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The Roundup: Richie Havens, Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, Juno Awards, Glen Campbell, Billboard Music Awards, Amanda Palmer

Folk legend <b>Richie Havens</b> -- who will forever be known as the man who opened up Woodstock -- died today at age 72. -- <a href="http://www.therootsagency.com/artist-roster/richie-havens" target="new">The Roots Agency</a>

Folk legend Richie Havens -- who will forever be known as the man who opened up Woodstock -- died today at age 72. -- The Roots Agency

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The Rolling Stones, in what looks to be a promotional video, talk about their tour preparations -- and touring in general. CBS New York

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Billy Joel played a concert over the weekend in Sydney, notable mostly because it was his first full concert performance in three years. -- Rolling Stone

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Carly Rae Jepson took the top honor at Sunday's Juno Awards. Sorry, Justin Bieber. -- CBC News

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Glen Campbell won't be touring anymore due to his battle with Alzheimer's, an album of "re-imagined" versions of songs from his career, titled "See You There," is due out Aug. 6. -- Consequence of Sound

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Nominees for the Billboard Music Awards are out, if that's what floats your boat. -- Billboard

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Amanda Palmer has penned "A Poem for Dzhokhar," dedicated to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and posted it on her blog. Blowback, anyone? -- amandapalmer.com

 

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