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Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist who toured and appeared on albums with the Rolling Stones, passed away on Tuesday at his Franklin, Tennessee home, after battling a lengthy illness. He was 70. Known for his blistering solos, most notably on …

Rolling Stones Death: Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist for The Rolling Stones, died early Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 70. Michael Webb, the keyboardist in Keys’ band, the Suffering Bastards, announced Keys’ death. Suffering from cirrhosis of the liver, …

Marianne Faithfull Claims Drug-Dealing Ex-Boyfriend ‘Killed’ Jim Morrison

British singer Marianne Faithfull claims her drug-dealing ex-boyfriend “killed” Jim Morrison after accidentally supplying him with heroin that was too strong. Faithfull, the former girlfriend of Mick Jagger, told music magazine MOJO she is now the only person alive “connected” …

The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute to Bobby Womack

The Rolling Stones paid tribute in word and song to legendary R&B singer Bobby Womack, who died from colon cancer and diabetes on Friday at the age of 70. The Stones posted a message over the weekend on their website …

Marianne Faithfull Hospitalized with Broken Hip

Singer and songwriter Marianne Faithfull was on vacation in Greece when she fell and broke her hip Friday. The extent of her injury required hospitalization and surgery on Sunday, according to a surgeon. The British native apparently fell on the …

Keith Richards Celebrates Another Birthday

And here I thought the only person I needed to wish a “Happy Birthday” to today was going to be my best friend (Shout out Heather!), but it seems I need to send one to The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards. …

Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones’ Frontman: Great Grandfather To Be

Mick Jagger, a British rock and roll pioneer, has had his career span 50 years, and has been active with the well-known rock group The Rolling Stones since the 1960′s. With such a vibrant musical career, AllMusic.com hails Jagger as …

Katy Perry, Jagger Sing Duet at Stones Concert

The Rolling Stones are still touring and still releasing albums. Meanwhile, the band has managed to stay relevant by using social media to keep its fans engaged and attracting some of the hottest new music stars in the business. This …

The Rolling Stones Get Cheeky With Their 404 Error Page The Rolling Stones Get Cheeky With Their 404 Error Page

Clever 404 error pages are a dime a dozen on the interwebs – and for good reason. If you’re going to disappoint someone searching for a particular page on your site, you might as well entertain them in the process. …

Mad Men: The Real Rolling Stones Jingle

Business Insider raised an interesting point about last night’s episode of Mad Men. In the episode Don Draper tries to get The Rolling Stones to sing a jingle for Heinz Baked Beans titled “Heinz is on My Side.” This sounds …

Glee Digital Says Exceed 500,000

Coming on the heels of its mid-season April premiere, the music themed-TV show "Glee" saw digital downloads from its four compilations jump from 51,000 to 359,000, according to new data from Nielsen.

The program’s latest "Showstoppers" album topped the Billboard charts this week as digital sales of "Glee" songs surpassed 500,000. Songs from the show posted 4.1 million track sales in 2009 and 3.2 million so far in 2010.