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    Johnny Clegg’s family bars use of his music from luring sharks

    Agence France-Presse . Port Elizabeth | Updated at 10:19pm on April 07, 2020

    Johnny Clegg’s family has barred a South African shark cage-diving operator from using the late legendary singer’s music to lure the predators for deep-sea viewing...

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    Bongo launches music show featuring top musicians

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on April 07, 2020

    Popular streaming platform BongoBD has launched a music series, titled ‘@ home with’, featuring songs by popular musicians to entertain people amid the coronavirus crisis,...

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    Duffy discloses details of kidnap

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:36pm on April 06, 2020

    Singer Duffy has opened up about a four-week ordeal during which she says she was drugged in her own home, raped and taken to a...

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    US police bust ‘corona party’ featuring Pink Floyd hits

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:59pm on April 05, 2020

    Partygoers at a Pink Floyd tribute night have been scolded for shouting abuse at New Jersey police after defying social distancing rules brought in to...

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    Ellis Marsalis dies aged 85 after virus ‘complications’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 09:13pm on April 02, 2020

    Jazz great Ellis Marsalis died Wednesday at the age of 85 after contracting the coronavirus, his son Branford said. The acclaimed American pianist and teacher...

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    Elton John hosts coronavirus benefit concert

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:12pm on March 31, 2020

    Sir Elton John enjoyed a less than quiet night in on Sunday as he was digitally joined by quarantined stars from around the music world...

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    Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:14pm on March 30, 2020

    The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus. His daughter Laura shared the news, saying...

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    Please stay at home: Sumi

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:11pm on March 30, 2020

    Vocalist of popular fusion band Chirkutt, Sharmin Sultana Sumi has urged music lovers to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak. ‘Please stay at home,...

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    Polish avant-gardist composer Penderecki dies

    Agence France-Presse . Warshaw | Updated at 03:27pm on March 29, 2020

    Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, who blazed a trail in classical music with innovative religious and symphonic works, died aged 86 on Sunday in...

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    Kuddus Boyati releases ‘Jaina Cholen, Maina Cholen’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on March 28, 2020

    Renowned folk singer Abdul Kuddus Boyati has released a song aiming to make the masses aware about the coronavirus and how it spreads. The song,...

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