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Rolling Stones' First New Song in Years Is a Fitting One

'Living In a Ghost Town' is first original release in 8 years

(Newser) - The Rolling Stones have just dropped their first original song in eight years. And Mick Jagger, for one, thinks "Living In a Ghost Town" perfectly suits these strange times. (Listen to it here .) Indeed the headline on the AP story about the song suggests it may become an... More »

Long Battle Over a Famous Song Is Finally Over

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards relinquish royalties over 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' by the Verve

(Newser) - You've surely heard the song " Bitter Sweet Symphony ," which made stars of the band the Verve in the 1990s. What you may not have known is that the song has since been embroiled in a copyright dispute involving none other than Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of... More »

Drudge: Mick Jagger Will Have Heart Surgery

Rolling Stones have postponed a North American tour

(Newser) - So why did the Rolling Stones just postpone an upcoming tour ? The Drudge Report says it's because 75-year-old Mick Jagger will undergo heart surgery in New York City this week. Jagger is otherwise in great health and is thus expected to make a full recovery after the heart... More »

Mick Jagger 'Devastated' by Latest Stones News

17 North American concerts postponed due to Jagger medical issues

(Newser) - If you have Rolling Stones tickets, or were planning on buying them in the near future, there's been an important development. Rolling Stone reports the band's upcoming North American tour, including 17 concerts from April 20 to July 29, has been postponed due to issues tied to frontman... More »

Keith Richards: Disregard My Jagger Vasectomy Joke

Rolling Stones bandmate walks back advice to get a snip

(Newser) - The lads probably never saw this coming when they formed a band back in 1962: Keith Richards just had to apologize to Mick Jagger over a vasectomy joke. It seems the Rolling Stones guitarist got a little flippant in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal in regard to... More »

Anita Pallenberg Had a Hell of a Life

Model, actor, Rolling Stones muse, mother to Keith Richards' kids dies at 73

(Newser) - An actor and model who dated two of the Rolling Stones (and is rumored to have had an affair with a third) died Tuesday in a hospital in England, the New York Times reports. Anita Pallenberg was 73; a cause of death was not given. Pallenberg was perhaps best known... More »

Jagger 'Can't Remember Writing Own Autobiography'

Publisher says forgotten '80s memoir has surfaced

(Newser) - A publisher in Britain says he has the "rock 'n' roll equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls"—but he may never be able to bring it to the public. John Blake, writing in the Spectator , says that three years ago, somebody handed him a 75,000-word autobiography... More »

Mick Jagger's 8th Child Born, 2 Years After His Great-Grandchild

Jagger, 73, and 29-year-old girlfriend welcome a son

(Newser) - Mick Jagger's representatives say the rock legend has welcomed the birth of his eighth child , the AP reports. Jagger, the 73-year-old frontman of the Rolling Stones, was on hand Thursday at a New York hospital when girlfriend, 29-year-old ballerina Melanie Hamrick, gave birth to the couple's son. According... More »

Great-Grandpa Mick Jagger to Be a Dad for 8th Time

Girlfriend Melanie Hamrick is pregnant

(Newser) - Mick Jagger is going to be a dad for the eighth time at age 72. His 29-year-old girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, is pregnant, Jagger's rep confirms to Us . The Rolling Stones frontman, who's been dating Hamrick for two years, has a daughter with ex-girlfriend Marsha Hunt, a daughter with... More »

6 Stars Who Say They've Encountered Aliens

Russell Crowe says he took a picture of UFOs

(Newser) - Aliens? UFOs? They may seem like the stuff of sci-fi movies, but the Chive rounds up 12 stars who say they've encountered something extraterrestrial. A sampling:
  1. Mick Jagger: The rocker actually had a UFO detector installed in his home, and claimed to have once viewed a "luminous, cigar-shaped
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Keith Richards Slams Pretty Much Everyone

'Rolling Stones' guitarist has words for rock and roll, metal, rap...

(Newser) - Keith Richards, tell us what you really think. The Rolling Stones guitarist didn't hold back during a recent interview with the New York Daily News :
  • On rock and roll (presumably, rock and roll not played by the Rolling Stones): "It sounds like a dull thud to me. For
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9 Paternity Scandals of the Stars

It's not always clear who the father is

(Newser) - Who's the daddy? In these scandals rounded up by Radar , it wasn't always clear:
  • Khloe Kardashian: For years, rumors about Khloe's "real" father have flown. Some have claimed it's Kris Jenner's hairdresser, others have said Lionel Richie.
  • January Jones: She still has yet to
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Huge-Lipped Swamp Critter Named for Mick Jagger

Cheeky scientists are big Stones fans

(Newser) - Congratulations, Mick Jagger: You and your kisser can now claim as your namesake a long-extinct swamp-dwelling creature LiveScience describes as something between "a small hippo and a long-legged pig" with really sensitive lips. Jaggermeryx naida, or "Jagger's water nymph," lived about 19 million years ago, adds... More »

7 Musicians-Turned-Actors

You may have forgotten about some

(Newser) - Who says a celebrity can only do one thing? HLN rounds up 14 musicians who tried their hands at acting. A sampling:
  • Prince, Purple Rain
  • Mick Jagger, The Man From Elysian Fields
  • David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth
  • Michael Jackson, The Wiz
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Brazil's World Cup Loss: Blame Mick Jagger's 'Jinx'

At least, that's what Brazilians would have you believe

(Newser) - Still upset about Brazil's World Cup loss yesterday? Blame Mick Jagger. To understand why, Time explains, we have to go back to the 2010 World Cup, during which Jagger cheered on England, the US, and Brazil at various matches—and England, the US, and Brazil all lost those matches.... More »

Jagger Met New Galpal Before L'Wren's Death

Melanie Hamrick is a 27-year-old dancer

(Newser) - Mick Jagger has a new girlfriend—and he met the 27-year-old dancer two weeks before his longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, committed suicide . Jagger and Melanie Hamrick met and "exchanged details" back in March, according to the Daily Mail ; a Jagger rep confirms they met when dancers from the... More »

12 Celebs Who Are Terrible Tippers

Allegedly, at least

(Newser) - Most celebrities are fairly rich, but that apparently being wealthy doesn't guarantee you're also generous. Radar rounds up 40 celebrity cheapskates, who've done everything from skip out on bills to renege on charity donations. Here are the 12 bad tippers from the list:
  • Tiger Woods: He's
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Was L'Wren Scott's Will Meant to Hurt Mick Jagger?

Sources say the move could have been 'a big F-you'

(Newser) - News broke yesterday that L'Wren Scott left her entire $9 million estate to longtime partner Mick Jagger—and today, sources tell Page Six that Scott was just trying to pay him back. "He bought her the apartment, bought her all the jewelry," says one. "She was... More »

Jagger, L'Wren Scott's Sister Butt Heads Over Funeral

Sister says her own brother is also trying to bar her from Scott's funeral

(Newser) - Drama has erupted over L'Wren Scott's funeral: Longtime partner Mick Jagger is planning a private service in LA, while Scott's sister, Jan Shane, wants the fashion designer buried near their childhood home in Utah, sources tell the New York Daily News . Jagger has reportedly been in discussions... More »

Jagger Was About to Settle Down With L'Wren Scott

Rolling Stones rally around Mick as death is declared suicide

(Newser) - L'Wren Scott's death was officially ruled a suicide yesterday—and made even more tragic by a revelation from her brother-in-law. Her longtime lover Mick Jagger "had recently decided to end his hotel lifestyle, and I understand they had just bought a $10 million home in New York,... More »

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