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Classic Jimmy Buffett Albums To Be Reissued On Vinyl

Classic Jimmy Buffett Albums To Be Reissued On Vinyl

UMe is set to bring out some of the most classic albums by Jimmy Buffett on vinyl. According to UMe, 10 albums by Buffett, released in 70s, 80s and 90s, will be reissued every month this summer, and all these will be available on standard black vinyl and limited edition colored vinyl. Living and Dying…MORE

Dua Lipa To Pull Double Duty As Host, Musical Guest On ‘SNL’

Dua Lipa To Pull Double Duty As Host, Musical Guest On ‘SNL’

Superstar singer Dua Lipa is set to pull double duty as both host and musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.” Lipa will return to NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” for her third appearance as a musical guest on May 4 and first time as host. The singer also made the announcement and exclaimed “DOUBLE DUTY DUA!!!!!!!!”…MORE

Taylor Swift Drops ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ As Surprise Double Album

Taylor Swift Drops ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ As Surprise Double Album

Taylor Swift has dropped her highly anticipated The Tortured Poets Department as surprise double album via Republic Records. After the conventional midnight release of the standard volume of The Tortured Poets Department, consisting of sixteen songs, Swift surprise-released the second volume, subtitled The Anthology, two hours later. “It’s a 2am surprise: The Tortured Poets Department…MORE

Paul McCartney, John Lennon’s Sons Share New Song ‘Primrose Hill’

Paul McCartney, John Lennon’s Sons Share New Song ‘Primrose Hill’

John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s son Sean Ono Lennon, and Paul McCartney’s son James McCartney, recently released a new song, “Primrose Hill.” Sean and James co-wrote “Primrose Hill,” which marks the first collaboration from the duo. “Today I am so very excited to share my latest song co-written by my good friend [Sean Ono Lennon],”…MORE

Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge Unveils Signature Fender Starcaster

Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge Unveils Signature Fender Starcaster

Blink-182 guitarist and co-lead vocalist Tom DeLonge has unveiled a new signature Starcaster guitar by Fender. This one-of-a-kind Starcaster has many changes to the original, released in the 1970s. It features an offset semi-hollow body, “C” neck shape, 12″-radius rosewood fingerboard and DeLonge’s logo on the neckplate. DeLonge’s first public performance with the guitar was…MORE

Maggie Rogers Announces First-Ever Arena Tour Dates

Maggie Rogers Announces First-Ever Arena Tour Dates

Maggie Rogers has announced her first-ever arena tour dates in support of her new album, Don’t Forget Me. The Don’t Forget Me Tour, Part II will launch on October 9 at Moody Center in Austin, Texas, and include shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden (October 19) and the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California…MORE

John Oates Says He’s ‘Moved On’ From Hall & Oates

John Oates Says He’s ‘Moved On’ From Hall & Oates

John Oates has revealed that after months of litigation with Daryl Hall, he is moving on from the band with which he has been a part for half-a-century. Hall & Oates was an American pop rock duo formed in Philadelphia in 1970. Daryl Hall was generally the lead vocalist; John Oates primarily played the electric…MORE

CBS Apologizes After Billy Joel Concert Abruptly Cut Off, To Rebroadcast Special

CBS Apologizes After Billy Joel Concert Abruptly Cut Off, To Rebroadcast Special

CBS has apologized after Billy Joel’s 100th consecutive performance at Madison Square Garden was abruptly cut off for some viewers on Sunday. Joel was halfway through playing “Piano Man” when local news began airing in some parts of the country. “A network programming timing error ended last night’s Billy Joel special approximately two minutes early…MORE

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