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Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band wrap 2016 tour but promise new music is on the horizon

Ringo Starr couldn’t have looked more cool, calm or collected. Two hours before he stepped in front of more than 6,000 fans at the Greek Theatre, the ex-Beatle, less than a week shy of his 76th birthday, welcomed a visitor into his dressing room as he relaxed in a chair, dressed monochromatically in a sleek black jacket, slim black jeans, matching T-shirt and tennis shoes.

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New Ron Howard-directed Beatles documentary highlights the band’s formative years – LA Times

Before the fan mania and Yoko Ono, the Beatles were a simply a Liverpool, England, rock band on the cusp of stardom. The band’s ascent, and why the Beatles remain relevant today, will now be documented in “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years.”

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Dweezil Zappa forced to change Zappa band’s moniker (again). Now Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever the … He Wants – the Cease and Desist Tour – LA Times

Frank Zappa’s son Dweezil Zappa has again been forced to change the name of his upcoming band and tour after receiving a cease and desist letter from the Zappa Family Trust, which owns and administers the recordings and rights to all of the late composer’s work and is run by Dweezil’s siblings Ahmet and Diva.

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Rick Astley Scores First No. 1 Album on U.K. Charts in 29 Years

In one of the more surprising events of the U.K. chart year, 1980s pop favorite Rick Astley has scored his first U.K. No. 1 in 29 years with the album 50 (BMG). Meanwhile, Drake’s “One Dance” (Cash Money/ Republic/Universal), featuring Wizkid & Kyla, tops the singles chart for a remarkable tenth straight week.

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