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Paul McCartney Sues Sony to Regain Beatles Songs

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The time has come for Paul McCartney to take back what’s his. He lost the rights to many of his songs thanks to some bad publishing deals the Beatles made. Now he’s suing Sony to get them back. McCartney is arguing that copyright laws will allow him to start claiming his music again beginning in October of 2018. He first started ...

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6 Reasons Why the Oldchella Lineup is the Best Thing Since Woodstock

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Six artists. Six Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees. Six legends. Desert Trip, which has lovingly been dubbed “Oldchella” knows good things come in sixes. The first ever Desert Trip festival will take place in Indio, California. It is being put on by the same people who run Coachella, one of the biggest annual music festival around. However, the lineup ...

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Guitarist Joe Perry Stable After Collapsing During Hollywood Vampires Concert

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Guitarist Joe Perry, most known for his work in Aerosmith, is in stable condition after collapsing on stage during a show with the Hollywood Vampires. The Hollywood Vampires, made up of members Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp in addition to Perry, were playing a show in Coney Island when Perry sat down on a drum kit in the midst of ...

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Billboard Lobbies For Gun Control: Selena Gomez, Thom Yorke & Nearly 200 More Join Petition

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Last week, Billboard magazine wrote an open letter to Congress that was featured on the music mag’s cover. The letter, titled “Stop Gun Violence Now,” urges the government to make some changes in light of the recent tragedy in Orlando. The recent shooting in Florida was an act of violence against the gay and lesbian community. A gunman targeted a ...

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Paul McCartney Duets With 10-Year-Old Girl–And She’s Amazing!

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At a recent concert in Buenos Aires, former Beatle Paul McCartney made one 10-year-old’s dreams come true. Though with her spunk, she probably would have found a way to shine anyway. Leila and her mother were pulled up on stage from the audience and chatted with McCartney for a moment, stating that they were from Buenos Aires. That’s when things ...

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‘Oldchella’ Lineup Features Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones & Bob Dylan

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Too old for Coachella? Now there’s an event just for you! Though, realistically, “Oldchella” is bound to attract more than just the old folks. Desert Trip, which has been dubbed “Oldchella,” will be held in Indio at the same location as Coachella. It takes place from October 7 to October 9, 2016. This is the first year of the festival. Performances ...

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The World Pays Tribute To Prince

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The passing of Prince has caused a cry heard throughout the nation, if not the world. The artist, who died this week at the age of 57, has fans and fellow musicians expressing an outpouring of love for everything he’s done for music. Websites, newspapers and even buildings have been tinted purple to honor the “Purple Rain” singer. Everything from ...

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Paul McCartney Will Finally Own Beatles Hits

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Thanks to a weird publishing industry move back in the 1960s, Paul McCartney hasn’t actually owned the rights many of his Beatles hits. Now the artist finally has a chance to reclaim his music. When The Beatles were first getting started, their manager Brian Epstein encouraged them to form a publishing company with Dick James, a prominent music publisher. Thus, Northern Songs ...

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Taylor Swift’s 20 Biggest Influences – #6 Will Blow Your Mind

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With five smash albums under her belt, she’s “swift”-ly become one of the biggest music stars in history, but that greatness didn’t come from nowhere: Taylor Swift has been influenced by countless musicians along the way. Take a look at the artists who have touched Taylor at varying point in her journey as an artist, and let us know who you think should have ...

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BandRumors Best-To-Worst Ranking Of 2015 Grammy Performances

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Music’s biggest night likes to refer to its performances as “moments.” But which Grammy moments were memorable and which were just duds? We count down all 23 from worst to best. Pharrell Williams – “Happy” How do you make the most annoyingly chipper song of all time even worse? Make it terrifyingly weird. Madonna – “Living for Love” Madonna’s performance ...

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