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Ukulele orchestra wins UK court ruling against upstart rival

A judge has delivered sweet music to the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, ruling that a rival ensemble can't call itself the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra. Read more

EXCHANGE: Music was a life-saver for man

Exchange Band of Brothers

Michael Krabbenhoeft

It was the trumpet that saved his life. Read more

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard weds in Idaho

People-Tyler Hubbard

Photo by Sanford Myers

Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot. Read more

Music teacher in Daly City convicted of child molestation

A substitute music teacher accused of molesting three students during private lessons has pleaded no contest to child molestation. Read more

Deadheads get a new way to add Garcia to their social media

Jerry Garcia Magisto

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Deadheads looking to add a little more Jerry Garcia to their lives can now incorporate the late Grateful Dead guitarist into their social media with the video storytelling platform Magisto. And Trixie Garcia hopes that will turn more people on to her father's music. Read more

USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is offering an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp. Read more

Bruce Springsteen joins Beach Boy Brian Wilson on stage

East met West as Jersey shore music icon Bruce Springsteen joined California music legend Beach Boy Brian Wilson on stage in New Jersey. Read more

District attorney declines to file charges against Diddy


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The Los Angeles County district attorney's office declined Thursday to file felony charges against Sean "Diddy" Combs for a confrontation last month at the University of California, Los Angeles, where his son plays football. Read more

Thicke: Distracted by failing marriage during music case

Robin Thicke says the deposition for the "Blurred Lines" case took a backseat to his crumbling marriage, in his first interview since he and Pharrell lost the lawsuit in March. Read more

Colbert interviews Eminem on Michigan public-access TV show


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Stephen Colbert has temporarily taken over a public-access TV show in southeastern Michigan in an episode that featured rapper Eminem. Read more

'Redneck Riviera' no more, south Walton now draws celebs

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AP Melissa Nelson-Gabriel

Once a part of the "Redneck Riviera," the south Walton County strip along state road 30A has traded its jean shorts for designer labels, though pickup trucks remain in style. Read more

Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family

Britain Winehouse Documentary

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In "Amy," performers as diverse as Yasiin Bey and Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, and the documentary helps reclaim the talented, troubled singer as a musician, rather than a mess. Read more

Easygoing Irish crooner Val Doonican dies at 88

Britain Obit Doonican


Val Doonican, an easygoing Irish singer whose warm style and fondness for knitwear made him an icon of light entertainment, has died. He was 88. Read more

38th annual Delta Blues Festival set for Sept. 19

The Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival will pay tribute this year to the blues legacy of Bobby Rush. Read more

Jamaica officials, artists hold reggae conference

Government officials, lawyers and artists participated in a conference Wednesday to hash over ways of giving Jamaica a competitive advantage from reggae, the homegrown music that long ago went global. Read more

Rolling Stones exhibition to open at London gallery in 2016

They're more accustomed to stadiums, but the Rolling Stones are coming to a London art gallery. Read more

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Episcopalians approve gay marriage, allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples Read more

Court upholds $5 million cap in Indiana stage collapse case

The state won't have to pay any more damages from the 2011 deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse under a decision by the state Supreme Court. Read more

Newspaper: Timberlake buys property in Williamson County

A newspaper reports that pop music star and actor Justin Timberlake has purchased about 126 acres of land in Williamson County. Read more

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

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