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The Recording Academy announced on Thursday (Jan. 31) that Diana Ross will give a “very special performance” at the upcoming Grammy Awards. She will celebrate her 75th birthday. The music icon joins an already packed list of performers for the 61st annual awards show, which will be hosted by Alicia Keys and will be broadcast on CBS on Feb. 10 at   Read More …

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MARCH: Holland: Thu 14th Amsterdam – AFAS Live Tickets APRIL: Germany: Sat 6th Lingen Emsland – Arena Tickets Mon 8th Berlin – Friedrichstadtpalast Tickets Wed 10th Neustadt Saalbau – Neustadt Tickets Thu 11th Ulm – Ratiopharm Arena Tickets Fri 12th Erfurt – Thuringenhalle Tickets Sat 13th Regensburg – Audimax Tickets Mon 15th Cottbus – Stadthalle   Read More …

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Did you know that… •  35 per cent of all Christmas No. 1s have been cover songs? •  Only four acts have ever had multiple Christmas No. 1s: The Beatles, Queen, Cliff Richard and Spice Girls? •  “Last Christmas” by Wham! is the best-selling UK single never to reach number one? •  “Fairytale of New   Read More …

4th October – 18th November 2018 Proud Central, London Proud Galleries is delighted to announce ‘The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society’, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary multi-format release of The Kinks’ sixth studio album, The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society. On display is a selection of rare collector’s items including   Read More …

An interview with Eric Lerner, author of “Matters of Vital Interest” – the latest Leonard Cohen book: Q: Why did you write the book? A: During the last years of Leonard’s life, I got really sick and we found ourselves in the same tight spot, dazed and struggling to write. I was sick as well   Read More …

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“Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America” by Jesse Jarnow is the dramatic untold story of the Weavers, the hit-making folk-pop quartet destroyed with the aid of the United States government—and who changed the world, anyway. Following a series of top 10 hits that became instant American   Read More …

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“Matters of Vital Interest” is a memoir chronicling Eric Lerner’s forty-year friendship with Leonard Cohen. It’s an unlikely friendship made even more unlikely by where they met—at St. Joseph’s Abbey in 1977. It recounts the strength of their friendship that grew out of the silence and discipline practiced at the Zen retreat and blossomed into   Read More …

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Set for a 2019 release, the former Beatle said his book about a magical grandfather is written ‘for grandparents everywhere’. Following in the footsteps of fellow children’s book luminaries Bob Dylan, Keith Richards and Madonna, Paul McCartney is to write his own picture book. Hey Grandude follows an elderly, magical gentleman called Grandude and his adventures with   Read More …

#FreshenUpTour November 30th: Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena  “I first toured in Copenhagen with The Beatles, then later with Wings and then again as a solo artist but my last concert there was unbelievably 15 years ago. We’ve been back to Denmark several times since and we’ve always had such fun experiences. We’ve freshened up   Read More …

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Mamma Mia, here they go again! That’s right. ABBA, one of the most beloved and best-selling pop groups of all time, are back. The group – formed by Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid in Stockholm, Sweden, almost half a century ago – have not put out any new music for 35 years. However, that is   Read More …

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