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The latest news on all your favorite oldies artists and what they're up to now, including news on the late and lamented and what's happening with their music and legacies.
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Gone But Not Forgotten 2009
Time catches up with us all, and sadly, several oldies music artists passed away in 2009. Here's a list, in alphabetical order, of the deceased and what they meant to music, especially rock and roll. If I've missed a nationally famous or important musical performer who passed away this year, feel free to e-mail me.

52nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominees (2010): Oldies Artists
A list of oldies music artists who have been nominated for awards at the 52nd annual Grammys (to be held in Los Angeles on January 31, 2010). From your Oldies music Guide at About.com.

51st Annual Grammy Awards Nominees: Oldies Artists
A list of oldies music artists who have been nominated for the 51st annual Grammy Awards (to be held in Los Angeles on February 8, 2009). From your Oldies music Guide at About.com.

Ringo Starr and his Liverpool boyhood home
The latest Ringo Starr news and headlines from your Oldies music Guide at About.com.

James Brown's Estate
James Brown left quite a financial windfall to his friends and family, but the Hardest Working Man In Show Business also left a tangled personal life, to say the least, causing a major scrap over who should get what. Here's an overview of the issue, complete with all sides of the story, from your Oldies Guide at About.com.

50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees -- Oldies Music
A list of oldies music artists who are nominated for the 50th annual Grammy Awards (to be held in Los Angeles on February 10, 2008). From your Oldies music Guide at About.com.

Phil Spector / Lana Clarkson Murder Trial
Legendary '60s music Phil Spector stands trial for the alleged murder of actress Lana Clarkson in 2003... is the famed architect of the "Wall Of Sound" guilty of killing her, or is he merely a victim of circumstance? An overview of the issue, complete with both sides of the story, from your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Heather Mills vs. Paul McCartney
The world's most famous billionaire, Paul McCartney, squares off in a nasty divorce trial with his second wife, model and activist Heather Mills. Is the ex-Beatle penny pinching again, or is Heather digging for gold? An overview of the issue, complete with both sides of the story, from your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Apple Corps, Ltd. and the Beatles vs. Apple Computers
The surviving Beatles' music company continues its series of lawsuits against the PC's worst enemy... Apple Corps, Ltd. vs. Apple Computers drags on. Who's got the legal upper hand? An overview of the issue, complete with both sides of the story, from your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Copycat Oldies Music Groups and Acts
Copycat oldies music groups... that is, acts that bear the name of classic oldies music artists, but don't contain any of the original members. They're legal in most states, but are they ethical? An overview of the issue, complete with both sides of the story, from your Oldies Guide at About.com.

49th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees -- Oldies Music
A list of oldies music artists who nominated for the 49th annual Grammy Awards (to be held in Los Angeles on February 11, 2007). From your Oldies music Guide at About.com.

48th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees -- Oldies Music and artists
Oldies music artists nominated for the 48th annual Grammy Awards (February 28, 2006).

The Phil Spector Mystery
As legendary pop producer Phil Spector awaits trial on murder charges, the world wonders if his past hasn't finally caught up with him. Spector now claims actress Lana Clarkson committed suicide. What are your thoughts? Stay tuned for more details as they come in, and be sure to leave your thoughts on the case in our forum!

53rd Annual Grammy Awards Nominees (2011): Oldies Artists
A list of oldies music artists who are nominated for awards at the 53rd annual Grammys (to be held in Los Angeles on February 13, 2011). From your Oldies music Guide at About.com.

Gone But Not Forgotten 2008
Time catches up with us all, and sadly, several oldies music artists passed away in 2008. Here's a list, in alphabetical order, of the deceased and what they meant to music, especially rock and roll. If I've missed a nationally famous or important musical performer who passed away this year, feel free to e-mail me.

Gone But Not Forgotten 2007
Time catches up with us all, and sadly, several oldies music artists passed away in 2007. Here's a list, in alphabetical order, of the deceased and what they meant to music, especially rock and roll. If I've missed a nationally famous or important musical performer who passed away this year, feel free to e-mail me.

Gone But Not Forgotten: 2011
A list of famous rock musicians who died in 2011, celebrities and the songs they made famous, compiled by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Gone But Not Forgotten: 2012
A list of famous rock musicians who died in 2012, celebrities and the songs they made famous, compiled by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Oldies Music News: August 2013
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Oldies Music News: September 2013
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Oldies Music News: October 2013
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Oldies Music News: November 2013

Oldies Music News: December 2013
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Gone But Not Forgotten 2013

Oldies Music News: January 2014
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Oldies Music News: February 2014
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Oldies Music News: February 2014
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Oldies Music News: February 2014
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

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