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- EMI has won a temporary injunction against BlueBeat, the digital-music vendor selling Beatles tracks without permission. According to http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3ib703f02e7add8279ddecfd9057eec166" Target="blank">Billboard, a temporary restraining order demands the company cease selling all EMI tracks, including Beatles songs. A legal Beatles release — a special edition vinyl of Abbey Road — will be available this weekend as part of http://www.recordstoreday.com/NewsItem/1808" target="blank">Record Store Day.
- Echo and the Bunnymen have posted a Website update that explains they’ve cut their U.S. tour short due to “unreasonable” IRS demands, but not a visa problem.
- The Yeah Yeah Yeahs will perform their 2003 debut Fever to Tell in its entirety at the U.K.’s 10th anniversary ATP Festival, which goes down December 11th through 13th.
- George Michael’s first-ever live DVD hits stores Sunday. Live in London features 23 songs from a pair of shows on the singer’s final 25 Live Tour including his cover of the Police’s “Roxanne.”
Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily