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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jon Bon Jovi is about to get an award named for an opera star that in the past has gone to James Earl Jones, Maya Angelou and Elizabeth Taylor. He will get the Marian Anderson Award – an award given to artists who have had a positive affect on society. Organizers say […]
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Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has released 10 solo albums so far. If you don’t already have them all, on October 7, his best-known solo material will be available in a variety of packages, all dubbed Memoirs of a Madman. There are three audio-only editions of the compilation: a single CD, a double-vinyl set and a limited-edition double-vinyl picture […]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top will have surgery this week to remove two kidney stones. A doctor discovered the stones during a routine physical examination. As a result, the start of ZZ Top’s summer tour with Jeff Beck will be delayed. The tour was supposed to begin Friday in Morton, […]
A pine tree that was planted in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in 2002 in memory of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has met an ironic fate. L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge revealed recently to the Los Angeles Times‘ “Pop & Hiss” music blog that the tree has died after being infested with, yes, beetles. The tree, which was only a […]
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WORLEY, Idaho (AP) – A Native American tribe isn’t feeling Ted Nugent’s vibe – and has canceled a concert by the rock star. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe says the cancellation of the August 4 show in the Idaho city of Worley is due to what it calls Nugent’s “racist and hate-filled remarks” and racist views. […]
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Experience Hendrix LLC, the company that oversees the rights to Jimi Hendrix’s music, and Sony’s Legacy Recordings have acquired the full rights to a collection of historic early recordings featuring the late guitar legend. The material includes 88 live and studio master recordings that Hendrix made from 1965 to 1967 with his pre-fame group, Curtis Knight & the Squires. […]
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The song was recorded by Lynyrd Skynyrd in Georgia. But that won’t stop tourism officials in the state-next-door from greeting motorists with a sign that reads “Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama.” State officials say the signs featuring the song title will replace the “Alabama The Beautiful” signs that have stood at […]
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The husband-and-wife director and producer team of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider have pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges stemming from an on-set accident that killed a crew member. Earlier this month, Randall Miller and Jody Savin were charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones, who was struck by a train and killed […]