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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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Aretha Franklin eyeing Broadway life story musical

The Queen of Soul is already in negotiations for a possible film and TV mini-series about her life, and now she reveals she is talking to actress and director Marsha Mason about a stage show.

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Chaka Khan hitting the dance floor for 21st season of ‘DWTS’

The soul star is among the contestants hoping to bust a move on the hit reality TV competition.

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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry ‘starstruck’ while recording Hollywood Vampires album

Joe Perry is still pinching himself after getting the chance to work with his musical hero Sir Paul McCartney.

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Grateful Dead and John Mayer announce tour

While the final chance to see all the surviving members of Grateful Dead jam out together came and went with their epic “Fare Thee Well” reunion concerts, the Dead aren’t exactly done.

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The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ turns 50

The spy spoof - at one point titled "Eight Arms to Hold You" - opened on Aug. 25, 1965.

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Velvet Underground to reissue ‘Loaded’

The band is releasing a six-disc, deluxe edition of their final album with Lou Reed.

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Iron Maiden pen Robin Williams tribute

One of the tunes on "The Book of Souls" is a tribute to the "Mrs. Doubtfire" star, who took his own life last year following a long battle with depression.

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Courtney Love writes touching note to Kurt Cobain

The Hole rocker posted an emotional note to her late husband on Instagram, days after their daughter's 23rd birthday.

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Sebastian Bach celebrated his wedding with a KISS cover band

The former Skid Row frontman booked a KISS tribute band for his weekend wedding gala, and then joined them onstage.

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At this record store, vinyl outsells everything

The comeback of vinyl records is strong at Austin's Waterloo Records, where LPs account for more than 50 percent of sales.

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Slash and Axl Rose end feud

The rockers have reportedly reconciled after a bitter war of words ended their friendship five years ago.

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Bill Ward blames Sharon Osbourne for Black Sabbath absence

The former Black Sabbath drummer blames Ozzy's wife for his absence from the band's reunion.

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The Beatles first recording contract valued at $150K

A Dallas-based auction plans to sell what's said to be the first recording contract signed by the Beatles on Sept. 19.

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Foo Fighters ‘Rick Roll’ Westboro Baptist Church protesters

The band foiled a protest by the notorious church in epic fashion.

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Even Dave Grohl gets nervous

The Foo Fighters frontman suffers from "social anxiety" and he is convinced his fears will ruin his big night at the Emmy Awards next month.

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Darlene Love reworks buried vocals on Tina Turner anthem

The soul veteran has reworked "River Deep - Mountain High" for her new album, insisting her former boss Phil Spector did a terrible job drowning out the vocals in the original.

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Gene Simmons’ house searched in connection with LAPD investigation

The Los Angeles Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force searched the KISS rocker's Benedict Canyon home as part of the probe, but they insisted that Simmons and his relatives are not the target of the inquiry.

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Kurt Cobain’s childhood home keeps getting cheaper

The home in Aberdeen, Washington, where Kurt Cobain spent his childhood is for sale and just dropped $71,000 from the asking price.

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Browns coach Mike Pettine said the second-year QB will miss not only this Saturday's game at Tampa Bay but Cleveland's preseason finale at Chicago on Sept. 3.

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Messi is “Best Player in Europe” as Barcelona gets favorable draw in Champions League groups

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The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his teammate at the Champions League winner, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists.

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Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and Taylor

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Noticeably absent from the medals party early on at the worlds, the U.S. made a big push thanks to Felix and Taylor capturing gold, while Justin Gatlin finished runner-up to Usain Bolt in the 200.

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49ers GM: Ahmad Brooks remains on the team

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Brooks was sent home from Denver on Thursday morning after a Santa Clara County grand jury charged him with misdemeanor sexual battery.

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