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Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”
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Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”

It’s safe to say that in the 60 years he’s been playing drums, Ringo Starr has made a few friends. So for his new release, Give More Love, he’s getting by with a little help from them – including a few of the top bass players in the world. The former Beatle’s 19th solo album reunites him with his fellow...

The Rolling Stones Release “Blue & Lonesome”
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The Rolling Stones Release “Blue & Lonesome”

The Rolling Stones are back with their 25th studio album, entitled Blue & Lonesome. Produced by bassist and Blue Note Records president Don Was, the album is the iconic rock band’s first full-length album to feature only cover songs. Blue & Lonesome is described as a tip of the hat to their early years as a blues band when they...

Don Was Among Bassists on Latest Brian Wilson Album
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Don Was Among Bassists on Latest Brian Wilson Album

Brian Wilson’s 11th solo album, No Pier Pressure, features a wealth of guest vocalists and the bass talents of Don Was, who is also well known for his work as a producer, bandleader and record label president. Wilson, the primary songwriter for The Beach Boys during the group’s most prolific and influential years, recorded the album at Ocean Way Studios...