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The 10 greatest rock albums of the 1970s

Rock music made in the 1970s deserves the recognition of being classic. Whilst we’d rather ignore the fact that some of these immense albums are more than 40 years old, they should be celebrated and played at full volume all these years on! If you like your rock music, you …

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The best albums of 2017

2017 has been a huge year for music. We’ve had comebacks that were bigger than before, debuts that broke the mold, and artists taking massive strides in a new direction. At musicMagpie, we’ve put together some of the shiniest musical gems of the last 12 months! Harry Styles – Harry …

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The best Christmas songs (for people who hate Christmas songs)

‘Tis the season to be jolly… unless you’re one of the many people who hates Christmas songs. Even if you love Christmas, hearing Last Christmas every day for a whole month can be enough to drive you up the wall. Luckily, a few Christmas-related tunes break the mould by giving …

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Magpie Recommends: Essential Taylor Swift Tracks

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years, you’ll have heard of country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift. TayTay’s celebrity status has excelled beyond belief in recent years, and while her personal life is constantly in the media, she’s made some immense songs to express her feelings about …

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Glastonbury set for a 2019 return

Glastonbury organisers have confirmed their seminal festival will be back up and running in 2019. As stated on their website, Glastonbury will return to Worthy Farm from 26 to 30 June 2019. Without a festival in place next summer, it will allow the farmland to recover. No doubt Michael and …

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Magpie recommends: Essential indie

Indie music buffs will have an extensive music collection of  niche bands,  chart toppers and all those in between. Those of you who love this kind of music will still be collecting your music on CDs and vinyl because there’s no better way to hear music, is there? These fans …

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Ed Sheeran’s accident causes tour set-back

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be postponing dates on the fifth leg of his Divide tour. Sheeran is due to play Taipei’s Nangang Exhibition Centre on 22 October, but it’s unknown when his dates in Asia will now take place. At the moment, Sheeran is unable to play guitar due to …

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