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Mick Jagger Gets Political With Two Songs Attacking Trump, Brexit (Listen!)

Mick Jagger, frontman for the Rolling Stones, takes rock and roll back to its roots as a form of political protest, with the release of two new songs zeroing in on the the UK under Brexit and American under Donald Trump. Rock-n-roll came of age in the 1960s, an age of protest. Rock music was a catalyst for the counter-culture revolution that led to a number of key social reforms. ...

Remains of 15th Century English King, Richard III, Take Last Ride (video!)

Richard III, the power hungry English king who was the last to die in battle, laid for more than 450 years in an unmarked grave beneath a parking lot until his remains were discovered in September 2012. Today, he began his final ride before being reburied with honors. The last of the Plantagenet dynasty was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 by troops loyal to Henry Tudor. Tudor, who later become King Henry VII, establish the Tudor dynasty in British royalty, which lasted until 1603....

Elizabeth McGovern is No Lady; She’s Rocker Sexy Sadie (watch!)

Elizabeth McGovern, who plays the genteel Lady Cora Crawley on the high-brow PBS series “Downtown Abbey,” has an alter ego. Meet rocker Sexy Sadie. McGovern, 52, best known of late as genteel Lady Cora Crawley on the high-brow public television series “Downtown Abbey,” is using her downtime from the show to tour with her rock band Sadie and the Hotheads....
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