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  1. Judge Certifies Class Action Against SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music

    May 27, 2015 4:43 PM EDT A huge lawsuit against SiriusXM over its performance of pre-1972 sound recordings is officially no longer just about Flo & Eddie of The Turtles . On Wednesday, the high-stakes litigation took another major step forward after U.S. District Judg ...

  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington Recalls When 'Free Bird' Took Flight at Atlanta's Fox Theatre

    May 27, 2015 4:18 PM EDT As the Fox Theatre in Atlanta marks 40 years since preservationists and Southern rockers helped save it from destruction, Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington looked back at the venue where the band recorded one of its greatest albums, “One Mo ...

  3. How Atlanta's Fox Theatre Is Celebrating 40 Years Since Gregg Allman, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Other Southern Rockers Saved It

    May 27, 2015 4:14 PM EDT  When Gregg Allman got the call to join more than a dozen acts in a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute concert in late 2014 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre , he quickly signed on, and not just because he and the band are long-standing members of the Southern-rock br ...

  4. Wolfgang's Vault Sued By 26 Music Companies

    May 27, 2015 4:03 PM EDT music publishing companies including Peermusic, ABKCO Music, Imagem and Screen Gems, filed a suit today in U.S District Court in New York against Wolfgang's Vault , an online marketplace which sells live concerts, CDs and vinyl. The compla ...

  5. Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Blasts to No. 1 on Hot 100

    May 27, 2015 3:09 PM EDT Taylor Swift soars to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Bad Blood," featuring Kendrick Lamar , following a full week of tracking after the song's video premiere to kick off the Billboard Music Awards , which aired May 17 on ABC. ...

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