Happy Birthday, Aretha Franklin! Revisit Her Five Biggest Songs of All Time

For forty years, Aretha Franklin was the reigning Queen of the charts with seventy-three Hot 100 entries and seventeen top ten hits. But can you name her 5 biggest of all time?
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Neil Diamond Turns ‘Sweet Caroline’ Into a Coronavirus PSA

Neil Diamond, strumming an acoustic guitar, broke into the “Sweet Caroline,” whose pre-chorus was changed from “hands, touching hands,” to “hands, washing hands.”
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Kansas To Release New Album ‘The Absence of Presence’ in June

Kansas will release their new album The Absence of Presence on June 26, Billboard reports. The release will come just before Kansas heads on the Juke Box Heroes tour this summer wit Foreigner and Europe. The Absence of Presence was produced by guitarist Zak Rizvi, who also produced the band’s 2016...
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CDJ Today: March 3 in Classic Rock

March 3, 1986 – Metallica release Master of Puppets, their third album. It is the band’s final album with bassist Cliff Burton, who dies in a bus crash six months later. March 3, 1978 – Whitesnake (originally billed as David Coverdale’s Whitesnake) plays its first show in England. The band is...
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Ozzy Osbourne Helps Elton John Set New Billboard Chart Record

Elton John is back on the Rock chart, thanks to his collaboration with Ozzy Osbourne. The singer sets a new record this week, thanks to his song “Ordinary Man” on Ozzy’s new album.
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Santana Announces 2020 Summer Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire

Santana will head out on a 32-date tour this summer along with Earth, Wind & Fire. The Miraculous Supernatural 2020 tour will kick off June 19th in Chula Vista, CA and wrap up August 29th in Tampa, FL. In addition to dates across the U.S, the tour will make stops in 2 Canadian cities. See …...
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CDJ Today: February 26 in Classic Rock

February 26, 1997 – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart of Rush receive the Order of Canada, the highest civilian award from the Canadian government, for significant achievement in important fields of human endeavor. They are the first rock band to receive the award. February 26, 1985 – Bruce...
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The Doors’ Robby Krieger Details New Album, Releases New Single

Robby Krieger, songwriter and guitarist for The Doors, has released the details of a new solo album and shared the first single. Hear “The Drift” now in the player below. The jazz album, titled The Ritual Begins at Sundown, is due out April 24th and marks Krieger’s first solo record in a decade. “I...
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CDJ Today: February 24 in Classic Rock

February 24, 1975 – Led Zeppelin release their sixth album Physical Graffiti. It’s a double album featuring 8 new songs, and songs left over from their previous albums Led Zeppelin III, Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy. Featuring an intricate die-cut cover of a New York City brownstone, the...
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Jon Bon Jovi Will Record Charity Single for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games

Jon Bon Jovi will record a charity single for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Foundation. The song, titled “Unbroken”, was originally released in 2019 and featured in the documentary To Be of Service. Bon Jovi will record a new version of the track with the Invictus Games Choir at Abbey Road Studios...
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