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“Breaking Bad” Ending Song Badfinger’s “Baby Blue” Climbing iTunes, Amazon, Spotify Charts

UPDATE Monday afternoon: Spotify says worldwide streaming of "Baby Blue" is up 9000 percent. Pete Ham and Mal Evans (and George Harrison) are smiling...

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards Going to Gladys Knight, Tammy Wynette, Laurie Anderson, Clark Sisters and NWA

The Grammys have announced their Lifetime Achievement and Special Merit Awards. The awards are handed out on February 3rd in a special ceremony at the...

UPDATE: Mariah Carey’s Original Songwriter Was at SHOF Dinner, She Didn’t Acknowledge Him or Any Other of Her Writers

Mariah Carey was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame last night. Ironically, she's never written the music to any of her songs. Go figure. In...

Harry Styles Readies New Album Called “Harry’s House,” Also Name of Famous Joni Mitchell Song

I like Harry Styles but his music is, uh, derivative. His songs carry riffs and ideas from previously released music by groups like Badfinger...

50 Years Ago This Week: Todd Rundgren Saw the Light, Al Green Became a Superstar, Nilsson Couldn’t Live “Without You”

January 31, 1972-- the release of Al Green's album, "Let's Stay Together." The next day came Todd Rundgren's double album, "Something/Anything." I was 14, not...

Aimee Mann Names Song That Changed Her Life, Releases New Video for Stunning “I See You”

Before all these Taylor Swifts et al, but after Carole, Joni, and Carly, there was Aimee Mann. The lead singer of til Tuesday had...

1971 50th Anniversary Albums: Carly Simon, Harry Nilsson, and Today, Paul McCartney and Wings

We just had the 50th anniversaries of two important, landmark albums: Carly Simon's "Anticipation" and Harry Nilsson's "Nilsson Schmilsson." The former album launched the...

Paul McCartney Finally Gets His Way, Reverses Lennon-McCartney Byline for Songs He Wrote in “The Lyrics” Mega Memoir

EXCLUSIVE For years, Paul McCartney has wanted to change the byline on songs he wrote for the Beatles. And now he's done it. McCartney and...