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Van Morrison 'It's Too Late to Stop Now… Volumes II, III, IV & DVD'

Van Morrison Releases 'It's Too Late to Stop Now… Volumes II, III, IV & DVD' [TRACKLIST]

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Van Morrison released 'It's Too Late to Stop Now… Volumes II, III, IV & DVD' special 1973 tour compilation.READ MORE

 A woman dressed in colours of the Irish flag takes part in the St Patrick's Day parade through central London on March 13, 2016 in London, England.

St. Patrick's Day Playlist: 10 of the Best Irish Songs to Bring Out Your Green Side

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! March 17 marks a celebration of all things Irish, from the color green to Guinness to bagpipes and river dancing. But, just like beer and clovers, Ireland has offered up some of the best music over the years. And what better day to celebrate than 10 of the best Irish songs?READ MORE

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band is Working on New EDM Music Following Success of 'Jekyll + Hyde'

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In an interview with Rolling Stone Country, the Zac Brown Band leader talked about his love for both country and EDM music and where he drew the line on the band's 2015 album 'Jekyll + Hyde.' Despite some criticism for this approach, Brown has been enjoying the songs on the road and only wants to continue with this strategy, saying that he's working on new EDM songs for the next Zac Brown Band album.READ MORE

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Prepare for 'The Wall' with The Best Pink Floyd Concert Videos; 'Pompeii,' 'Live 8' and More

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Good news for Pink Floyd fans, as it was announced that Roger Waters' The Wall will be broadcast in more than 300 U.S. movie theaters this fall. "The Wall" has been rightly hailed as one of the greatest touring shows in the history of rock music and, even if you weren't able to get out and check out the Floyd bassist play his massive concept album live, you'll get the second best thing by seeing the whole thing live on a big screen with a proper surround-sound system. If you want to get warmed up before the September 29 viewing, check out Pink Floyd live in the form of these five previously released concert videos.READ MORE

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Kendrick Lamar, 'Empire,' Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt Help Hip-Hop Dominate Album Sales Chart

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The past few weeks have been amazing for hip-hop, as the Empire soundtrack and Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly have led both the Billboard 200 to three straight weeks of rap at no. 1. Although it's only been a two-week streak on the Album Sales chart (Empire was outsold by Madonna's Rebel Heart during its first week), this week is still newsworthy as the Top 3 spots on the chart are all held by hip-hop albums.READ MORE

Van Morrison

Van Morrison Announces 'Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue' With Joss Stone, Mavis Staples & Steve Winwood [TRACKLIST]

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Van Morrison is the next artist to delve deeper into his back catalog and re-record some of his older tunes. The "Into the Mystic" singer recruited some of his favorite artists to join him on Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue. Mavis Staples, Joss Stone and Steve Winwood all share the microphone with the iconic crooner. "Real Real Gone," from 1990's Enlightenment, with Michael Bublé is available to stream over at Morrison's website.READ MORE

Yesterday and Today

8 Album Covers That the Artists Hate: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and More

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Writing and recording an album can be a long and arduous process, which is why most musicians leave it up to their record label to design a suitable album cover, though as these eight albums prove, this can often lead to regrettable designs that the musician ends up hating.READ MORE

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Hozier Shares "From Eden" Music Video, Irish Singer Leads a Life of Crime in Excellent Clip [WATCH]

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Irish singer-songwriter, Hozier shared the music video for his next single, "From Eden," today (Nov. 18). While the imagery isn't quite as dark as his massive hit, "Take Me to Church," the singer was able to sneak in some bluesy lyrics.READ MORE

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8 Classic Artists Whose Debut Albums Were False Starts: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, And More

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There are some legendary artists, such as Led Zeppelin, R.E.M., or Pink Floyd, who burst into the mainstream with fully formed, excellent debut albums. Other legendary artists, however, stumbled a bit on their full-length debuts, and didn't truly find their voices until their sophomore releases. Here are eight classic artists whose debut albums were false starts.READ MORE

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7 Albums Released Without The Artist's Permission: Bob Dylan, Radiohead, And More

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In a perfect world, an artist would have complete control over how their music is released and sold. However, there are plenty of instances of record labels acting against an artist's wishes, even going so far as to release albums without their permission. Here are seven albums released without the artist's permission.READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

7 Cover Songs That Sound Nothing Like The Original: Bruce Springsteen, Devo, And More

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Though most cover songs remain pretty much faithful to the original arrangement, an interesting cover song should take the basic elements of the original and build something entirely new and unique out of them. Here are seven cover songs that sound nothing like the original.READ MORE

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8 Great Albums That Open With Cover Songs: Blondie, Pixies, And More

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For performers who write their own songs, an album's opening track is pretty tricky. There's a lot of pressure to write an excellent song that catches the listener's attention and entices them to listen further, but some artists get around this by opening their albums with cover songs instead. Here are eight great albums that open with cover songs.READ MORE

Talking Heads

Seven Great Songs That Are Homages to Other Bands: The Clash, Talking Heads, and more

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There are plenty of artists who love to wear their influences of their sleeves, but instead of covering songs by artists they love, sometimes they’ll write a song by blatantly taking another band’s sound and putting their own spin on it. Here are seven great songs that were homage to other bands.READ MORE

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Van Morrison Moondance Outtakes to be Released

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A massive collection of old Van Morrison songs will be released by Warners Brothers next week, and not at the blessing of the artist himself. According to The Telegraph, there are five CDs of 50 songs, ranging from unreleased mixes to studio recording outtakes. This summer the Moondance reissue was reported as being released September 30th, so there was a short delay. By next week, you should be able to get a hold of it for yourself. At the time, the 1970 album Moondance was released to critical acclaim. The Grammy Hall of Fame inducted it nearly 30 years later, and Moondance is one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.READ MORE

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Van Morrison 'Moondance' Reissue To Contain 50 Unreleased Tracks

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Van Morrison's Moondance is getting a reissue and -as is common with reissues of classic albums- will contain some sweet bonus material. However, where many albums would be content to throw one or two demos out there for hardcore fans to...READ MORE

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