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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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New CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases




Song of the Week #144 – “Stop! In the Name of Love”

Written by admin on February 11, 2013 – 3:32 pm -

The Supremes Stop! In the Name of Love single The Supremes’ “Stop! In the Name of Love” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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New exhibit celebrates Motown girl groups

Written by admin on January 24, 2013 – 6:01 pm -

The Supremes, the Vandellas, the Marvelettes, the Velvelettes and the Andantes will be the focus of a new exhibit on Motown’s girl groups which opens at Detroit’s Motown Historical Museum on Thursday, January 31.

Girl Groups: The Grit, the Glamour, the Glory

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Song of the Week #118 – “You Can’t Hurry Love”

Written by admin on August 6, 2012 – 10:10 pm -

The Supremes’ smash hit “You Can’t Hurry Love” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“You Can’t Hurry Love” was released on single in July 1966, backed with “Put Yourself in My Place”. It also featured on the album “The Supremes A’ Go-Go,” which was released the following month.

The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love single

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Song of the Week #109 – “It’s Not Unusual”

Written by admin on June 4, 2012 – 10:42 pm -

Tom Jones - It's Not Unusual album cover Tom Jones’ breakthrough hit “It’s Not Unusual” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show

Written by admin on August 19, 2011 – 10:24 am -

Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show Ed Sullivan showcased most of the legendary Motown acts on his television show throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, including the Jackson 5, the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Temptations and the Four Tops. These superb performances have now been fully restored for release in the US and Canada on a 2-DVD set titled “Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show

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