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Rock band to Romney: “Stop using our music!”

The band made it clear they did not support President Obama's Republican opponent.

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Musicians getting same harsh treatment as steelworkers

Violinists of the world, unite? Orchestra musicians across the U.S. are getting the same harsh treatment by management as steelworkers, city and state workers and others.

Carrie Underwood responds to backlash for gay marriage support

After Carrie Underwood's interview with British newspaper The Independent, in which she was quoted as saying she believes everyone should have the right to love, a backlash has developed online by those who oppose marriage equality.

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United Farm Workers' Huerta receives Medal of Freedom

United Farm Workers legend Dolores Huerta is among the 13 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients.

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Tom Morello, Nurses Union gather in Chicago

The event and its guitar-shredding conclusion saw nurses and workers of all ages and ethnicities, and from all walks of life, joining together and cheering Morello's encouraging words.

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Guthrie still lives in Minnesota

Many grow up learning to sing "This Land Is Your Land," but you likely didn't learn the little-known verses with Guthrie's critique of inequality.

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Golden Gods awards: Damien Echols, musicians speak out

These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.

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Bands want music pulled from Limbaugh’s “right-wing clown show”

"Our response: Hey, stop using our music on your racist, misogynist, right-wing clown show."

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President Obama croons "Sweet Home Chicago" with BB King

President Obama sings the blues, not because he's down in the polls - he's up - but because legendary blues singer BB King asks him.

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Black History Month: Happy birthday Nina Simone

Legendary artist and civil rights activist Nina Simone was born 79 years ago today, Feb. 21, in Tryon, North Carolina.

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