Singer Eric Carmen Dies at 74, Weezer Announces Anniversary Tour, Dolly Parton Reveals Potential Beyoncé Cover of 'Jolene'

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Raspberries Lead Singer Eric Carmen dies at 74. Carmen rose to fame in the early 1970's as the band's frontman. He continued his career beyond the group's split in 1975, releasing solo hits such as 'All By Myself' and 'Hungry Eyes.' His passing was confirmed on his website by his wife writing, 'It brought him great joy to know that for decades, his music touched so many and will be his lasting legacy.' Weezer celebrating 3 decades of music with new tour. The "Voyage to the Blue Planet Tour" will kick off in early September, stopping in 22 cities through mid-October. Tickets go on presale March 13 and open to the general public March 15. Dolly Parton teases Beyoncé cover of 'Jolene.' It is believed that the cover may be released as part of Beyoncé's upcoming country album Act II . Parton spoke about the potential cover in an interview with the Knoxville News Sentinel saying 'I think she's recorded 'Jolene' and I think it's probably gonna be on her country album, which I'm very excited about.' In today's birthday news: singer and actress Liza Minnelli turns 78, musician James Taylor is 76, Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris 68, actor Aaron Eckhart 56, and actress Jaimie Alexander 40.