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Legacy Recordings acquires Van Morrison catalogue

Legacy Recordings acquires Van Morrison catalogue

Legacy Recordings has released a new "Essential Van Morrison" collection and digital editions of 33 albums after acquiring the rights to Van Morrison's solo recordings from 1971 to present.

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Watch Bruce Springsteen close Jon Stewart’s final “Daily Show”

Watch Bruce Springsteen close Jon Stewart's final Daily Show

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band brought Jon Stewart's final episode of "The Daily Show" to an end on Thursday night with renditions of "Land of Hope and Dreams" (requested by the host) and "Born to Run".

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If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A selection of Elvis Presley's recordings have been reconstructed with the help of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the forthcoming album "If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra".

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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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“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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“Buddy Holly – Listen To Me” coming to PBS

Written by admin on October 29, 2011 – 5:34 pm -

A star-studded tribute to Buddy Holly will air on PBS in December.

“Buddy Holly: Listen To Me/The Ultimate Buddy Party” includes performances from a Buddy Holly 75th Birthday tribute concert that took place at the Music Box in Hollywood on September 7. Among the artists featured in the special are Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo, Graham Nash, Paul Anka, Phil Everly, Patrick Stump and James Burton. There are also taped messages from big name fans of Holly, including Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Brian Wilson, Jackson Browne and Eric Idle.

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Song of the Week #70 – “That’ll Be The Day”

Written by admin on September 5, 2011 – 10:48 am -

Buddy Holly - That'll Be The Day Buddy Holly’s rock ‘n’ roll classic “That’ll Be The Day” has been selected as Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons to mark what would have been the late star’s 75th birthday on September 7.

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“Listen to Me: Buddy Holly” – tribute album

Written by admin on August 28, 2011 – 6:25 pm -

Brian Wilson, Chris Isaak, Imelda May, Stevie Nicks, Ringo Starr and Jeff Lynne are among the artists covering classic Buddy Holly songs on a new tribute CD titled “Listen to Me: Buddy Holly.”

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