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Marianne Faithfull in Stable Condition After Being Hospitalized With Coronavirus

A representative for singer Marianne Faithfull has confirmed that she is in stable condition, after being hospitalized with coronavirus. Faithfull is reportedly responding to treatment.
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John Taylor of Duran Duran Reveals He Recovered From Coronavirus: 'It Isn't Always a Killer'

John Taylor of Duran Duran has revealed that he had a confirmed case of COVID-19, calling it a ‘turbo-charged flu.’ The bassist has since recovered and is sending a message to fans.
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The Who's Pete Townshend Working on New Music During COVID-19 Crisis

The Who has been forced to cancel a string of upcoming shows because of coronavirus concerns, but the extra time has allowed Pete Townshend to work on several new music projects.
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Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam Drummers Hop on Roger Taylor's Instagram for Lessons

Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters and Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam added their drumming expertise to Roger Taylors’s Instagram. The Queen drummer previously offered a lesson of his own.
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Watch Carole King Update 'So Far Away' for Quarantine

Carole King is bringing some comfort to fans by performing a Facebook video version of her classic “So Far Away,” whose lyrics are suddenly very relevant to everyone who is missing friends, family and loved ones amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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'I Love Rock 'N' Roll' Songwriter Alan Merrill Dies From COVID-19 Complications

“I Love Rock ’n’ Roll” songwriter Alan Merrill has passed away after COVID-19 coronavirus complications. Merrill’s daughter revealed the news in a post this weekend, offering a warning to everyone to take coronavirus seriously.
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Watch Queen's Roger Taylor and Brian May Give Online Drum and Guitar Lessons

Both Roget Taylor and Brian May of Queen are dropping some knowledge during this time of social distancing, providing drum and guitar tutorials online.
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Prince Tribute Featuring Foo Fighters, Beck and Chris Martin to Air in April

Earlier this year, artists including Foo Fighters, Beck and Coldplay’s Chris Martin all performed at a star-studded tribute to the legendary Prince. Next month, you’ll be able to watch it for yourself.
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Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi Help Announce Launch of New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi are among the celebrity New Jersey natives and/or residents featured in a new YouTube video announcing the launch of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces Rescheduled Date for Induction Ceremony

After being forced to postpone their upcoming induction ceremony for the class of 2020, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced a new date for the event.
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