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CHARLOTTE RAE DIES AT 92

Charlotte Rae – the lovable Mrs. Garrett from iconic sitcoms The Facts of Life and Diff’rent Strokes – has passed away at 92-years-old. She died on Sunday after being diagnosed with bone cancer in 2017, her reps said. Rae is best known for her role as housekeeper Edna Garrett, first on the sitcom Diff’rent Strokes […]

WIFE OF JOHN LENNON’S KILLER KNEW HER HUSBAND WOULD SHOOT HIM

The wife of John Lennon‘s murderer knew that her husband, Mark David Chapman, intended to shoot the late-Beatle. Nearly 38 years after Chapman emptied a .38 caliber pistol in the neck and back of the 40-year-old Lennon, Gloria Abe is specking out in advance of Chapman’s upcoming parole hearing set for August 20th. Back on […]

JONI MITCHELL’S LEGENDARY 1970 ‘ISLE OF WIGHT’ APPEARANCEE SET FOR RELEASE

Joni Mitchell‘s historic 1970 performance at the five-day Isle Of Wight Festival will be released on Blu-ray and digital video on September 14th. Mitchell performed a dozen-song set during the festival’s fourth day on August 29th, 1970. The legendary festival also featured such heavyweights as the Who, theDoors, Sly & The Family Stone, John Sebastian, […]

PETER FRAMPTON ABLE TO LAUGH AT ‘SGT. PEPPER’ MOVIE 40 YEARS LATER

Peter Frampton‘s hit joint tour with the Steve Miller Band rolls into the “Big Apple” tonight (June 27th) with the ’70s legends teaming up to play Manhattan’s legendary Radio City Music Hall. Next month marks the 40th anniversary of the ill-fated big screen Frampton-Bee Gees teamup, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Although soundtrack album […]

THE DOORS PREPPING 50th ANNIVERSARY ‘WAITING FOR THE SUN’ COLLECTION

Coming on September 14th is the Doors‘ Waiting For The Sun – 50th Anniversary Reissue. The two-CD/ single LP collection features a new version of the album’s original stereo mix on both CD and 180-gram vinyl LP, which has been newly remastered from the original master tapes by the Doors’ longtime engineer/producer Bruce Botnick. The […]