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George Harrison’s widow talks of life, death through poetry

NEW YORK (AP) — The widow of former Beatle George Harrison has opened up about life with her husband and grieving his death, and Olivia Harrison does it through poetry. "Came the Lightening " is a poignant insight into the life of a man who tried to live privately, even as the world learned of him and his music when he was barely out of his teen years. Olivia Harrison […]

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No satisfaction: Jagger has COVID

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Rolling Stones canceled their concert in Amsterdam Monday night, just hours before it was due to start after lead singer Mick Jagger tested positive for COVID-19. The band announced the cancelation Monday in a statement, saying the 78-year-old Jagger tested positive "after experiencing symptoms of COVID upon arrival at the stadium" on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The band say they are "deeply sorry for tonight's postponement, […]

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Foo Fighters plan 2 tribute concerts for Taylor Hawkins

NEW YORK (AP) — Foo Fighters will honor the rock band's late drummer Taylor Hawkins with a pair of tribute concerts in September, with one in London and the other in Los Angeles. The twin shows will take place Sept. 3 at London's Wembley Stadium and Sept. 27 at The Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, featuring "his bandmates and his inspirations playing the songs that he fell in love with, […]

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Iconic rockers Blondie to issue first box set this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Blondie has figured out where to put their heart of glass — a big 'ol box. The iconic rockers said Wednesday they will release their first authorized collection in their 50-year history, a set that includes 124 tracks, 36 of which were never issued. "Blondie: Against The Odds 1974-1982" drops Aug. 26. The remastered music is accompanied by two volumes of liner notes, track-by-track commentary, a […]

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Is Elon Musk’s deal to buy Twitter falling apart?

Elon Musk on Monday threatened to walk away from his $44 billion bid to buy Twitter, the latest sign that his plan to overhaul the social media platform may really be starting to fray. Lawyers for the Tesla and SpaceX CEO made the threat in a letter to Twitter accusing the company of refusing to give him information about "spam bot" accounts. Such bots have become a major public preoccupation […]

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Former Bon Jovi bassist, founding member Alec John Such dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of the iconic rock band Bon Jovi, has died. He was 70. Such was the New Jersey rock band's bassist from 1983 to 1994. He later rejoined for its induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Such's death was announced Sunday by the band's singer-songwriter Jon Bon Jovi. No details on when or […]

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Book celebrates the 50th anniversary of musical ‘Grease’

NEW YORK (AP) — The story of how the musical "Grease" became a pop culture juggernaut is told in the new oral history book "Grease: Tell Me More, Tell Me More," culled from stories submitted by some 100 cast and crew and edited by Moore, "Grease" veteran actor Adrienne Barbeau and producer Ken Waissman. The book includes the behind-the-scenes hookups, life on the road, the time Richard Burton and Elizabeth […]

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Sex Pistols aim to give Queen’s Jubilee a touch of punk

LONDON (AP) — In Britain, there are several traditional elements to a royal anniversary: pageants, street parties...and the Sex Pistols. Queen Elizabeth II and the Pistols have been linked since the punk pioneers released the song "God Save the Queen" during the monarch's 1977 Silver Jubilee. The anti-authoritarian anthem has been re-released to mark the queen's Platinum Jubilee, her 70 years on the throne. It's one of a raft of […]

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Boyhood home of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant for sale

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida house where Lynyrd Skynyrd rock legend Ronnie Van Zant and his brothers Donnie and Johnny grew up is on the market for $629,000. Property records show the home in Jacksonville comes with eight lots, a fourplex home and a manufactured home. There is also a historical marker, put in the front yard in 2018, which commemorates the Van Zant's "prodigious contribution to the world […]

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