Much as we saw last season, SNL took time at the top of the show to address a major tragedy with song. Watch this weekend’s cold open, as Las Vegas singer Jason Aldean pays tribute to lost lives with a special acknowledgement for Tom Petty.
We often hear of court battles over song lyrics, melodies, and copyright infringement. This case was settled without a fight. Sam Smith's mega hit ''Stay With Me" is one of the biggest international hits of this past year. It apparently sounds just a little too much like Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down."
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has announced its music lineup for 2012. This year's event, as in years past, will include performances by several members of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame.