2022.05 Boomerocity Buzz

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Watch Ringo Starr’s Band Play ‘Octopus’s Garden’ for First Time


Wynonna Judd on Naomi’s Death, One Month Later: ‘This Cannot Be How The Judds Story Ends’

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Gibson Wins Its Three-Year Lawsuit Over Guitar Shape Trademarks — Dean Guitars Found Guilty of Infringement

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World Premiere: Carlos and Cindy Re-Record One Como Va with musicians around the world for Playing For Change - Song Around The World


Damon Johnson: ‘Songwriting Has Begun’ on New Brother Cane Album

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The Music of Cream 2022 tour dates


Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72



The Rolling Stones Add Phoebe Bridgers, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Courtney Barnett, More As Hyde Park Openers



‘Elvis’ Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann Says “Greatest Review” For Pic Was From Presley Family – Cannes


Bob Hope’s Sprawling Toluca Lake Estate is Back on the Market Asking $29M
The massive 10-bedroom property where legendary actor / comedian Bob Hope lived for most of his life is now up for grabs

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Announce First Tour Since 2017: U.S. in Feb. 2023, Followed by Europe

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Study Reveals Classic Rock Concert Tickets Are Most Expensive

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World Premiere: “Moonage Daydream': David Bowie reflects on life in teaser trailer for documentary


Mick Jagger Says Rock ‘Isn’t Supposed to Be Done’ at His Age

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Alan White to sit out upcoming Yes tour for health reasons

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Audi Integrates Apple Music Natively Into Its Infotainment System

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‘The Judds: The Final Tour’ Will Carry On As a Tribute Tour This Fall

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This $142 Million Mercedes-Benz Just Became the Most Expensive Car Ever Sold
In Monaco, the marque showcased a 1955 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé that recently sold for the eye-popping record sum

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World Premiere: Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’


Elton John Sells ‘Yellow Brick Road’ Documentary to Disney+

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Rob Reiner On Re-Launching Castle Rock With ‘Spinal Tap’ Sequel And Shooting Documentary On Pal Albert Brooks: Cannes

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Alan Parsons Awarded Nearly $5 Million In Legal Battle With Former Live Manager

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Vaxed Eric Clapton Postpones Shows After Testing Positive for COVID

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Watch: Rick Ross’s Collection of Classic American Cars and Trucks Stretches as Far as the Eye Can See



This Ultra-Rare Omega Speedmaster Belonged to an Apollo 11 Astronaut. Now It’s Up for Auction.

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Netflix Is Considering Adding Live Content, Report Says — Possibly Including Concerts and Music Festivals


Luxuries that Come From Selling Ones Publishing Catalog: David Crosby Says He’s Done With Touring: ‘I’m Too Old to Do It’

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Of Hits and Hitmen: The Gary S. Paxton Story

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Hulu Becomes Exclusive Livestreaming Partner for Lollapalooza, ACL, & Bonnaroo


In Memoriam: Remembering the Country Stars Who Have Died in 2022

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U2 Throws Surprise Concert in Kyiv Bomb Shelter ‘As a Show of Solidarity With the Ukrainian People’

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BMG Puts the Major Labels, RIAA, and NMPA On Blast Over Mechanical Royalties: ‘Music Companies Have a Duty to Stand Up for Artists and Songwriters’

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2022 Inductees


Flashback: The Boomerocity Interview with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame CEO, Greg Harris


BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More

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David Birney Dies: ‘Bridget Loves Bernie’, ‘St. Elsewhere’ Actor Was 83



Wynonna Judd Says She’ll Keep Singing, ‘Though My Heart Is Broken,’ After Naomi Judd’s Death

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Watch Paul McCartney Duet With John Lennon During Tour Opener




Johnny Depp Joins Jeff Beck Onstage For Second Night In A Row, This Time In London – Update


Landmark 56,000 Sq. Ft. Spelling Manor Lists for $165M in Los Angeles, California



Sony Music to Wipe Out Unrecouped Debts for ‘Thousands’ of Additional Artists on a Rolling Basis


Alan Parsons to Release New Album, ‘From the New World’

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Bye- Bye To Some More American Pie: Lee Greenwood and others back out of NRA concert

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Austin Butler Rushed to Hospital After ‘Elvis’ Filming Wrapped

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Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Rocks Cannes With 10-Minute Standing Ovation


Sean Connery’s Personal 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Is Expected to Fetch up to $1.8 Million at Auction
The gorgeous grand tourer will be sold at the Monterey Jet Center Auction this August



‘A Christmas Story’ Miracle: Ralphie’s House is Real & Open to Visitors
Ralphie’s house from the holiday classic ‘A Christmas Story’ is real, and you’ll find it five minutes away from downtown Cleveland, OH

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How were Freddie Mercury’s final days according to his assistant

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A Music Analytics Primer — How Chartmetric’s Artist Score & Rank Work


California country rock pioneer hosts new show ‘Chris Hillman’s Burrito Stand’

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Jimmy Page on gatekeeping Led Zep, playing the Olympics, and the tribes of Morocco

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Kurt Cobain's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' guitar sells for $4.5M at auction
The 1969 Fender Mustang electric guitar had originally been estimated to sell for around $600,000 to $800,000

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World Premiere: Hear Chicago’s Wistful New Song ‘If This Is Goodbye’


Perhaps More Adult (and Objective) Journalists Are Needed: Rolling Stone’s Article About Taylor Hawkins Criticized as ‘Sensationalized and Misleading’ — “I Am Truly Sorry to Have Taken Part In This Interview”

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Who Wrote That Song? If You’re Not Sure, Here’s How to Find Out


Vangelis Dies: ‘Chariots Of Fire’, ‘Blade Runner’ Composer Was 79



Julian Lennon Says He Was ‘Dreading’ Singing ‘Imagine’

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According to a Leak: Johnny Cash Is “Leaking” All Over His Arkansas Birthplace From Above

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: David Bowie’s Former 128-Foot Superyacht Is Ready for a New Owner
Here's your chance to channel your inner Ziggy Stardust on the high seas

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Apple Music’s Live-Streaming Concert Series Is Launching With Harry Styles — More Artists Ahead

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World Premiere: Listen to Journey’s New Song ‘Let It Rain’


Pink Floyd Has Received Another Catalog Offer — This Time From One Media iP

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Double-CD Set
The double-CD set will package the original "Thriller" along with a bonus disc of never-released tracks that Jackson had worked on for the album

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The Who Reflect on Cincinnati Return, Decades After Tragedy

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Warner Music and BMG Are Competing for Pink Floyd’s Catalog, Report Says — Bidding Could Top $500 Million

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Pent Up Demand: StubHub Reveals 25% Increase in Ticket Sales Over 2019 Summer Season


Ashley Judd Reveals Naomi Judd Died From a Self-Inflicted Firearm Wound

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“I Envy Us”: Rob Reiner Working on ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Sequel With Original Cast

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Pink Floyd Considering Music Catalog Sale, According to Reports

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Session Wants to Solve the Music Metadata Mess — And Unleash Billions In Missing Royalties


How Much Music Marketing Is Too Much?


PlayTreks Establishes Proof-of-Concept In the Indie Music NFT Space — Thousands of Musicians Are Now Using ‘The Playgrounds’


Trailer for Sex Pistols series directed by Danny Boyle is released


Rest in Peace, ’60s Folk Singer/Songwriter Judy Henske of “High Flying Birds” Fame: 1936-2022

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Joanna Barnes, known for roles in ‘Spartacus,’ both ‘Parent Trap’ movies, dead at 89

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Robert Plant Claims Classic Pose Came From Fear of Missing Notes

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Elvis Costello Reunites With First Band for New Album ‘Rusty’

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Pink Floyd Makes TikTok Debut Amid Pursuit of Reportedly $500 Million Catalog Sale



Journey and Kiss Highlight ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Soundtrack

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Historic Ryman Auditorium Named Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Landmark

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Andy Fletcher, Founding Member of Depeche Mode, Dead at 60

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Don McLean Cancels NRA Convention Performance, While Lee Greenwood + More Press On

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Over 1,000 Musicians Cover “My Hero” To Honor Late Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins


World Premiere: New Trailer for Upcoming ‘Elvis’ Movie Reveals More Plot


Aerosmith Cancels June/July Las Vegas Dates as Steven Tyler Relapses, Enters Treatment Program

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Judge blocks auction of long-lost 'Wizard of Oz' dress worn by Judy Garland
Auctioneer Bonhams had listed a presale estimate of $800,000 to $1.2 million for the dress before it was withdrawn

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Miranda Lambert Named One of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME

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Why Charlie Watts Was Last to Join Rolling Stones End-of-Show Bow

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Pearl Jam Cancels Final Two Shows Due to COVID, High School Drummer Plays Final Oakland Show

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Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins Reveals ALS Diagnosis

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Discuss New LP of Bob Dylan Covers

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1 In 3 People In Gen Z Don’t Know Who the Beatles Are, Study Finds

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Bob Neuwirth, Folk Figure of 1960s and Beyond, Influence on Bob Dylan and Co-Writer of ‘Mercedes Benz,’ Dies at 82
Dylan (who enlisted him to help form the Rolling Thunder Revue) called him "a renaissance man," Patti Smith summed him up as “a catalyst for action," and T Bone Burnett said he "was the best pure songwriter of us all."



World Premiere: Watch ‘Kiss’ Perform in First Clip From Casablanca Records Movie


Keith Urban Bids Farewell to ‘Ellen’ With a Song + a Gift on His Final Appearance on the Show


Mariah Carey Drops $5.65 Million on The Rock’s Former Atlanta Rental

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Keith Whitley, Jerry Lee Lewis Lead 2022 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

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Report: Taylor Hawkins Was ‘Exhausted’ by Foo Fighters’ Schedule

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Robb Report’s Car of the Week: This Pristine 1963 Corvette Z06 Comes With a Rare Split-Rear Window Design
Crossing Barrett-Jackson’s auction block in Las Vegas, the rare and immaculately restored example has only 4,295 miles on it.



Gene Simmons Will Be ‘Crying Like Baby’ During Final Kiss Song

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Take a Trip Inside the Brand New Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa with Director Steven Jenkins

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But Look Who The Top Tour Winners Were: Billboard Music Awards 2022 full winners list


Naomi Judd Celebration of Life to Air Live From Ryman Auditorium on CMT

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Whitesnake Launch David Coverdale Farewell Tour: Videos, Set List

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Rip This Joint: “Exile On Main Street” At 50

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School of Rock Named Best Children’s Service & Education Franchise at 2022 Global Franchise Awards

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Watch New Trailer for Upcoming ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Biopic


PlayTreks Establishes Proof-of-Concept In the Indie Music NFT Space — Thousands of Musicians Are Now Using ‘The Playgrounds’

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SoundCloud Acquires AI Music Metadata Company Musiio ‘To Identify What’s Next In Music Trends and Talent’


Ron Galella Dies: Controversial “Godfather Of U.S. Paparazzi” Was 91



Watch Axl Rose and Carrie Underwood Sing Two Guns N’ Roses Songs

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