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April 2018

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Rick Astley Interview: “I Don’t Want People to Think I’m Reliving ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ Because of the Rickrolling Thing”

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Rick Astley

English singer-songwriter Rick Astley is one of the music industry’s most distinctive voices, and he’s set to return to the United States for a Spring tour this year. Kicking off on April 13, 2018, at the Opera House in Toronto, Ontario, the tour follows Astley’s 2016 mega successful album release 50, which went straight to number one and became the eighth bestselling album in the UK that year.

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Thursday

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February 2018

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Stewart Copeland Interview: An Arresting Conversation with the Police Founder and Drummer

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Stewart Copeland

Stewart Copeland is known as the drummer of the rock band the Police formed in London in 1976 with singer and bass guitarist Sting and Henry Padovani (who was soon replaced by English guitarist Andy Summers). The Police became one of the top bands of the 1970s and 1980s with the songs “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne,” “Message in a Bottle,” “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” “Walking on the Moon,” and others.

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Tuesday

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October 2017

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Donny Osmond Interview: "Reinvention Is the Key to Longevity"

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Donny Osmond

Donald Clark “Donny” Osmond is a singer, actor and radio personality. The former teen idol has also been a talk and game show host, record producer and author. In the mid-1960s, he and four of his elder brothers gained fame as the Osmonds, and he went solo in the early 1970s, covering such hits as “Go Away Little Girl” and “Puppy Love.”

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October 2017

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Sam Getz Interview: Breakout Band Welshly Arms Inspires Us All to Be "Legendary"

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Welshly Arms

Sam Getz is the frontman (lead vocals and guitar) for the up-and-coming rock group Welshly Arms. The Cleveland, Ohio, band has been active since their debut in 2013 with the EP Welcome. The following year, they released a covers EP, and in 2015, an album called Welshly Arms came out on the indie label Position Music.

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