classic rock

Indie Record Labels Received Millions in Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

With the music industry suffering tremendous disruption to its business, the funds help ensure these independent labels can continue to operate.
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Happy 80th Birthday, Ringo Starr! Ex-Beatles Drummer Says He's 'Aiming for 100'

As previously reported, since he isn’t able to play live or host his usual annual public “Peace and Love” birthday celebration this year because of the pandemic, Starr will be presenting a special tonight called ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show.’
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Why The Beatles Turned Down $50 Million to Reunite

Even The Beatles have a line they aren’t willing to cross for $50 million. In a new interview, Ringo Starr detailed a “crazy offer” the band received to reunite for a one-off concert in 1976.
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U.K. Music Venues Get Government Aid, Is the U.S. Next?

The U.K. music industry received a much needed boost as the government has announced a stimulus package of £1.57 billion ($1.96 billion USD) geared towards aiding those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Elton John Is Getting His Very Own Coin

Sir Elton John has been honored with his very own official UK coin. Becoming the first solo artist to receive the accolade created by The Royal Mint and Universal Music Group’s Bravado merch division.
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Composer Ennio Morricone Dies at 91: A Look at His Impact Across Music

Morricone was one of the most prolific film score writers in the history of the industry having received six nominations for Best Original Score throughout his career. He won his first Academy Award in 2016 for his score to The Hateful Eight.
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9 of the Biggest Concerts in American History

From rock, to pop, to country, here are nine of the biggest concerts in American history. For this list, we’ll use ticketed concerts that featured one artist as the headlining act.
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Paul McCartney and More Seek to Protect the Live Music Industry With #LetTheMusicPlay Campaign

Over 1,500 artists are taking part in the UK’s #LetTheMusicPlay campaign demanding action from the government to help save the music industry.
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The 10 Best Selling Albums of 2020… So Far

As we step into the second half of 2020, let’s take a look at the best selling albums of the year. This list is comprised of traditional album sales in the United States.
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Ringo Starr Will Be Celebrating His Birthday During a Virtual Star-Studded Charity Show

Ringo Starr will be celebrating his 80th birthday on July 7th. Instead of hosting an over-the-top gathering, the musician will host an over-the-top charity performance with an incredibly legendary line-up.
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