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Paul McCartney to release deluxe editions of “Venus and Mars” and “Wings at the Speed of Sound”

Paul McCartney to release deluxe editions of Venus and Mars and Wings at the Speed of Sound

"Venus and Mars" and "Wings at the Speed of Sound" are the next albums to receive the deluxe treatment as part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection.

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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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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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