and more (25 June).

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