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Mississippi Town To Honor Late Temptations Singer David Ruffin

Mississippi Town To Honor Late Temptations Singer David Ruffin

Meridian, Mississippi, will be honoring its native son and legendary Temptations singer David Ruffin with a star on The Max Walk of Fame and naming a street after him. The late Ruffin, who had hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” was born in nearby rural Whynot and claimed Meridian as…Continue Reading

Elton John Adds U.S. Dates To ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Elton John Adds U.S. Dates To ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Music legend Elton John has announced additional dates for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. John is set to perform six more shows next year in Louisville, Kentucky; Detroit, Michigan; Jacksonville, Florida; Lexington, Kentucky; and Des Moines, Iowa. Tickets for the new shows go on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 18, at…Continue Reading

Arrest Made In Theft Of Tom Petty Guitars, Guns And Unreleased Music

Arrest Made In Theft Of Tom Petty Guitars, Guns And Unreleased Music

Law enforcement agents have reportedly arrested the person who allegedly broke into a storage unit that belonged to the late Tom Petty in San Fernando Valley last month and stole valuables worth at least $100,000, including guitars, guns and hard drives containing unreleased tracks. Citing law enforcement sources, TMZ reports the person being held confessed…Continue Reading

Michael Jackson Musical To Hit Broadway In Summer Of 2020

Michael Jackson Musical To Hit Broadway In Summer Of 2020

A new musical about the life and work of Michael Jackson is set to hit Broadway in the summer of 2020 despite abuse allegations against the late King of Pop. Earlier this year, Jackson’s estate had called off pre-Broadway shows in Chicago of the new musical, originally titled “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough.” According…Continue Reading

Paul McCartney To Release Two Never-Before-Heard Tracks

Paul McCartney To Release Two Never-Before-Heard Tracks

Paul McCartney announced on Tuesday that he will digitally release two new songs on November 22. The two never-before-heard tracks, “Home Tonight” and “In A Hurry,” were recorded during the Greg Kurstin sessions for McCartney’s chart-topping album Egypt Station. On November 29, McCartney is set to release a limited edition Record Store Day double A-side…Continue Reading

Eagles To Perform Full ‘Hotel California’ Album On 2020 Tour

Eagles To Perform Full ‘Hotel California’ Album On 2020 Tour

The Eagles announced that they will play their Hotel California album in full during their 2020 concerts in Atlanta, New York, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Each night’s concert will feature a Hotel California set, with an accompanying orchestra and choir, followed by an additional set of the band’s greatest hits. Tickets go…Continue Reading

Cheap Trick Discuss Early Popularity In Japan

Cheap Trick Discuss Early Popularity In Japan

Cheap Trick discussed the rock band’s surprising popularity in Japan in the latest episode of AXS TV’s “The Big Interview” on Wednesday. “We started getting fan mail from Japan, said guitarist Rick Nielsen, “because of the Japanese press talking about us at a Queen show. Normally they wouldn’t mention the opening act.” “In Japan, they…Continue Reading

John Paul Jones’ Sons Of Chipotle To Make U.S. Debut

John Paul Jones’ Sons Of Chipotle To Make U.S. Debut

Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen’s joint venture Sons Of Chipotle is set to make its U.S. debut in March 2020. The band will perform at the Big Ears Festival between March 26 and 29 in Knoxville, Tennessee, with Jones playing the piano and Karttunen playing cello and electronics. “Both…Continue Reading