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2017 News Archives



November 2017

RIP David Cassidy (Boston Globe, November 21)

Malcom Young of AC/D/C dies (New York Times, November 18)

Los Lonely Boys cancel dates over child porn allegations (Pollstar, November 9)

Robert Knight of "Everlasting Love" fame dies (Billboard, November 6)


October 2017

Fats Domino dies at 89 (New York Times, October 25)

RIP Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip (Billboard, October 18)

Tom Petty dies at 66 (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/arts/music/tom-, October 3)

Marilyn Manson injured at concert (New York Times, October 1)

Bluesman CeDell Davis dies (New York Times, October 1)


September 2017

Tyler rushes back to U.S. for treatment, Aerosmith cancels tour (Boston Globe, September 25)

Yes cancels tour due to death of Howe's son (Pollstar, September 18)

Grant Hart of Husker Du dies of cancer (Minneapolis StarTribune, September 14)

Selena Gomez undergoes kidney transplant (Billboard, September 14)

Can co-founder dies (The Guardian, September 6)

U2 drops new song (Billboard, September 6)

Walter Becker of Steely Dan dies at 67 (Billboard, September 3)


August 2017

Swift stakes out her "Reputation" (Washington Post, August 23)

Jazz guitar ace Abercrombie dies at 72 (New York Times, August 23)


July 2017

BIeber cancels tour (Billboard, July 24)

Linkin Park's Bennington dead at 41 (New York Times, July 21)

Court voids record label deal with Prince estate (Billboard, July 13)


June 2017

Singer of Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" dies  (New York Times, June 29)

Folk singer Rosalie Sorrels dies (New York Times, June 13)

Manchester benefit brings hope (New York Times, June 4)


May 2017

Greg Allman of Allman Brothers dies at 69 (New York Times, May 27)

Bomb kills 19 at Ariane Grande concert in England (New York Times, May 22)

RIP Chris Cornell (New York Times, May 18)

Mazzy Star drummer dies (Spin, May 15)

Jam band forerunner Bruce Hampton dies (New York Times, May 2)


April 2017

It's "Bon Appetit" for Katie Perry (Standard Time, April 28)

Guitarist Allan Holdsworth dies  (New York Times, April 18)

Inspiration behind "Mr. Tambourine Man" dies (New York Times, April 17)

French duo Air finally hits U.S. again (Pollstar, April 5)

Bluesman Lonnie Brooks dies (Chicago Tribune, April 2)


March 2017

New Chuck Berry disc coming in June (Standard Time, March 22)

Chuck Berry dies at 90 (New York Times, March 18)

Blues man James Cotton dies at 81 (New York Times, March 16)


February 2017

Franz Ferdinand slates tour (Standard Time, February 28)

Beyonce pulls out of Coachella on doctor's orders (Los Angeles Times, February 23)

Adele wins big at Grammys (New York Times, February 12)

Prince Warner catalogue available today (Standard Time, February 12)

Jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at76 (New York Times, February 12)

Perry drops new song (Standard Time, February 10)

Lady Gaga announces tour (Rolling Stone, February 6)


January 2017

Drummer Butch Trucks of the Allmans dies at 69 (Rolling Stone, January 25)

Sheeran drops two new singles (Standard Time, January 6)

Mariah Carey suffers problems at New Years Eve Times Square gig (New York Times, January 1)



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