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Expect Another Big Prince Sales Week, But Where Will All That Money Go?

Prince fans continue to snap up his records and it looks like he’ll be dominating the Billboard 200 Album chart again next week.

Business Insider claims sales of Prince's music has jumped by 16,000% since his death.

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‘Bob’ Of Bob And Ray Dies [Video]

Lost in the onslaught of all the celebrity deaths this year, was a comedy genius who helped fuel my desire to get into radio. Bob Elliot of the '50s and '60s comedy team Bob and Ray was 92 years old.

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Throwback Video Shows David Bowie Taking On MTV [Video]

The late David Bowie once confronted MTV back in 1980’s over their reluctance to play videos by black artists.

Mark Goodman handled the accusation well, and a civilized dialogue ensues.

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Natalie Cole Has Died [Video]

Tragic news over the weekend as it was revealed that GRAMMY-winnerNatalie Cole died New Year's Eve. The legendary singer was at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and, according to her family, passed due to compilations from ongoing health issues. She was 65. 

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Songwriter P.F. Sloan Dies [Video]

Songwriter P.F. Sloan, responsible for such classic tunes as Johnny Rivers’ “Secret Agent Man” and Barry McGuire’s “Eve of Destruction,” died yesterday from pancreatic cancer. He was 70.

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REO Guitarist Gary Richrath Dies [Video]

Gary Richrath, guitarist for the band REO Speedwagon has passed away. Although not an original member of the group, he was responsible for writing some of their biggest hits.

Richrath recently rejoined the band after leaving in 1989. He was 65 years old.

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Famous ‘Dust Lady’ Survivor Pictured in 9/11 Photo, Dies of Cancer

You may not know the name, but you know the photograph.

Marcy Borders was the 9/11 survivor pictured in a haunting snap where she can be seen covered head-to-toe in dust after seeking shelter in an office building after one of the World Trade Centers collapsed on September 11th, 2001.

Now, at the age of just 42, Borders has passed away from stomach cancer.

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Yvonne Craig, TV’s ‘Batgirl’, Loses Battle To Cancer [Video]

Yvonne Craig passed away yesterday at the age of 78 following a two year battle with breast cancer. Craig had many roles in her acting career, but none more memorable than her stint as Batgirl on the '60s campy series 'Batman'. 

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World’s Oldest Person And Michigan Resident Dies at 116 [Video]

Living into your 80s is a blessing. Living well over 100? That's a story.

Jeralean Talley celebrated her 116th birthday last month at her local church and at a local office of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, but now she's moved on to the next level.

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B. B. King Memorial Draws Big Name Stars, Las Vegas Police Deny Murder Rumors [Photos]

A memorial service for B. B. King was held in Las Vegas Saturday, where the late blues legend was given a standing ovation by those in attendance, including 20 of the guitarist’s 35 grandchildren, rocker Richie Sambora and Carlos Santana.

But the talk of a murder investigation overshadowed the celebration of his life.

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Former GR Press Movie Columnist John Douglas Loses His Battle With Cancer

Former Grand Rapids Press columnist and movie critic John Douglas has died. Douglas was also a frequent contributor on Take Five and Company on WZZM.

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B.B. King: Why He Named His Guitar ‘Lucille’ And Eric Clapton Says ‘Thank You’ [Video]

In the wake of the great blues guitarist's passing, Eric Clapton has posted a moving tribute on his Facebook page, and I dug up a classic interview with the legend in which he tells the story behind his guitar, and why you don't have to have come from hard times to sing the blues.

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