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Progressive rock icon Greg Lake dies

Greg Lake – the singer and bass player for British 1970s progressive rock groups Emerson, Lake and Palmer, and King Crimson – has died aged 69.

Greg Lake – the singer and bass player for British 1970s progressive rock groups Emerson, Lake and Palmer, and King Crimson – has died aged 69.

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Mick Jagger - a dad again at 73!

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has become a father for the eighth time – at the age of 73.

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has become a father for the eighth time – at the age of 73.

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Puccini's original 'Madame Butterfly' returns to La Scala

Milan’s La Scala opera house has opened its new season with the original more brutal version of Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly”.

Milan’s La Scala opera house has opened its new season with the original more brutal version of Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly”.

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French 'Space' star complains of Moscow 'ambush' after plagiarism row

The French founder of the 1970s electronic band Space is complaining of having suffered a “hooligan ambush” after being briefly detained by police in Moscow over a dispute with a Russian singer he had

The French founder of the 1970s electronic band Space is complaining of having suffered a “hooligan ambush” after being briefly detained by police in Moscow over a dispute with a Russian singer he had

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Donald Trump lambasted at the American Music Awards

The US president-elect featured in the re-written lyrics of Green Day's controversial anti-gun violence single "Bang Bang", performed at the ceremony.

The US president-elect featured in the re-written lyrics of Green Day's controversial anti-gun violence single "Bang Bang", performed at the ceremony.

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Soul music icon Sharon Jones dies at 60

The vocalist gained notoriety and a Grammy nomination with her band the Dap-Kings, died after battling pancreatic cancer.

The vocalist gained notoriety and a Grammy nomination with her band the Dap-Kings, died after battling pancreatic cancer.

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Alicia Keys is "right here, right now"

Since emerging with her 2001 Grammy Award-winning debut, ‘Songs in A Minor’, Alicia Keys has built her career on piano-laden ballads and intimate content.

Since emerging with her 2001 Grammy Award-winning debut, ‘Songs in A Minor’, Alicia Keys has built her career on piano-laden ballads and intimate content.

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Jones' debut album 'New Skin' out now

East London soul artist Cherie Jones, known simply as Jones, is releasing her debut album ‘New Skin’.

East London soul artist Cherie Jones, known simply as Jones, is releasing her debut album ‘New Skin’.

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Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies aged 82

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, according to a statement on his Facebook page.

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, according to a statement on his Facebook page.

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Bob Dylan finally breaks Nobel Prize silence

US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, has finally broken his silence, saying he has accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature.

US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, has finally broken his silence, saying he has accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Turin celebrates Puccini's Boheme

Turin's Teatro Regio celebrates the first performance of "La Bohème", 120 years ago. We discuss this with Maestro Gianandrea Noseda

Turin's Teatro Regio celebrates the first performance of "La Bohème", 120 years ago. We discuss this with Maestro Gianandrea Noseda

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1960s pop singer Bobby Vee dies aged 73

US pop singer Bobby Vee, best known for his 1960s hits including “Rubber Ball and “Take Good Care of My Baby,” has died at the age of 73.

US pop singer Bobby Vee, best known for his 1960s hits including “Rubber Ball and “Take Good Care of My Baby,” has died at the age of 73.

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Too hot to Handel: Conductor Cosma clocks up musical milestone

The Romanian Youth Orchestra recently took part in a very special performance at the Palais des Congrès de Paris under the baton of conductor

The Romanian Youth Orchestra recently took part in a very special performance at the Palais des Congrès de Paris under the baton of conductor

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Chuck Berry rolls back the years with new album at 90

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry celebrated his 90th birthday on Tuesday by announcing that his first album of new music in 38 years would be

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry celebrated his 90th birthday on Tuesday by announcing that his first album of new music in 38 years would be

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Phil Collins is back

Phil Collins is back with a set of live shows in London, Paris and Germany as part of his ‘Not Dead Yet: Live’ tour.

Phil Collins is back with a set of live shows in London, Paris and Germany as part of his ‘Not Dead Yet: Live’ tour.

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How to play vinyl records with Britain's new plastic five pound note

While the value of the British pound sterling has been on the decline over the last few weeks, some music-loving Brits have found an alternative use

While the value of the British pound sterling has been on the decline over the last few weeks, some music-loving Brits have found an alternative use