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Tom Petty: 1950-2017

And another one is gone. We have to come to the realization that the old bastion of rock and roll is indeed becoming old, but it seems we are losing too many icons over the last two years. Tom Petty, he of the loyal backing band the Heartbreakers, was only 66 – far too young, …

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George Michael: 1963-2016

Hey 2016, bite me. Just when you were running out of time, when you couldn’t wreak any more havoc on the pop world, you had to go and do one more evil thing. This one hurts just as much as David Bowie and Prince did. George Michael, the superstar with the amazing voice who created …

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Out of Time: 25 Years Later

Yesterday, R.E.M. released the 25th anniversary reissue of their breakthrough album, Out of Time. The album went multiplatinum, selling 18 million copies worldwide, and garnered R.E.M. three Grammy awards – two for the single “Losing My Religion.” It’s hard to rank R.E.M. albums – all are good, some are great, but at least through Automatic for the People …

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