Music Stars Pay Tribute to Late Blues Guitar Legend Johnny Winter

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_9b6c55279a.jpgImage Courtesy of Michael Weintrob -- Tributes have begun pouring in from around the music world for blues guitar legend Johnny Winter, who died Wednesday at the age of 70 while on tour in Zurich, Switzerland. Among the many stars issuing statements or posting messages on their social media sites about Winter are his brother, Edgar, as well as some of the famous musicians who appear on Johnny's upcoming album, Step Back.

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Mick Jagger Says He's "Doing OK" After Girlfriend's Death, Talks New James Brown Biopic

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_19a2055d3d.jpgEagle Rock Entertainment -- Mick Jagger recently gathered with some of the crew and cast members of the new James Brown biopic, Get On Up, to chat with Matt Lauer, co-host of NBC's Today show, about the new film. During the roundtable interview at Harlem's Apollo Theatre, The Rolling Stones frontman, who is one of the film's executive producers, also publicly commented about his late girlfriend L'Wren Scott for the first time since her suicide in March.

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Donny Osmond to Look Back at 50-Year Career with New Album, "Soundtrack of My Life"

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_664ec56531.jpgPRNewsFoto/Verve Music Group -- Those who remember his days as a teen idol may find it hard to believe that Donny Osmond is gearing up to celebrate his 50th year in show business. The singer will mark the milestone by releasing his 60th album, Soundtrack of My Life, which is scheduled to hit stores on January 13, 2015. As its title suggests, the record will include songs that reflect and summarize different eras and aspects of Osmond's life and career.

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Paul McCartney Releases iPad Apps for Five of His Solo Albums

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_caa69ae080.jpgImage Courtesy of Concord Music Group -- Paul McCartney may be in his seventies, but he certainly keeps up with the latest technological trends. The former Beatles star now has become the latest artist to make some of his albums available as apps for Apple's iPad. Apps for five of Sir Paul's classic post-Fab Four albums -- 1970's McCartney, 1971's RAM, 1973's Band on the Run, 1976's Wings over America and 1980's McCartney II -- each priced at $7.99, were released this week.

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Elton John Not Retiring, Despite Reports

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_57937f789e.jpgABC/Randy Holmes -- Is Elton John hanging up his glasses and getting out of the music biz for good?  Thankfully, despite reports, the answer is no. During a performance on Tuesday at a festival in France, Elton reportedly told the crowd that he plans to retire from the music business to spend more time with his family. Elton allegedly announced, "No more shows, no more music, no more songs."

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