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New Collection Of Jim Morrison’s Writings To Be Released In June

New Collection Of Jim Morrison’s Writings To Be Released In June

HarperCollins is set to release a 600-page collection of late Doors frontman Jim Morrison’s writings, both previously published as well as never-before-seen. Titled “The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts and Lyrics,” the new collection will include lyrics, poems, and posthumously published writing collections, “Wilderness” and “The American Night.” Roughly half of the…Continue Reading

Paul McCartney Announces New Book About Life And Art

Paul McCartney Announces New Book About Life And Art

Paul McCartney has announced a new book, “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present,” due out on November 2. The two-volume, 960-page book will see McCartney “recount his life and art through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career,” according to a press release. The book was edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning author…Continue Reading

Roger Taylor Denies Rumors Queen Considered Recruiting George Michael

Roger Taylor Denies Rumors Queen Considered Recruiting George Michael

Queen’s Roger Taylor has denied rumors that the band considered hiring George Michael as replacement for Freddie Mercury following the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert. “I remember hearing the rumors, but it wouldn’t have suited us,” the drummer recently told Classic Rock. “George wasn’t really used to working with a live band. When he heard…Continue Reading

Bruce Springsteen Gets DWI, Reckless Driving Charges Dropped

Bruce Springsteen Gets DWI, Reckless Driving Charges Dropped

Bruce Springsteen, who was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in New Jersey in November, was relieved to get a lesser punishment. A New Jersey Federal Court judge agreed to drop charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving against Springsteen after the veteran rock star pleaded guilty to drinking alcohol in a…Continue Reading

Gladys Knight, Alessia Cara & HBCU Bands To Perform At NBA All-Star Game

Gladys Knight, Alessia Cara & HBCU Bands To Perform At NBA All-Star Game

The National Basketball Association has announced that Gladys Knight, Alessia Cara and HBCU bands will perform at the NBA all-star Game next month. Seven-time Grammy Award winner Knight will sing the U.S. national anthem at the game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, while singer-songwriter Cara will sing the Canadian national anthem remotely from Toronto.…Continue Reading