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U2 support World AIDS day with help from Springsteen and Martin

Written by admin on December 2, 2014 – 3:44 pm -

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin filled in for Bono to front U2’s World AIDS Day gig in New York City’s Times Square on Monday.

The event was opened by former President Bill Clinton, who highlighted the impact of the bipartisan drugs-for-AIDS bill, and read out an email he had received from Bono earlier in the day:

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27 recordings added to Grammy Hall of Fame

Written by admin on December 4, 2013 – 1:59 pm -

The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its Grammy Hall Of Fame, including classic recordings by Sam Cooke, George Harrison, Neil Young, James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy, says:

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“Released: The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998” – Six DVD box set

Written by admin on November 13, 2013 – 6:02 pm -

Amnesty International has released a six-DVD box set of material from its Human Rights concerts of 1986-1998, featuring performances by artists such as Bruce Springsteen, U2, Lou Reed, Sting, Radiohead, Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, and many more.

The set features nearly 17 hours of content, comprising over 12 hours of footage from four concerts, and close to five hours of bonus content.

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Bruce Springsteen and U2 support ONE’s agit8 campaign

Written by admin on June 15, 2013 – 1:53 pm -

ONE's agit8 campaign

Bruce Springsteen, U2, Elvis Costello, Mumford & Sons, Green Day, Kid Rock, and Ed Sheeran are among the 50 acts to contribute musical performances to ONE’s ‘agit8’ campaign.

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Happy St Patrick’s Day from Classic Pop Icons

Written by admin on March 17, 2012 – 11:17 am -

Happy St Patrick’s Day to all our Irish readers.

We are marking the occasion with songs from three of Ireland’s successful musical exports.

“Whiskey in the Jar” – Thin Lizzy

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