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Paul McCartney tells the story of writing Eleanor Rigby

From the Beatles 1966 album Revolver, “Eleanor Rigby” embodied a shift for the band from pop rock and rollers to a more mature group eager…

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Lana Del Rey Quits Social Media: “I Have So Many Other Interests And Jobs”

Lana Del Rey has quit social media. She announced the news in a video posted to her now-removed Instagram yesterday, explaining that she’s deactivating her…

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Megan Thee Stallion Says Label Is Trying To Block Her BTS Remix

Megan Thee Stallion claims that her label is trying to block the release of her new remix of BTS’ chart-dominating K-pop hit “Butter.” According to…

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Neil Young Drops Out Of Farm Aid: “It Might Not Be Safe For Everyone”

Neil Young has dropped out of Farm Aid 2021 due to COVID safety concerns. Young, who is a co-founder and board member of Farm Aid,…

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Nanci Griffith, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, dies at 68

She recorded duets with Emmylou Harris John Prine, Willie Nelson, the Chieftans, Darius Rucker, and many others over the course of her four-decade career. Source:…

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Creepy collab: Danny Elfman and Trent Reznor on “True”

Wonder Twins powers activate! Form of a spine-tingling collaboration! Danny Elfman’s new double album Big Mess was released in June but we’re just now getting…

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Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home Is Officially A Landmark

Kurt Cobain’s childhood home in Aberdeen, Washington, where the Nirvana frontman lived from 1968 to 1984, is now officially a landmark. Last month, Rolling Stone…

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The Story Behind the Lost Recordings of Bahamian Guitarist Joseph Spence

Recorded by Peter Siegel, “Encore” restores a crucial piece of music history. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source: https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/joseph-spence-encore-story Indie Brew found this…

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Interesting fact: Joey Ramone was born with a parasitic twin growing out of his back

According to the book Punk Rock Blitzkrieg by Ramones drummer Marky Ramone, when Joey Ramone was born in 1951, an underdeveloped “parasitic twin” was attached…

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Racist anti-vaxxer Eric Clapton says he won’t play in venues that require Covid vaccine

Eric “Keep Britain white” Clapton, who recently complained that none of his old pals want to talk to him anymore, announced that he won’t perform…

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Watch Dave Grohl Have Fun Co-Hosting The Tonight Show

The multi-talented and always busy Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl added  “co-host” to his resume when he co-hosted  The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday. In front…

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Robert Plant Confirms Fourth Season of ‘Digging Deep’

First of six new shows explores his cover of “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” with Chrissie Hynde. Continue reading… Source: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/robert-plant-digging-deep-fourth-season/ Indie Brew found this story…

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Kacey Musgraves Talks New Album Influenced By Bill Withers, Daft Punk, Sade, The Eagles, And Weezer

Three months ago Kacey Musgraves teased her fourth album — the follow-up to 2018’s world-conquering Golden Hour — in a Rolling Stone cover story. Today…

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José Mauro is Alive

The Brazilian singer/songwriter was believed dead when Far Out reissued his first record. Then, they got a phone call from him. Read full story on…

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The FBI Released Its File On Kurt Cobain

In the 27 years since Kurt Cobain’s suicide, many people have speculated that the late Nirvana singer-guitarist did not actually kill himself. Some of them…

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Authentic Artists is building virtual, AI-powered musicians

Chris McGarry, who previously led music integration at Facebook’s Oculus, is taking a new approach to bringing music into the virtual world with his startup…

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Green Day singer wants to be an American Idiot, files paperwork to run for president

According to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong plans to run for President on the Republican ticket in…

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Watch Elton John create a song on the spot using words from an oven user manual

In 1997, Elton John was challenged to put an oven manual to music. I’d say he won that challenge. Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/03/15/watch-elton-john-create-a-song-on-the-spot-using-words-from-an-oven-user-manual.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=watch-elton-john-create-a-song-on-the-spot-using-words-from-an-oven-user-manual Indie Brew found this…

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SoundCloud’s listener-based royalties promise better pay for indie artists

Artists who’ve complained about streaming music royalties might soon have a better option — in the right conditions. SoundCloud has launched a “fan-powered” royalty system…

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What makes a good cover song? Jeff Tweedy of Wilco and poet/music critic Hanif Abdurraqib discuss.

I love discovering new bands and hearing new music. But over the past year, I’ve found myself listening to a lot of cover songs—mostly multi-artist…

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Did Kurt Cobain fake his death and re-invent himself as Rivers Cuomo? Producer Rick Rubin asks Rivers Cuomo.

There have been a lot of different conspiracy theories about Kurt Cobain in the nearly-30 years since his unfortunate death by suicide. But a new…

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Listen to the musical roots of the Grateful Dead

Before the Grateful Dead, there was Woody Guthrie, Elizabeth Cotten, Lead Belly, Big Mama Thornton, and countless other country, bluegrass, folk, and blues artists. Indeed,…

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