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11/21/11 – Andrea True has died.

The leader of the 1970s disco act Andrea True Connection has died, according to the funeral home handling her arrangements. Andrea Marie Truden, who lived in Woodstock, was 68 when she died. A cause of death was not released. Truden’s band is best known for the 1976 disco hit “More, More, More” and also released the singles “N.Y. You Got Me Dancing” in 1977 and “What’s Your Name, What’s Your […]

todayNovember 21, 2011

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11/19/11 – Gary Garcia Dead

Gary Garcia, who teamed with Jerry Buckner to perform the 1982 hit 'Lost 45' "Pac-Man Fever," a song synonymous with 1980s pop culture and America's early love affair with arcade gaming, died yesterday at his home in Englewood, Fla. He was 63.

todayNovember 19, 2011

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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 arrested Friday in South Los Angeles after the car she was riding in was pulled over for a mechanical malfunction. Deputies say she was released after posting $10,000 bail. The Pointer Sisters grew up singing in church. Bonnie left in 1977 for […]

todayNovember 19, 2011

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11/12/11 – Joan Baez occupies Wall Street

Folk singer Joan Baez serenaded hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters Friday/Veteran's Day. Most of the crowd weren’t even born when she became famous for singing out against the Vietnam War.

todayNovember 14, 2011

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11/06/11 – Andy Williams has cancer

Singer Andy Williams has bladder cancer, is undergoing treatment and plans to return to performing in 2012, he said. "You may have read or heard that I have bladder cancer. It's true and I'm currently undergoing treatment to deal with it," Williams said in a statement. The singer also told fans at a concert in Branson, Missouri, Saturday night that he has cancer.

todayNovember 6, 2011

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11/04/11 – James Brown's manager convicted

James Brown's former manager has been sentenced to three years of home confinement on charges he took more money than he was allowed under contract from the late soul singer in his final years. 72-year-old David Cannon of Barnwell entered an Alford plea to two counts of breach of trust. The plea does not admit guilt, but acknowledges there is enough evidence for a conviction. Prosecutors said Cannon was supposed […]

todayNovember 4, 2011

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11/02/11 – Prince: Oh, Canada!

Famed musician Prince, who wrapped up his tour of Europe this summer, announced plans to hit Canada for an 11-date run beginning late November. Dubbed "Welcome 2 Canada," Prince plans to launch the tour with a two-night stand in Toronto on November 25-26. The tour stops in cities including Halifax, Montreal, and Vancouver, and wraps up on December 17 in Victoria, British Columbia.

todayNovember 2, 2011

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10/30/11 – Michael Jackson #1 Dead performer

Just in time for Halloween and "Thriller" airplay; We get this news: For a second straight year Michael Jackson is the world's top dead earner, according to a macabre list compiled by Forbes magazine of stars whose earning power remains undiminished beyond the grave. The King of Pop, who died two years ago at the age of 50, brought in $170 million for his estate over the past 12 months, […]

todayOctober 30, 2011

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10/29/11 – Lionel Richie Goes Country!

Lionel Richie is going country. The smooth R&B singer will perform country duets on his upcoming album "Tuskegee" -- named after his Alabama birthplace. Richie, 62, best known for romantic ballads like "Three Times a Lady" and "Endless Love", will sing a country version of his hit song "Dancing on the Ceiling" with Rascal Flatts on "The "Tuskegee" album, due out in March 2012; which will feature 13 duets of […]

todayOctober 30, 2011

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