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'Lost' Syd Barrett Songs To Be Released

August 25th, 2011 2:18pm EDT
Syd Barrett
Pink Floyd are planning to release several unheard songs by legendary late rocker Syd Barrett as part of a trawl through the band's back catalogue.

The rockers have opened their vaults and will release a haul of rare material next month, including live recordings, demos, and a 'work-in-progress' mix of their classic album, The Dark Side of the Moon.

Now, drummer Nick Mason has revealed the band is planning a similar project featuring their first two albums - The Piper at the Gates of Dawn and A Saucerful of Secrets - which will feature never-released tracks by reclusive founder member B...
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Concord Music Group Unveils New Section Devoted To Rarities And Collectibles

June 26th, 2008 8:30pm EDT
Jerry Garcia
With labels such as Fantasy, Specialty, Prestige and Stax, the scope of the Concord Music Group catalog is as deep and eclectic as your beloved public radio station left of the dial and as vast as the greatest neighborhood indie store. The quandary now is where to go to find a collection of Jerry Garcia’s oeuvre with Merl Saunders or to find Soultrane on vinyl without having to take out a second mortgage. Well, record collecting has just turned a corner.

Concord Music Group welcomes you to The Collector’s Corner.

Break out those lists of the obscure, out of print and the monophoni...
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Concord Music Group Unveils New Section Devoted To Rarities And Collectibles

June 24th, 2008 8:00pm EDT
Jerry Garcia
With labels such as Fantasy, Specialty, Prestige and Stax, the scope of the Concord Music Group catalog is as deep and eclectic as your beloved public radio station left of the dial and as vast as the greatest neighborhood indie store. The quandary now is where to go to find a collection of Jerry Garcia’s oeuvre with Merl Saunders or to find Soultrane on vinyl without having to take out a second mortgage. Well, record collecting has just turned a corner.

Concord Music Group welcomes you to The Collector’s Corner.

Break out those lists of the obscure, out of print and the monophoni...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 6

January 6th, 2008 3:00am EST
Syd Barrett
Happy Birthday to "Chasing Amy" star Joey Lauren Adams (1971), volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece (1970), "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton (1968), Fox Sports commentator Howie Long (1960), "Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson (1955), British director Anthony Minghella (1954), AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young (1953), Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (1946), disco musician Van McCoy (1940; d. 1979), diner owner Vic Tayback (1930), baseball legend Early Wynn (1920; d. 1999), singer/actor Danny Thomas (1914; d. 1991), classic actress Loretta Young (1910; d. 2000), American icon Benjamin F...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 6

January 6th, 2007 3:00am EST
Syd Barrett
Happy Birthday to "Chasing Amy" star Joey Lauren Adams (1971), volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece (1970), "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton (1968), Fox Sports commentator Howie Long (1960), "Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson (1955), British director Anthony Minghella (1954), AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young (1953), Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (1946), disco musician Van McCoy (1940; d. 1979), diner owner Vic Tayback (1930), baseball legend Early Wynn (1920; d. 1999), singer/actor Danny Thomas (1914; d. 1991), classic actress Loretta Young (1910; d. 2000), American icon Benjamin F...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

December 31st, 2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

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Starpulse Top 10 of 2006: #9 Gone But Not Forgotten

December 25th, 2006 9:00am EST
Peter Boyle
2006 was a great year in the entertainment world; however, let us not forget those who entertained us for generations but have moved on. We look back on those entertainers and cultural icons who left us in 2006 to pay our respects...

Jazz, R&B and pop singer Lou Rawls, lost a two year fight with brain and lung cancer (1/6). He was 72. Prolific film star of the 50s, 60s and 70s and star of such hits as Alfie and The Poseidon Adventure, Shelley Winters at age 85 (1/14). 60s soul star Wilson Pickett, who brought us such hits as Mustang Sally and In The Midnight Hour age 64; of a heart a...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 6

January 6th, 2006 3:00am EST
Syd Barrett
Happy Birthday to "Chasing Amy" star Joey Lauren Adams (1971), volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece (1970), "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton (1968), Fox Sports commentator Howie Long (1960), Sister Sledge singer Kathy Sledge (1959), "Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson (1955), British director Anthony Minghella (1954), AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young (1953), Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (1946), disco musician Van McCoy (1940; d. 1979), diner owner Vic Tayback (1930), baseball legend Early Wynn (1920; d. 1999), singer/actor Danny Thomas (1914; d. 1991), classic actress Loretta Young...
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