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Sylvain Sylvain of the Proto-Punk Band New York Dolls Dies at 69

Sylvain Sylvain of the Proto-Punk Band New York Dolls Dies at 69

Sylvain Sylvain of the Proto-Punk Band New York Dolls Dies at 69 Sylvain Sylvain of the Proto-Punk Band New York Dolls Dies at 69 The band made a quick splash but within a few years had dissolved, leaving only two albums from its heyday, “New York Dolls” (1973) and the prophetically titled “Too Much Too Soon” (1974, the title borrowed …

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Paul McCartney’s 20 best post-Beatles songs, from ‘Live and Let Die’ to ‘Band on the Run’

Paul McCartney with his wife Linda in 1970, days after he said The Beatles would never work together again

Paul McCartney’s 20 best post-Beatles songs, from ‘Live and Let Die’ to ‘Band on the Run’ Paul McCartney’s 20 best post-Beatles songs, from ‘Live and Let Die’ to ‘Band on the Run’ O n 18 December, Paul McCartney’s McCartney III – the eagerly awaited third act in the former Beatle’s series of self-titled home-made solo albums – is released.  Conceived …

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Jesy Nelson announces split from Little Mix: ‘Being in the band has really taken a toll on my mental health’

Jade Thirwall, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix at the Global Awards on 7 March 2019 in London, England

Jesy Nelson announces split from Little Mix: ‘Being in the band has really taken a toll on my mental health’ Jesy Nelson announces split from Little Mix: ‘Being in the band has really taken a toll on my mental health’ The singer announced the news on Monday in a social media post, citing the toll she says being in the …

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The Boys in the Band cast defends use of ‘reprehensible’ language in new Netflix film

Jim Parsons as Michael, Robin De Jesus as Emory, Michael Benjamin Washington as Bernard and Andrew Rannells as Larry

The Boys in the Band cast defends use of ‘reprehensible’ language in new Netflix film The Boys in the Band cast defends use of ‘reprehensible’ language in new Netflix film The cast of new Netflix film The Boys in the Band have spoken about its use of “reprehensible language”, calling it “essential”. The forthcoming movie is based on the Tony …

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The Boys in the Band: First look at The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons in Netflix film

The Boys in the Band: First look at The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons in Netflix film

The Boys in the Band: First look at The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons in Netflix film The Boys in the Band: First look at The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons in Netflix film Netflix has revealed first-look pictures of its new drama The Boys in the Band, starring The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons. The film is based on …

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How a Band of Australians Made Belarus Soccer an Internet Smash

How a Band of Australians Made Belarus Soccer an Internet Smash

How a Band of Australians Made Belarus Soccer an Internet Smash How a Band of Australians Made Belarus Soccer an Internet Smash It has been a strange chain of events, the small group of soccer fans admits. One minute, the fans were searching for live sports to watch on television during the pandemic. The next, they found themselves building a …

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Happyness review, Floatr: Band explore what motivates us through everyday ennui

Happyness review, Floatr: Band explore what motivates us through everyday ennui

Happyness review, Floatr: Band explore what motivates us through everyday ennui Happyness review, Floatr: Band explore what motivates us through everyday ennui If there was ever a time for Happyness, this is it. The indie band’s third album, Floatr, is a meticulously crafted work that sticks to their winsome, Nineties-influenced slacker-rock while sounding freshly liberated after two years described as …

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Broadway Adjourns, but the ‘Sing Street’ Band Plays On

Broadway Adjourns, but the ‘Sing Street’ Band Plays On

Broadway Adjourns, but the ‘Sing Street’ Band Plays On Broadway Adjourns, but the ‘Sing Street’ Band Plays On “Explode the computer with energy, you beautiful people,” the director Rebecca Taichman said. It was an afternoon in mid-April and Taichman, scarf-swathed and sitting in what looked like her Brooklyn bedroom, was rehearsing the cast of “Sing Street,” the Broadway musical that …

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Beastie Boys Story review: The creative and moral evolution of rap’s biggest-selling band

Beastie Boys Story review: The creative and moral evolution of rap’s biggest-selling band

Dir: Spike Jonze. Starring: Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, Spike Jonze. 119 mins. The Beastie Boys have always walked on the knife-edge of self-parody. They might be the world’s biggest-selling rap outfit, but they’ve never tried to present themselves as anything other than three dorky white kids from New York City’s punk scene. In the era of “Fight For Your Right” …

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How the ‘Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World’ Got Its Logo

How the ‘Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World’ Got Its Logo

It began life as a tiny emblem, something to adorn a 45 r.p.m. single or the band’s letterhead. It quickly became ubiquitous and, ultimately, the most famous logo in rock ’n’ roll. Over 50 years, the legendary “tongue and lips” of the Rolling Stones has been emblazoned on everything from T-shirts and lighters to stage sets, appearing in countless variations …

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