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News Of The Day – 8/10

A general view of "The Glimmer Twins", a statue of Rolling Stones Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards created by sculptor Amy Goodman, during its unveiling at One Bell Corner in Dartford, Essex. The statue has been commissioned by Dartford Borough Council to celebrate two of the town's most famous former residents. (Credit: Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)

Good morning. Here’s all you need to know about what went on in the world of music in the past 24 hours:

Robbie Robertson of the Band died at the age of 80 following a long illness.

Sixto Rodriguez, who earned improbable levels of late-career acclaim thanks to the 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, died at the age of 81.

Statues of the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have been erected in their hometown of Dartford, U.K.

Reigning SPIN Artist of the Year Weyes Blood released a new video for “Hearts Aglow.”

Van Halen’s Van Hagar years are the subject of the Oct. 6 Rhino boxed set The Collection II, which include rarities such as this version of “Humans Being.” Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On is also receiving an expanded digital reissue from Rhino on Aug. 25.

New songs were released by Blonde Redhead, Slowdive, Alice Cooper, and Jonathan Wilson.

The Lemonheads announced Come on Feel the Lemonheads 30th anniversary shows beginning Sept. 12 in Asbury Park, N.J.