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Taylor Swift Drops ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ As Surprise Double Album

Taylor Swift Drops ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ As Surprise Double Album

Taylor Swift has dropped her highly anticipated The Tortured Poets Department as surprise double album via Republic Records. After the conventional midnight release of the standard volume of The Tortured Poets Department, consisting of sixteen songs, Swift surprise-released the second volume, subtitled The Anthology, two hours later. “It’s a 2am surprise: The Tortured Poets Department…MORE

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Duets With Late Glen Campbell On ‘Strong’

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Duets With Late Glen Campbell On ‘Strong’

The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson teamed up with the late Glen Campbell for a posthumous duet of Campbell’s song, “Strong.” “Strong (with Brian Wilson)” marks the latest entry in the upcoming duet collection Glen Campbell Duets – Ghost on the Canvas Sessions, which arrives on April 19th. “Strong,” which originally appeared on Campbell’s 2011 “farewell”…MORE

Library Of Congress Reveals Latest National Recording Registry Inductees

Library Of Congress Reveals Latest National Recording Registry Inductees

The Library of Congress has revealed the latest National Recording Registry inductees. ABBA’s “Dancing Queen,” Blondie’s era-defining Parallel Lines, The Notorious B.I.G.’s landmark Ready to Die, Green Day’s Dookie, The Chicks’ “Wide Open Spaces” and Lily Tomlin’s comedy are among the inductees. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden named 25 recordings as audio treasures worthy of…MORE

Allman Brothers Co-Founder Dicky Betts Dead At 80

Allman Brothers Co-Founder Dicky Betts Dead At 80

Dicky Betts, a co-founder the Allman Brothers Band, died Thursday in Osprey, Florida, at the age of 80. In an Instagram post, the Betts family wrote, “It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that the Betts family announce the peaceful passing of Forrest Richard ‘Dickey’ Betts (December 12, 1943 – April 18, 2024) at…MORE

Kenny Chesney Decides To Release New Album ‘Born’ On Vinyl

Kenny Chesney Decides To Release New Album ‘Born’ On Vinyl

Country superstar Kenny Chesney has decided to release his new album, Born, on double-disc vinyl on May 24. “I’m lucky,” Chesney says of releasing a vinyl edition of the 15-track album. “I have fans who still believe in the actual listening experience, starting an album at the beginning and taking the journey the songs are…MORE

Lainey Wilson Documentary-Style Special To Stream On Hulu

Lainey Wilson Documentary-Style Special To Stream On Hulu

A new Lainey Wilson documentary-style special will stream on Hulu beginning on May 29. The special is being produced by Robin Roberts’ production unit at ABC News Studios. “I look forward to telling stories about talented women who are strong and authentic,” Roberts said in a statement. “Lainey is definitely one of those women, and…MORE

Chris Stapleton Joins Slash On Cover Of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Oh Well’

Chris Stapleton Joins Slash On Cover Of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Oh Well’

Chris Stapleton joined Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarist Slash for a cover version of Fleetwood Mac’s 1969 hit “Oh Well.” The cover will feature on Slash’s upcoming blues album, Orgy of the Damned. “I knew from the beginning I wanted to do [‘Oh Well’] on this record,” Slash said in a statement. “It was also one…MORE

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Driver’s Den

Driver’s Den

Miranda Lambert fans in Atlanta got more than they bargained for at her concert on Saturday night (Jan. 20), when the singer and her band burst into a high-energy cover of the Joe Walsh classic “Rocky Mountain Way.” Lambert struts the stage and does the heavy song justice with a high-octane vocal performance, but the…