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Paul McCartney tops ‘richest bassist’ list

The Beatles legend is worth an estimated $1.2 billion.

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Man arrested on drug, burglary charges claims to be Scott Weiland

A man who falsely claimed to be the STP frontman has been behind bars since last month

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John Lennon’s killer fights for freedom

Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally be freed from prison after his eighth parole case this week.

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Johnny Cash’s daughter to release book

The book, started in 1995, contains tales of Cash's favorite childhood memories.

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The Commodores suing former bandmate

The soul band is suing Thomas McClary for allegedly using the group's name without permission.

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‘Awesome Mix’ of ’70s hits holds top Billboard spot

The "Awesome Mix" of retro songs featured in "Guardians of the Galaxy" topped the weekly album chart for a second week.

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Motley Crue hopes to end where they began

The rockers are planning a long goodbye.

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Graceland tour goes digital

Elvis Presley probably never dreamed of people walking through his house with handheld computers.

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Motley Crue and country come together in ‘Outlaws’

Country artists, including Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, and LeAnn Rimes are covering the rock 'n' roll band.

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Stevie Wonder named ‘epitome of soul’

The "Superstition" hitmaker will receive the inaugural Epitome of Soul award.

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Bush needs fans to help fund new album

Gavin Rossdale and his bandmates have launched a campaign to fund the new album on PledgeMusic.

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Buddy Holly country tribute features song he never recorded

Merle Haggard, T. Graham Brown and Jimmy Fortune are among the stars who have covered Holly for new album.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Author’s dive into Beatles story still has depths to explore

For author Mark Lewisohn, telling the story of the rock band the way it deserves to be told will take time - a quarter-century, to be exact.

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Ailing Joey Kramer’s son joins Aerosmith on tour

Kramer's son Jesse who took over his dad's drum seat when the band hit the stage.

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Smokey Robinson re-records hits as duets

"Smokey and Friends" features duets with Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Elton John, and more.

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Bob Seger to release first album in 8 years

The "Old Time Rock & Roll" hitmaker's new album, "Ride Out," will hit stores on Oct. 14.

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The Scorpions ‘not dead yet,’ plan 20th album

Four years after launching a farewell tour, the German group is planning to mark the band's 50th anniversary.

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‘Midnight Rider’ producer pleads not guilty in crew member’s death

The producer of Allman Brothers biopic has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the on-set death of a camera assistant.

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Johnny Cash family home opens as museum

Cash's childhood home in Dyess, Arkansas has opened as a museum to the country music legend.

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Bobby Womack biopic in the works

Mos Def and Samuel L. Jackson have emerged as frontrunners to play the late soul singer.

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Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

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The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

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UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

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UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

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Obama to deploy troops as Ebola crisis worsens

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The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.

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‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ reboot in the works

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The 1983 classic is getting a new look for a new generation, picking up the story with the now-grown children of Clark and Ellen Griswold.