Phil Spector, Music Producer and Convicted Murderer, Dead at 81

Sandra Loyd

Famed music producer Phil Spector has died while serving a 19-year prison sentence for murder. He was 81.  Spector was pronounced deceased from natural causes on Saturday, Jan. 16, at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton, Calif., where he had been serving his sentence since 2013, four years after his conviction. His official cause of death will…

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Glastonbury music festival cancelled ‘with great regret’, organisers say

Tyler Hromadka

This year's Glastonbury music festival has been cancelled due to coronavirus, organisers have confirmed.Michael and Emily Eavis announced the news on the festival's official Twitter page writing: "With great regret, we must announce that this year's Glastonbury Festival will not take place." It's the second year running that Glastonbury will not go ahead, after last…

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Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and more musicians sign open letter demanding clearance for campaign songs

Derrick Santistevan

Rolling Stones stars Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Aerosmith rockers Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, and other musicians are demanding political leaders look for approval from artists prior to playing their songs at campaign rallies. An open letter launched by the artists needs significant U.S. political party committees “establish clear policies requiring campaigns to seek […]

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