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    ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict likely to alter music business

    "Today's successful verdict, with the odds more than stacked against the Marvin Gaye estate, could redefine what copyright infringement means for recording artists," said Glen Rothstein, an intellectual property attorney with the firm Greenberg Glusker.

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    Music Review: Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ is lovely

    While the majority of the material falls solidly in the positive, some of the tunes undoubtedly meant to sound fierce and liberating just feel tired, like the electro-clash braggadocio of "Bitch I'm Madonna," featuring Nicki Minaj, and the tedious X-rated bump-and-grind of the Kanye West-produced "Holy Water."

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    Music Review: Spring break is over for maturing Luke Bryan

    "Checkin' Out" is Bryan's seventh spring-break collection in as many years; that's in addition to four full-length albums since 2007. The 38-year-old CMA Entertainer of the Year understandably feels ready to focus on something deeper than beach-party soundtracks.

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    Mumford & Sons bringing festival to small town of Salida

    "We're real honored the governor thought of us," Dickson told The Associated Press on Monday. He said he had contacted mayors and city managers in other communities who had hosted similar events and was confident "we can handle it."

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    Music Review: 1 channel is all the Mavericks need on ‘Mono’

    The Mavericks have always been a rootsy band, plying musical turf from Havana to Nashville via Miami. Here their sound is more retro than ever, recalling the era when these sorts of songs were best heard on small radios and big jukeboxes.