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White House Photo/David LienemannBono met with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday to discuss global development, AIDS and fighting poverty. The news was released via a tweet from the vice president’s office. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney joked during a press briefing, “You witnessed the formation of a new band.” read more ≫
EMI RecordsA collage by artist Sir Peter Blake used to create the insert for The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album has sold at a London auction for over $87,000, the BBC reports. The work was produced in collaboration with pop artist Jann Haworth, depicts Sergeant Pepper with the Fab Four. read more ≫
ABC News RadioThe Rolling Stones were in New York City on Tuesday night for the U.S. premiere of their documentary, Crossfire Hurricane, which chronicles the rise of the band, beginning in the early 1960s. It debuts on HBO Thursday.
On the red carpet, frontman Mick Jagger said he is "pleased" with how the movie turned out. He added, "I think it's really good, it's really interesting. It will show a lot of things that people don't know even though they think they know but they don't." read more ≫
PETAMany people will be carving into a roast turkey during the holidays, but Paul McCartney won't be one of them. The rock legend, of course, is an avid vegetarian and an outspoken supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA. Now, Sir Paul is appearing in a new PETA advertisement calling on people to consider eating a meat-free meal on Thanksgiving. read more ≫