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T Rex All-Star Tribute Album Produced by Hal Willner Gets Release Date

Famed SNL music producer Hal Willner may no longer be with us. However, before losing his battle with COVID-19, he had been working on a…
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2020

‘SNL’ Cast Members and Alum Remember Hal Willner in Emotional Tribute

Saturday Night Live launched its historic "At Home" episode last night, and while there were surprises abound (Tom Hanks hosting as he recovers from COVID-19! Chris…
Katrina Nattress / April 12, 2020

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Father John Misty Reinterprets T. Rex’s ‘Main Man’

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is out today. And Father John Misty's reinterpretation of T. Rex's "Main Man" was released…
Emily Tan / September 4, 2020

Tom Waits Remembers Hal Willner: ‘More Than Kin and More Than Kind’

Tom Waits has penned a lengthy tribute to his friend Hal Willner, who died last week at the age of 64. No cause of death…
Daniel Kohn / April 15, 2020

Metallica Remember Producer Hal Willner: ‘Invigorated Every Project He Touched’

Hal Willner died on Tuesday and his contributions across music, TV and film were far-reaching. And that includes working with Metallica. Willner worked…
SPIN Staff / April 8, 2020

Hal Willner, Music and SNL Sketch Music Producer, Dies at 64

Hal Willner, the music producer known for his offbeat compilation albums, has died at 64 due to complications from coronavirus, according to multiple reports.
Daniel Kohn / April 7, 2020

Report: Kesha and Soft Cell’s Marc Almond To Appear on T. Rex Tribute Album

T. Rex have had a pretty big year for an old band after being prominently featured in Baby Driver (maybe unauthorized) and it looks like the glam-rock…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 11, 2017