Herb Alpert to announce shock retirement from music?

Alpert created a stir on Tuesday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Alpert fans. Speculation had been rife that the American musician best known for hit songs like Rise, This Guy's in Love with You or A Taste of Honey, will announce his retirement from music, at age 85, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 25/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a musician isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a musician-singer-composer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.

#ThankYouHerb

For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouHerb was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouHerb.”
— @DesireePlum, 24 Nov 2020
“I thought Herb Alpert retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 24 Nov 2020

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