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This cover image released by Luellie Records shows "Take My Hand" by Rick Holmstrom. (Luellie Records via AP)
Review: Mavis Staples' guitarist opts for garage band basicsRick Holmstom has been Mavis Staples’ guitarist and bandleader for the past 13 years
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FILE - Paul McCartney performs in Quebec City on Sept. 17, 2018. McCartney's memoir, “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present," will be released Nov. 2.  The 78-year-old McCartney will trace his life through 154 songs, from his teens and early partnership with fellow Beatle John Lennon to his solo work over the past half century. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Dear Sir or Madam: Paul McCartney memoir due out in NovemberPaul McCartney is finally ready to write his memoirs
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2019 file photo shows Bruce Springsteen at the world premiere of HBO Documentary Films' "Very Ralph" in New York. Springsteen is facing a drunken driving charge for an incident in New Jersey in November. A spokesperson for the National Parks Service says Springsteen was arrested on Nov. 14 in the Gateway National Recreation Area. He received citations for driving while under the influence, reckless driving and consuming alcohol in a closed area. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen droppedThe government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker’s blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn’t warrant the charges
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Anthony Rapp, left, and Adam Pascal appear during a performance of the 1996 musical "Rent" in New York. The New York Theater Workshop will celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Rent” with a gala on March 2 that will be available to stream through March 6. Original cast members will be joined by theater stars such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Neil Patrick Harris and Ben Platt. (Joan Marcus/Matt Ross Public Relations via AP)
La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversaryTwenty-five years ago, stage actors Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega had been cast in a new, edgy musical downtown and wondered if anyone would remember it
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Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen; rocker to pay $500 fineProsecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen; rocker to pay $500 fine
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This image released by Hulu shows Andra Day in "The United States vs Billie Holiday." (Takashi Seida/Hulu via AP)
Review: Andra Day shines in overstuffed Billie Holiday bioSinger and actress Andra Day steps into the heartbreaking life of the late great Lady Day in “The United States vs
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FILE — In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, rapper Bobby Shmurda, whose birth name is Ackquille Pollard, appears in a Manhattan court, in New York. Shmurda, a once up-and-coming rapper, thanks to a hit music video that popularized the "Shmoney dance," was paroled on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, after spending more than four years behind bars for a drug gang conviction. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
'Hot Boy' rapper Bobby Shmurda released from NY prison “Hot Boy” rapper Bobby Shmurda has been released on parole in his drug gang case
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Bruce Springsteen, left, appears with  former President Barack Obama during their podcast of conversations recorded at Springsteen's home studio in New Jersey. The eight-episode series covers their upbringings, racism, fatherhood and even recall a White House singalong around a piano. (Rob DeMartin/Spotify via AP)
Podcast odd couple: Obama, Springsteen in Spotify seriesSpotify says former President Barack Obama and iconic rocker Bruce Springsteen are making an eight-episode podcast of conversations recorded at Springsteen's home studio in New Jersey
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This cover image released by Legacy Recordings shows "That's Life" by WIllie Nelson, a collection of standards and classics made famous by Frank Sinatra. (Legacy Recordings via AP)
New this week: Billie Eilish, Billie Holiday and Superman This week’s new entertainment releases include two Billies — a documentary on Billie Eilish debuting on Apple TV+ and in theaters, and Lee Daniels’ film “The United States vs
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This cover image released by earMUSIC shows "Detroit Stories" by Alice Cooper. (earMUSIC via AP)
Review: Alice Cooper loses his mind in Detroit Rock CityWho says you can’t go home
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Jay-Z makes an announcement of the launch of Dream Chasers record label in joint venture with Roc Nation, at the Roc Nation headquarters in New York. Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in the rapper and entrepreneur's Champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, in an effort to up its cool factor and expand sales. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, said the partnership will help Armand de Brignac grow and flourish.  (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
Moet Hennessy buys 50% stake in Jay-Z's Champagne brandMoet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand sales
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FILE - In this April 17, 2013 file photo, Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, from the music group, Daft Punk, pose for a portrait in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning French act have announced their break up. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 yearsGrammy-winning French duo Daft Punk have announced they're breaking up after 28 years
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FILE - Tyler, the Creator performs at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. The rapper turns 30 on March 6. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 28-March 6Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Feb. 28-March 6 include actor John Turturro, singer Justin Bieber and actor Rebel Wilson
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A demonstrator spray paints in Catalan "Freedom for Hasel" during a protest condemning the arrest of rap artist Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Pablo Hasel spent 24 hours barricaded in a university building before police took him away last week to serve a 9-month prison sentence for insulting the Spanish monarchy and praising terrorist violence in his music. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Angry youths rattle Spain in support of jailed rap artistThe imprisonment of a rap artist for his music praising terrorist violence and insulting the Spanish monarchy has set off a powder keg of pent-up rage this week in Spain
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FILE - Kanye West, left, and Kim Kardashian attend Gabrielle's Angel Foundation Angel Ball cancer research benefit on Oct. 22, 2012, in New York. Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, from Kanye West after 6 1/2 years of marriage. Sources familiar with the filing but not authorized to speak publicly confirmed that Kardashian filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court. The filing was not immediately available. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
As 'Kimye' become Kim and Kanye, will it stay peaceful? Initial signs suggest a smooth split between Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West
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