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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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How Harry Styles Is Inspiring Stevie Nicks During Quarantine

Stevie Nicks posted a message on social media explaining how she’s been spending her time during quarantine. The Fleetwood Mac singer says she’s been listening to a lot of Harry Styles.
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Madonna Says Coronavirus 'Made Us All Equal' in Bathtub Speech

Madonna muses about the COVID-19 crisis while sitting naked in a bathtub filled with rose petals. Madonna calls the coronavirus “the great equalizer,” pointing out that it “doesn’t care about how rich you are, how famous you are, how funny you are.”
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Bon Jovi Keyboardist David Bryan Tests Positive for COVID-19: 'Please Don't Be Afraid!'

Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan has shared that he has tested positive for COVID-19. As concern over coronavirus continues to increase every day, Bryan offers a message of hope.
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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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