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Soundtrack City: How Nashville Is Awash in Film, Game Scores

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville is already known as Music City, but a new wave of music being recorded there for video games, TV shows and movies could earn it a new title as Soundtrack City. “Nashville has become one of the two or three major places to record...
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McDonald’s Tries to Shoo Homeless With Bagpipe Music

A McDonald's restaurant in midtown Sacramento is trying to drive away homeless people by loudly playing nonstop bagpipe music. The tactic isn't working and it is also annoying the neighbors of the restaurant, which is open 24 hours a day. "It actually pe...
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

NEW YORK — The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. The prestigious organization announced Tuesday that Dave Matthews Band, Motorhead, Pat Benatar, Sound...
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Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers Dies at Age 76

LONDON — Scott Walker, the influential singer, songwriter and producer whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960s included "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," has died. He was 76. The record company 4...
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Metallica, Miley Cyrus Perform at Chris Cornell Tribute

LOS ANGELES — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell. "Chris lives on, a music immortal whose passion for helping others is alive today ...