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50 Years Ago: The Beatles Argue for Legalization of Marijuana in the U.K.

The debate over marijuana legalization doesn't seem likely to end anytime soon, but if it's ever decriminalized, enthusiasts should toke up in honor of the Beatles, who publicly came out in favor of it.

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Eagles and Doobie Brothers Announce Third 'Classic' Concert for September

The Eagles and the Doobie Brothers are extending their 'Classic' concert run with a new show in September.

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Rush's 'Tom Sawyer' Dazzles in Steven Spielberg's New 'Ready Player One' Trailer

Rush's "Tom Sawyer" kicks major butt in a virtual-reality dominated future in the new trailer for Steven Spielberg's upcoming film 'Ready Player One.' Continue reading…

Kenny Shields, Lead Singer of Streetheart, Dies

Kenny Shields of Streetheart died on Friday after being hospitalized earlier in the month for a heart problem.

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Why Donald Trump's Newest White House Hire Has Everybody Googling Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

The appointment of Anthony Scaramucci has resulted in a flood of "scaramouch" searches and "Bohemian Rhapsody"-based wordplay. Continue reading…

Louis Tomlinson heeds dying mother's wish, reconciles with ex-bandmate Zayn Malik

Louis Tomlinson said he honored a special request from his dying mother last December: The One Direction member reconciled with former bandmate Zayn Malik.

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The Sun reported that before her death from leukemia at age 42, Johannah Deakin initiated a secret reconciliation between her son and Malik, who had not spoken to one another for a year. 

“My mum said, ‘You’ve got to get back in contact with Zayn,” Tomlinson told The Sun. “Life’s too ... short!”

Malik had a bitter split with One Direction and criticized his time with the band. But Tomlinson said the meeting went well.

“If there is any animosity, just clear the air,” Tomlinson told The Sun. “I met up with him and it was nice.”

Canadian rock legend Kenny Shields dies 

Kenny Shields, the lead singer of Canadian classic rock ‘n’ roll band Streetheart, died Friday after cardiac surgery in Winnipeg, CBC News reported. He was 69.

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Shields and Streetheart charted during the 1970s and 1980s with hits like “Action,” “Hollywood,” “Here Comes the Night,” and a cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Under My Thumb.”

The group’s last album was 2008’s “The Hits/Anthology.” The band had planned a cross-country tour this year to celebrate its 40th anniversary, but scrapped the plan when Shields became ill earlier this month.

Shields’ wife and daughter were with him when he died around 3 a.m., according to close friend and bandmate Jeff Neill.

“The ones that he loved were by his side and he wasn’t in pain,” Neill told CBC News. “And he just slipped away.”

Keith Richards Says 'It Wouldn't Take a Twist of the Arm' for the Rolling Stones to Make Another Blues Album

Keith Richards says the Rolling Stones are about to head back into the studio to start recording their long-promised new album.

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David Gilmour's 'Live at Pompeii' Getting CD and Blu-ray Release

David Gilmour's historic return to Pompeii for a pair of live dates in 2016 will make its way to home audiences later this year.

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Guns N' Roses Add More Dates to Not in This Lifetime Tour

The band has added 11 new dates to the tour that began in 2016.

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