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Arlo Guthrie on Joe Cocker: 'What A Loss' + MORE

The music industry was shocked today by the passing of Joe Cocker, and now Arlo Gurthrie has weighed in on sad loss of the musician. "....... More »
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Sound The Alarm: Beyonce Has Arrived At Coachella + MORE

Beyonce posted a cute picture at Coachella -- so artists be warned..... More »
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Bonnaroo 2014: Kanye West Returns To The Festival For First Time Since 2008 Debacle + MORE

Kanye West returned to Bonnaroo on June 13, for the first time in six years – on time, though not without a score to settle. To a crowd of 80,000, West brought up his disastrous 2008 headlining set, which he famously began at 4:30 a.m. instead of 2:45 as billed. And, as he had on his now-defunct b.... More »
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Alexa Ray Joel finds her own comfort zone + MORE

The singer/songwriter heads to New York's Cafe Carlyle.         .... More »
Ivor Novellos 2014: Christine McVie confirms Fleetwood Mac reunion while Nick Cave triumphs The Rumours are true. Christine McVie, the Fleetwood Mac keyboardist and singer who quit the band in 1998, announced at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards that she has rejoined as a permanent member after overcoming a fear of flying.

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News: You need permission to stand up at an Eagles gigAnd don't even think about using your phone!

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This is a solid and surprising set from a band that confronts us by pulling us into its wandering sound.

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Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 “American Idol,” winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.

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The Killers’ Brandon Flowers compares Morrissey to Elvis PresleyBrandon Flowers has compared Morrissey to Elvis Presley.
The Killers frontman has (again) admitted his love of The Smiths and revealed that he is a fan of the “humour” in the lyrics as well as the musicianship of the iconic 1980s indie band.
Speaking to the NME, Flowers said: “The Smiths had the biggest impact on me…

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The Black Keys know not to count their album-chickens before they hatch. That’s why they were already predicting that Michael Jackson‘s posthumous Xscape would “cocblock” their new record Turn Blue from beyond the grave before Billboard could even release its charts.
Turns out, they had more chickens than they thought — nearly 164,000, to be precise…

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The Black Keys’s new album, “Turn Blue,” outsold the new Michael Jackson album “Xscape,” for which producers used old vocals to make new songs.

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And John Lennon could reach more notes than Elton John, Barry White or Bruce Spingsteen

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Listen: Misun’s new song “Eli Eli”

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Over the last two years, Washington, D.C. outfit Misun have been steadily releasing material that stretches the boundaries of standard pop, sometimes incorporating elements of modern-day electronica and even old-school surf rock and Doo-wop. Case in point? Their infectious new song called “Eli Eli”…

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Bob Dylan turns 73 over Memorial Day weekend, on May 24. Increasingly, birthday celebrations are being held around the world by his fans, featuring local musicians playing covers of Dylan songs and tributes of their own.
Read more: Bob Dylan Birthday, Breaking Entertainment News, Entertainment, Americana, Entertainment News, Music, Bob Dylan, Live Music, Parties, Music News, Entertainment News

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It could have been a bit smarter and a lot shorter, but “Blended,” the third big-screen pairing for Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore (after “The Wedding Singer” and “50 First Dates”), is a fun, often funny, largely enjoyable romp. The trick: Manage your expectations.

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YouTube subscription music licensing strikes wrong notes with indie labelsTrade association WIN gives online video giant 24 hours to rescind ‘indefensible’ letters for upcoming Spotify-style serviceIndependent music labels are at loggerheads with YouTube over the licensing terms for its upcoming streaming music subscription service.The service still not officially announced, but the subject of longstanding speculation within the music and technology industries is expected to compete directly with Spotify, Deezer and their rivals…

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Jay Z's Made in America Los Angeles Lineup: Weezer, Kendrick Lamar, John Mayer, and MoreEarlier today, we learned that the Philadelphia lineup for Jay Z’s Made in America festival will be topped by Kanye West, Kings of Leon, and Tiësto…

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