Zombies Singer Colin Blunstone's Latest Solo Album Arrives in the US

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_a87faf4202.jpgZip Records -- On the Air Tonight, the 10th solo album from Zombies frontman Colin Blunstone, has just been released in the U.S. The 10-song collection features a variety of well-crafted pop tunes, many of which were written by the 68-year-old singer. The album was produced by Jon Sweet, whose credits include Blunstone's 2009 release The Ghost of You and Me.

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Saturday Marks the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles' First #1 Hit in the US

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_0b4201d905.jpgCapitol Records/EMI -- The media has been buzzing about the 50th anniversary of The Beatles debut U.S. appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show this February 9, but another major event in Fab Four history occurred more than a week earlier.  On February 1, 1964, the band scored its first #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with "I Want to Hold Your Hand," which was one of the five tunes the group performed on the Sullivan Show.

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Bono Says "Invisible" Won't Be First Single from New U2 Album, Which Band Hopes to Have Ready by Summer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_44445c4d26.jpgPhoto: Damon Winter -- On Sunday, U2 will introduce its new song "Invisible" in a commercial promoting a new partnership between the (RED) charity and Bank of America that will air during Super Bowl 48. The song also will be made available as a free digital download at iTunes from Sunday at 6 p.m. ET until Monday at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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Billy Joel Sets First-Ever Show at Boston's Fenway Park

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_17ade51039.jpgBillyJoel.com -- This summer, The Piano Man will meet the Green Monster. Billy Joel will perform for the first time ever at Boston's famed Fenway Park baseball stadium  on July 26. The show marks Joel's first solo headlining concert in Boston in five years.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on February 8 via RedSox.com/BillyJoel.

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"Late Show with David Letterman" to Host Series of Beatles-Themed Performances Next Week

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_bc752bb552.jpgCBS Photo Archive -- CBS has confirmed that The Late Show with David Letterman will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show by hosting a star-studded week of Fab Four-themed performances starting on Monday. The music artists who be hitting the Late Show stage at New York City's Ed Sullivan Theater during the coming week include Sting, Lenny Kravitz, alternative-rock act Broken Bells, The Flaming Lips and John Lennon's son Sean.

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