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Daryl Hall Plots New Solo Collection, Tour With Todd Rundgren

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Ellen Foley, Meat Loaf’s ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light’ Sparring Partner, on the Making of Rock’s Greatest Duet

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Terry Tolkin, Veteran A&R Exec for Elektra Records and Others, Dies at 62

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