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Elvis Presley Box Set Due Dec. 8

Elvis Presley Box Set Due Dec. 8

Legacy Recordings is marking Elvis Presley's 75th birthday with a 100-song box set called "Elvis 75: Good Rockin' Tonight."
Elvis Presley Box Set Due Dec. 8

Elvis Presley Box Set Due Dec. 8

A few months after the Beatles box sets made retailers scramble to fill orders, the King of Rock 'n' Roll is getting the royal treatment.
Singer Al Martino Dies At 82

Singer Al Martino Dies At 82

Al Martino, a crooner who had several pop hits spanning more than 20 years and played Johnny Fontane in the 1970s "Godfather" movies, died Tuesday at his childhood home in Springfield, Pa. He was 82.
Buffalo Springfield Drummer Dewey Martin Dies

Buffalo Springfield Drummer Dewey Martin Dies

Dewey Martin, drummer for the groundbreaking but notoriously feuding and short-lived rock pioneers Buffalo Springfield, was found dead Feb. 1 in Van Nuys, Calif. He was 68.
Quincy Jones To Market Audio Lines

Quincy Jones To Market Audio Lines

Harman International has inked Quincy Jones to help market its licensed and co-branded products in the consumer, automotive and professional audio fields.
Entertainment Legend Merv Griffin Dies At 82

Entertainment Legend Merv Griffin Dies At 82

Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than 20 years, created the globally popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" and oversaw a diversified empire via the Griffin Group, died yesterday (Aug. 12) of prostate cancer in Los Angeles. He was 82.
Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

News and notes from the Dixie Chicks, Mary J. Blige, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more from backstage at last night's (Feb. 11) 49th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Chicks swept all five categories for which they received nominations.

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