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Wire on Wire – the five songs that define their career + MORE

To mark their 40th anniversary, the band discuss the evolution of their sound and pick five crucial recordings, from then to nowColin Newman (vocals/guitar): In February 1977, we played the Roxy punk club in London and were told not to come back. Then George [Gill, founder/original guitarist] fell d.... More »
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Geri Horner left panicked after she gets stuck in a tree + MORE

The singer appeared to have got carried away while looking for the best shot as she was filmed holding onto the tree for dear life on Saturday..... More »
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Deconstructing Jimi Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” Riff + MORE

PHOTO: Martin Hesketh | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped) “Manic Depression” is one of several original stand-out tracks on Are You Experienced , the 1967 debut album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience. ...... More »
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Hey Violet Announce Debut Album 'From The Outside' + MORE

Hey Violet have announced their debut album will be titled From The Outside.The group's full-length is due to be released in June 2017 on Hi or Hey Records/Caroline..... More »
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Prince Jackson explains his personal connection to foster youths + MORE

Michael Jackson's eldest opens up about giving back..... More »
Eddie Vedder reunites with former Pearl Jam drummer Jack Irons to cover Pink Floyd’s “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” — watchEddie Vedder reunited with former Pearl Jam drummer Jack Irons in Seattle on Friday night. Irons was opening for another one of his former bands, Red Hot Chili Peppers, at the Key Arena. Vedder surprised fans by joining Irons for a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”…

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Hanson have never left. Twenty years after the three brothers from Tulsa, Oklahoma recorded that indelible chorus to “Mmmbop,” Isaac, Taylor, and Zac Hanson—now 36, 34, and 31—are still writing, singing, and playing together. This May, they’ll head out on an international tour marking their 25th year as a band and the 20th anniversary of their debut album, Middle of Nowhere (they’ve since…

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Legendary guitarist and musician Chuck Berry is reportedly dead at the age of 90. St. Charles County Police Department posted a notice on Facebook that detailed a call they received at approximately 12:40 PM today. “First responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques,” the note read…

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He was found unresponsive and could not be revived.

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Chuck Berry Dead at 90

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Chuck Berry Dead at 90Music lost an icon when the legendary Chuck Berry, an influential force in rock, hip-hop, and R&B, died on Saturday (March 18) in St. Charles County, Missouri. He was 90.
The St. Charles County Police Department responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at around 12:40 p.m. “Inside the home, first responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques,” read a statement on Facebook…

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Lily Allen's new album 'will focus on marriage breakdown'The Smile hitmaker reportedly split from husband Sam Cooper in 2015.

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15 Essential Chuck Berry Songs

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15 Essential Chuck Berry SongsThe musician, who helped set the blueprint for rock ’n’ roll, has died at age 90. Listen to the tracks that best showcase his signature guitar playing and original lyrics.

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Alex Lahey Makes The Basics Feel Spectacular At SXSWOne of the downsides of going to review Lana Del Rey last night was leaving Stereogum’s unofficial SXSW party right when some of the festival’s most exciting new rock bands were coming up. Fortunately, this is SXSW, where exciting new rock bands cram a bazillion shows into four or five days, so I … More »

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Drake’s new More Life album dominated the realtime Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart shortly after its release on March 18…

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Berry’s style permeated rock music so completely that you could hear his influence in everyone who picked up a guitar for decades afterwardsWhen Chuck Berry wrote School Day (Ring Ring Goes the Bell), his detailed evocation of a day in the life of an American teenager in the Eisenhower era, he created an anthem for a generation: “As soon as three o’clock rolls around, you finally lay your burden down / Close up your books, get out of your seat / Down the hall and into the street / Up the corner and round the bend / Right to the juke joint you go in…

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Vera Lynn 100th Birthday: Her greatest videos ever including her first appearance in 1935DAME VERA LYNN celebrates her 100th Birthday with a BBC special and new album, as we look at some of her greatest performances ever all the way back to an early teenage appearance in 1935 with the Joe Loss band.

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