9/9/12 – BILLBOARD: Denis Leary, Vin Di Bona (America’s Funniest Home Videos) & Barry Scott!

9/9/12 – BILLBOARD: Denis Leary, Vin Di Bona (America’s Funniest Home Videos) & Barry Scott!

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE article on WERS-FM, Emerson College/Boston radio station naming 3 influential alumni: Actor Denis Leary, TV Pioneer Vin Di Bona ("America's Funniest Home Videos," "MacGyver" and ...

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9/1/12- Hal David dead at 91

9/1/12- Hal David dead at 91

Hal David, the lyricist behind such standards as "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" and "What the World Needs Now is Love," has died at 91, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said ...

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3/28/12 – Earl Scruggs passes

3/28/12 – Earl Scruggs passes

Earl Scruggs, who as a child developed the distinctive picking style that forever changed banjo playing, and whose association with Lester Flatt cemented bluegrass music's place in popular culture, died ...

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3/28/12 – Bobby Brown Arrested

3/28/12 – Bobby Brown Arrested

Bobby Brown was charged Wednesday with three misdemeanor charges including drunken driving, two days after his afternoon arrest in suburban Los Angeles. Brown faces two DUI-related counts and another ...

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2/29/12 – Branson, Missouri Tornado Strike

2/29/12 – Branson, Missouri Tornado Strike

Officials in the resort city of Branson, Missouri, were relieved an EF2 tornado, which damaged some of its marquee musical theaters, struck before the prime tourist season began. They said Wednesday the ...

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11/19/11 – Bonnie Pointer arrested

11/19/11 – Bonnie Pointer arrested

Authorities say singer Patricia "Bonnie" Pointer of the Pointer Sisters has been arrested for investigation of possessing rock cocaine. Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore says the 61-year-old singer was ...

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8/22/11 – Songwriter Jerry Leiber passes

8/22/11 – Songwriter Jerry Leiber passes

Jerry Leiber, the lyricist who, with his partner Mike Stoller, wrote some of the most enduring classics in the history of rock'n'roll, including "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak," "Stand By Me" and "On Broadway," died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 78.

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July 11, 2011–Rob Grill, Grass Roots leader

July 11, 2011–Rob Grill, Grass Roots leader

"Lost 45s" guest Rob Grill, lead singer, songwriter and bass player of the '60s rock group the Grass Roots passed away Monday morning, his wife Nancy said in a statement. He was 67. Grill was hospitalized ...

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