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Wednesday April 25th, 2018 10:01PM

AP Online Recordings News

Judge denies Peabody Energy's request to strike mining protest song lyrics from legal brief
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge in Wyoming says it's tough luck that the world's largest private coal company doesn't dig a 1970s-era protest song.U.S. Magistrate Kelly Rankin in Cheyenne reject...
7:32PM ( 2 years ago )
Matthew Shilvock to succeed David Gockley at San Francisco Opera next August
Matthew Shilvock will succeed David Gockley as general director of the San Francisco Opera on Aug. 1, 2016, after serving as associate general director since 2010.Gockley, 72, announced last October t...
3:51PM ( 2 years ago )
Murals in New York City, Jersey City, New Jersey, make statement for human rights in Iran
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman in a head scarf gazes piercingly from the side of a Brooklyn brownstone. A flock of spray-painted birds breaks free from shackles on a Manhattan building. A Harlem mural shows...
3:14PM ( 2 years ago )
Singer Janelle Monae teams up with White House to push voter registration
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Janelle Monae has some advice for people who avoid registering to vote: Don't treat it like going to the dentist or the DMV.Monae teamed up with the White House on Tuesday to...
12:42PM ( 2 years ago )
Poland gets rights from Germany to music of iconic Polish song written during 1944 battle
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In a strange twist of history, Poland on Tuesday obtained rights from Germany to the music of an iconic Polish army song that was written during a key 1944 victory against the Na...
11:04AM ( 2 years ago )
Rocker Ryan Adams saying covering Taylor Swift's '1989' album was 'incredibly humbling'
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Ryan Adams said covering Taylor Swift's entire "1989" album was "incredibly humbling" and helped him explore himself more deeply as a musician.Adams' version of "1989" was digit...
1:49PM ( 2 years ago )
Cissy Houston to be honored with lifetime achievement award from Gospel Image Awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning soul gospel singer Cissy Houston, mother of the late Whitney Houston, will be honored at the Gospel Image Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina.Houston will be the...
12:55PM ( 2 years ago )
U2 cancels concert in Stockholm because of security breach; police suspect weapons violation
STOCKHOLM (AP) — U2 canceled a concert in Sweden's capital after a security breach and police were investigating on Monday whether one of their own was to blame.Thousands of disappointed concert-goers...
9:17AM ( 2 years ago )
Notre Dame professor makes Spotify playlist for Pope Francis' visit to the US
NEW YORK (AP) — A soundtrack ranging from Mozart to "Motownphilly" has been created by a Notre Dame professor for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the United States.The streaming music service Spotify...
3:53PM ( 2 years ago )
Recording contract signed by pre-Ringo Beatles in 1961 sells for over $90,000 at NYC auction
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York auction house says it has sold the first recording contract ever signed by the Beatles for over $90,000.Heritage Auctions says the 1961 contract was for a recording of a roc...
4:45PM ( 2 years ago )