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Led Zeppelin’s “Physical Graffiti” reissue to include previously unreleased recordings

Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti reissue to include previously unreleased recordings

Led Zeppelin's "Physical Graffiti" will receive the deluxe treatment in February to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the album.

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Bob Marley & The Wailers – Easy Skanking in Boston ’78

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Easy Skanking in Boston '78

"Bob Marley & The Wailers - Easy Skanking in Boston '78" features a previously unreleased show captured at the Boston Music Hall on June 8, 1978.

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Elvis Presley’s first recording sells for $240,000

Elvis Presley's first recording sells for $240,000

The acetate of Elvis Presley's first recording, "My Happiness," has sold for $240,000 at an auction held at Graceland in Memphis.

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Musicians we lost in 2014

Musicians we lost in 2014

As 2014 comes to an end, we remember some of the many musicians who passed away over the last 12 months.

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“Bob Dylan and The Band – The Basement Tapes Complete” box set

Bob Dylan and The Band - The Basement Tapes Complete box set

Check out an unreleased song from the highly anticipated 6-CD box set, which brings together all of the recordings from Bob Dylan's so-called "Basement Tapes".

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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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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Class of 2012

Written by admin on April 15, 2012 – 10:37 am -

Cleveland rocked last night as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted the Class of 2012.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductees

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductees

Written by admin on December 7, 2011 – 3:42 pm -

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductees

The Small Faces/the Faces, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns ‘N Roses will be among the 2012 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring.

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Don Kirshner – The man with the golden ear

Written by admin on January 19, 2011 – 4:53 pm -

Harley Payette pays tribute to American song publisher/producer and rock promoter Don Kirshner, who passed away on January 17 aged 76.

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