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Michael Jackson went to great lengths for strange song sounds

Longtime engineer Matt Forger says he joined the King of Pop on missions to strange places for album tracks.

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Last Grateful Dead shows to become pay-per-view event

The "Fare Thee Well" shows set for July 3-5.

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Katy Perry can’t corner the ‘Left Shark’ market

Officials have denied the "Roar" singer's attempts to trademark the underwater backup dancer that made a splash at the Super Bowl.

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LISTEN: Kurt Cobain covers the Beatles ‘And I Love Her’

The upcoming documentary "Montage of Heck" includes unreleased tracks and rare footage of the late Nirvana frontman.

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Pilgrimage fest to pay homage to history

A new music festival is heading to Nashville.

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You can smoke in Willie Nelson style

The music legend is preparing to release Willie Weed.

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Oasis might be getting back together

Brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher are reportedly planning to get the band back together.

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Jack White reissues original Elvis record

Hundreds of people waited hours in line to get a vinyl record full of pops and crackles.

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Rock Hall welcomes 2015 class

The Rock Hall welcomed its newest class with memorable performances and rare moments.

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PHOTOS: 2015 Rock Hall inductions

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed its 30th class of inductees in style.

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Record Store Day celebrates all things indie

Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music stores across America.

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts its 30th class

Green Day, Joan Jett, Lou Reed, Ringo Starr and others will be welcomed as the 2015 inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Ozzy Osbourne isn’t apologizing to Bill Ward

The Black Sabbath frontman refuses to say sorry to the band's former drummer.

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Lady Antebellum’s tour bus catches fire

Lady A's lead singer Hillary Scott is OK, after the tour bus she was on burst into flames on a Dallas highway.

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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard teaming up again

"Django and Jimmie" is due out June 2.

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Abbey Road Studios opens doors to music fans with new app

The virtual tour includes key moments in the studio's history and archive footage from famed recording sessions.

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Bon Jovi feeding the hungry with ‘beats’

Named after an acronym of Bringing Everyone All Together, the facility will dish up meals for at-risk children and the elderly.

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Jack White plans $3 concerts before taking a break from the stage

The rocker will "be taking a break from performing live for a long period of time."

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Robin Gibb’s lost music set for release

A collection of lost songs by the late Bee Gees star is set to be released three years after his death.

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Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers’ reissue hits a snag

The reissue of The Rolling Stones' album is being delayed due to a zipper problem.

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

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The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Amherst Solar Project May Still Have Life

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The company chosen to build a solar farm at the capped landfill in Amherst says it's still interested in the project.

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Leeds VA Staffers Disciplined After Assault

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Three staff members at the VA hospital in Leeds are being disciplined after failing to report an assault perpetrated by one of their co-workers.

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Northwestern DA Suspends Breathalyzer Evidence

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Northwestern DA David Sullivan is suspending the use of Breathalyzer tests in pending OUI cases.