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Lionel Richie Plans Reunion Tour With the Commodores

June 16, 2008 08:49:34 GMT

The legendary singer has hinted out the press that he wants to stage a reunion concert with his former band.


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Legendary singer Lionel Richie prepares to reunite with his former group the Commodores for another tour. The singer hinted to the press about the reunion plan saying, "We better do it now, or in the next ten years nobody would care."

Lionel also expected that the reunion tour could be done within two years time. He also insisted that they won't hold back any longer from two years because it could be too late and another members of the band pass away. The singer's statement referred to the recent death of the band's guitarist Milan Williams in 2006.

Lionel's idea to stage his band's comeback gigs comes after at his latest concert he was joined on stage by the Commodores' bass player Ronald LaPread on stage. At the concert, the singer and Ronald rewind their memories by playing their band's hit song, such as "Three Times A Lady".

Lionel himself was one of the founding members of the Commodores, that was founded in 1968. In the band, he plays as the lead singer and saxophonist. He decided to depart from the funk act in 1982 in order to pursue his solo career.

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posted by mr Godfather atl on Jul 22, 2009
I been waiting a long long time for this reunion.bring it to the ATL I can meet my old frinds again....
posted by Caroline on Mar 25, 2009
I agree with Linda - put the tickets on sale now. I don't mind waiting one bit! What a fab concert that will be.
posted by linda on Mar 20, 2009
The tour will be a sell-out in every city! Please put the tickets on sale NOW and I'll wait two years to see them!
posted by Denise Osment on Mar 18, 2009
Please can you give me details of the final tour
posted by Azhaela on Sep 25, 2008
This tour will be awesome for all, and the magic is living in the the moment and remembering who brought us here. This tour is the magic and will be felt by all.

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