Paul Simon, 74, 'ready to give up music'

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 8:05am

Paul Simon has collected more than a dozen Grammys and been named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.More than half a century after he wrote "The Sound of Silence," American singer Paul Simon says he is ready to hang up his guitar and stop making music. The folk star turned world music champion, whose US tour ends Friday, released his most recent album, "Stranger to Stranger" on June 3 to rave reviews. "It's an act of courage to let go," Simon told the newspaper.


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Rihanna will debut the music video for her Star Trek song in IMAX

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:00pm

Rihanna will debut the music video for her Star Trek song in IMAXRihanna debuted her new official song for Paramount’s upcoming Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond, on Monday, and today the singer announced that she would be the first musician to have a music video debut in IMAX theaters. The video is also the first to be shot entirely with IMAX cameras, on the same hardware that was used to capture the climactic battle sequence in Captain America: Civil War. Although it doesn’t specify whether the video will contain scenes from Star Trek Beyond, there’s a very good chance they will be integrated into the video.


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Film Studios in Talks With Musicians Guild to Settle Dispute Over Unoriginal Scores

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 9:00pm

The parties also are said to be looking at how to avoid future lawsuits....more

Hundreds attend funeral of music legend Ralph Stanley

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 8:08am

This photo taken Jan. 16, 2012, shows Ralph Stanley looking out a window while sitting in the living room of the Stanley home outside of Coeburn, Va. Stanley died Thursday, June 23, 2016. He was 89. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) MANDATORY CREDITMCCLURE, Va. (AP) — Legendary bluegrass musician Ralph Stanley has been laid to rest in his hometown of McClure, Virginia.


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