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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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New CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases




Dion – The Complete Laurie Singles

Written by admin on September 8, 2012 – 8:08 pm -

A new Dion DiMucci 2-CD collection is on the way in October, which will bring together the A and B sides of all his original solo Laurie singles.

Dion - The Complete Laurie Singles

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Elvis and Dion at the Garden – 40 years on

Written by admin on June 9, 2012 – 9:55 pm -

New York City was an exciting place to be for rock ‘n’ roll fans in June 1972, with Dion and the Belmonts coming together for a highly-anticipated reunion at Madison Square Garden on June 2, and Elvis Presley performing four sold-out shows at the same venue the following weekend. Forty years on, Harley Payette takes a look at the legendary gigs and the musical context in which they took place.

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Dion DiMucci on Huckabee

Written by admin on November 25, 2011 – 2:52 pm -

Dion DiMucci will appear on Huckabee on the Fox News Channel tomorrow (November 26) at 8pm ET. The show will be rebroadcast on Sunday at 11pm ET.

Dion told his Facebook group:

“They read my book and invited me to be on. No Politics, It’s always fun to visit with him. Rock on.”

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Dion’s “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer” – 50 years on

Written by admin on October 21, 2011 – 7:56 am -

Harley Payette celebrates the 50th anniversary of Dion DiMucci’s classic back-to-back singles “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer.”

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Songwriter Hall of Fame nominees announced

Written by admin on October 15, 2011 – 7:41 pm -

Pete Townshend, Elvis Costello, Lou Reed and Dion DiMucci are among the artists who have been nominated for induction into the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Members will have until December 12 to vote for which of the nominees are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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