2021.12 Boomerocity Buzz

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Ray Stevens ‘Devastated’ as Wife, Penny, Reaches ‘End-of-Life Stage’ After Long Illness

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Drum Set Once Owned By Late KISS Drummer ERIC CARR Can Now Be Yours

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50 Years of Life Lessons from “The Godfather”



Frozen Banana Pioneer Lists Bing Crosby’s Former Desert Hideaway

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Eagles ‘Aren’t Making Any Kind of Attempt’ at New Music

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Ozzy Osbourne Bitten By NFT Craze, Launches ‘Cryptobatz’ Collection

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Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga

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Times Square New Year’s Eve Event to Take Place With Vaccine, Mask Requirements

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20 Independent Musician Resources You Need To See


2nd Former Band Member In A Month; Robin Le Mesurier, Former Guitarist for Rod Stewart, Dead at 68

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Eric Clapton’s Management Issues Statement About Bootleg Lawsuit



Brian Eno on NFTs: “I Mainly See Hustlers Looking for Suckers”

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World Premiere: New George Harrison Video For “My Sweet Lord” Is Released


Stevie Wonder Buys Saudi Prince’s Giant Bel Air Mansion

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George Michael Estate Renews Publishing Deal with Warner Chappell Music

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Hipgnosis Pauses Plans for Issuing ‘Further Shares’ as Net Debt Cracks $550 Million


Eric Clapton Wins Court Case Over $11 Bootlegged CD

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BMG Announces 2022 Release of Large-Format 400-Page Collectible Tabletop Book Curated By The Band’s Three Surviving Founding Members, Peter McGuinn, Chris Hillman & David Crosby

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How The Rolling Stones' ‘No Filter Tour’ Became 2021’s Highest Grossing Tour And An Industry Beacon



Pollstar 2021 Year End Special Issue: The Great Return


Bob Weir & Wolf Bros Announce Spring 2022 Tour With The Wolfpack

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Tony Iommi Shares New Details About 2022’s Ozzy Osbourne Team-Up



Beatles Manager Movie ‘Midas Man’ Won’t Restart Filming Until Late January

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share Cringy Moments Filming ‘1883’
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are starring as married couple James and Margaret Dutton in the new "Yellowstone" prequel "1883" that will debut Dec. 19 on Paramount +

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Kirk Douglas’ Longtime Beverly Hills Estate and Its ‘Walk of Fame’ Can Be Yours

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World Premiere: Listen to John Mellencamp’s New Song, ‘Chasing Rainbows’


World Premiere: Hear Elvis Costello’s New Song ‘Paint the Red Rose Blue’


One of Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Homes Can Be Yours For Just $279,900
Late musician lived in the house with his father from 1978-1982

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Sly and Robbie’s Robbie Shakespeare Dead at 68



Slash’s Latest Single ‘Fill My World’ Was Written From the Perspective of a Dog

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Stonewall Jackson, Grand Ole Opry’s Senior Member, Dead at 89

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STEVE VAI: 'It Was A Complete Honor To Be Able To Play' EDDIE VAN HALEN's Parts With DAVID LEE ROTH

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Brian Wilson and Chicago Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour
The tour kicks off June 7 at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, Arizona, and wraps up July 26 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan

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Darius Rucker Says His New Album Is Coming ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

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BMG Purchases ‘Entire’ Recorded Catalog of Mötley Crüe In Its ‘Largest Single Catalog Acquisition’ Ever


Will Omicron Cripple Touring? Live Nation Stock Rebounds After Variant-Driven Falloff


5 Tips on Getting More Done as a Musician


This Time It’s True: Betty White, Trailblazing TV Star and Cultural Icon, Dead at 99

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David Lee Roth’s First Two Farewell Shows Canceled

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DIRTY HONEY To Kick Off NHL's Winter Classic With PRINCE Cover


Bette Davis House in Laguna Beach Still Seeking Buyer, Now at Lower Price

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Kenny Chesney Tributes John Madden, Recalls His ‘Boys of Fall’ Influence

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Omicron Is Shutting Down New Year’s Celebrations — Here’s the List of Cancellations So Far


Steve Perry Blasts Vocalists Who Use Auto-Tune

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JOURNEY Among 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2022' Performers

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Director Says New Batman Movie Had Kurt Cobain As Inspiration



When Are the Grammys? When ‘Music’s Biggest Night’ Lands In 2022 (And How to Watch It)


TwinsTheNewTrend Discover Temptations miniseries 9/18: Get Ready and Losing You


World Premiere: Listen to Eric Clapton’s New Song ‘Heart of a Child


How Much Does Mariah Carey Make Every Christmas? Here’s a Quick Breakdown

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50 Years Ago: Clint Eastwood Flouts the Law in ‘Dirty Harry’

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Wanda Young, Singer for the Marvelettes, Dead at 78



Queen Guitarist Brian May Has Covid, Tells Of “A Truly Horrible Few Days, But I’m OK”

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Why Did Bruce Springsteen Sell His Music Rights? A Breakdown of the Decision

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Bruce Springsteen Sells Entire Catalog to Sony Music Entertainment In Estimated $500 Million Deal

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David Bowie ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Hear a New Mix of “Changes”; Picture Disc Coming in January

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Rare David Bowie Recording From 1965 Heads to Auction


Five Man Electrical Band’s Les Emmerson, Who Wrote ‘Signs,’ Dies


‘Spectacular’ Kiss Museum Headed to Las Vegas in 2022

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How to Game the Billboard Charts (And Why You Shouldn’t)


Slash Says ‘Use Your Illusion’ Box Is Coming This Summer

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Joe Walsh to Debut New Music at VetsAid 2021: Exclusive



DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI: 'Live Music Has Been Missing From All Of Our Lives For Way Too Long'

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Primary Wave Purchases James Brown Catalog, Likeness, and Real Estate In Reportedly $90 Million Deal

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And Then There Was One
Michael Nesmith, Monkees Singer-Songwriter, Dead at 78 - “With Infinite Love we announce that Michael Nesmith has passed away this morning in his home, surrounded by family, peacefully and of natural causes,” his family said in a statement

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Frank Sinatra Bio Series From Bill Condon, Tina Sinatra, Lionsgate & Polygram Heats Up TV Marketplace

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‘Bout Time: Bonnie Raitt to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; New Album Coming in Spring 2022

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John Lennon: The Last Interview
Three days before he died, John Lennon talked with ‘Rolling Stone’ for nine hours. Here’s that extraordinary conversation

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Mary Bono Asks Court to Dismiss Cher’s ‘Groundless’ $1 Million Royalties Lawsuit
Sonny Bono’s widow claims federal law give his heirs the power to terminate the 50% share of royalties in songs such as “I Got You Babe” awarded to Cher in 1978 divorce agreement

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Ringo Starr to perform live with Joe Walsh on Walsh’s virtual 2021 VetsAid benefit show

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Feds Uncover Alleged $20 Million Music Royalty Scam — 50,000+ Songs Illegally Claimed


World Premiere: Hear Elton John and Ed Sheeran’s Holiday Song ‘Merry Christmas’


Keith Urban Announces the Speed of Now Tour for 2022

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Patsy Cline’s Nashville ‘Dream Home’ For Sale

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Celebrity Deaths 2021: All the Actors, Singers and More We Lost This Year

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MICHAEL SWEET Completes Work On Music For New STRYPER Album: 'It May Very Well Be Our Best Yet'

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Danny Masterson Sells Chuck Berry’s Former L.A. Estate to Showbiz Mover & Shaker

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Madonna Issues Legal Warning to Tory Lanez — On Instagram — Over Alleged ‘Into the Groove’ Infringement

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Vinyl Just Had Its Biggest Sales Week Ever in the U.S. Since 1991

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Alice Cooper ‘Put Money Aside’ to Take Care of His Crew During the Pandemic

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Paul Stanley Says His Entire Family Has Contracted Omicron: 'I'm So Glad I'm Vaccinated'

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David Crosby About Ingesting ‘Shrooms: “Not any more ….I’m 80 for gods sake ….”


Music Man’ Revival Canceled Due to Omicron In Latest Broadway Shutdown

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J.D. Crowe, Bluegrass Banjo Icon, Dead at 84
With his band the New South, the Kentucky native expanded the often constrictive boundaries of bluegrass and spotlighted players like Keith Whitley, Jerry Douglas, and Tony Rice



Don McLean Says His Success Is Due to Asthma and Father’s Death

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TwinsTheNewTrend Discover Smokey Robinson & The Miracles's 'Ooh Baby Baby'


Pink Floyd Surprise Drop 12 Early Live Albums to Streaming Services

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Carl Palmer Announces 2022 ELP Legacy Tour Dates



ZZ Top Sell Catalog for Reported $50 Million

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Phil Chen, Bassist And Session Pro With The Likes Of Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart and Brian May, Dies Aged 75



Paul McCartney’s Brother Recalls He Almost Became The Beatles Drummer

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Saudi Arabia Plans Up to 600% Increase In Concerts Next Year Following Justin Bieber, David Guetta Performances


Mysterious 40-Year-Old Remains ID’d as Member of Soul Outfit the O’Jays
The body of Frank “Frankie” Little, Jr. — who played guitar and wrote a handful of songs with the group in the Sixties — was found in a garbage bag in Twinsburg, Ohio, in 1982



Bonnie Raitt Shares ‘Just Like That’ 2022 Tour Dates

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Steve Perry Says Live Residency Has ‘Been Discussed’: Exclusive Interview



Don McLean Announces 50th Anniversary ‘American Pie’ Tour



Rod Stewart Sings ‘You’re in My Heart’ to Fan Fighting Cancer

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Updated Version of Authorized Queen Biography ‘As It Began’ To Be Released in March 2022

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Audoo Raises Over $9.5 Million In ‘Pre-Series B Funding’ From Paul McCartney’s MPL Ventures, Edinv, and More


Why Isn’t Garth Brooks on Spotify? Here’s What Garth Says


Former New York Times Journalist Accused of Bilking Artists’ Royalties ‘Apologizes Unequivocally’


Rest in Peace, Recording Artist David Lasley (James Taylor, Boz Scaggs, Bonnie Raitt): 1947-2021

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World Premiere: New from Bryan Adams: Listen to “Kick A**,” an Exuberant Ode to Rock and Roll (Introduced by John Cleese)*,” an Exuberant Ode to Rock and Roll (Introduced by John Cleese)



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Singer and Guitarist John Miles Dies at the Age of 72

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Primary Wave Inks Catalog Deal With ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Songwriter Jim Peterik

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ALICE COOPER Announces Spring 2022 Tour With BUCKCHERRY

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David Lee Roth claims the Frankenstein’s stripes were his design, but his story just doesn't add up – here's why

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‘Laverne & Shirley’ Actor Eddie Mekka, ‘The Big Ragu’ Dead at 69

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Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour

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Robby Krieger Says Jim Morrison Wanted to Experience Insanity

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