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Debbie Harry of Blondie

Debbie Harry, David Johansen To Perform At John Lennon Tribute In December

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asdThe 34th annual John Lennon Tribute Concert will take place on Dec. 5 in New York City, and today, the concert’s lineup has been announced, Rolling Stone reports. Among the headliners are Debbie Harry of Blondie, David Johansen of the New York Dolls, and Kate Pierson of the B-52s. Rock photographer Bob Gruen, who photographed Lennon during the ‘70s, will be honored at the event with the first ever John Lennon Real Love Award.READ MORE

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8 Albums That End With Cover Songs: R.E.M., CCR, And More

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A cover song within an album's tracklist is usually a fun little detour, but some artists have chosen to end an entire album on these little detours, which makes them feel more significant than they would otherwise. Here are eight albums that close out with cover songs.READ MORE

Miley Cyrus and a furry shark?

8 Duets We Don't Want To Hear: Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, And More

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With the upcoming releases of Smokey Robinson's duets album (Smokey & Friends) and a collaborative album between Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett (Cheek To Cheek), it seems like duets have become pretty popular recently. Though Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's voices seem like they would go well together, there are plenty of other artists who definitely shouldn't sing together. Here are some duets that we do not want to hear.READ MORE

John Lennon

11 Songs Where The Artists Refers To Themselves By Name: John Lennon, R.E.M., And More

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It's common for an artist to write an autobiographical song, but some artists take it to another level by actually referring to themselves, or one of their bandmates, by name in the song lyrics. Here are eleven songs where the artist does just that.READ MORE

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9 Songs To Celebrate The Anniversary Of The Moon Landing: David Bowie, The B-52's, and More

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Today, July 20, marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and to celebrate, here are nine awesome songs that are about outer space and space travel.READ MORE

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6 Great Albums That Are Front-Loaded: Talking Heads, St. Vincent, And More

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Sequencing an album is a tricky process. If you place all of the weakest songs at the beginning, the listeners might not make it to the end. If you place all of your best songs at the beginning, however, the rest of the album is going to be disappointing. Here are six great albums whose track listings were front-loaded, with all of the best songs in the beginning.READ MORE

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6 Great Albums That Are Front-Loaded: Talking Heads, St. Vincent, And More

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Sequencing an album is a tricky process. If you place all of the weakest songs at the beginning, the listeners might not make it to the end. If you place all of your best songs at the beginning, however, the rest of the album is going to be disappointing. Here are six great albums whose track listings were front-loaded, with all of the best songs in the beginning.READ MORE

The B-52's

7 Bands With More Than One Lead Singer: The B-52's, Fleetwood Mac, And More

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When pinpointing a band's most famous member, you usually can't go wrong by choosing the lead singer. But what if the band doesn't have a lead singer? If a band has more than one songwriter, it typically has more than one lead singer, too. Here are seven bands with more than one lead singer.READ MORE

The Ramones

8 Musicians Who Switched Their Instruments: Paul McCartney, Joey Ramone, and more

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It's not uncommon for members of a band to switch around the instruments they play every once in a while, but what is uncommon is for someone to permanently take up a different instrument than the one they originally played. Here are eight musicians who changed the instrument they played for their band.READ MORE

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6 Artists Whose Debut Songs Were Their Best: The B-52's, Black Flag, and more

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It's not uncommon for an artist's debut album to be its best work, but some artists have debut singles that are so unequivocally excellent that they never again write anything that good. Here are six artists who's debut song was their best.READ MORE

Creedence Clearwater Revival

6 Artists Whose Sound Doesn't Match The Place They Came From: Thin Lizzy, CCR, and more

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With many artists, there’s absolutely no mystery as to where they hail from. The Beach Boys are quite obviously from Southern California, and Bruce Springsteen has made a career out of being a New Jersey native (at least, he might be). These six artists, however, sound as if they came from one place, but are actually from somewhere else entirely.READ MORE

Creedence Clearwater Revival

6 Artists Whose Sound Doesn't Match The Place They Came From: Thin Lizzy, CCR, and more

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With many artists, there’s absolutely no mystery as to where they hail from. The Beach Boys are quite obviously from Southern California, and Bruce Springsteen has made a career out of being a New Jersey native (at least, he might be). These six artists, however, sound as if they came from one place, but are actually from somewhere else entirely.READ MORE

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