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'Sgt. Pepper' sketch to be auctioned May 20 in New York
An old sketch up for auction May 20 in New York is a crude, black-and-white drawing of the iconic "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club" album cover _ and the artist is almost surely John Lennon.
Jay Z will be the first rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
Jay Z , Babyface and the songwriting and production team of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are among this year's inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The artists will receive the honor at the organization's 48th Annual Induction and Awards diner on June 15 in New York City. Jay Z will be the
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Biopic on the Way
John Lennon and Yoko Ono 's relationship and their anti-war activism will reportedly be the subject of an upcoming feature film docu-drama. The as-yet untitled movie will be co-produced by Yoko herself, according to The Hollywood Reporter , along with Michael De Luca, whose other credits include
Paul McCartney Files Lawsuit Seeking to Get Back Beatles Copyrights from Sony/ATV
Paul McCartney is gunning to get back the copyrights to Beatles songs he wrote or co-wrote that currently are owned by the Sony /ATV publishing company. According to the rock legend's rep, McCartney filed a lawsuit in New York on Wednesday "to confirm his ownership in his U.S. reversionary
5 Things to Know About Golden Globe Surprise Winner Aaron Taylor-Johnson
One of the biggest surprises Sunday night at the Golden Globe Awards was Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s winning the supporting actor award for movies. Taylor-Johnson beat out favorites Mahershala Ali for "Moonlight" and Jeff Bridges for "To Hell and High Water" for his performance as a redneck killer in
Yoko Ono Tweets 'Still Miss Him' on Anniversary of John Lennon's Murder
Today marks one of the most tragic days in music history. Thirty-six years ago, John Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman outside of The Dakota, the New York City apartment building in which Lennon lived with his wife, Yoko Ono . As she’s done many times before, Ono used the anniversary of her
The Note: Clinton Vaults to Double-Digit Lead in New ABC News Poll
NOTABLES --POLL: AS VOTERS INCREASINGLY DISAPPROVE OF TRUMP CONTROVERSIES, CLINTON STRETCHES LEAD: Hillary Clinton has vaulted to a double-digit advantage in the inaugural ABC News 2016 election tracking poll, boosted by broad disapproval of Donald Trump on two controversial issues: His treatment
Michael Jackson Tops Highest-Earning Dead Celebrities List
The King of Pop is still the king of the hill in terms of earning power, even years after his 2009 death. According to Forbes -- by leaps and bounds -- Jackson is the highest-earning dead celebrity, with a 2016 take of $825 million. Jackson's closest competition wasn't even in the same ballpark:
Review: Beatles Fans Should Listen to Studio Albums Instead of 'Live At The Hollywood Bowl'
This is a really heavy release week. The Beatles ’ “Live At The Hollywood Bowl” receives a long overdue reissue, M.I.A. releases what she says is her final album, U.K. rock trio Doe make their proper, full-length debut, singer-songwriter KT Tunstall returns with a bright, new album, the members of
Why Paul McCartney Probably Won't Tour With Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney has a logical reason for why he doesn't foresee himself touring with former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr . "It's never come up,” he told Rolling Stone . “We come together for things like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . But to actually tour together; leave well enough alone."