News Ticker: The Beatles, Echo and the Bunnymen, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, George Michael

November 6th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • EMI has won a temporary injunction against BlueBeat, the digital-music vendor selling Beatles tracks without permission. According to" 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" 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.”

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