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New Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Collects Hits and Rarities
Set will include demos, alternate versions and previously unheard recordings from the Queen of Soul's catalog.
How Tom Petty’s ‘Learning to Fly’ Became a Quiet Redemption Song
Lead single from 'Into the Great Wide Open' presented a subtle spirit of determination.
Did Prince Steal This Stage Move From Van Halen’s David Lee Roth?
According to Apollonia Kotero, her 'Purple Rain' costar may have taken a page out of the Van Halen singer's playbook.
The Who Celebrated With New Royal Mint Selection of Coins
Roger Daltrey visited government-owned mint to strike one of the first collectibles.
See Lindsey Buckingham Play ‘Go Your Own Way’ on ‘American Idol’
Ex Fleetwood Mac member shows up on season finale with former contestant Cassandra Coleman.
Watch New Trailer for Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’
Movie starring Jennifer Hudson as the Queen of Soul arrives this summer.
R.E.M.’s 1981 ‘Cassette Set’ Demo Reissued for the First Time
Band will also reissue a 7" version of original debut single, “Radio Free Europe."
Go-Go’s on HOF Induction: ‘We’d Gotten Used to Being Rejected’
"I was afraid to be hopeful, but when I found out we got it, I just cried until I peed my pants.”
The Song Elton John Can’t Wait to Stop Playing
"I have to say, when the last show is done at the end of the tour, I will never, ever sing that song again.”
25 Times Prince Crossed Paths With Rock’s Biggest Stars
Ask a musician if they've got a Prince story to tell and they just might surprise you.