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Here's the right song for the season! Listen and share, 'Mary Did You Know?' by Pentatonix

Here's the right song for the season! Listen and share, 'Mary Did You Know?' by Pentatonix Watch

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Here is a new, moving take on a Christmas classic. We know it's a bit early for Christmas, but as long as it moves us closer to Mary and our Beloved ...

Legendary blues bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

Legendary blues bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71 Watch

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Jack Bruce, bassist and singer for the classic rock group Cream, has died aged 71. He had been suffering from liver disease. Announced on his ...

Paul Revere of Paul Revere and the Raiders dead at 76

Paul Revere of Paul Revere and the Raiders dead at 76 Watch

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"Kicks" keep getting' harder to find, Paul Revere - his real name, sort of - of Paul Revere and the Raiders warned in their hit single. "Kicks" ...

Longtime folk favorite Cat Stevens to tour U.S. in December.  First concerts since 1976.

Longtime folk favorite Cat Stevens to tour U.S. in December. First concerts since 1976. Watch

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In the Seventies, "Buddha in the Chocolate Box" by Cat Stevens was never far from any working turntable. Stevens, a troubadour of the times sang ...

Dr. Dre is doing OK! Apple to buy his Beats for $3 billion

Dr. Dre is doing OK! Apple to buy his Beats for $3 billion Watch

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Dr. Dre? He's doing more than OK! Computer titan Apple is buying his company, Beats - which he co-founded for Jimmy Iovine, is being bought out ...

It is Not too late for a Musical St. Patrick's Day.

It is Not too late for a Musical St. Patrick's Day. Watch

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By Robert Reilly

The quality of these four works by John Kinsella is such that the fact that all 10 symphonies are not available in recordings constitutes some kind ...

Last of the singing clan in 'The Sound of Music,' Maria von Trapp dies at 99 years of age

Last of the singing clan in 'The Sound of Music,' Maria von Trapp dies at 99 years of age Watch

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The last of the singing children of the Von Trapp family has passed away at the age of 99. Maria Von Trapp immortalized in the musical classic ...

Countdown to Christmas #2: Some Children See Him

Countdown to Christmas #2: Some Children See Him Watch

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By Deal W. Hudson

Countdown to Christmas #2-- "Some Children See Him," composed by Alfred Burt (1920-1954) an American jazz musician. Burt composed the music for ...

Musical Countdown to Christmas #1 -- What Wondrous Love is This?

Musical Countdown to Christmas #1 -- What Wondrous Love is This? Watch

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By Deal W. Hudson

The melody itself dates back to the early 1600s, but camp meeting attendees during the Second Great Awakening would sing the hymns printed in ...

Kiss, Nirvana, to be sworn into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Kiss, Nirvana, to be sworn into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Watch

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Musical inductees into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the New Year of 2014 include Peter Gabriel, who used startling and innovative ...

What's love got to do with it? Tina Turner relinquishes U.S. citizenship

What's love got to do with it? Tina Turner relinquishes U.S. citizenship Watch

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Tina turner, the driving voice behind such classics as "Proud Mary" and "What's Love Got to Do with It?" has always seemed quintessentially ...

Swedish super group ABBA may reunite next year

Swedish super group ABBA may reunite next year Watch

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Has it really been almost 40 years since the Swedish rock group ABBA won over the record-buying public with "Waterloo?" Indeed it has - and the ...

John McVie stricken: Fleetwood Mac cancels tour dates

John McVie stricken: Fleetwood Mac cancels tour dates Watch

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Singer and Fleetwood Mac co-founder John McVie has fallen ill to cancer. He's taking time out for medical treatment, and so the band has reluctantly ...

Influential rocker Lou Reed dies at 71

Influential rocker Lou Reed dies at 71 Watch

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"He spoke incredibly frankly about the realities of being an artist, being a person who lived life on one's own terms," Simon Vozick-Levinson, a ...

Singer Rihanna poses for naughty, haughty photos at mosque - and is accused of disrespect

Singer Rihanna poses for naughty, haughty photos at mosque - and is accused of disrespect Watch

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Singer Rihanna, known for her hit song "Diamonds" is being accused of religious disrespect. While dressed in a head-to-toe in a form-fitting, ...

Singer Elton John denounced as the 'Devil's Work' by Russian religious leader

Singer Elton John denounced as the 'Devil's Work' by Russian religious leader Watch

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Openly homosexual singer Elton John is planning a tour of Russia - and an Islamic religious leader there has dubbed him "the devil's work." ...

'Say no when you are asked to prostitute yourself' singer Sinead O'Connor tells Miley Cyrus

'Say no when you are asked to prostitute yourself' singer Sinead O'Connor tells Miley Cyrus Watch

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Outspoken Irish songstress Sinead O'Connor is certainly no stranger to controversy. At one time, she was loudly booed by audiences for tearing ...

Parkinson's disease robs Linda Ronstadt of her ability to sing

Parkinson's disease robs Linda Ronstadt of her ability to sing Watch

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Multi-millionaire singer Linda Ronstadt came out last week to say that she has Parkinson's disease, and can no longer sing. The 67-year-old ...

Devo drummer, who exhorted others to 'Whip It' dies

Devo drummer, who exhorted others to 'Whip It' dies Watch

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By Greg Goodsell

Before they gained mainstream acceptance, the rock band Devo, with their robotic dance moves, industrial costumes and quirky songs were dismissed by ...

Doors' keyboardist Ray Manzarek dies from cancer

Doors' keyboardist Ray Manzarek dies from cancer Watch

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The Doors were probably best known for flamboyant front man Jim Morrison's antics. Musically, however, it was the sinewy lines contributed by ...

Blonde songstress of Abba to release new album after years of silence

Blonde songstress of Abba to release new album after years of silence Watch

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The sale of untold millions of albums, in addition to being one of Sweden's top exports did little to assuage the fears and insecurities of the ...

Father Pontifex is back with The Symphony and the Static

Father Pontifex is back with The Symphony and the Static

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If you enjoy good music with a good message, then there's a chance you already know about Father Pontifex. If not, then you're missing out. Father ...

Folk singer and Woodstock icon Richie Havens dies at 72

Folk singer and Woodstock icon Richie Havens dies at 72 Watch

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He was kind, he was humble and he was a good musician, his friends all agree. While his career was long and far-reaching, Richie Haven was ...

Backstreet Boys are back - new album, star, world tour upcoming

Backstreet Boys are back - new album, star, world tour upcoming Watch

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The iconic 90s band, the Backstreet Boys have returned to Los Angeles with a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, and a new album.

Listen to the oldest song in the world here! Can you guess how old it is?

Listen to the oldest song in the world here! Can you guess how old it is? Watch

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Have you heard the oldest song in the world? Discovered decades ago, the oldest song was found inscribed in cuneiform on clay tablets, and dated back ...

'Pope of Pop' Phil Ramone dies at the age of 79

'Pope of Pop' Phil Ramone dies at the age of 79 Watch

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'Pope of Pop' Phil Ramone recorded and produced the majority of contemporary music's biggest names. Burt Bacharach, Bono, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, ...

Bobbie Smith, singer for The Spinners, dies from respiratory illnesses

Bobbie Smith, singer for The Spinners, dies from respiratory illnesses Watch

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Lead singer for the 1970s vocal group The Spinners Bobbie Smith has died. He was 76. The Spinners were the vocalists behind such hits as "Could ...

Goth rocker Peter Murphy arrested for methamphetamine

Goth rocker Peter Murphy arrested for methamphetamine Watch

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In his work with the Goth-rock band Bauhaus, lead singer pewter Murphy would croon about various dark, troubling subjects. Ghosts, goblins, the ...