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Carole King is MusiCares person of the year

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carole King will be honored as the MusiCares person of the year during the 2014 Grammy Awards week. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that King will be saluted by performers […]

09/19/2013

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Kid Rock, Rolling Stones on scalping, summer tours

NEW YORK (AP) — Kid Rock is a scalper. The 42-year-old Grammy winner, who is launching a summer tour where most tickets are priced at $20, said he’s scalping about 1,000 tickets from each show […]

05/25/2013

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Top stars square off for summer tour dollars

(AP) – All anyone’s been talking about are those aged wonders The Rolling Stones and their 50th-anniversary tour, but there’s so much more happening on the road this summer. It’s a crowded tour market and […]

05/23/2013

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Beatles’ lyrics headed for British Library

LONDON (AP) — Shakespeare, the Magna Carta — and now some of John Lennon’s finest lyrics. The British Library on Wednesday added substantially to its already formidable collection with handwritten lyrics to Beatles’ classics “Strawberry […]

05/22/2013

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1969 Hendrix telegram: Can Paul come to play?

LONDON (AP) – Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles. Fans of the late trumpet and guitar masters have long known that Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together in the […]

05/10/2013

Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Steven Tyler at a 2004 performance in Japan. (AP Photo)

Steven Tyler, Joe Perry honored for songwriting

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — They’ve been larger-than-life performers for decades, but now Steven Tyler and Joe Perry’s songwriting skills are getting the attention.

04/10/2013

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Historic Motown Steinway piano back in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — An 1877 Steinway grand piano used by Motown greats during the label’s 1960s heyday, and restored thanks to Paul McCartney, is back home in Detroit, officials announced Monday.

04/01/2013

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Monroe, Eisenhower letters to be auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe’s letter of despair to mentor Lee Strasberg and Dwight D. Eisenhower’s heartfelt missives to his wife during World War II are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction.

03/30/2013

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Money from Sandy relief concert being put to work

NEW YORK (AP) — The charity in charge of distributing donations from the nationally televised Superstorm Sandy relief concert has been thinking small when it comes to doling out more than $50 million.

12/31/2012

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McCartney, ‘God particle’ scientist get honors

LONDON (AP) — Stella McCartney, who designed the uniforms worn by Britain’s record-smashing Olympic team, and physicist Peter Higgs, who gave his name to the so-called “God particle,” are among the hundreds being honored by Queen Elizabeth II this New Year.

12/28/2012

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A year for enduring pop culture icons to shine

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe. The Rolling Stones. And Bond — James Bond. What do they have in common? Sure, one’s long gone, and one’s fictional. But all three marked a golden anniversary in 2012.

12/20/2012

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Music royalty ready to rock Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK (AP) – Music royalty from the Rolling Stones to Kanye West, including several artists with direct ties to the New York metropolitan area hit by Superstorm Sandy, will perform a benefit concert to help storm victims at 4:30 p.m. Pacific today.

12/12/2012

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