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Dr. Hook’s Ray Sawyer, ‘Cover of Rolling Stone’ Singer, Dead at 81 – Rolling Stone

“Ray Sawyer, the Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show member who sang the 1973 Shel Silverstein-penned hit “The Cover of ‘Rolling Stone,’” has died at the age of 81.”     via Dr. Hook’s Ray Sawyer, ‘Cover of Rolling Stone’ Singer, … Continue reading

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Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick dies age 72 | Music | The Guardian

“Grammy-winning engineer worked on records such as Revolver, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Abbey Road and various Paul McCartney solo albums.” via Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick dies age 72 | Music | The Guardian

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Stairway to court: US judges order new Led Zeppelin plagiarism trial | Music | The Guardian

“Two years ago the band was cleared of stealing its Stairway to Heaven riff, but now a San Francisco court says jurors were misled.” via Stairway to court: US judges order new Led Zeppelin plagiarism trial | Music | The Guardian

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Marty Balin, musician and Jefferson Airplane co-founder, dies aged 76 | Music | The Guardian

“The guitarist and singer, who rose to fame with the psychedelic San Francisco rock group, died with his wife by his side.” via Marty Balin, musician and Jefferson Airplane co-founder, dies aged 76 | Music | The Guardian

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David Cassidy’s Shocking Confession Before His Death: He Was Still Drinking and Never Had Dementia

“in a new documentary airing on A&E next week, the Partridge Family star made a shocking admission just two months before he died of organ failure on Nov. 21 at the age of 67. After being rushed to the hospital when … Continue reading

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Prince Estate Announces ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983′ Album,’ Shares Song (Listen)

#WorthMoreDeadThanAlive “Today, on what would have been Prince’s 60th birthday, the late singer’s estate announced that it is releasing the first full album since the deluxe edition of “Purple Rain” last year: “Piano & a Microphone 1983,” a collection of solo … Continue reading

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Bluesman Eddy Clearwater dies of heart failure at age 83

“Chicago bluesman Eddy Clearwater, lauded for his guitar playing and flamboyant showmanship, has died of heart failure.” “Alligator Records announced Clearwater, 83, died Friday in Skokie, Illinois.” “Known as “The Chief,” Clearwater was born Edward Harrington in Macon, Mississippi. A … Continue reading

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