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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ sets new sales record

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ sets new sales record By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is still scaring up sales and giving the King of Pop’s legacy a new milestone. The album has sold 30 million … Continue reading

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UK Vinyl sales soar past million mark

Annual sales of vinyl albums have soared past the million mark for the first time in 18 years – buoyed by veteran rock act Pink Floyd. The format has been undergoing a renaissance with sales gradually increasing in recent years … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Release ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’

  The numbers attached to ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ are pretty impressive. More than 50 million copies sold worldwide. Fifteen straight years on Billboard’s album chart. Consistently ranked in the Top 10 of many best-albums-ever-made polls. But Pink … Continue reading

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King Crimson’s Debut Album Covered by the Flaming Lips

King Crimson’s Debut Album Covered by the Flaming Lips by Dave Lifton Yesterday Neilson Barnard, Getty Images For years, bands have recorded cover songs as a way of paying tribute to their influences (although not always with good results). But … Continue reading

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