Melodies and lyrics have long been considered intellectual property, but the ruling against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke may be the first time a court has ruled that a rhythm is copyright protected.
George Harrison memorial tree, planted following his death in 2001, has been destroyed by bark beetles, according to local officials. The George Harrison memorial tree is among a number of trees that have succumbed to beetles this year.
Roy Orbison song: Wesley, Roy Jr. and Alex Orbison have helped create a new song by their father that will appear on the 25th anniversary reissue and expansion of Orbison's final album, 'Mystery Girl.'
Richie Havens dies: A folk singer and guitarist, Richie Havens performed for three hours at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. Havens biggest commercial success came with his cover of George Harrison's "Here Comes the Sun."