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Amy Winehouse just might be working on the theme song to next installment of the James Bond series, but her record company is downplaying the move. An Island Records spokesman said the singer has been "doing some work in the studio, but (the Bond theme) is speculation, basically." Her producer Mick Ronson told BBC 6Music that the pair had been working on a track for "Quantum of Solace" but that there's no guarantee the song will be included in the film.
Give Christie's a chance
When John Lennon gave Gail Renard his scribbled lyrics to "Give Peace a Chance" in 1969, he told the teenager to hold on to the piece of paper. "It will be worth something someday," Lennon said. She did, and it is. Christie's plans to auction the lyric sheet in July as the centerpiece in its rock and pop memorabilia sale. The words to the enduring peace anthem are expected to fetch more than $400,000.
when pigs fly away
There's a giant pig floating over the California desert. Or somewhere. Organizers of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival said the gigantic blowup swine, released into the night sky during Roger Waters' fest-closing set Sunday, was still out there — and they want it back. The festival is offering a $10,000 reward plus four Coachella tickets for life for its safe return. The massive pig was led from lines held on the ground as Waters played a version of Pink Floyd's "Pigs." Then it just floated away.