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John Lennon’s Killer Says He’s ‘Sorry For Being Such An Idiot’

More than 30 years after killing John Lennon, Mark David Chapman is finally showing a bit of remorse.

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John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

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Kanye West, Paul McCartney Reportedly Working on Song Called ‘Piss on my Grave’

Whether or not the world will get to hear their music is still to be determined.

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Paul McCartney Wrote the Score for ‘Destiny,’ a First-Person Shooter Video Game

Paul McCartney has announced that he’ll be providing the score to a new video game, the upcoming Destiny from Bungie and Activision.

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Montana Renames Mountain After Paul McCartney

Montana have temporarily renamed their Mount Sentinel to be Mount McCartney in honor of the Tuesday night gig at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula. The mountain features a giant white “M” that will stand for McCartney until the morning of August 6.

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Why Do Beatles Fans Care So Much About Mono?

Apple Records recently announced the September release of the Beatles’ mono catalog reissued on vinyl. Welcome news for a relatively small, but passionate subsection of the Fab Four’s fanbase. But, seriously, what’s all the fuss about mono?

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George Harrison Memorial Tree Destroyed By Beetles

Now this, Alanis Morissette, is truly ironic.

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Watch Eddie Vedder’s Poignant Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder just wants peace.

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From the Rough of Seals and Crofts’ Catalogue: ‘Diamond Girl’ on Turntable Tuesday

This week I’m spinning hits from Ray Parker Jr. and Major Harris, but I’m going to focus on “Diamond Girl” from Seals and Crofts.

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Clean Your Vinyl Records and Make Them Sound Like New With This Unbelievable Tip

Youtuber ghettofunk13 decided to try and new method for his vinyl record maintenance and you won’t believe what it is.

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Turntable Tuesday: We Know You Must Be Feeling ‘Hot In The City’

From the vinyl to the labels, it’s fun to share the songs they way we first heard them at home and on the radio. Every week, I’m going to share a few I’m playing for the day.

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10 Fun Facts About Casey Kasem’s American Top 40

Back in 1970, co-creator Casey Kasem debuted the American Top 40 syndicated radio program on July 4th. Proving to be a huge success, it defined Kasem’s career and delivered his distinctive voice across the country. For many, the program was the only way to find out the latest and greatest hits and stay in the know. We found some interesting facts about American Top 40 over the years:

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Casey Kasem

LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork/AP) — Radio icon Casey Kasem died Sunday morning. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the man behind the voice heard on “American Top 40″ for more than 30 years.

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