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And She's Buying a Lawsuit to Heaven

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

The surviving family members of Randy California, the late guitarist of the band "Spirit," are suing Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement claiming that "Stairway to Heaven" is based on Spirit's song "Taurus."

50th Anniversary Of Second Most Recorded Song In Pop History

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 07.20.2012 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO -- "Tall and tan and young and lovely..." You've heard of her. The Girl From Ipanema. You might have come across the bossa nova classi...

Rio De Janeiro And The "Waters of March"

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

This is the rainiest month in Rio and the waters that wash away the residue of Carnival also usher in the school year, a return to work and all of the things that September means for Americans.

Two Musical Giants Left Us On December 8: Lennon & Jobim

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris McGowan

Their songs were the soundtracks for generations who lived during days when it seemed as though anything were possible and a great leap forward was about to occur.

Blame It on the Bossa Nova: 50 Years of Sublime Music

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris McGowan

Bossa Nova has been celebrating its fiftieth birthday in grand style this year, with commemorations having taken place in Brazil, the U.S. and other countries.