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September 07, 2018 - 11:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters with tickets to ride out of New York's Grand Central Station heard a special serenade on Friday evening, with Paul McCartney taking over a corner of the majestic hub for a concert. Only invited guests including Jon Bon Jovi, Meryl Streep, Amy Schumer, Kate Moss and Steve...
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Yoko Ono, fourth from right, reacts after unveiling the John Lennon Commemorative Forever stamp from the United States Postal Service during a ceremony, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in New York. The stamp features a photo of Lennon taken by photographer Bob Gruen, far right, that was on the cover of Lennon's 1974 solo album, Walls and Bridges. Also attending the ceremony was Sean Lennon, third from right, radio personality Dennis Elsas, far left, and Postmaster General Megan Brennan, second from left. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
September 07, 2018 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Lennon's iconic round glasses and shaggy 1970s mane will now adorn a U.S. stamp. Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean Lennon, were in New York City's Central Park Friday to celebrate the U.S. Postal Service's release of a stamp honoring the late Beatle. Hundreds of...
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Tourists walk by the Chopin monument in Lazienki park in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. The world's first Frederic Chopin piano competition on instruments from his era has opened in Warsaw with the goal of reviving the sound and the technique of the music as it was written by the Polish-born composer in the 19th century. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
September 03, 2018 - 10:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The world's first Frederic Chopin piano competition performed on instruments from the composer's era has opened in Warsaw, aiming to revive the sound and technique of the music as it was written in the 19th century. Thirty pianists from the U.S., Japan, China, Russia and...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 24, 2017 file photo, U2 singer Bono makes a peace sign as he arrives for a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
September 02, 2018 - 3:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — U2 had to end a concert in Germany on the second night of the band's European tour after lead singer Bono lost his voice during the performance. The band posted a statement on its website after it halted the Saturday night concert in Berlin early, explaining that "Bono was in great...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, singer/songwriter Paul McCartney performs on stage at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Former Beatle McCartney has told a British newspaper he believes he once saw God during a psychedelic trip. The 76-year-old music legend told The Sunday Times he was “humbled” by the experience. The music legend is promoting a new album and a fall tour, it was reported on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
September 02, 2018 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney has told a British newspaper he believes he once saw God during a psychedelic trip. The 76-year-old star told The Sunday Times he was "humbled" by the experience. He said that "it was huge. A massive wall that I couldn't see the top of, and I was at the...
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The casket of Aretha Franklin is laid to rest at her burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
August 31, 2018 - 10:08 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for soul legend Aretha Franklin (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Aretha Franklin is in her final resting place. The casket of the Queen of Soul was interred Friday evening in a mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, just over two weeks after she died of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, Vinnie Paul of HELLYEAH performs at the Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville, Ky. Medical examiners found that Vinnie Paul, the 54-year-old co-founder and drummer of the metal band Pantera, died of natural causes including heart disease. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg announced Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, that Paul, whose full name was Vincent Paul Abbott, died June 22 at home in Las Vegas from cardiomyopathy, or an enlarged heart. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners found that Vinnie Paul, the 54-year-old co-founder and drummer of the metal band Pantera, died of natural causes including heart disease. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg announced Monday that Paul, whose full name was Vincent Paul Abbott, died June 22 at home...
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This 2008 photo provided by Richard Haughton shows Lindsay Kemp. On Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, the influential British dancer, choreographer and mime artist, known for tutoring singers David Bowie and Kate Bush during his career, died at 80. (Richard Haughton via AP)
August 25, 2018 - 5:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — Influential British dancer, choreographer and mime artist Lindsay Kemp, known for tutoring singers David Bowie and Kate Bush during his career, has died at 80. Director Nendie Pinto-Duschinsky, who is making a documentary called "Lindsay Kemp's Last Dance," said Saturday that Kemp...
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FILE- This Jan. 31, 2018 photo, provided by the New York State Department of Corrections, shows Mark David Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon on Dec. 8, 1980. The New York State Parole Board has denied Chapman, 63, parole for a 10th time on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. He will be eligible for parole again in 2020. (New York State Department of Corrections via AP)
August 23, 2018 - 10:29 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's killer has been denied parole for a 10th time and will remain behind bars for at least two more years. Mark David Chapman appeared before New York's parole board on Wednesday. In a denial decision obtained by The Associated Press Thursday, the board said it had...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2006 file photo, members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, from left, Gary Rossington, Billy Powell, Artimus Pyle, Ed King and Bob Burns, appear backstage after being inducted at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame dinner in New York. A family statement said King, who helped write several of their hits including “Sweet Home Alabama,” died from cancer, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. He was 68. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File)
August 23, 2018 - 2:40 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ed King, a former guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd who helped write several of the group's hits including "Sweet Home Alabama," has died in Nashville, Tennessee, according to a family friend. He was 68. Scott Coopwood said King died Wednesday due to cancer. Funeral arrangements...
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