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Lost Recording of David Bowie Impersonating Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop Released [WATCH]

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It is unfortunate the music world has recently lost some of the greats including David Bowie. The worldwide famous singer passed away too soon but he also left some gems behind that would keep his memory alive. This week, the Talkhouse released a lost recording of David Bowie impersonating Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Lou Reed and Neil Young.READ MORE

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Sinéad O'Connor, Tom Waits and More Contribute to Blind Willie Johnson Tribute Album

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Alligator Records has announced the release of God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson. Sinéad O'Connor, Tom Waits, Lucinda William and a number of other artists have contributed newly recorded versions of the iconic slide guitarist and vocalist's seminal material to the tribute compilation which is due out February 26th.READ MORE

Chris Cornell

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Performs New Single 'Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart' on 'Fallon'

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Chris Cornell's highly anticipated solo album is out today (September 18), titled Higher Truth filled with mostly acoustic rock tunes. Last night, the Soundgarden frontman took the Tonight Show stage to promote the release with a performance of "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart."READ MORE

David Letterman

David Letterman Final 'Late Show' Guests Include Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band & More

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David Letterman is in his final weeks as the host of The Late Show. Now the final guest list for the show's final 28 episodes have been revealed, Entertainment Weekly reports. On the music side of things, guests include Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Iron & Wine, Tracy Chapman and Mumford & Sons, among others.READ MORE

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson Talks Blues Influence for 'The Pale Emperor,' Billy Corgan and Collaborator Tyler Bates in New Interview

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Marilyn Manson sat down with Billboard recently to discuss his upcoming release, 'The Pale Emperor.' The shock-rocker revealed that blues played a role on the album, which is the follow-up to 2012's 'Born Villain.' He also took some time to talk about the mini reunion he had with Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins and his collaboration with film composer, Tyler Bates, who co-produced the singer's ninth studio effort.READ MORE

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7 Artists Who Recorded Tribute Albums To Other Artists: The Supremes, Scarlett Johansson, And More

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Countless artists have recorded cover albums over the years, from Rod Stewart to Yo La Tengo to Rage Against the Machine, but those albums typically feature an assortment of songs by many different artists. These seven artists, however, recorded cover albums featuring songs by just one artist.READ MORE

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7 Artists Who Have Released Two Albums at Once: Guns N' Roses, Bruce Springsteen and More

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Recently, pop legend Prince returned with not one album, but two new albums — "Art Official Age" and "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" — both of which were released Sept. 30. Though this is typical Prince eccentricity, he is far from the first artist to do this. Here are seven other artists who have released two albums in one day, including Guns N' Roses and Bruce Springsteen.READ MORE

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Rhiannon Giddens Sings Bob Dylan's 'Spanish Mary' in Lyric Video, from 'New Basement Tapes' Album [WATCH]

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On Nov. 11, an album of lost Bob Dylan lyrics set to new music, titled "Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes," will be released and feature Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes and Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops. Today, the lyric video for one of the album's songs, "Spanish Mary," was sung by Giddens and released. You can check it out below.READ MORE

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6 Albums Made of Scrapped, Unused Songs: The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and More

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Tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 7, Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks will be releasing her eighth solo album "24 Karat Gold — Songs from the Vault," which consists of songs Nicks had written over the last 40 years but never recorded. She is far from the only artist, however, to release an album of unused songs. Here are six more albums made up of scrapped songs:READ MORE

Tom Waits

Animated Tom Waits Video To Be Restored For 35th Anniversary

Genres 17:06PM EDT

To honor the film's 35th anniversary, John Lamb will launch a Kickstarter campaign to restore the video. For an exhibition to be held in Los Angeles in March, the money raised will go toward the transfer of "the original live action footage of Tom Waits and the video pencil test to a contemporary format to be projected throughout the gallery; restoration and framing of original animation cels for display; and restoration of the Lyon Lamb Video Rotoscope used in the film's production."READ MORE

Aretha Franklin

12 Legends Covering Songs By Other Legends: Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, And More [LISTEN]

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It's pretty common for an up-and-coming artist to cover a song by a legendary artist to get themselves going, but there have been many times where these covers of classic songs have come from other legendary artists. Here are 12 legendary artists who have covered other legendary artists.READ MORE

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8 Album Covers With A Photo Of Someone Other Than The Artist: Miles Davis, Morrissey, And More

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When looking at an album in a record store, it's reasonable to assume that the person on the cover is the person who actually made the album. However, that isn't the case with these eight albums, which feature a photo of someone else entirely.READ MORE

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8 Albums That End With Instrumentals: Tom Waits, Hüsker Dü, And More

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A well-constructed album should flow a lot like a film or a novel, with an engaging opening, rising action, and a satisfying conclusion. Some albums even come with a dénoument or epilogue, an instrumental closer that follows the climax. Here are eight albums that close with instrumental tracks.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

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12 Album Titles That Describe The Music: R.E.M., Tom Waits, And More

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A good album title should always suit or complement the music that it represents, but some artists create album titles by literally describing the music itself. Here are twelve album titles that describe the music.READ MORE

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