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6/17/20-Dolly Parton statues

Source: music-news.com A Dolly Parton fan has launched an online petition urging officials to replace statues of controversial Confederate figures with monuments to the country queen. Alex Parsons is petitioning the Tennessee State House, Tennessee State Senate, and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee via Change.org, calling for the Jolene singer's likeness to replace monuments to Confederate generals and key figures from the Confederacy throughout the state. "History should not be forgotten, […]

todayJune 17, 2020

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11/16/18-Billy Idol: American

Billy Idol's an American citizen. The popular British rock star held the American flag and took the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance this week in Los Angeles. Talk about your Rebel Yell. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted a bevvy of images of Idol, who's 62. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony,” the USCIS wrote in a punny tweet. “Congratulations on Billy Idol on becoming a #newUScitizen today […]

todayNovember 16, 2018

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3/9/16-Sir George Martin Passes

(CNN) Sir George Martin, the music producer whose collaboration with the Beatles helped redraw the boundaries of popular music, died Tuesday, according to his management company. He was 90. Martin died "peacefully at home" in England, according to Adam Sharp, the founder of C A Management which represents the music producer. "In a career that spanned seven decades he was recognized globally as one of music's most creative talents and […]

todayMarch 9, 2016

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1/27/13- Tina Turner to become Swiss!

Tina Turner has been a resident of Switzerland for 18 years and is looking to make it permanent. The singer is going through the process of becoming a citizen of Switzerland where she has passed the written civics test and interviews and, according to her local newspaper, the local government has granted her request. The decision now goes to the state and federal authorities for final approval. A rep for […]

todayJanuary 27, 2013

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8/25/11 – Dan Peek of America dead

Dan Peek, 1/3 of the original group America, has died at age 60. No further information is available at this time. Dan left the group in the mid 70s and become a Christian artist.

todayAugust 16, 2011

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