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Paul McCartney “Not in Any Hurry” to Write an Autobiography, but Says He’d Consider Doing One

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MPL/Mary McCartneyA lot of famous musicians have written memoirs recounting the highlights of their careers and personal lives, but Paul McCartney says he currently has no plans to become one of them. The rock legend explained his feelings about whether he’d ever pen an autobiography in the latest installment of the “You Gave Me the Answer” feature on his official ... Read More »

Historic 1983 Television Special “Motown 25″ to Air on Public TV This Saturday

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West Grand MediaThe historic 1983 special that celebrated the 25th anniversary of Motown, which hasn’t been seen on TV since it originally aired, will be rebroadcast on many PBS stations this Saturday, February 28, at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT; check local listings. The show, titled Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, featured Michael Jackson‘s famous performance of “Billie Jean,” during ... Read More »

Aretha Franklin Helps Bid Farewell to Exiting US Attorney General Eric Holder

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Lloyd Bishop/NBCAretha Franklin was a surprise guest at a farewell ceremony for outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder that was held Friday at the Justice Department. The Queen of Soul belted out a rendition of “America the Beautiful” that featured some modified lyrics paying tribute to Holder. During the song, Franklin sang of Holder’s “courageous integrity,” adding that “he’s a ... Read More »

Stevie Wonder Being Sued for Millions by His Late Lawyer’s Widow

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Credit: Eddie WolflStevie Wonder is being sued by Susan Strack — the widow of his longtime entertainment lawyer Johanan Vigoda — who claims that the pop/soul legend owes her millions because of an agreement the singer made with her late husband that allegedly was to have continued after his passing. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Strack says her husband negotiated ... Read More »

David Gilmour’s Upcoming Solo Album “Sounds Fantastic,” Says Collaborator Phil Manzanera

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Credit: Piotr TarasewiczPink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour has been working on a new solo album, and one of his frequent collaborators says the project is coming together nicely. “It’s going very well,” longtime Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera tells U.K. magazine Uncut. “I think it sounds fantastic, people will be very happy.” Manzanera contributed his guitar and production talents to ... Read More »

Doobie Brothers Join Tortuga Music Festival Lineup; Add More Dates with Don Felder

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Jim O’Shea/Courtesy Doobie BrothersThe Doobie Brothers are set to bring some classic rock to the third annual Tortuga Music Festival, a country music-themed event scheduled to take place April 11-12 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The festival, which benefits the Rock the Ocean Foundation, also will feature headliners Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band, as well as The Band Perry, Jake ... Read More »