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FILE - In this May 23, 1993 file photo, country legend Johnny Cash performs at a benefit concert at Central Park in New York. Cash's first gold record for the recording of “I Walk the Line" is now available for viewing at the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville, Tenn. Bill Miller, the founder of the museum, purchased it from a private collector in Germany earlier this year. (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca, File)
May 01, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key piece of Johnny Cash history is on public display for the first time ever in Nashville, Tennessee. The country music icon earned his first gold record for the recording of "I Walk the Line," but for the past decade the plaque has been in the hands of private collectors...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The Time’s Up campaign is taking aim at R. Kelly over numerous allegations he has sexually abused women. The organization devoted to helping women in the aftermath of sexual abuse issued a statement on Monday, April 30, 2018, urging further investigation into Kelly’s behavior. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 5:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Time's Up campaign is taking aim at R. Kelly over allegations he has sexually abused women. The organization devoted to helping women in the aftermath of sexual abuse issued a statement Monday urging further investigation into Kelly's behavior, which has come under closer...
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Bonnie Raitt performs at the Acura Stage during the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Scott Threlkeld /The Advocate via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bonnie Raitt has pulled out of the first leg of her U.S. tour with James Taylor due to an unspecified "medical situation" that requires surgery. Raitt on Monday posted a statement on her Facebook page apologizing to fans and saying the medical issue arose following her annual...
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April 29, 2018 - 3:59 pm
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts church building made famous by the 1967 Arlo Guthrie song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" is reopening after some recently completed upgrades. The building in Great Barrington is home of the nonprofit Guthrie Center and has been closed for about two...
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A jazz funeral to honor Fats Domino makes its way through the crowd at Jazz Fest 2018 in New Orleans on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Brett Duke/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 10:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tens of thousands of people gathered Saturday for the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, listening to an eclectic medley of music from big-name headliners like Rod Stewart to boot-stomping south Louisiana bands. It was also a day of remembrance for some...
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Sturgill Simpson, background left with guitar, performs with the 610 Stompers at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday, April 27, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2018 - 9:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 49th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival opened Friday — a sun-drenched affair where the joy was tempered only by news of the death of a New Orleans music idol. Charles Neville, a saxophone player since the 1950s and a stalwart for three decades with the Neville...
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Sturgill Simpson performs with the 610 Stompers at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday, April 27, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (all times local): 6 p.m. Sting drew throngs to one of the largest stages of the New Orleans & Heritage Festival as he launched into an array of crowd favorites like Synchohicity II and Every Little...
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A student chants slogans to protest the murder of three film students who have become emblematic of Mexico's missing, in Guadalajara, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Prosecutors said the three were abducted by the Jalisco New Generation Cartel because they were filming a school project at a house used by the rival Nueva Plaza gang. The students were using the residence because it belonged to one of their aunts. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
April 27, 2018 - 12:24 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — When three film students went to tape a college project in the western Mexico city of Guadalajara, they wound up crossing paths with another young man with dreams of celebrity, a 24-year-old rapper who had built a YouTube channel with more than a half-million views based on songs...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 file photo, J. Cole performs at The Budweiser Made In America Festivalin Philadelphia. The Platinum-selling rapper is honoring his home state by launching a music festival in North Carolina this September 2018. Dreamville Records and ScoreMore Shows announced Friday, April 27, 2018, that the inaugural Dreamville Festival will debut Sept. 15 in Raleigh at Dorothea Dix Park. Cole, who was born on a military base in Germany, was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina.(Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
April 27, 2018 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling rapper J. Cole is honoring his home state by launching a music festival in North Carolina this September. Dreamville Records and ScoreMore Shows announced Friday that the inaugural Dreamville Festival will debut Sept. 15 in Raleigh at Dorothea Dix Park. Cole, who...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 1974 file photo Swedish pop group Abba, from left: Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Faltskog and Bjorn Ulvaeus posing after winning the Swedish branch of the Eurovision Song Contest with their song "Waterloo". The members of ABBA announced Friday April 27, 2018 that they have recorded new material for the first time in 35 years. (Olle Lindeborg/TT NEWS AGENCY via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 10:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Mamma Mia! The members of ABBA announced Friday that they have recorded new material for the first time in 35 years. The Swedish pop supergroup said it had recorded two new songs, including one titled "I Still Have Faith in You." The news was announced in an Instagram statement from...
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