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‘Stop Right There!’ – Foley recalls epic duet with Meat Loaf

NEW YORK (AP) — "Stop Right There." They were three words that defined a hit album. They also launched a career. Singer Ellen Foley belted out the famous warning to Meat Loaf about halfway through their eight-and-a-half minute duet "Paradise By the Dashboard Light," the epic seduction song on his hit "Bat Out of Hell" album. Foley is looking back on that memorable song as she recalls Meat Loaf and […]

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Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" and "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad," has died at age 74. A family statement provided by his longtime agent says the singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night. "Bat Out of Hell," his mega-selling collaboration with songwriter […]

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Walter Yetnikoff, volatile head of CBS Records, dead at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Former CBS Records boss Walter Yetnikoff has died at age 87. The rampaging, R-rated executive presided over blockbuster releases by Michael Jackson, Billy Joel and many others. David Ritz, who collaborated with Yetnikoff on his memoir "Howling at the Moon," confirmed the former executive's death. Yetnikoff ran CBS from 1975-90 and his reign peaked with such mega-sellers as Jackson's "Thriller," Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" […]

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Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Steinman, the Grammy-winning composer who wrote Meat Loaf's best-selling "Bat Out Of Hell" debut album as well as hits for Celine Dion, Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler, has died. He was 73. His brother Bill Steinman tells The Associated Press that Steinman died Monday in Connecticut from kidney failure and was ill for some time. He said Jim Steinman was born on Nov. 1, 1947, […]

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