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Thousands mourn B.B. King with processional, music

A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow-moving black hearse carrying the body of the blues legend.

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George Harrison letter up for sale

The note reveals previously unknown secrets about the Fab Four's recording days.

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Australian police accuse Nickelback of ‘crimes’ against music

The public was warned to "be on the look out" for the band, who commits "musical crimes."

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Elton John biopic hitting the big stage

The musical movie, called "Rocketman," has been in the works since 2011.

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WATCH: Bob Dylan makes rare TV appearance to say goodbye to David Letterman

Calling him "the greatest songwriter of modern times," David Letterman introduced his final musical guest, who performed "The Night We Called It A Day."

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Les Paul’s 100th birthday to be a national affair

June 9 will be "Les Paul Day" in the cities of New York, Nashville and Waukesha, Wisconsin, where Paul was born.

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‘Amy’ filmmakers defend the documentary

The makers of a documentary about late singer Amy Winehouse say they did not make it to point fingers at people who should have helped her.

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B.B. King memorial set for Saturday

A viewing on Friday will be open to the late guitar great's fans.

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This guy shot a behind-the-scenes look at the #BBMAs with a selfie stick

Film producer Casey Neistat goes to Sin City to take a one-of-a-kind look behind one of music's biggest nights.

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Bob Dylan to make rare TV appearance for Letterman’s retirement

The musician will be the final musical guest on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

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Film to detail life of ‘Fifth Beatle’ Brian Epstein

Simon Cowell is producing a new film about one of the most talented managers in the history of the music business.

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George Harrison’s 1963 guitar fetches nearly a half-million at auction

The Beatle borrowed it from a British music store and played it on stage several times in England and in Channel Islands in the summer of 1963.

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Taylor Swift dominates Billboard Music Awards

The "Blank Space" hitmaker took home nine trophies, including Top Artist.

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The Rolling Stones are taking your questions

The band will grant a rare fan Q&A on Monday via Twitter.

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‘King of the Blues’ B.B. King dead at age 89

The one-time farmhand who brought new fans to the blues and influenced a generation of musicians died peacefully in his sleep.

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The Edge bounces back after U2 stage fall

WATCH: The U2 guitarist got a little too close to the edge.

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Brad Paisley, super hero country stars get animated in ‘Crushin’ It’

WATCH: Country music fan or not, this video is funny and creative!

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‘The White Album’ tops Abbey Road poll

The Fab Four are on top of the long list of noteworthy projects recorded at the iconic studio.

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The Grammys are moving

For the first time, music's big night will be held on a Monday.

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Dolly Parton’s ‘Coat of Many Colors’ headed to TV

The "9 to 5" hitmaker is producing a TV movie based on her life and music.

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Life Without Parole to Replace Nebraska Death Penalty

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Nebraska is now among 19 states that do not have the death penalty.

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Franken Returns from Cuba

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that's exploring ways the U.S. can expand trade opportunities with the island nation.

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Iowa Universities to Address Sexual Assault

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The board that governs the three state universities in Iowa will discuss creating a campus safety and security sub-committee at its meeting next week in Ames.

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Egg Prices Rise in Response to Avian Flu

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Consumers are seeing some grocery prices rise as the price of eggs used by food manufacturers has more than tripled in recent weeks due to the avian influenza outbreak in 16 states.

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Death Penalty Repealed in Nebraska

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Nebraska lawmakers debated repeal of the death penalty for three and a half hours before finally voting to override Governor Pete Ricketts' veto.