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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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Brian May: Adam Lambert has ‘woken Queen up’

The Queen star has credited the new frontman with reinvigorating himself and Roger Taylor on tour.

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PHOTOS: Woodstock 45 years later

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the start of the most iconic music festival in American history.

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‘Midnight Rider’ producers cited for safety violations

The producers of the stalled Allman Brothers biopic have been cited for a "serious safety violation" relating to the death of camera assistant.

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Jermaine Jackson: New songs ‘aren’t Michael’

Jermaine Jackson is not a fan of his late brother's 'new' album because it doesn't sound like the "Thriller" hitmaker singing the songs.

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‘Awesome Mix’ of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops Billboard

The alien superheroes' throwback, '70s-style soundtrack climbed to the top spot on the weekly album chart.

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Goodbye Candlestick Park

In a bow to historical symmetry, Candlestick Park will host Paul McCartney, the final act in the iconic stadium's history.

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If you want to see Rod Stewart, time is running out

The rocker says he doesn't plan to be touring for much longer.

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London studies safety measure for ‘Abbey Road’ crossing

Officials are considering posting a crossing guard at the iconic intersection.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.