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Remembering Rick Parfitt

2016 is staying true to itself right through to the bitter end. On Christmas Eve Rick Parfitt of Status Quo passed away at the age of 68 due to an infection incurred after an operation to his shoulder. It was somewhat ironic that he should pass away in this manner after surviving three heart attacks.

Gaga rendition of Imagine woos Baku

Lady Gaga opened the European Games in Baku with a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” that sent shivers down the spines of much of the audience as well as millions on TV. And after her performances over the last few months a lot of people are asking: Is she now on her way to being

Free’s Andy Fraser dies

Andy Fraser, The Bassist Behind Free’s Megahit All Right Now, Has Lost His Battle With Cancer. The 62 year old passed away on Monday morning (16Mar15) at his home in California after years of battling AIDS and cancer. Source: Press Release Contact Music Photo: By Rob Mieremet (GaHetNa (Nationaal Archief NL)) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia

Ringo Scraps Show and Other News

Ringo Starr Has Scrapped A Second Show On His Current North American Tour Due To Illness. The former Beatles star’s concert in San Francisco, California on Friday night (13Mar15) will now be rescheduled for 1 October (15). Starr also cancelled a show at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California on Thursday (12Mar15). Announcing the