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IN OTHER NEWS Billy Joel, Sting, Peter Gabriel and more. Billy Joel joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in helping to pick up trash Saturday along the shore at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay, New York. Sting and Peter Gabriel took part in Sunday’s Climate Change festivities. Sting, who founded the Rainforest Foundation with his wife, Trudie Styler, ... Read More »

‘Avatar’ Inspiration?

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YES: No Dice for Band’s Cover Artist Roger Dean‘s lawsuit against director James Cameron for copyright infringement has been tossed out. A 2013 lawsuit that artist Roger Dean filed against director James Cameron has been tossed out by a federal judge in New York. Dean, best known for his Yes album covers, claimed that mountains used in Cameron’s 2009 movie ... Read More »

Selfies From The 70′s.

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STEVIE NICKS: 40-Year-Old Selfies Polaroids she took of herself in the mid-’70s to go on display in New York. Selfies are nothing new — they’ve just become easier to take. A series of Polaroid snaps Stevie Nicks took of herself from the mid-’70s through 1987 will go on display starting October 10th at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York. ... Read More »

Numero Uno.

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COOPER: First Among Classic Golfers According to Golf Digest he has the 13th best handicap. Golf Digest has compiled it annual list of the Top 100 Golfers in Music, and Alice Cooper is number-one among classic rock acts. He comes in at number-13 with a 5.5 handicap. Huey Lewis follows at number-20 with a 7-handicap, and ZZ Top‘s Frank Beard ... Read More »

Fighting Back.

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LED ZEPPELIN: Switching to Offense Their lawyers plan to argue that Spirit‘s lawsuit over “Stairway to Heaven” should be thrown out because it was filed in Pennsylvania, to which they have no connection. Lawyers for Led Zeppelin have formulated their first line of defense against the lawsuit filed by the heirs of Spirit‘s Randy Craig Wolfe (a.k.a. Randy California) who ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL

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The owner of a tattoo parlor that was burglarized in Frederick recognized the man seen on video surveillance footage by the ink art on this left forearm, police said. Frederick police officers spotted two men on surveillance footage taken from a store next to the Classic Electric Tattoo at 43 S. Market St. from the early morning of Sept. 4, ... Read More »