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SubCulture, NYC’s newest underground arts venue, is excited to host a performance by The Persuasions on Monday, Jan 20th. Dubbed the “Kings of A Cappella”, The Persuasions have blessed the music industry for over 50 years with their incredible soul-blues inspired voices. The group has performed alongside legends like Frank Zappa, Bruce Springsteen, Richard Pryor, Ray Charles or Stevie   Read More …

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The legend never fades aways as fans all over the world celebrate 79 years since the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” was born. Unfortunately, he died of a heart problem in 1977 at age 42, at his massive Graceland estate in Memphis, Tenn. Graceland, where Elvis spent most of his time when not performing, is the   Read More …

US musician Phil Everly, one half of the Everly Brothers, has died, aged 74, in California. Everly died on Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his son Jason Everly told AP. Phil Everly and his brother Don made up the Everly Brothers, one of the biggest pop acts of the 1950s and early 1960s. Phil and Don   Read More …

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Hot new movie: “Good Ol’ Freda” – a documentary in which Freda Kelly looks back at her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles.   More here

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‘NEW’ was recently voted the fourth best album of the year by Rolling Stone magazine. It was produced by Mark Ronson, Paul Epworth, Giles Martin and Ethan Johns, and features the title track and recent single ‘Queenie Eye’. The sound of a 71-year-old Beatle getting back in the ring: McCartney plays to his strengths: Wings-like glam rock,   Read More …

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The first time the entire body of his Fortune recordings are in one place, this 2-CD set represents square-one for Andre Williams and the deepest blues and rhythm roots from which he grew his “bad boy” rock ‘n’ roll sensibility. In the same way his friend Ike Turner created a modern, post-blues persona from his   Read More …

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Tommy James, the music legend responsible for the hits “Crimson & Clover,” “Crystal Blue Persuation,” “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “Hanky Panky,” “Sweet Cherry Wine,” and “Mony Mony,”  has announced an agreement with The Orchard to launch the Tommy James and the Shondells official YouTube channel, available at http://www.youtube.com/TJShondells. “The new YouTube channel is going   Read More …

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The most famous hard rock / heavy metal band from Germany began its tour – “Rock’n Roll Forever” – in September 2013. The tour passes through Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland… reaching Romania on the 14th of December. The concert will take place at Romexpo, marking the Scorpions’ return in Bucharest. Scorpions is a German   Read More …

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She said: “My name is Charlotte Fontaine. I’m eighteen years old, and part of a doo-wop duo with my big brother Hank. We’re influenced by musicians like Sam Cooke, The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Supremes… pretty much everything that’s old school and 1950’s/1960’s pop!”       I say: Great voice, brilliant music! When   Read More …

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The biggest female box-office star in Hollywood history, Doris Day started singing and dancing when she was a teenager, and made her first film when she was 24. After nearly 40 movies, she walked away from that part of her life in 1968, and started rescuing and caring for animals. Now 87, the actress lives   Read More …

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