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INTERESTING BITS: One Name, Two Musical Acts and a Story of Privilege: How the Lady A Controversy Captured the State of the Music Industry in 2020

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By Emily Yahr, Washington Post | It started with a carefully crafted statement that was more prescient than... Read More → INTERESTING BITS: One Name, Two Musical Acts and a Story of Privilege: How the Lady A Controversy Captured the State of the Music Industry in 2020

KUDOS: 2020 CMT Music Awards: The Complete Winners List

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By Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone | The CMT Music Awards celebrated the best in country music videos on... Read More → KUDOS: 2020 CMT Music Awards: The Complete Winners List

IN MEMORIAM: Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

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By Chris Morris, Variety | Eddie Van Halen, whose innovative and explosive guitar playing kept the hard rock... Read More → IN MEMORIAM: Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

SONGWRITERS CORNER: The Great Heavy Metal Hoax

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By David Kushner, Rolling Stone | A few days before Thanksgiving 2018, Jered “Threatin” Eames, a waifish,... Read More → SONGWRITERS CORNER: The Great Heavy Metal Hoax

REPORTS: Top Story: Country Band, f/k/a Lady Antebellum, Sues Blues Singer Lady A

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By Li Cohen, CBS News || In June, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum announced it would change its... Read More → REPORTS: Top Story: Country Band, f/k/a Lady Antebellum, Sues Blues Singer Lady A

RESEARCH: My Transformative Time With the Beatles in India

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By Jeff Slate, The Daily Beast | “We were there four months—or George and I were. We lost thirteen pounds... Read More → RESEARCH: My Transformative Time With the Beatles in India

RESEARCH: And in the End: The Beatles Break Up

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By Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone | Fifty years ago, the Beatles went through rock’s most famous breakup.... Read More → RESEARCH: And in the End: The Beatles Break Up

INTERESTING BITS: Why Luke Bryan Calls the Aftermath of Lady Antebellum’s Name Change a “Mess”

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By Elyse Dupre, Eonline.com | Luke Bryan is revealing what he really thinks of Lady A, formerly known as Lady... Read More → INTERESTING BITS: Why Luke Bryan Calls the Aftermath of Lady Antebellum’s Name Change a “Mess”

SONGWRITERS CORNER: Hear Neil Young’s Anti-Trump Song ‘Lookin’ For a Leader 2020

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By Andy Greene, Rolling Stone | Neil Young’s most recent Fireside Session featured a new rendition of his... Read More → SONGWRITERS CORNER: Hear Neil Young’s Anti-Trump Song ‘Lookin’ For a Leader 2020

IN MEMORIAM: Peter Green, co-Founder of Fleetwood Mac

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Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum; (October 29, 1946 – July 25, 2020) was an English blues rock... Read More → IN MEMORIAM: Peter Green, co-Founder of Fleetwood Mac

REPORTS: Country Band Lady A, Formerly Lady Antebellum, Sues Blues Singer Lady A

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By Li Cohen, CBS News | In June, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum announced it would change its... Read More → REPORTS: Country Band Lady A, Formerly Lady Antebellum, Sues Blues Singer Lady A

INTERESTING BITS: Wynton Marsalis on 12 Essential Jazz Recordings

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By Hank Shteamer, Rolling Stone | “It’s self-explanatory,” Wynton Marsalis says, pointing toward the... Read More → INTERESTING BITS: Wynton Marsalis on 12 Essential Jazz Recordings

REPORTS: Live Nation Is Planning for Crowdless Shows and Drive-In Concerts

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By Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone | Concert and ticketing giant Live Nation Entertainment saw a 25% drop in... Read More → REPORTS: Live Nation Is Planning for Crowdless Shows and Drive-In Concerts

THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Ian Anderson Reveals Incurable Lung Disease to Dan Rather

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By Angie Martoccio, Rolling Stone | In a recent interview with Dan Rather on his AXS TV series The Big... Read More → THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Ian Anderson Reveals Incurable Lung Disease to Dan Rather

THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Melissa Etheridge’s Son, Beckett Cypher, Dies at 21

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By Reid Nakamura, The Wrap | The news was confirmed in a tweet from the singer’s official Twitter account... Read More → THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Melissa Etheridge’s Son, Beckett Cypher, Dies at 21

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