2022.08 Boomerocity Buzz

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Yes Announces ‘Close to the Edge’ Fall 2022 US Tour

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Biting The Head Off Of An Eagle? Ozzy Osbourne Leaving US Because He’s ‘Fed Up’ With Gun Violence

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The Local Radio Freedom Act Has Majority Support in the House, NAB Says — Major Labels Fire Back Against ‘Meaningless’ Measure


World Premiere: ‘Moonage Daydream’ with Unique Mix of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”; Documentary/Album Out 9/16


Dr. Seuss’ La Jolla Compound Hits the Market for First Time in Over 70 Years

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A Closer Look at Trolley — The Canadian Fintech Taking Aim at Royalty Payment Complexity


ICM Crescendo Music Royalty Fund Acquires ‘Commission Rights’ to Janis Joplin, Gordon Lightfoot Recordings
The ICM Crescendo Music Royalty Fund (ICM CMRF) has officially announced the acquisition of manager Albert Grossman’s “commission rights” to recordings from Janis Joplin and Gordon Lightfoot.

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‘Elvis’ Rocks To Baz Luhrmann’s Highest-Grossing Movie At Domestic Box Office

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Kenny G’s Former Waterfront Estate Lists for $85 Million, the Highest Price in the History of the Seattle Area
The 4.3-acre estate offers 327 feet of shoreline, four structures, a pool, a tennis court and a dock with room for a seaplane and a 150-foot yacht

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World Premiere: Listen to Unheard Demo of Lou Reed’s ‘Men of Good Fortune’


Neal Schon Fought off ‘Scare Tactics’ in Journey Legal Battle

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EXCLUSIVE: Charles Manson's self-proclaimed grandson's hopes of inheriting killer's estate are thwarted as mystery man claims to be cult leader's son and rightful heir due to 1959 one-night stand with his mother

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Warner Music Group Unveils New Licensing Deal With Meta — Including ‘An Expanded Revenue Sharing Model


Bill Pitman Dies: Wrecking Crew Guitarist Who Played On Countless Hits, TV & Film Soundtracks Was 102

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Toby Keith’s Cancer Diagnosis Brought an Overwhelming Wave of Support

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Ohio Governor Declares August 9 to be ‘Dolly Parton Day’

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Trump International Beach Resort Faces Lawsuit After Backing Out of Classic Rock Festival

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U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Drafts Legislation For ‘A New Streaming Royalty That Will Be Paid Directly to Artists’


Lamont Dozier dead: Motown icon behind mega-hits Two Hearts and Baby Love dies aged 83
Tributes poured in on social media to music icon Lamont Dozier- whose mega-hits include Baby Love and Two Hearts- with fans hailing him a "master songwriter"



Jeff Pilson Confirms Foreigner Is Readying New Music

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Bob Dylan Attorneys Press For Sanctions Following ‘Sham’ Sexual Assault Lawsuit, ‘Brazen Discovery Misconduct’

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Roger E. Mosley, ‘Magnum, P.I.’ star, dies at 83 after a car crash

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'Bitter Pill To Swallow': Naomi Judd's Music Catalog, Including Hits With Wynonna, Now Belongs To Her Husband Larry Strickland — Sources

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Sam Gooden, founding member of The Impressions, dies 87


John Lennon’s Bitter 1971 Letter to Paul McCartney Up for Auction

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Could Journey’s Concert for Legends Gig Lead to the Super Bowl?

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TikTok Integrates Ticketmaster Concert Tickets Directly In-App


Paul Coker Jr. Dies: Designer Of Rankin/Bass Classic Holiday Characters & Longtime Mad Magazine Illustrator Was 93

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Creedence Clearwater Revival Live Album and Film Set for Release



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‘Ferris Bueller’ actress Edie McClurg is a victim of elder abuse, family claims

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Mable John Dies: First Female Solo Artist Signed By Motown Records Founder Was 91

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Beatles and ‘Heavy Metal’ Animator Gerald Potterton Dead at 91

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Epix Brings You “Women Who Rock”


Jerry Allison, Drummer and Songwriter for Buddy Holly, Dead at 82

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Sylvester Stallone’s Onetime LA Estate Just Hit the Market for $35 Million

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BMI Announces Layoffs After Abandoning Goldman-Assisted Sales Pursuit


What’s the Cost of Controversy for ‘Canceled’ Artists? The Data Deep Dive


Virginia Patton Dies: Last ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Adult Cast Member Was 97

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Perhaps Feeling Like We’re Wearing Bell Bottoms Might Make It More Readable: "Welcome to the New Rolling Stone"
"New reviews. New sections. Sleeker design. Finally, we’ve got a website that doesn’t make you feel like you’re wearing bell-bottoms


Little Big Town Leave Heartbreak Behind in Hopeful New Song, ‘Better Love’

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Documentary on Elvis Presley’s Riveting ’68 Comeback Special’ Coming From Program’s Director Steve Binder: Exclusive
The documentary, coming in 2023, will take fans behind the turbulent creation of the special that revitalized Presley's career

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Charles Manson sent Sharon Tate’s sister a coded drawing before he died: report


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Hipgnosis Moves Into Asset-Backed Securitization With $222 Million Bond Offering — Powered By Catalog Royalties From Justin Timberlake, Leonard Cohen, Others


Julian Lennon Says ‘Get Back’ Helped Him Appreciate His Dad Again

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Michael Jackson Estate & Sony Settle Lawsuit Over Fake Vocals Controversy
A month after they pulled the disputed "impersonator" songs from the internet, the estate and Sony are ending a case that accused them of false advertising.

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Olivia Newton-John’s Daughter And Peers Remember The Actress, Singer and Humanitarian: “Heartbroken Doesn’t Even Begin To Cover It”

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John Travolta Pays Tribute to Olivia Newton-John: I’ve Been Yours ‘From the Moment I Saw You’

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Watch Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi Reunite to Perform ‘Paranoid’


Drake, The Beatles Among Emmy Nominees This Year

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The Menacing 1949 Mercury Hot Rod From ‘Grease’ Is Heading to Auction—With Olivia Newton-John’s Autograph
The custom coupe known as "Hell's Chariot" could fetch up to $750,000

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Roger Waters Explains Opening Warning Statement at Start of Current Concerts

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Live Nation Reports Highest Quarterly Concert Attendance Ever — More Tickets Have Already Been Sold In 2022 Than All of 2019

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Former Lawmaker Takes Aim At iHeartMedia, Cumulus Following Strong Q2 2022 Earnings Reports: ‘Greedy Broadcasters Are Brazenly Showing Their Hypocrisy’


Whitesnake Drops Out of Scorpions Tour Due to Health Issues

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Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck to review claims they stole incarcerated man’s poem
Song from pair’s album 18 appears to take several lines from Hobo Ben by Slim Wilson without giving credit

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Mo Ostin, Longtime Warner Bros. Records Head, Dead at 95

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Battle Over Prince’s Estate Comes to a Close

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‘Singles’ Deluxe Colour 7” Vinyl Box Set - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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How To Grow Your Music Career While Working a Day Job



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World Premiere: Todd Rundgren Debuts “Puzzle” ft. Adrian Belew; New Album ‘Space Force’ Out 10/14


The Guitar Dave Grohl Played in the ‘Monkey Wrench’ Music Video Is Heading to Auction
The Gretsch White Falcon also hit the road with the band

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Eric Clapton: ‘The Complete Reprise Studio Albums Vol. 1’ 12- LP Box Set Coming 9/30 (Pre-Order)

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New Ruling Issued in Michael Jackson ‘Fake Songs’ Lawsuit Following Settlement Agreement

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Amy Grant Postponing Tour Dates, As Initial Injury Reports Downplayed Severe Injury

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The ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Cast: 40 Years Later

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Neil Diamond Pays $12 Million for the Sweet House Next Door

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Is the Vinyl Logjam’s End In Sight? Record Manufacturer elasticStage Announces £3.5 Million Raise, Promises ‘Drastically Shorter Lead Times’

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How Much Do Songwriters Make?


Vivid Seats Announces Big Quarterly Gains Amid Post-COVID Resurgence


Here’s Why Dolly Parton + Willie Nelson Were Palling Around Dollywood Together

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Warner Music Group Posts Q2 2022 Revenue Increase Even As Recorded Music Suffers First-Ever Digital Decline

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Sanctions Motion to Proceed Against Bob Dylan Plaintiffs In Sexual Assault Lawsuit, Judge Rules



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Ozzy Osbourne returns to stage for first time after ‘life-altering’ surgery

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Very Cool: Steve Vai lends guitar to a fan who continues to play classic song at the show

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Actor, singer Olivia Newton-John dies at age 73


Musicians’ CO2 Emissions — Who is the Biggest Polluter?


David Muse, Multi-Instrumentalist for Firefall, Dead at 73

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Naomi Judd’s Family Obtain Court Order to Keep Her Death Records Sealed

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Judith Durham Dies: 'Georgy Girl' Singer With The Seekers Was 79


How Tedeschi Trucks Band Found Freedom During the Pandemic

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Huh? Watch Vince Neil Make His Grand Ole Opry Debut

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Nichelle Nichols: From Uhura’s First Kiss to Last Dance

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Watch Trailer for David Bowie Documentary ‘Moonage Daydream’


David Lee Roth Releases ‘Nothing Could Have Stopped Us Back Then’


Rolling Stones, U2 Lead Ticket Gross Chart With Over $2 Billion

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