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New Freddie Mercury box set ‘Never Boring’ announced to mark late icon’s 73rd birthday

By Nick Reilly Source: NME Straight on the wish list.. A new box-set of Freddie Mercury‘s solo material has been announced on the same day as what would’ve been the late music icon’s 73rd birthday. For the first time ever, the ‘Never Boring’ collections offers a curated selection of Mercury’s music,visuals and spoken words. Consisting […]

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R.E.M. to Release ‘Monster’ 25th-Anniversary Box Set

By Martin Kielty Source: Ultimate Classic Rock R.E.M. have announced a 25th-anniversary box-set edition of their ninth studio album, Monster, which will extend the 1994 LP to six discs. Original producer Scott Litt created an all-new mix of the LP, which will appear alongside unheard demos and an unreleased live recording. The box set, as well as a double-vinyl edition, […]

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How Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Free Bird’ Got Longer and Longer

By Martin Kilety Source: Ultimate Classic Rock Gary Rossington recalled how Lynyrd Skynyrd’s signature song “Free Bird” had a difficult development, and then picked up speed and length as they continued to work on it. Singer Ronnie Van Zant originally struggled with guitarist Allen Collins’ composition until slowly but surely they began to find some […]

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