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Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel Headed to Rock Hall

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Associated Press | Dec 18, 2013

NEW YORK - Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The Rock Hall announced Tuesday that Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens also will be inducted April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Artists are eligible for induction 25 years after their first release. Nirvana received a nomination in its first year of eligibility, and next year the band will celebrate the 25th anniv... more

Bob Dylan Charged in France Over Croatia Remarks

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Associated Press | Dec 04, 2013

PARIS - French authorities have filed preliminary charges against Bob Dylan over a 2012 interview in which he is quoted comparing Croatians to Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. The charges of "public insult and inciting hate" were filed against the musician in mid-November, Paris prosecutor's office spokeswoman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said Tuesday. They stem from a lawsuit by a Croatian community group in France over remarks in an interview in Rol... more

Garth Brooks Focused on Live Show, Box Set

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Associated Press | Nov 27, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Garth Brooks isn't ready to talk specifics about his looming comeback, but there should be more than enough music this week to sate the country superstar's fans for a while. Brooks is set to release a new eight-disc box set Thursday, then will broadcast his Las Vegas show live on CBS on Friday night. Both are an examination of the Oklahoma singer's musical roots with covers of songs that have influenced him. Brooks was in Los A... more

New App Chronicles Lennon's Sailing Trip

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Associated Press | Nov 17, 2013

NEW YORK - Six months before he died, John Lennon set sail from Newport, R.I., on an ocean adventure to Bermuda that awakened his desire to make music again and is now being chronicled in an electronic format he could not have conceived of. A new app, "John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes," is being offered for sale on Apple devices Thursday for $4.99. It's loaded with interactive features, music, photos and interviews that detail a relatively unex... more

Show Marks 50 Years Since Beatles 'Sullvan' Debut

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United Press International | Nov 17, 2013

CBS says it plans to air a special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' debut on the U.S. variety program "The Ed Sullivan Show." Featuring contemporary artists covering Beatles songs, the 2-hour special is to be taped Jan. 27, the day after the 56th annual Grammy Awards presentation. "The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles" will be broadcast exactly 50 years to the day, date and time of the original event, Fe... more

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