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John Densmore and Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, left, unveil an intersecting street signs for Morrison Street and Densmore Avenue in Encino, in honor of founding band members Jim Morrison and John Densmore during the second annual "Day Of The Doors" event in Encino on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (Ed Crisostomo/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 7:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the drummer for the Doors, John Densmore's name has been inexorably linked with that of lead singer Jim Morrison's for more than half a century. Now those names are connected by signs as well, on a street not far from where the seminal rock band, arguably Los Angeles' greatest...
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John Densmore and Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, left, unveil an intersecting street signs for Morrison Street and Densmore Avenue in Encino, in honor of founding band members Jim Morrison and John Densmore during the second annual "Day Of The Doors" event in Encino on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (Ed Crisostomo/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 7:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than 50 years Doors' drummer John Densmore's name has been inexorably linked with that of the group's charismatic lead singer, Jim Morrison. Now, on a quiet residential street in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the pair's names are connected by street sign as well. On...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2015 file photo, Mickey Gilley poses with the triple crown award on the red carpet at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Country music artist Gilley and his son were injured in a car accident in Texas, but both are recovering after minor injuries. A statement from Gilley's publicist on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, said the two were injured Wednesday when their car rolled over. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 7:27 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music artist Mickey Gilley and his son were injured in a car accident in Texas, but both are recovering after minor injuries. A statement from Gilley's publicist on Thursday said the two were injured Wednesday when their car rolled over near Corrigan, Texas. The 81-...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, Donald Glover, who goes by the stage name Childish Gambino, performs at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York. Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town and Pink will perform at the 60th Grammy Awards, which will also feature Broadway musical tributes by Patti LuPone and Ben Platt in honor of the show’s return to New York City. The Recording Academy announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, the first round of performers for the Jan. 28 awards show, held live from Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town and Pink will perform at the 60th Grammy Awards, which will also feature Broadway musical tributes by Patti LuPone and Ben Platt in honor of the show's return to New York City. The Recording Academy announced Thursday the first round of...
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January 04, 2018 - 8:00 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of a little-known female singer over a racy video posted online, the second female singer to face legal action within a month. The prosecutors charged Laila Amer with violating public decency and inciting debauchery in the video, titled "...
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January 04, 2018 - 7:58 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of a little-known female singer over a racy video posted online, the second female singer to face legal action within a month. The prosecutors charged Laila Amer with violating public decency and inciting debauchery in the video, titled "...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A homeless man has been charged with killing former 1960s soul singer Betty Jane Willis during an attempted rape. Twenty-two-year-old Rosendo Xo Pec was charged Wednesday with murder with special circumstances and could face the death penalty. It's unclear whether he has an...
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January 02, 2018 - 1:55 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama record producer Rick Hall, who recorded some of the biggest musical acts of the 1960s and '70s and helped develop the fabled "Muscle Shoals sound," has died. Longtime friend Judy Hood says Hall died at his home Tuesday following a fight with cancer. He was 85. Hall...
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December 31, 2017 - 6:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z, Harry Styles, Kendrick Lamar, U2 and Chris Stapleton were just some of the artists responsible for Barack Obama's favorite songs of the year. The former president shared an eclectic list of his favorite songs and books of 2017 Sunday on his Facebook page, including Jay-Z's...
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FILE - This Dec. 2, 2014 file photo shows the exterior of the Motown Museum in Detroit. The Detroit museum says it's received $500,000 from the Hudson-Webber Foundation supporting its expansion plans. It follows the September 2017 announcement of a $1 million gift from the Fred A. and Barbara Erb Family Foundation. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)
December 31, 2017 - 12:39 pm
DETROIT (AP) — There's a little bit more dancing in the street at the Motown Museum as officials accept another donation supporting its expansion plans. The Detroit museum says it's received $500,000 from the Hudson-Webber Foundation . The donation follows September's announcement of a $1 million...
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