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