1. Rock Stars Fight Depositions in Legal Dispute Spanning Decades of Music History

    February 23, 2017 1:41 PM EST The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio is a nice visit, but for music aficionados looking to explore the business side of rock history, a trip to a New York federal courtroom might be more educational. There, some legends including Rolling Stones' Keith Richards , Talking…

  2. Publisher Claims He Has Mick Jagger's Secret 'Masterpiece' Memoir, Which Will Never Be Released

    February 17, 2017 12:26 PM EST We heard everything  Keith Richards had to say in his 2010 memoir, Life . But, we've just learned, Mick Jagger could have gotten the first word on life in the Rolling Stones if only he'd have sensationalized his story a bit. Publisher/author John Blake writes in an essay in The…

  3. Rolling Stones Talk Donald Trump Election Win: 'Everyone Outside the U.S. Is Kind of Mystified'

    November 15, 2016 6:55 PM EST Anyone still struggling to fully comprehend last week's presidential election results should not turn to the world's biggest rock stars for answers; they don't have them either.  "Everyone outside the U.S. is kind of mystified," Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger…

  4. The Rolling Stones' 1962 Apartment is Now an Exhibit... Complete with Dirty Dishes, Beer Bottles and Blues Records

    November 15, 2016 4:12 AM EST When Mick Jagger was coming up with ideas for an exhibition highlighting The Rolling Stones ' five-decade long career, he wanted to re-create the mood of the band in its early years. So, he had a team recreate the first London apartment he and his band mates shared in 1962, complete with…

  5. Mick Jagger Has 'Bad Laryngitis,' Rolling Stones Cancel Las Vegas Concert

    October 19, 2016 5:28 AM EDT Even a Rolling Stone has to stop once in a while.  Mick Jagger   revealed on Twitter he's battling a “bad laryngitis,” meaning the Rolling Stones’ concert scheduled for Wednesday night (Oct. 19) at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena has been canceled. I’m so sorry about the cancellation of…

  6. Desert Trip Weekend 2: Rolling Stones Mix It Up, Nobel Prize Winner Bob Dylan Stays Stoic

    October 15, 2016 1:15 PM EDT For the second round of Boomer-palooza, Mick Jagger had plenty to say about Bob Dylan's new prize. Mick Jagger has definitely signed up with the “beat ‘em to the punch” school of gags about septuagenarian rock: He’ll take your “Oldchella” and raise you one, or two. Last weekend, The…

  7. The Best Musical Guests on 'The Simpsons'

    September 26, 2016 9:49 AM EDT On Sunday night (Sept. 25)  The Simpsons entered its perfectly cromulent 28 th season.  Over the course of their nearly 600 episodes, the Simpson family have done just about everything and met just about everyone. (After all, “Simpsons did it!”) One of the best things about The Simpsons has…

  8. Will 'The Get Down' Succeed Where 'Vinyl' Failed? A Look at Netflix's New Hip-Hop Drama

    August 11, 2016 12:45 PM EDT A  few weeks before the debut of Netflix’s new Baz Luhrmann -helmed hip-hop -odyssey, The Get Down , the show’s young stars are feeling a little antsy. In a -production office — part of a network of red-brick factory -buildings in Queens where much of the show is shot — Shameik Moore (age 21,…

  9. Rolling Stones' 'Exile on Main St.': New Movie to Dramatize Making of Classic Rock Album

    June 14, 2016 12:02 PM EDT Casting is underway for the roles of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the upcoming feature film  Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones,  based on Robert Greenfield's book about the summer the band spent working on the legendary album in Nellcôte, France, before…

  10. $1 Million a Week to Charter a Mega-Yacht? No Big Deal for Music's Biggest Stars

    May 27, 2016 2:28 PM EDT Yacht sales climbed 40 percent in 2015 as David Geffen, Katy Perry and other big names pay top dollar to vacation in private The hottest ticket at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival proved to be an invitation aboard Russian businessman Roman Abramovich's 533-foot yacht -- the second-largest…

  11. Maroon 5 Members Speak Out On Illegal Logging After Rainforest Trip; Documentary Premieres at Grammy Museum

    May 17, 2016 12:52 PM EDT Members of Maroon 5 and Guster, who traveled last year to the Guatemalan rain forest, are featured in a new documentary on illegal logging of the hard woods used to create musical instruments.  The project also explores sustainable sources for wood. The 20-minute film, Instruments of Change:…

  12. Huge Rolling Stones Exhibit Showcases Five Decades of the Band's History

    April 05, 2016 9:42 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- It's only rock 'n' roll -- but it isn't, is it? The music business is about commerce as well as entertainment, and the Rolling Stones are one of its biggest multinational firms. There's plenty of both art and business in "Exhibitionism," a…

  13. Inside The Rolling Stones' Historic Free Concert in Cuba

    March 26, 2016 1:56 PM EDT There was something endearing -- and a bit cheeky -- about Mick Jagger getting the crowd of an estimated 500,000 Cubans to sing “you can’t always get what you want” in Havana Friday night (March 25) for The Rolling Stones ’ first-ever concert in the country. Under Cuba’s Communist government,…

  14. The Cuban-American Musical Detente: Inside A Native Son's 40-Year Road to Havana's Newest Festival

    March 01, 2016 1:58 PM EST This weekend, Major Lazer will perform in Havana, the first in a succession of big musical events that include a concert by The Rolling Stones later in the month and a massive international festival later this Spring. With U.S. embargo regulations at their most relaxed in five decades,…

  15. The Rolling Stones Will Play Havana in March Say Cubans, Sources Say No Ink on Paper Yet

    February 29, 2016 3:40 PM EST Cuban cultural officials have announced that The Rolling Stones will perform in Havana sometime during Easter week. The confirmation of the show, which has been rumored for months, was first posted on a Cuban television news Facebook page on Feb. 26, and followed by an article in the official…

  16. Industry Vets on How HBO's 'Vinyl' Depicts the Business: 'The Characters Are Dead On'

    February 19, 2016 11:42 AM EST Industry veterans give the HBO series created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter high marks for telling it like it was. The Martin Scorsese-directed pilot for Vinyl begins with American Century Records chief Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale) about to sell out to Big Business…

  17. Mick Jagger Reflects On 'Two-Way Street' of His Friendship With David Bowie

    January 26, 2016 3:58 PM EST “It's really sad when somebody leaves, and you haven't spoken to them for a long while.” Mick Jagger and David Bowie ’s campy, tremendous “Dancing in the Street” collaboration is a true testament to both artists’ friendship and iconography. The Rolling Stones frontman recently spoke…

  18. Mick Jagger on David Bowie: 'Always an Inspiration to Me and a True Original'

    January 11, 2016 1:01 PM EST Mick Jagger  is speaking out following the death of his friend and fellow rock legend David Bowie .  "David was always an inspiration to me and a true original," the singer said in a statement. "He was wonderfully shameless in his work we had so many good times together  he was…

  19. David Bowie's Top 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    January 11, 2016 5:19 AM EST David Bowie , who died at 69 on Jan. 10 , amassed a Billboard chart career that stretches back over 40 years. Bowie scored his first hit single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1972 with “Changes,” which bowed on the list dated April 15, 1972. The single initially didn’t find wide success,…

  20. See Intimate, Never-Before-Published Vintage Photos of The Stones and The Beatles: Exclusive

    October 22, 2015 9:00 AM EDT The late Bob Bonis would have secured his place in rock history merely for his day job, as U.S. tour manager for all three of The Beatles ’ American tours and The Rolling Stones ’ first five. But Bonis, an avid amateur photographer, leveraged that access -- and his trusty Leica M3 camera --…

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