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Macy Gray To Cover Stevie Wonder’s ‘Talking Book’ Album

Forty years ago this October, Stevie Wonder released one of his most classic albums to date, “Talking Book,” which featured No. 1 hits like “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” Now raspy-voiced R&B singer Macy Gray is releasing her own take on it

09/20/2012

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Why Video of President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

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The Gaslight Anthem Covers The Who For ‘Live On Letterman’

After a high-energy, 50-minute set in front of a packed crowd at the Ed Sullivan Theater last night (June 27) for a “Live On Letterman” webcast, the Gaslight Anthem returned to the stage at the […]

06/28/2012

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Bruce Springsteen Rocks Isle of Wight Fest With Beatles Cover

Capping off a mega set of 25 originals, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band ended their headlining set at the long-standing U.K. music festival Isle of Wight Festival on Sunday (June 24) with a […]

06/25/2012

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Fleetwood Mac Gets A Tribute Album Featuring Marianne Faithfull, MGMT, Best Coast & More

Fleetwood Mac is a band often name-checked by other acts, and now those influenced by the ’70s rockers will put their money where their mouth is. A tribute album to Fleetwood Mac, titled Just Tell […]

06/19/2012

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What Do Alice Cooper & Lady Gaga Have In Common?

They’re both costume-wearing, heavily-made-up music stars who let their freak flags fly and wholly shock their devotees in concert. When you think of it that way, Alice Cooper and Lady Gaga are cut from the […]

06/11/2012

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New Releases: Diana Ross, Santana, Willie Nelson, Occupy Wall Street

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical updates from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

05/15/2012

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New Releases: Cover Albums From Eagles’ Glenn Frey, Dee Snider, Iggy Pop

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and more from classic artists making musical waves yet again. Spotlight Release of the Week: Fans may identify him as the Eagles’ guitarist/vocalist, but Glenn Frey […]

05/10/2012

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Heart Reveals Box Set Tracklist, Including Bonus Led Zeppelin Covers Disc

On their upcoming box set, the Wilson sisters of Heart travel deep. With three discs of original material and a bonus disc of Led Zeppelin covers, the rock group has plenty of space for rarities, […]

04/26/2012

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New Releases: Carole King Demos, Monkees Reissues, Jack White Channels The ’70s

Take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical delights  from classic artists making musical waves yet again. Spotlight Release of the Week: Forty-one years after the release of Carole King‘s Tapestry – […]

04/24/2012

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