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‘Mustang Sally’ Song Writer, Sir Mack Rice, Dead at 82

DETROIT, Michigan – Singer songwriter Mack Rice who earned a place in music history for his song “Mustang Sally” has died at his Detroit home this past Monday, he was 82.


Rice’s wife Laura said the singer had been suffering Alzheimer’s disease for several years.


“Mack was some kind of guy, he was … Continue Reading ››

Legendary Rocker ‘Prince’ Has Died at the Age of 57

CHANHASSEN, Minnesota – Legendary singer ‘Prince’ has died at the age of 57. The singer-songwriter passed away at his Paisley Park studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota on Thursday April 21 – the news was confirmed by the Associated Press.


TMZ reported that police responded to the studio at 9:43 a.m. – Prince had been rushed to … Continue Reading ››

Led Zepplin Going to Court Over ‘Stairway to Heaven’


The never-ending copyright dispute over Led Zepplin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ will go to court after the estate of former Spirit guitarist Randy Wolfe, will go to trial to try to settle the disagreement.



The case dates back to 2014 when a dispute arose from the trustee of Wolfe’s estate, saying that Led Zepplin’s … Continue Reading ››

David Bowie’s Longtime Drummer, Dennis Davis Dies

David Bowie’s longtime drummer, Dennis Davis has died after a long battle with cancer in Manhattan, New York.



His death comes only three months after his iconic form band mate.



Davis was Bowie’s drummer throughout the 1970s and 80s – his death was announced by his producer Tony Visconti on his Facebook page … Continue Reading ››

Country Music Legend Merle Haggard Dead at 79

(NBC News) – Merle Haggard, the country music outlaw who lived the life he sang about in his songs, died Wednesday on his 79th birthday after losing a battle with double-pneoumonia.

 

His death at his home near Redding, California was confirmed by his manager in an interview with NBC affiliate WSMV.

 

Haggard, best-known for songs like … Continue Reading ››