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AC/DC, U2, Queen and 5 More Rock Albums Turning 40 in 2020

As the ‘70s gave way to the ‘80s, Ozzy Osbourne and Joan Jett released their solo debuts, while U2 and The Pretenders arrived on the scene.
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The 7 Most Undeniable Songs by The Police

Before he was a major international solo artist and activist, Sting was a member of The Police . While The Police were only together from 1977 to 1984, they accomplished a lot. The band had five UK chart-topping albums and snagged six GRAMMY Awards during their tenure. The band made strides from...
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LAS VEGAS - MAY 23: Singer/bassist Sting of The Police performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 23, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Juliana Hatfield Announces Police Cover Album [Listen]

Juliana Hatfield is on a hot streak, and that's continuing with an album of Police covers due out this November. Last year she released a full-length album of Olivia Newton-John covers, titled Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John , and earlier this year, she gave us a full-length album of...
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Backstage At The Aragon With Sting

With Sting and The Police this week's Friday Feature, we revisit this preshow interview from 2017
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The Police, A Leopard and the Case of the Missing Microphones

The Hullabaloo in Rennselaer, N.Y. was a music club owned and built by a carpenter so its interior was largely unfinished wood. It smelled like a saw mill and in the days of cigarette smoking, you couldn’t help but feel that you were watching music in a tinderbox. The Hullabaloo had a working...
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How Sting Writes A Setlist

"It would be hard for me to come away from a show and not sing 'Roxanne.'"
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Unexpected Covers That Work

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and that notion definitely holds true in the world of music. Some of the best covers come from the most unexpected ideas. “In Bloom” - Sturgill Simpson (Nirvana cover) Video of Sturgill Simpson - "In Bloom" “Pale Blue Eyes” - R...
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