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FILE - In this July 1, 2011, file photo, Martha Reeves, of "Martha Reeves and the Vandellas," performs at the The Smithsonian Folklife Festival's Rhythm and Blues pavilion on the National Mall in Washington. When Motown legend Reeves sings her 1964 hit "Dancing in the Street" in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Alabama, led lawmakers in song Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers 'Dancing in the Street'The Alabama House of Representatives broke into song while honoring Motown legend Martha Reeves Wednesday afternoon
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FILE - In this April 2, 2019, file photo, rapper Meek Mill speaks at a gathering in Philadelphia to push for drastic changes to Pennsylvania's probation system. Philadelphia's District Attorney's office wants a new trial with a new judge for rapper Meek Mill. Larry Krasner submitted the brief Wednesday, May 22, 2019. He said former Judge Genece Brinkley's court "abused its discretion" after sentencing Mill in 2017 to two to four years in prison for violating an old gun charge. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judgePhiladelphia's District Attorney's office wants a new trial with a new judge for rapper Meek Mill
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The Stray Cats in mostly fine form on 1st album in 26 yearsMusic Review: Stray Cats rock on after 40 years, but roll with fewer memorable melodic gems
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Review: The Waterboys do musical archaeology on new albumMusic Review: The Waterboys do musical archaeology on new album, "Where the Action Is"
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Review: Justin Townes Earle sings the blues on fine albumMusic Review: Downcast characters dominate as Justin Townes Earle sings the blues on "The Saint of Lost Causes."
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Jake Black, of Alabama 3 and 'Sopranos' theme fame, diesJake Black, co-writer of the song that opened "The Sopranos" and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died
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FILE - In this June 10, 2016 file photo, Hank Williams Jr. performs at the CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.  Williams Jr. is offering a $6,000 reward for his grandfather’s missing shotgun. The singer known for hits including “Family Tradition” has posted a letter online saying he spent time growing up in south Alabama with his grandfather. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)
Hank Williams Jr. offering reward for grandfather's shotgunCountry music star Hank Williams Jr. is offering a $6,000 reward for anyone who can find his grandfather's missing shotgun
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FILE - In the Dec. 29, 2014 file photo, Maestro Zubin Mehta speaks during a press conference in Vienna, Austria. When Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969, Lahav Shani wasn’t even alive. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Mehta, 83, is set to step down late this year after leading the orchestra for half a century and serving as its “music director for life” since 1981. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel PhilharmonicIsraeli wunderkind prepares to succeed Zubin Mehta at helm of Israel Philharmonic
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This Monday, May 20, 2019, photo shows one of three handwritten wills that a lawyer said were found in the home of Aretha Franklin in Pontiac, Mich., months after her death. Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul," including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday. (AP Photo/Ed White)
Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estateThe discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the "Queen of Soul."
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This combination photo shows rapper Nipsey Hussle at an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks in Oakland, Calif. on March 29, 2018, left, and DJ Khaled at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 20, 2018. Khaled is releasing a single with Nipsey Hussle that was filmed days before Hussle was shot to death in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)
DJ Khaled on Nipsey Hussle: 'He's like a prophet'During the recording of what has become one of his final songs, Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled spoke passionately about "our families, entrepreneurship, leadership and just love," as Khaled put it
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Man indicted in fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey HussleA grand jury has indicted a 29-year-old man in the fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles
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Review: Morrissey offers 12 covers, with very mixed resultsMusic Review: Morrissey offers 12 covers on "California Son," with very mixed results
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Madonna perfects her off-key Eurovision act onlineThe Queen of Pop seems to have cleaned up her act, with a noticeably improved version of her Eurovision performance posted online
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Review: Mavis Staples and Ben Harper combine for great musicMusic Review: All the songs on Mavis Staples' 12th studio album, "We Get By," were written by Ben Harper and their union is both fruitful and moving
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This Monday, May 20, 2019, photo shows one of three handwritten wills that a lawyer said were found in the home of Aretha Franklin in Pontiac, Mich., months after her death. Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul," including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday. (AP Photo/Ed White)
3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin's homeA lawyer says three handwritten wills have been found in the Detroit-area home of Aretha Franklin, months after her death, including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room
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