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Prince’s Vault Reportedly Drilled Open

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image AwardsA vault purportedly containing unreleased Prince songs was drilled open, according to ABC News affiliate KSTP-TV. The singer, who released 39 studio albums and dozens of other musical projects, died April 21 at his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. He was 57. Bremer Trust, the St. Cloud, Minnesota, company given temporary authority over …

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“Cure” Tour: Peter Wolf Hits the Road in Support of Latest Solo Album

Concord RecordsPeter Wolf kicked off a U.S. tour this weekend in support of his critically acclaimed new solo album, A Cure for Loneliness. After a series of shows in New England and New York, the trek will hit various cities in the Midwest, South and Mid-Atlantic states before eventually making its way to California in August. Wolf tells ABC Radio …

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Paul McCartney Meets Two of the Little Rock Nine, Who Inspired “Blackbird”

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Mat Hayward/Getty ImagesPaul McCartney came face-to-face with a part of his past at his concert stop at Little Rock, Arkansas’ Verizon Arena on Saturday. McCartney met Thelma Mothershed Wair and Elizabeth Eckford, two members of the Little Rock Nine, a group of nine black students who struggled against segregation, enrolling in the previously all-white Little Rock Central High School in …

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Dolly Parton Invites You on a Parade Through the Mountains

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CTK Mgmt/Dolly Records/WebsterPR Every year, Dolly Parton celebrates the opening of her Dollywood theme park with a parade through Pigeon Forge, Tennessee — and this year, she wants to take you along for the ride. The country legend’s 31st Homecoming Parade will be streamed live on Facebook, in a feed originating from Parton’s float, which is decorated to commemorate her …

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Elton John Asked to Boycott Portuguese Music Festival over Environmental Concerns

ABC/Randy Holmes Environmentalists want Elton John to reconsider his decision to headline a Portuguese music festival over concerns that it will damage a nearby nature preserve, U.K. newspaper The Guardian reports. Local campaigners have reportedly written an open letter to Elton, asking him to boycott the Marés Vivas festival. The event is set to take place in July on an …

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Watch 2016 Rock Hall Ceremony Honoring Deep Purple, Chicago, Steve Miller, Cheap Trick Saturday on HBO

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Kevin Mazur; Kevin Kane/Courtesy of HBOThe HBO special featuring highlights from the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony premieres this Saturday at 8 p.m., just over three weeks after the event was held in Brooklyn, New York. This year’s class of inductees included four classic-rock acts that many music fans felt had been long overlooked — Deep …

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Lionel Richie Explains Why Prince Declined “We Are the World”

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Credit: Alan SilfenAs the music world mourns the loss of pop icon Prince, celebrities and artists who had the opportunity to work with the eccentric musician provide anecdotal stories of the singer — including Lionel Richie, who says that the “Purple Rain” artist refused to do the “We Are the World” collaboration simply because he didn’t want to. According to …

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New Beatles Exhibit at Michigan Museum to Take Fans on a Magical History Tour

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Courtesy of Exhibit Development GroupStarting Saturday, Beatles fans in the U.S. won’t have to travel all the way to Liverpool, England, to take an up-close look at the band’s history. That day, an expansive new Fab Four-themed exhibit titled “The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition” will open at The Henry Ford museum in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, …

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Go “All the Way” with Bob Dylan

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Columbia RecordsBob Dylan‘s new cover version of Frank Sinatra‘s 1957 hit “All the Way” has premiered online on Dylan’s official website and YouTube channel. The track will be featured on the folk-rock legend’s upcoming album Fallen Angels, which will be released May 20. Dylan’s rendition of “All the Way” transforms the tune into a laid-back country shuffle, complete with twangy …

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