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The Monopoly Game for ABBA Fans!

Do you like to play games? Board games? Do you like 1970s Swedish disco pop? And money? Well, have I got a deal for you!

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Bob Seger’s ‘Magic’ Recalled by West Michigan Studio Owner, Silver Bullet Band Alum Robyn Robins

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

When Bob Seger formed his Silver Bullet Band in the mid-1970s after struggling to find the right musicians to drive his rootsy, Michigan-muscled rock, he ended up leaning on a talented bunch of experienced session players and performers who developed a rare chemistry.

Keyboard player Robyn Robins was among them, a graduate of Grosse Pointe South High School who started working as a Detroit recording studio and Motown session musician at age 17.

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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, J. Geils Band Rock Grand Rapids!

Rock icons Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band shaked down a sold-out Van Andel Arena on Tuesday night, on the road in support of Seger’s first new studio album in eight years, “Ride Out.”

Also appearing was The J. Geils Band.

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Grain Of Salt Alert! Is Cher Terminally Ill? [Video]

Is Cher on her deathbed?

According to the National Enquirer, the legendary diva is much sicker than she let on when she announced she'd be postponing dates on her long-awaited comeback tour, including a stop at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

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One Direction Named Billboard’s 2014 Artist of the Year [Video]

With the top grossing tour of the year and a No. 1 Billboard 200 album ("Midnight Memories"), One Direction claimed honors as Billboard's 2014 Artist of the Year.

One Direction's "Midnight Memories" included the hit "Story of My Life." The English-Irish group includes Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson.

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Reportedly Witnessed Stephanie Moseley-Earl Hayes Murder-Suicide on FaceTime

Even more disturbing details are emerging in the grisly Stephanie Moseley/Earl Hayes murder-suicide case.

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‘Frozen’ Soundtrack No. 1 Top-Selling Album On Billboard’s 2014 Chart [Video]

No surprise here, but the "Frozen" soundtrack from Walt Disney Records was ranked the No. 1 best-selling album on the 2014 year-end Billboard 200 chart.

It is the first movie soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the year-end chart since "Titanic" in 1998 and is the first Disney soundtrack to top the chart since "Mary Poppins" in 1965, according to Billboard.

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Did Bob Seger Inspire Prince To Write ‘Purple Rain’? [Video]

As we get ready for Bob Seger's return to Grand Rapids this week, comes this interesting tidbit from an upcoming book about Prince:

Alan Light, a journalist, has written a book about the success of the movie "Purple Rain", which took Prince from a little known R&B star, and propelled him to superstardom. In his book, Light says Bob Seger was the main inspiration behind the song, "Purple Rain".

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Foreigner Set to Release ‘The Best Of Foreigner 4 & More’ [Video]

Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the world's most popular rock acts with a formidable arsenal of hit songs that continue to propel sold-out tours and album chart action.

Now their latest album, "The Best of Foreigner 4 & More," is due out Dec. 16.

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ABBA is Heading to Park Place

Calling all ABBA fans, you can now spin those vinyl’s and play a round of America’s favorite board at the same time. Just in time for the holiday season, fans can get their hands on an ABBA special edition Monopoly.

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Joe Perry Gets Festive [Video]

Joe Perry has a little something special for his fans this holiday season.  The Aerosmith guitarist has released the four-track EP "Joe Perry's Merry Christmas."

Check out his version of Chuck Berry's "Run Run Rudolph".

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Beyonce Is Now Woman With the Most Grammy Nominations Ever

Nominations for the 2015 Grammy Awards were only just announced, but Beyonce is already one of the event's big winners.

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