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Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney calls on friends for star-studded covers

"The Art of Paul McCartney" features songs from The Beatles, Wings and his solo career.

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.

Flaming Lips plan Beatles tribute album

The tribute album will feature the group and famous friends including Miley Cyrus, Moby, Grace Potter and My Morning Jacket.

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Roger Waters premieres ‘The Wall’ tour documentary

Waters says he began working with Sean Evans, co-director of "Roger Waters: The Wall," about five years ago to update the show.

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George Harrison to be honored at star-studded tribute

George Fest will take place three days after a new six-disc Harrison box set, "The Apple Years 1968-75," is released.

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Metallica added to 60th anniversary Guinness record book

The band made history by becoming the first group to perform concerts on all seven continents.

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Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill to lead tribute to Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers will be honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Slash ‘can’t picture’ an Axl Rose reunion

Slash hasn't spoken to his former Guns N' Roses bandmate since leaving the group in 1996.

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Faith No More to release first album in 18 years

The reunited rockers are working on their seventh studio album, due out next spring.

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Deep Purple might snub Hall of Fame induction

Roger Glover has revealed he and his bandmates are considering turning down an inevitable induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney urges Scots to shun independence

Paul McCartney has signed an open letter to Scottish voters urging them to choose 'No' in a crucial poll over plans for the nation to break away from the rest of the U.K.

Members of the band Survivor in the earl 1980s: (L-R) Marc Droubay, Jim Peterik, Stephen Ellis, Frankie Sullivan, Jimi Jamison

Survivor’s Jimi Jamison dies at 63

The family of Survivor rocker Jimi Jamison has thanked fans for the outpouring of support following his sudden death on Sunday.

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 urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

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.

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

Michael Jackson’s hometown plans three-day birthday bash

The King of Pop's boyhood home of Gary, Indiana will celebrate this weekend with the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts.

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ZZ Top scrap rest of Jeff Beck tour

The rockers have scrapped the remainder of their summer tour to allow bass player Dusty Hill to recover from a hip injury.

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Martin Scorsese to helm Ramones documentary

Multiple projects, including a film will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic punk band's debut album.

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Motley Crue stars mock Justin Bieber’s antics

Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx say the "Baby" hitmaker's attempts to be a "bad boy" are lame.

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Neil Young files for divorce

The rocker is ending his 36-year marriage.

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Angela Bassett shrugs off controversy over Whitney Houston biopic

The actress-turned-director says she isn't concerned with the naysayers.

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You can buy a never-before-seen Beatles pic for $150

Rare photographs of a 1964 concert will go on sale next month.

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Prince to release new album

The pop icon announced Monday that he would release "Art Official Age" next month.

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