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Thursday morning music news: Linda Ronstadt talks about Parkinson's, Daft Punk rules Spotify and the BBC digs up more Beatles

Thursday morning music news: Linda Ronstadt talks about Parkinson's, Daft Punk rules Spotify and the BBC digs up more Beatles facebook.com/tomwaits
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The Replacements played their first show in 20 years. And you know what? It was pretty great.

Linda Ronstadt opens up about her struggle with Parkinson's Disease.

There's a lot of money to be made at music festivals and Major League Baseball wants a piece of the action.

Spend the day with Tom Waits in Vienna, circa 1978.

Franz Ferdinand heads to France, unplugs and covers Grimes. Watch.

Macklemore & Lewis have gone platinum.

EDMers are not taking Russia's hysterical homophobia lightly. Fact has the details on a new human-rights benefit album.

The ever wonderful Quietus tallies the many collaborations of Elvis Costello.

Jody Rosen dissects the twerking minstrel show that was Miley Cyrus' VMA appearance.

DJ culture is youth culture, right? Wrong.

Who is the hottest touring artist around? That would be Kenny Chesney.

Courtney Love was a stripper. Really.

This whole digital-music-in-the-cloud delivery thing is working out OK for Daft Punk. "Get Lucky" just passed 100 million streams on Spotify.

The Beatles get back with second set of BBC recordings.

Paul McCartney teams up with Mark Ronson for a new song. Listen.

Watch Kurt Vile cover Nine Inch Nails for the A.V. Club.

The James Brown biopic is moving forward, with shooting set to take place in Mississippi.

Lady Gaga and Toby Keith need to try harder: Madonna is at the top of Forbes' list of richest celebs, musical or otherwise.

It's coming, so don't even try to stop it: Marshall Mathers LP 2.

If you ever wondered what sank Billy Squier's career, this video should explain.

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