Bob Dylan revamped the 1929 hit love song ‘She’s Funny That Way’ with same-sex pronouns for a new 6-song EP, ‘Universal Love: Wedding Songs Reimagined.’ The album, Funded by MGM, is meant to be inclusive of LGBT couples and features Kesha among other artists.
Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr, has become the second member of The Beatles to be knighted, after Sir Paul McCartney. Ringo, who was honored for “services to music,” said, “It means recognition for the things we've done. I was really pleased to accept this."
Russell Crowe held an auction of personal artifacts in Australia to celebrate his near-finalized divorce to Danielle Spencer. The actor netted roughly $2.8 million USD for movie memorabilia, diamond jewelry, artwork, sports collectibles and a dinosaur skull sold to him by Leo DiCaprio.
Ted Nugent called the Parkland students who survived a mass shooting “mushy-brained children.” In a radio interview, the 1970s rocker and outspoken NRA board member said their organization of gun-control protests was “ignorant, dangerous and stupid.”
Tina Turner’s oldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has died at 59 of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, says the Los Angeles coroner. Craig was born to Tina and then-boyfriend, saxophonist Raymond Hill, and was later adopted by Tina’s abusive husband Ike.
In 2016, Led Zeppelin won a court case that the opening chords of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ were ripped off from Spirit. A lawyer for Spirit’s late guitarist is asking a San Francisco appeals court for a retrial, which could put Robert Plant and other members back in court.
Tom Petty’s family and bandmates curated a boxed set of 60 unreleased songs from his long career. Due out Sept. 28, the ‘An American Treasure’ album will accompany performance footage and home movies. Petty died last year at the age of 66 from a drug overdose.
Prosecutors will announce a decision on whether to press criminal charges in Prince’s 2016 death from an accidental fentanyl overdose. Authorities have spent two years determining if anyone can be held responsible for giving Prince the drugs that killed him.
Lana Del Rey said that Radiohead are suing her for copyright infringement over a chord progression on her latest album. Del Rey says the song wasn’t inspired by ‘Creep’ and she offered 40 percent royalties, but it wasn’t enough.
Showtime has ordered a 1990s-era, Boston-set drama “City on a Hill” as a 12-episode series directed by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Assistant DA Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) allies with FBI veteran Jackie Rhor (Kevin Bacon) to take on a family of armored car robbers.