Huey Lewis Calls for Ban on Pre-Recorded Music During Sporting Events

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_a1378ae91f.jpgParadise Artists -- The man who brought you the chart-topping 1980s album Sports has a problem with today's sports.  Huey Lewis has penned a piece for the music-themed website TheTalkHouse.com in which he states his case for why pre-recorded music should be banned from sporting events, specifically baseball games.  His argument is that it "has begun to seriously degrade the experience of going to a ballgame."

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Michael Jackson's Mother Takes the Stand in Wrongful Death Trial

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_7fa14a7690.jpgKevin Winter/Getty Images -- Michael Jackson's mother took the stand Friday in the ongoing lawsuit she filed against the concert promoter behind the late King of Pop's aborted This Is It tour. Katherine Jackson -- who has been present in court throughout the trial said, "The most difficult thing is to sit there in this court and listen to all the bad things they say about my son," such as critics calling him a "freak."  She added, "They are not true."

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Dionne Warwick Joining Stevie Wonder in Trayvon Martin-Inspired Concert Boycott

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_ed7454481d.jpgDionneWarwick.net -- Dionne Warwick is joining her friend Stevie Wonder in refusing to perform in Florida because of the state's stand-your-ground law, which some people believe was a factor in the recent acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman.

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The Beatles, Pink Floyd Featured in Upcoming DVD Documentary About 1960s London

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_9547746ebf.jpgMVD Visual -- A new documentary that delves into London's 1960s psychedelic counterculture scene and its influence on Paul McCartney and The Beatles will be released on DVD on October 1.  Going Underground focuses on the changing attitudes young people in swinging London had toward sex, drugs and rock music, promoted by such outlets as the liberal-minded journal The International Times and the famed UFO nightclub.

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Ex-Three Dog Night Singer Launches Campaign to Raise Funds to Pay for New Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_c99ce19fc7.jpgCourtesy of Chuck Negron -- Former Three Dog Night singer Chuck Negron is asking fans to help bring some joy to his world by contributing to his recently launched Kickstarter campaign to raise money to fund the recording of his next album.  The 71-year-old pop-rock veteran is trying to raise $75,000 toward the project via the online initiative.

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