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  • For John Adams, a Day of Music, Not Protests - New York Times

  • New York Times

    For John Adams, a Day of Music, Not Protests
    New York Times
    With this performance, part of the Yale in New York series, Mr. Adams wound up a week's residency at the Yale School of Music, where he worked with students and prepared this concert, a program of Stravinsky's “Orpheus,” Beethoven's Fourth Symphony ...

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  • Spotify Lowers Its Music Prices, Using a Family Plan. Apple Wants to Go Lower. - Re/code

  • Re/code

    Spotify Lowers Its Music Prices, Using a Family Plan. Apple Wants to Go Lower.
    Re/code
    They are also a sign that Spotify, and its CEO Daniel Ek, agrees with the pitch Apple has been making to the music labels: If paid subscription services are going to get much bigger, they will have to get cheaper. While $10 a month is now the industry ...
    Spotify Introduces a Family Discount for Music StreamingNew York Times
    Apple wants to cut the price of Beats Music subscriptions to $5 per month - reportApple Insider
    Apple eyes $5 per month for Beats Music, report saysCNET
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  • How Can I Become A 'Music Person'? - NPR (blog)

  • NPR (blog)

    How Can I Become A 'Music Person'?
    NPR (blog)
    We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside the shoes our kids outgrew in the time it took to have them shipped is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, thoughts on remedial music fandom. Michele K ...

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  • The Boston Music Scene: Why We Need Music - CBS Local

  • The Boston Music Scene: Why We Need Music
    CBS Local
    The Boston music scene is healthier than ever. From the Pops Fourth of July concert to the jazz at Wally's, locals make music a priority. WBZ's Bradley Jay kicks off his ten-part series The Boston Music Scene with a look at why music is such an ...




  • Pitbull to host 2014 American Music Awards - CBS News

  • CBS News

    Pitbull to host 2014 American Music Awards
    CBS News
    "Pitbull is a global superstar and multi-talented powerhouse, who delivered one of the most exciting shows in American Music Awards history when he hosted in 2013. This year will be no different," Klein said. "We're working together to create elements ...
    Pitbull to Host American Music Awards on Nov. 23ABC News
    American Music Awards: Pitbull to Host AgainHollywood Reporter
    Pitbull to host American Music Awards againWABC-TV
    TheWrap
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  • Google Updates Play Music With Songza-Style Functionality - TechCrunch (blog)

  • Google Updates Play Music With Songza-Style Functionality
    TechCrunch (blog)
    For the first time since acquiring Songza this summer, Google is integrating the technology into its Google Play Music service. The updated service gives you access to expertly curated playlists based around date, time, weather, and what Google thinks ...

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  • Your Quick And Dirty Guide To Treasure Island Music Festival - SFist

  • Silicon Valley's Metro

    Your Quick And Dirty Guide To Treasure Island Music Festival
    SFist
    Hey, everybody! It's time once again for everybody's favorite, non-shitshow-y music event in the middle of San Francisco Bay, the Treasure Island Music Festival. Despite there being not a lot of room for getting lost, and easy transportation to and ...
    Who to see at Treasure Island Music FestivalSFGate (blog)
    Get Up Early And See These Bands At The Treasure Island Music Festival You ...Silicon Valley's Metro

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  • Globalfest 2015 Will Offer a Broad View of World Music - New York Times (blog)

  • New York Times (blog)

    Globalfest 2015 Will Offer a Broad View of World Music
    New York Times (blog)
    An Afrobeat orchestra from Brazil, an American ensemble devoted to music of the Sufi mystics, a Moroccan-Israeli singer of Jewish and Arabic songs and a Hawaiian swing band are among the lures of Globalfest 2015, an immersion in hybrid forms of world ...

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  • Will Super Fans Save Music? - Huffington Post

  • Will Super Fans Save Music?
    Huffington Post
    Not too long ago, I had an interesting phone call with Benji Rogers, the president and founder of PledgeMusic. We geeked out about international travel, charities we support and how we couldn't live without our favorite bands. Rogers is a rock dude at ...




  • Sketch artist Ed Epstein inspired by music - BurlingtonFreePress.com

  • BurlingtonFreePress.com

    Sketch artist Ed Epstein inspired by music
    BurlingtonFreePress.com
    His name was Ed Epstein. He showed me his sketch of Oh, a vibrant colored-pencil portrait on compact black paper that depicted her bent slightly at the knees as she plucked the strings on her stand-up bass. I felt like I was hearing her music all over ...






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  • Startling Proof That the Music Industry Is Doomed
  • One startling fact emerged from the third-quarter music sales figures released by SoundScan last week: Not a single artist’s album has reached platinum status in 2014. Aside from that success, 2014 has been so bad that the two top-selling records are carryovers released late last year, one from Beyonce and the other from Kiwi songstress Lorde. Both have sold in the 750,000 range, well short of ...



  • Concert review: Music of the Baroque season opener
  • Music of the Baroque began its season Sunday night at Evanston's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall with a program that held not a single note of Baroque music.



  • Digital Content Will Save the Global Music Publishing Market, According to Research Firm TechNavio
  • In 2013, the Global Music Publishing Market experience its first positive growth since 2008, and this upward trend is expected to continue from 2014-2018, with the market posting a



  • The streaming price wars are coming – and they’re a music fan’s dream come true
  • There really has never been a better time to be a music fan — particularly if you’re a music fan who loves exploring vast catalogs of music that you won’t find on any top 40 radio stations. Pandora and Spotify have proven to be the two most popular music streaming services so far but there are plenty of competitors that are lining up to take the crown, led by Apple and its newly acquired Spotify ...



  • For Jillian Banks, music is a major 'exhale'
  • Jillian Banks, the 26-year-old singer-songwriter whose nakedly confessional music has earned her two sold-out nights at the Wiltern this week, is struggling to describe one of her songs.



  • Pitbull to Host the 2014 American Music Awards
  • Pitbull will make his presence felt at the American Music Awards, again. The high-profile rapper will host the Nov. 23 ceremony, and he’ll perform a...



  • You've Likely Never Heard Of One Of The Music Industry's Most Important Music Festivals
  • The popularity of music festivals is on the rise, especially in America. Big name events like Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza sell out in minutes, no matter the cost and have now become global brands worth millions (if not more). New festivals arrive every year, looking to cash in on the hype and hopefully become the next goliath of the music world.



  • Music and memories on social media
  • Amid the  aggravations that make living in Manila a daily test of human endurance, there is a group of kindred spirits on Facebook crusading to bring back memories of happier times and provide netizens a welcome respite from all the bad news. Called the Music Reminiscence Soapbox (MRS), it was established last September 7 by four music-loving women who saw Facebook as the perfect platform to ...



  • Music festivals are encouraging local talent: Lucky Ali
  • Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Lucky Ali, whose simple ballad-style singing and melodious voice are a huge draw for music aficionados -- a proof of which was his latest performance here, says music festivals across the country give an impetus to local talent.



  • Universal Music Mulling Action Against American Airlines Over In-Flight Music
  • American Airlines is buckling up to defend a copyright lawsuit that could come as soon as next month from Universal Music Group. On Friday, attorneys...





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  • 'You Cannot Go Back': Annie Lennox On 'Nostalgia'
  • The singer and activist tackles jazz standards, including "Strange Fruit" and others, on her new album. Here, she and NPR's Steve Inskeep discuss how she connects with the present through the past.



  • Anthony D'Amato: Tiny Desk Concert
  • D'Amato's new album The Shipwreck From The Shore can feel Motown-y, garage-y and Springsteen-y, and all that production serves his songs well. But here the Tiny Desk, his music is sparer.



  • Jessie Ware On Learning To Trust Herself
  • The pop singer and songwriter sounds more comfortable and assured on her second album, Tough Love. "This life is quite bizarre sometimes," she tells NPR's Audie Cornish.



  • Ex Hex's 'Rips' Does What It Says On The Cover
  • The initial triumph of Rips is that nearly every one of its songs is sing-along-catchy, immediately memorable.



  • World Cafe Next: The Stray Birds
  • Download two songs from the well-loved Pennsylvania folk trio's new album, Bad Medicine.



  • The Budos Band On World Cafe
  • The nine-member band showcases a mix of funk and Afrobeat on its new album, Burnt Offering.



  • Mark O'Connor On Mountain Stage
  • The prolific composer, respected educator and nationally beloved fiddler performs live on stage.



  • Broken Water, 'Love And Poverty'
  • The normal becomes tranquil in the dreamy Olympia noise-pop band's new video, as it gathers its friends in Hysterics, Vex, Gag and Priests to stack books, line up strips of paper and burn dandelions.



  • Metropolis: 10/18/14
  • On this week's episode, KCRW's Jason Bentley features Caribou, Sweater Beats, Trentemoller and more in his two-hour EDM mix.



  • KEXP Presents: alt-J
  • Watch the eclectic English rock band perform "Bloodflood Pt. II" from its new second album, This Is All Yours, live from a Seattle studio.



  • Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, 'Vessel'
  • Totem poles and cereal boxes sing out in Dan Mangan + Blacksmith's stunning, bizarre new video for 'Vessel.' Mangan's fourth studio album, Club Meds, is out Jan. 13.



  • Sleater-Kinney Reunites, Announces New Album
  • Eight years after going on indefinite hiatus, the trio is back. They'll release a new album on Jan. 20 called No Cities to Love. Hear the song "Bury Our Friends" now.



  • First Listen: Restorations, 'LP3'
  • With its roots in punk and heartland rock, LP3 is a rattling, unpinnable record that doesn't know when to stop baring its soul.



  • First Listen: Lily & Madeleine, 'Fumes'
  • Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz spend their second album feeling and defining the contours of each other's voices, trading verses, lines and leads. They call it "blood harmony," which about sums it up.



  • First Listen: Daniel Lanois, 'Flesh And Machine'
  • After four decades of making records, Lanois has decided to chase sounds that have never been. An otherworldly adventure, Flesh And Machine has no songs and no words, using voices only for texture.





    Heard from MTV

    Site: News

  • New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert Talks Growing Up, Looking Back, And Moving Forward On ‘Resurrection’
  • New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert talks about growing up and growing stronger, the evolution of pop-punk, and more on Resurrection, the band's eighth album.



  • This Marching Band Performed Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies,’ And We Wanna Put A Ring On It
  • FSU's marching band performed the most perfect rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies" during the Notre Dame game. Watch the video here!



  • Cam’ron Emojis Are Coming To A Phone Near You
  • Cam'ron gives a preview of his new emojis, dropping in early November.



  • Jason Derulo Says Songs Inspired By Jordin Sparks Breakup Are ‘100 Percent’ On The Way
  • Jason Derulo said that he will '100 percent' be writing songs about his recent breakup with Jordin Sparks.



  • Never Fear, ‘Gotham’: Heroes Are On The Way
  • The stars of "Gotham" reveal that heroes - and not just villains - are coming to Gotham City.



  • 11 Minimalist Horror Movie Posters That Will Terrify You, Minimally
  • 11 iconic horror movie posters in minimalist form.



  • These People Loved Starbucks So Much They Got It Tattooed Onto Their Bodies
  • Now that Starbucks has changed its employee dress code, these Starbucks super-fans can finally display their Green Siren body art.



  • How Not To Be The Worst Person At A Concert
  • MTV offers up some basic concert etiquette tips in preparation for CMJ.



  • MTV’s Homecoming Bracket: Say Goodbye To 5SOS And One Direction
  • Things are getting really interesting in MTV’s Homecoming King and Queen Bracket. You guys have been furiously voting for your favorite celebs in the second round, but now that it’s come to a close, we have to say goodbye to some of our most-admired stars. If you’re not sitting down, then you probably should because... Read more »



  • Chance The Rapper’s Brother, Taylor Bennett, Charged With Battery After Party Assault
  • Taylor Bennett, brother to Chance the Rapper, turned himself into police and is now facing an aggravated battery charge.



  • Britney Spears’ British Accent Is Back! Go Call The Gov-a-nah
  • Britney brings back her Britishney accent for the fake biopic on the life of tennis pro Andy Murray.



  • You’ve Seen 2 Chainz Try The Most Expensive Sh–, Now Here’s The Brokest
  • 2 Chainz tells MTV News the brokest thing he's ever done.



  • Listen To The ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Soundtrack The Way You Were Supposed To
  • The "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack is finally coming to the format it was intended for.



  • Which Band On A 5SOS T-Shirt Should You Listen To?
  • Find out which of 5SOS' favorite bands you would dig.



  • These 7 Funny Animal GIFs Teach You New York City Survival
  • It's a wild city, so why not look to the wild kingdom for tips on navigating it?



  • What ‘Fury’ Can Tell Us About ‘Suicide Squad’
  • Director David Ayer is going from "Fury" to "Suicide Squad," so here's what one can tell us about the other.



  • Watch Jennifer Lawrence Swing An Ax Like A Boss
  • Watch Jennifer Lawrence heave an ax into a tree in this new clip from "Serena."



  • Nicki Minaj Explains Her ‘Shocking’ New Look To ‘GQ’
  • Last year, Nicki Minaj took a firm anti-bra stance. Well, her feelings have taken a turn, at least based on the outfits she wore for an interview in GQ, where she not only wears a regular bra, but a leather bustier with metal accents. It’s like a bra on steroids. The white top is paired... Read more »



  • ‘Real World’ Is Digging Up ‘Skeletons’ For Season 30
  • 'Real World: Skeletons' will expose seven strangers' darkest secrets in Chicago.



  • ‘Sharknado 3′ Is Coming To Destroy The East Coast
  • "Sharknado 3" is official, and we know where the sharks are going to do their damage this time.



  • Lauren Conrad’s Winter Kohl’s Line Will Make You Wish It Was December Already
  • Lauren Conrad, former HBIC of "The Hills" and golden haired kween, has given us all an early Christmas gift: some fresh winter-themed ensembles for her LC Lauren Conrad collection for Kohl's.



  • Watch Drake Make The Crowd Go Nuts At PartyNextDoor’s First Headlining Show
  • Drake surprised fans at PartyNextDoor's Montreal show.



  • The ‘Vanity Fair’ 2003 ‘Teen Girls’ Cover: Where Are They Now?
  • Let's revisit that Vanity Fair cover, shall we?



  • Taylor Swift Gives The Best Advice — Just Ask Selena Gomez
  • Taylor Swift gives bestie Selena Gomez some sage advice, while trying to get her to move to New York City.



  • Jay Z, DMX And Ja Rule Could’ve Had The Greatest Rap Group Of All Time
  • MTV caught up with Ja Rule and wonders what if Jay Z, DMX and Rule's Murder, Inc. super group had never broken up.



  • If You Believe Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively’s Baby Is Going To Have A Ridiculous Name
  • Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively's baby is going to have a very ridiculous name. Maybe.



  • 19 Things You Didn’t Know About Pancakes
  • We've cooked up a hot pile of flapjack facts.



  • Watch This New ‘Hunger Games’ Web Series Or Innocent Panem Workers Will Get It
  • Hungry for more "Hunger Games"? Every day this week, a new webisode dealing with a different Panem district will be posted.



  • T.I. Again Shows His Two Sides On Paperwork
  • T.I. shows that he's a well-rounded MC with his new album, Paperwork.



  • 6 Insanely Expensive Halloween Costumes
  • Halloween partygoers in search of an, ahem, richer experience can pick their costume from one of these outrageously pricey options.





    Heard from CMT

    Site: CMT News

  • Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry Earn Double-Platinum Singles
  • Florida Georgia Line and The Band Perry have extended their list of multiplatinum singles, according to figures released Monday (Oct. 20) by the RIAA.



  • Party Down South Gets In the Holiday Spirit
  • Heat up your turkey fryer and spike the eggnog. CMT is bringing back America's favorite partiers in two all-new, one-hour Party Down South holiday specials.



  • Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor Added to CMA Awards
  • Pop star Ariana Grande will sing a duet with Little Big Town on the CMA Awards, while Meghan Trainor will join Miranda Lambert.



  • Eric Church Takes New York City on His Own Terms
  • Eric Church has made his multiplatinum rep as modern country's enfant terrible, and the title track of his latest album, The Outsiders, depicts Church and those who roll with him as iconoclastic fringe-dwellers.



  • I'm Crushing on Little Big Town's "Girl Crush"
  • You know how you instantly have one go-to track on a new album? The one you turn up a little louder every time it comes on, over and over again?



  • Taylor Swift Credits Nashville With Life Lessons
  • There's a new Q&A with Taylor Swift in the November issue of Esquire magazine.



  • Kip Moore Brings Swagger to Ryman Auditorium
  • Who knew Kip Moore could dance? And I mean actually dance.



  • Jason Aldean: "Music Was It"
  • Most Jason Aldean fans know he was a big baseball guy before country music came into his life. And if it hadn't been for music, maybe that would've been his career path.



  • CMT All-Time Top 40: Johnny Cash
  • Johnny Cash comes in at No. 8 on CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice.



  • Paul Craft, Master Songwriter, Dies in Nashville
  • Paul Craft, a prolific songwriter whose hits include Bobby Bare's "Dropkick Me, Jesus" and Mark Chesnutt's "Brother Jukebox," died Saturday (Oct. 18) at a Nashville hospital following years of ill health. He was 76.



  • Jason Aldean's Old Boots, New Dirt Is Nation's Best-Selling Album
  • Propelled by first-week sales of 278,096 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, Jason Aldean's Old Boots, New Dirt rockets to No. 1 on both Billboard's country and all-genres album chart.



  • Catch Florida Georgia Line on CMT's Instant Jam
  • If you're hoping to catch Florida Georgia Line appearing live in an intimate setting anytime soon, good luck.



  • Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw Face Awkward Questions
  • CMT Hot 20 Countdown is asking country stars some awkward questions this week.



  • Charlie Worsham Turns Off His Radio
  • Charlie Worsham will be performing songs from his 2013 album, Rubberband, when he joins Sam Hunt and headliner Kip Moore during Friday night's (Oct. 17) CMT on Tour: Up in Smoke date at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.



  • Miranda Lambert's B&B Ready for Your R&R
  • So here I am, planning college visits with my son all over the country with the routing savvy of an entry-level tour manager when, all the sudden, up pops the Ladysmith on my hotel search. It's Miranda Lambert's bed and breakfast in Tishomingo, Okla.




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    167  Foundations   Build Me Up Buttercup
    168  Lynyrd Skynyrd Freebird
    169  Bee Gees You Should Be Dancing
    170  David Bowie   The Jean Genie
    171  Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
    172  Sonny & Cher  I Got You Babe
    173  Talking Heads  Once In A Lifetime
    174  Santana Oye Como Va
    175  John Lennon  Woman
    176  Elvis Presley Return To Sender
    177  Al Green Let's Stay Together
    178  Jimi Hendrix All Along The Watchtower
    179  W.C. Handy St. Louis Blues
    180  Lou Reed Walk On The Wild Side
    181  Bob Marley Jammin'
    182  Tammy Wynnette Stand By Your Man
    183  Duke Ellington Orchestra Take The 'A' Train
    184  Ventures Walk Don't Run
    185  Them Gloria
    186  Madonna  Into The Groove
    187  Shirelles Will You Love Me Tomorrow
    188  Kinks Waterloo Sunset
    189  Simon & Garfunkel  Cecilia
    190  America  A Horse With No Name
    191  Blondie  Heart Of Glass
    192  Eagles   Lyin' Eyes
    193  Sister Sledge We Are Family
    194  Temptations   Just My Imagination
    195  Beatles All My Loving
    196  Dire Straits   Sultans of Swing
    197  Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
    198  Everly Brothers Dream
    199  Jethro Tull Aqualung
    200  Electric Light Orchestra Livin' Thing

    201  Neil Young Southern Man
    202  Rolling Stones Brown Sugar
    203  Isacc Hayes Theme from Shaft
    204  Bo Diddley  Bo Diddley
    205  Stevie Wonder Living for the City
    206  Diana Ross Ain't No Mountain High Enough
    207  Frank Sinatra My Way
    208  The Guess Who These Eyes
    209  Cream White Room
    210  Troggs   Wild Thing
    211  Gladys Knight & The Pips Midnight Train To Georgia
    212  Mamas & Papas Monday, Monday
    213  Tommy James & the Shondells   Mony Mony
    214  Scott Mckenzie San Francisco
    215  Deep Purple Smoke on the Water
    216  Devo   Whip It
    217  Tears For Fears Everybody Wants To Rule The World
    218  Kinks Sunny Afternoon
    219  Beach Boys God Only Knows
    220  James Brown Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
    221  Rolling Stones   Sympathy For the Devil
    222  Dion   Abraham, Martin And John
    223  Rick James Super Freak
    224  Big Mama Thornton  Ball n Chain
    225  Roy Orbison   Crying
    226  Sam and Dave Soul Man
    227  Stevie Wonder For Once In My Life
    228  Shangri-Las Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
    229  The Flamingos I Only Have Eyes For You
    230  Al Green Tired Of Being Alone
    231  Aretha Franklin Respect
    232  Arthur Conley Sweet Soul Music
    233  INXS Need You Tonight
    234  Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
    235  R E M Losing My Religion
    236  Ben E. King Stand By Me
    237  Dion & The Belmonts The Wanderer
    238  Gene Pitney   Town Without Pity
    239  Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
    240  Little Eva The Loco-Motion
    241  Elvis Presley Don't Be Cruel
    242  Who My Generation
    243  Manfred Mann  Blinded By The Light
    244  Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
    245  Doors Light My Fire
    246  Rolling Stones Satisfaction
    247  Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge
    248  The Who   Summertime Blues
    249  Kinks You Really Got Me
    250  Leslie Gore It's My Party
    251  Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On
    252  Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love
    253  Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode
    254  Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes
    255  Chiffons Sweet Talkin' Guy
    256  Elvis Presley Hound Dog
    257  The Crests Sixteen Candles
    258  Bob Dylan Like A Rolling Stone
    259  The Coasters Young Blood
    260  Dusty Springfield  Son Of A Preacher Man
    261  Paul Simon You Can Call Me Al
    262  Jackson Five  ABC
    263  The Coasters Poison Ivy
    264  Dion The Wanderer
    265  Rod Stewart   Reason To Believe
    266  The Coasters Yakety Yak
    267  Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
    268  Van Morrison Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
    269  Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand
    270  Creedence Clearwater Heard It Through The Grapevine
    271  Eric Clapton  I Shot The Sheriff
    272  Marcels Blue Moon
    273  Aretha Franklin You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman
    274  Beach Boys California Girls
    275  Buddy Holly & The Crickets That'll Be The Day
    276  Jerry Lee Lewis  Great Balls Of Fire
    277  Isley Brothers  Shout
    278  Foghat I Just Want to Make Love to You
    279  Muddy Waters Got My Mojo Workin
    280  Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love
    281  Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes Don't Leave Me This Way
    282  Queen Another One Bites The Dust
    283  Kinks Lola
    284  Beatles In My Life
    285  Elvis Presley Love Me Tender
    286  Billy Paul   Me And Mrs Jones
    287  Bill Haley & Comets Rock Around The Clock
    288  Gene Chandler Duke Of Earl
    289  Elvis Presley Always On My Mind
    290  George Michael Faith
    291  Rolling Stones It's Only Rock And Roll
    292  Drifters Up On The Roof
    293  Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall
    294  Police   Don't Stand So Close To Me
    295  Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax
    296  Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
    297  Diana Ross & Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On
    298  Tom Jones It's Not Unusual
    299  Mamas & The Papas California Dreamin
    300  McCoys   Hang On Sloopy









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  • John Holt, one of Jamaica's most well-loved vocalists, died early Sunday morning in London at the age of 67. His death was confirmed by his manager Copeland Forbes via the Jamaica Observer. Holt, who was initially known for his career with the Paragons in the rocksteady era of the 1960s, had 40...



  • Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor to Perform on 2014 CMA Awards
  • It's all about that star power.

    Next month's Country Music Association Awards broadcast is luring in pop fans with the addition of Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to the performance lineup. Grande, the American Music Awards' reigning New Artist of the Year, will sing with the reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year,...



  • Mark McGuire Takes a Six-String Plunge Into the Great Unknown
  • Welcome to Young Guns, our series exploring the most notable guitarists from the next generation of six-string legends. For more interviews with the guitarists inspiring us right now, click here.

    WHO: Throughout his career, 28-year-old guitarist Mark McGuire has aspired to move his instrument beyond its six strings into uncharted zones – or, as...



  • Hear Paul McCartney's Long-Lost Duet With John Bonham
  • Paul McCartney has shared a different version of the urgent-sounding, piano-driven Wings at the Speed of Sound tune "Beware My Love" that features Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham behind the kit.

    The previously unreleased take of the song, which clocks in at a minute less than the studio version, will appear...



  • Alan Jackson to Embark on 25th Anniversary Keepin' It Country Tour
  • It's been 25 years since Alan Jackson — still fresh from his days as a mailroom clerk at the TNN television studio — became the first artist signed to Arista Records' newly-launched country wing. The small-town Georgia native has made the most of those two and a half decades, sending 35...



  • Legendary Songwriter Paul Craft Dead at 76
  • Thirteen days after his induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Paul Craft — the man behind offbeat, wisecracking country hits like "Dropkick Me, Jesus (Through the Goalposts of Life)" and "It's Me Again, Margaret" — has died. He was 76 years old. 

    A former law school student whose unusually...



  • Stream the Flaming Lips' Insanely Trippy 'Sgt. Pepper's' Tribute LP
  • The Flaming Lips will release their all-star Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band tribute, With a Little Help From My Fwends, on October 28th – but chapped Lips fans can stream the fearlessly freaky LP one week early at NPR. The album, a track-by-track reworking of the Beatles' 1967 masterpiece, finds the psych-rock mainstays collaborating...



  • The Church Debut Haunting 'Pride Before a Fall' Video, Promise 'Best Album Ever'
  • The Church's latest music video opens with a boy watching an old film reel of the band performing and continues into footage of one woman launching a fire-filled sky lantern. Another sits precariously in what appears to be a cluttered attic watching the same reel as the boy. In an e-mail...



  • Coldplay Ready 'Ghost Stories Live 2014' Set With Eight Music Videos
  • Ever since Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, Coldplay have followed up each studio release with a live album. That streak will continue on November 24th as Chris Martin and company will present their minimalist 2014 breakup album Ghost Stories in three different ways with the CD/DVD set Ghost...



  • Lorde's 'Royals' Banned in San Francisco Ahead of World Series
  • San Francisco is World Serious about taking its third MLB title in five years – and if that means upsetting Lorde, well, so be it.

    As the hometown Giants get set to take on the Kansas City Royals in the World Series (Game 1 is Tuesday night in KC), a pair...



  • Jason Aldean Reveals First 23 Cities on Burn It Down Tour 2015
  • Jason Aldean isn't quite done burnin' it down just yet. 

    The country hitmaker is extending his sold-out Burn It Down Tour into 2015, kicking off a 23-city run in Greenville, South Carolina on February 12th, he reveals exclusively to Rolling Stone Country.

    "The tour is doing well, so you want to expand it...



  • Hear Smashing Pumpkins' Rousing New 'Being Beige'
  • "Being Beige," the first finished track off the Smashing Pumpkins' forthcoming Monuments to an Elegy, has a simple title but its acoustic guitar and drum machine intro builds toward an urgent, memorable chorus, where singer Billy Corgan repeats the line, "The world's on fire" as the full band fills out the...



  • Hear Gwen Stefani's Synth-Driven Single 'Baby Don't Lie'
  • Gwen Stefani has dropped the infectious new single, "Baby Don't Lie," her first new solo song in eight years. The track – co-written with producers Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder and Noel Zancanella – finds the No Doubt frontwoman stretching out her voice to an emphatic hiccup over buzzing synths and rattling...



  • 'Sons of Anarchy' Rolls Up Its 'Greensleeves' - Premiere
  • Sons of Anarchy house band the Forest Rangers have been known to kick it old-school: Last month, they unveiled their scorching cover of blues classic "Baby, Please Don't Go" for the Season Seven episode "Poor Little Lambs." But for this week's installment, "Greensleeves," the eclectic group went even further back, reworking the titular...



  • Sleater-Kinney Reform, Share Powerful New Song 'Bury Our Friends'
  • Sleater-Kinney's indefinite hiatus has come to an end. The Olympia, Washington trio has re-formed and recorded a powerful new song about perseverance, "Bury Our Friends," that lives up to its punk and indie rock pasts with big, slithering riffs and a ringing, anthemic chorus. The song appears on a seven-inch...



  • Damon Albarn Eyes New Gorillaz Album for 2016
  • Damon Albarn spent much of 2014 touring in support of his first proper solo album Everyday Robots. Next up for the prolific singer: Reigniting two of his most well-known side projects. In a new interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Albarn revealed that he has his sights set on 2016 to...



  • Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Opens Up About Heart Procedure
  • Back in August, Aerosmith were forced to cancel a California concert, simply blaming "an illness" for the nixed show. However, TMZ reported drummer Joey Kramer was dealing with "heart complications" that required immediate surgery, adding that he "had heart issues in the past." In a new interview, Kramer reveals that TMZ had the...



  • Watch Arcade Fire Talk Family, Early Gigs on 'CBS Sunday Morning'
  • Arcade Fire recently wrapped up their long, cover song-heavy Reflektor world tour, but before they said goodbye to the road, the group's Régine Chassagne and brothers Win and Will Butler chatted with CBS Sunday Morning for an introductory profile on the Grammy Album of the Year-winning band that still has people asking "Who...



  • Little Big Town Join the Grand Ole Opry
  • Little Big Town's journey to the Grand Ole Opry came full circle Friday night, October 17th. A sold-out crowd was on hand to watch the platinum-selling group become the Opry's newest members a full 15 years after the "Day Drinking" singers first appeared together on the esteemed Opry stage. The...



  • Foo Fighters End 'Letterman' Week With Top Ten List, 'Something From Nothing'
  • The Foo Fighters' weeklong Late Show With David Letterman residency came to a close Friday night with the band participating in a Letterman staple: The reading of the Top Ten list. The subject: "Top Ten Things Foo Fighters Would Like To Say After Spending a Week at the Late Show." "All...



  • Pearl Jam Play Entire 'No Code,' Debut New Song at Moline Concert
  • Pearl Jam had a pair of major surprises in store for fans at their Friday night concert at Moline, Illinois' iWireless Center. Not only did Eddie Vedder debut a new song dedicated to the Quad Cities town, Pearl Jam performed their 1996 album No Code straight through in its entirety, from "Sometimes"...



  • Korean Safety Official Commits Suicide Following Concert Tragedy
  • The tragedy that claimed the lives of 16 K-pop fans at a 4Minute concert in Seongman, South Korea has resulted in another death: According to the Telegraph, a 37-year-old government official who was in charge of safety measures for the event was found dead around 7 a.m. local time in an apparent suicide...



  • Primus Hide Lifetime Tickets in Five Golden Records
  • Primus' Willy Wonka-inspired Primus and the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble is out on October 21st, and mixed in with all the chocolate-colored records are five golden vinyl. Like the golden tickets in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, stumbling upon the golden vinyl comes with a great reward:...



  • Foo Fighters Rock Chicago in 'Sonic Highways' Premiere
  • The Foo Fighters' much-anticipated HBO musical travelogue Sonic Highways premiered Friday night with Dave Grohl and company visiting Chicago to pen a musical love letter to the Windy City. Grohl's journey as he crafts the Foo Fighters' new album city by city is at the heart of the series, and in the first...



  • Dustin Lynch Goes With the Country Flow for Third Album
  • Just over a month removed from the release of his second album, Where It’s At, Dustin Lynch is already back at it, writing songs for his next release.

    "I'm already dialed back in for chapter three. I like to have a couple years of writing and listening to songs before we...








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  • Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66
  • Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had colon cancer, has died aged 66, her agent confirms.



  • DJ Mike Read defends UKIP Calypso
  • Former BBC Radio 1 host Mike Read defends a song he has written in support of UKIP after he is accused of racism on social media.



  • BBC Radio 1 broke swearing rules
  • BBC Radio 1 broke broadcasting guidelines when Lily Allen and Ed Sheeran swore on air during the Big Weekend festival, watchdog Ofcom says.



  • Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies
  • Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.



  • Cheryl's husband wins privacy payout
  • The husband of singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini accepts substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" magazine article.



  • Reggae singer John Holt dies at 67
  • Reggae singer John Holt, who was famed for writing and singing the original version of Blondie's hit The Tide is High, dies aged 67.



  • Lorraine disrupted by fire alarm
  • A fire alarm forces TV presenter Lorraine Kelly to evacuate the studio during her live ITV show.



  • Google changes 'to fight piracy'
  • Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.



  • Brad Pitt's Fury closes festival
  • Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.



  • Sinden honoured at theatre awards
  • Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.



  • Easy Rider motorcycle sold for $1.35m
  • A customised motorcycle said to have featured in 1969 film Easy Rider is auctioned for $1.35m (£838,821), despite claims it is not authentic.



  • S Korea concert planner found dead
  • A South Korean man involved in planning a concert in which at least 16 people were killed has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police say.



  • BBC move in WW2 staged in play
  • The transfer of the BBC's Light Entertainment Department to Bangor during World War Two is being celebrated in a new stage play.



  • Miley Cyrus fan sneaks backstage
  • A fan has told Newsbeat how he snuck into the singer's gig in Sydney after finding a cleaner's storeroom had been left open.



  • Paris 'sex toy' sculpture sabotaged
  • A huge inflatable sculpture, apparently inspired by the shape of a sex toy and a Christmas tree, is sabotaged days after it was erected in Paris.



  • Design Museum to offer free entry
  • London's Design Museum will establish a free permanent collection from 2016, following its relocation to new premises in the Kensington area.



  • Liverpool theatre wins Stirling Prize
  • Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre wins this year's Riba Stirling Prize for architecture.



  • Stephen Frears handed BFI fellowship
  • British director Stephen Frears is honoured with a British Film Institute (BFI) fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.



  • Brand film to tackle financial crash
  • British director Michael Winterbottom tells the BBC he is working with comic Russell Brand on a documentary about the recent economic crash.



  • Actress Misty Upham found dead
  • A family spokeswoman confirms that a body found in a ravine near Seattle is 32-year-old Frozen River actress Misty Upham.



  • Ulster Orchestra 'may face closure'
  • The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.



  • Bono sorry for iTunes album release
  • Bono says the decision to add U2's new album to all iTunes users' music libraries arose from a mixture of megalomania, generosity, self-promotion and fear.



  • Jack White band member dies on tour
  • Jack White cancels his remaining tour dates in Mexico after the keyboard player in his backing band, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, dies aged 38.



  • Jeremy Clarkson caught speeding
  • BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says he will have points on his licence for the first time in 30 years after he was caught speeding.



  • Joan Rivers died of brain damage
  • Comedian Joan Rivers died of brain damage from low blood oxygen, the New York medical examiner's office rules.



  • Walliams settles hacking claim
  • Comedian David Walliams accepts undisclosed damages from News Group Newspapers over phone-hacking claims.



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  • The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury. Thousands of fans flocked to Leicester square to catch a glimpse of the Hollywood hero



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  • Writer and broadcaster Clive James talks about his new volume of essays and how poetry helps him deal with his terminal cancer.



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  • It is 100 years since the birth of the great poet Dylan Thomas and a London tribute to him is being led, in part, by comedian and writer Griff Rhys Jones.



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  • Frank Gehry's "cloud of glass", otherwise known as the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has finally been unveiled in Paris.



  • VIDEO: The secret lives of mannequins
  • A new exhibition displays life-size mannequins, dolls and over 180 remarkable artworks from collections across the world and explains the life and evolution of the artist's mannequin.



  • VIDEO: Space dogs were first Soviet 'pop stars'
  • Some of the earliest heroes of the Soviet space programme were homeless dogs from the streets of Moscow, as author Olesya Turkina explains.



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  • Lynda Bellingham's career on screen



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  • Controversial opera prompts protests in New York



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