A photo provided by Sotheby's shows a page from a working draft of Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone." The draft sold for more than $2 million.
June 24, 2014 The scribbled lyrics of one of the most iconic rock songs of all time are recorded on hotel stationery and contain a number of alternative lines as well as doodles of animals.
Gerry Goffin at the opening night of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, in New York. Goffin, ex-husband of Carole King, died Thursday in Los Angeles.
June 19, 2014 Along with his musical partner and onetime wife, Carole King, he wrote such Top 40 hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman."
Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony performed his hit "Baby Got Back" amid energetic audience participation Saturday night.
June 9, 2014 A version of the hit "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony drew a large crowd of dancers to the stage this weekend.
June 5, 2014 The hip-hop band that reached its zenith in the 1980s won a $1.7 million judgment against Monster Beverage Corp., which used the band's music without permission.
May 30, 2014 There are songs that just make people want to get up and shake their booty. Why? Scientists say the most enticing rhythms have something missing — beats that your body can't help but fill in.
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April 23, 2014 Take Beyonce. Take Sinatra. Take whomever you love and set them on fire — with a "Pyro Board." It plays music by pulsing the beats in flame, and when the singer hits a high note — stand back.
April 11, 2014 Revered by other musicians, Winchester began recording in 1970. He had a hit of his own with "Say What." Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.
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Singer Ke$ha performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in September.
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April 9, 2014 If you know Ciroc and Patron, you may well be listening to a lot of songs that name-check brand-name alcohol. And if you're a teenager, you may be binge drinking a lot more, researchers say.
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Is there anyone who can resist dancing when Pharrell Williams sings "Happy"? Yes, if you're one of the rare few with specific musical anhedonia.
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March 6, 2014 Researchers say a small number of people appear to lack the brain circuitry to get pleasure from music.
Ed Sullivan (center) stands with The Beatles during a rehearsal for the British group's first American appearance, on the Ed Sullivan Show, in New York on Feb. 9, 1964.
February 9, 2014 Later, they'd get weird, experimental, and rebellious, but when the Beatles made their U.S. television debut 50 years ago, they were still just a band — but a magically brilliant band.
A Stradivarius violin is pictured in December 2009 at the restoration and research laboratory of the Musee de la Musique in Paris.
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February 6, 2014 The instrument, known as "Lipinski" was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's concert master last week.
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Pete Seeger closes out the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.
January 28, 2014 Seeger had been a mentor and an influence on younger musicians for decades. He will be remembered for his music and his social activism.
Paul McCartney, left, and John Lennon during a November 1963 Beatles show in London. The next month, the band had its first big hit in the U.S. and Beatlemania started to sweep America.
December 26, 2013 Listen to a clip. We can almost guarantee it will raise a smile. I Want To Hold Your Hand is the song that kicked off Beatlemania in the U.S.
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Researchers could not find a link between exposure to music and improved IQs in preschoolers.
December 12, 2013 Harvard graduate students testing preschoolers who got music training said they could not establish a link between the exposure and improved IQs.
November 11, 2013 Police say two brothers from the Yellow Dogs, a group that originated in Tehran, Iran, were killed by a musician who had recently been kicked out of the band.
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