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Tree Planted in L.A. Park in Honor of Late Beatle George Harrison Eaten by Beetles
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 4:11 pm

Jean-Marie Perier/UMeA pine tree that was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004 in memory of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has met an ironic fate.  L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge revealed recently to the Los Angeles Times' "Pop & Hiss" music blog that the tree has died after being infested with, yes, beetles.

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Billy Joel to Receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 12:44 pm

LIbrary of CongressNot bad for a kid from Long Island.  Billy Joel will be the next recipient of the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.  The Library of Congress made the announcement Tuesday morning.

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Billy Joel Is the Most Long Island Person Ever
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm

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Expanded Version of Yes' "Songs from Tsongas" Video, Plus Companion Three-CD Set, Due in September
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 8:22 pm

Eagle Rock EntertainmentAn expanded version of the 2005 Yes concert video Songs from Tsongas: The 35th Anniversary Tour, along with a three-CD companion album, are scheduled to be released on September 23.  The Special Edition of the Song from Tsongas video will be available on Blu-ray, as a two-DVD collection and as a digital download that will contain performances from two separate shows the acclaimed prog-rock band played during its 2004 trek.

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Full Track List Revealed for Late Blues Guitar Great Johnny Winter's Upcoming Duets Album, "Step Back"
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 8:22 pm

Megaforce RecordsAs the music world mourns the death of blues guitar legend Johnny Winter, full details have been revealed about what will be his final studio album.  Due out on September 2, Step Back features Winter playing covers of classic blues and early rock 'n' roll tunes that inspired him when he was young, with help from a bevy of other renowned musicians.

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Entertainment

Why Jessica Alba Had a 'Freak-Out' Moment When She Turned 30
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Jessica Alba looks as good at 33 years old as she did back when she was 20, maybe even better. But the Sin City: A Dame to Kill For actress said when she hit the big 3-0, she had a bit of a moment.

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Kate Hudson Says She May Never Legally Marry Her Fiance
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- Kate Hudson doesn't need a piece of paper or a wedding to feel married to fiance Matt Bellamy.

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FX Picks Up "Fargo" for Another Season
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm

FX/Matthias Clamer(NEW YORK) -- FX is sticking with Fargo.

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Jimmy Kimmel Reveals First Photos of Newborn Daughter
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 1:50 pm

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Jimmy Kimmel and his wife, Molly McNearney, welcomed their baby girl earlier this month.

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Demi Lovato Is the New Face of Skechers
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 10:20 am

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- And the latest female pop star to become the face of Skechers footwear is...Demi Lovato.

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