Davy Jones onstage with The Monkees in London, July 1967. Michael Putland/Getty Images hide caption

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Davy Jones, Singer, Actor And Monkee, Has Died

The actor-turned-teen idol, who made his name in the 1960s made-for-TV band The Monkees, was 66.

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Kid Rock performs during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Michigan Monday night. Romney asked for, and was given, permission to use the Detroit rocker's song "Born Free" in his campaign. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Music In Political Campaigns 101

In light of recent squabbles, here's a primer on music and copyright law for political operatives.

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Carnaval In Uruguay: Choir Competitions In The Streets

For 40 days the singers parody everything in Uruguayan life, then go back to their regular jobs.

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Rihanna And Chris Brown: The Saga Continues

When the singers released remixes featuring each other this week, the Internet's jaw dropped.

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Fans mourn outside the funeral service for singer Whitney Houston in Newark, N.J., on Saturday. The pop superstar was found dead in a California hotel room a week ago. The cause of death has yet to be determined. Michael Nagle/Getty Images hide caption

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