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Led Zeppelin Publisher Seeks Fees in ‘Stairway’ Case

‘Stairway to Heaven’ song publisher Warner/Chappell Music has filed to recover attorney’s fees and other costs from the plagiarism trial plaintiff

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Warren Zevon’s Son Battles Asbestos for His Dad

The 1970s Los Angeles-based “Excitable Boy” singer-songwriter died at 58 of Mesothelioma. His son is helping to raise awareness to get asbestos banned

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Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Recovering From Heart Surgery

The legend’s daughter says he’s “on the road to recovery” following surgery and a bad fall. The famed drummer has lived as hard as he played

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Ramones Play Opens in Los Angeles

Drama was inherent to the story of The Ramones, who are now the subject of a play about their time recording with legendary producer Phil Spector.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Begin Wheels of Soul Tour

The 12-piece American roots-rock group are touring with Los Lobos and are joined by an inspirational woman running a non-partisan voter registration drive

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Steven Adler Joins Guns N’ Roses Onstage

Gn’R fans in Cincinnati got the surprise of a Not in this Lifetime when original their drummer joined them for two songs.

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Did You Get Free Concert Tix in Ticketmaster Settlement?

Ticketmaster says it has redeemed $15 million worth of “free” tickets – 3x what was required this year. Were you able to take advantage of the opportunity?

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Remembering Syd Barrett With Pink Floyd U.K. Stamps

A number of the classic rock superstar band’s covers and iconic tour and live performance images now grace the mail in England on the 10th anniversary of Barrett’s death

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Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr! #PeaceAndLove

The Beatles legend will be getting a little help from his big name friends to promote #peaceandlove on July 7, his 76th (!) birthday. And he needs your help

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Jackson Browne Announces New Solo Tour

On the heels of his current band tour, the 1970s classic rock singer-songwriter who was an essential part of the California Sound will play intimate one-man shows.

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