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Alice Cooper: Eleanor Rigby (New Video)

Alice Cooper’s version of The Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby” off of the upcoming Paul McCartney tribute album, The Art of McCartney, is now available for download, a month-and-a-half before the album’s November 18th release.

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Aretha Franklin: Vinyl Version Comes Out First

Aretha Franklin has begun the promotional campaign for her new album. She’s posted a video of her rousing cover of Adele’s neo-soul hit “Rolling in the Deep,” which has gone on sale via iTunes and Amazon.

104.3 WOMC–09/30/2014

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New Who Music For 2015! First Listen Here!

A new studio album from the Who is in the planning for 2015 according to Roger Daltrey. Daltrey world premiered the band’s new song, the Pete Townshend original, “Be Lucky,” on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show broadcast on England’s BBC Radio 2 and told fans that a full studio set will probably be released in the summer in celebration of the Who’s 50th anniversary.

104.3 WOMC–09/29/2014

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Joe Cocker Not Doing Well According To Billy Joel

During Billy Joel’s recent show at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where he is appearing once-a-month for as long as there is demand, he did Joe Cocker’s version of The Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends.”

104.3 WOMC–09/26/2014

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John Mellencamp: New Single Took Nearly 25 Years To Write

John Mellencamp is receiving high praise for his new album, Plain Spoken, which was released this week. Mellencamp, who’ll undertake an 80-date tour beginning in 2015, revealed that “Troubled Man” — the lead singe from the new set — has taken decades to finally see completion.

104.3 WOMC–09/25/2014

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Dhani Harrison Channels His Dad On Conan Last Night (Video)

Did you catch Dhani Harrison covering his father George’s “Let It Down” on Conan last night (Wednesday)?

104.3 WOMC–09/25/2014

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The Who: Cashing In For Christmas And For Charity With A New Single

The Who will mark their 50th anniversary with yet another greatest hits compilation.

104.3 WOMC–09/24/2014

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George Harrison’s “The Apple Years: 1968-75″ Box Set Out Today

George Harrison fans have been counting down to today (September 23rd) for the long awaited release of the deluxe, eight-disc boxed edition, The Apple Years 1968-75.

104.3 WOMC–09/23/2014

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Neil Diamond: Secret Concert And New Album On Tap

Neil Diamond has a special treat for his hometown fans. The Brooklyn, New York legend — who says he’s never performed in the borough where he grew up — will do a “secret concert” at 6 pm on September 29th.

104.3 WOMC–09/22/2014

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Flashback: The Supremes Record “I Hear A Symphony” 39 Years Ago Today

It was 39 years ago today (September 22nd, 1965) that The Supremes recorded their Number One hit, “I Hear A Symphony.”

104.3 WOMC–09/22/2014

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