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Vince Neil's 'Celebrity Apprentice' victory raised over three quarters of a million dollars for a charity dedicated to fighting a disease that recently claimed the life of one of his friends. Continue reading…
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Citing their respect for Bruce Springsteen, the B Street Band will not play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala this week. Continue reading…
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Blue Oyster Cult didn't emerge fully formed. Instead, their self-titled debut arrived as a sign post in their continuing development. Continue reading…
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Metallica will perform at the Grammys for the fourth time in their career, and they're promising something 'very special and unique.' Continue reading…
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Brain May recalled the time Queen posed for a photo shoot with Lord Snowdon, who died yesterday. Continue reading…
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David Bowie was a mess in 1976. Continue reading…
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reached No.1 in the American album charts for the first time with Blackstar, released two days before his death on 10 January. His highest-charting US album previously had been The Next Day, which pea...
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Dale Griffin, drummer for rock group Mott The Hoople died aged 67. He was a founder member of the group, best known for classic tracks 'Roll Away The Stone' and 'All The Young Dudes'. The band, who ma...
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Tommy Tucker died, aged 48, after being overcome by poisonous fumes while he was renovating the floors of his New York City home. Tucker wrote the 1964 US No.11 hit 'Hi Heel Sneakers'.
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A section of Bellevue Boulevard in Memphis was renamed Boulevard. The remaining length of road kept its original name after protests from the Bellevue Baptist Church.
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The Daily Mail ran the story about a local council survey finding 4,000 holes in the road in Lancashire inspiring contribution to The Beatles song
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40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatle's 'Penny Lane' at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the t...
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