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10/3/12 – R. B. Greaves dead

R. B. Greaves, an R&B singer whose 1969 hit "Take a Letter, Maria" reached No. 2 on the Billboard pop chart, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 68. Mr. Greaves was a nephew of the gospel and soul singer Sam Cooke, who was shot and killed by a Los Angeles motel manager in 1964. Mr. Greaves’s 1970 version of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “Always Something There to […]

todayOctober 3, 2012

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6/19/12- Aretha Franklin wants to Judge!

Aretha Franklin 'would love to be a judge' on a talent show like The X Factor. The musical legend has been impressed by some of the contestants when she tunes into popular singing competitions on TV. However, she was dismayed that she hasn't been offered a seat on the panel of any of the programmes. Aretha was surprised that iconic stars such as herself and other greats aren't being considered […]

todayJune 19, 2012

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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 Wednesday of natural causes at a Nashville hospital. He was 88. For many of a certain age, Scruggs' banjo was part of the soundtrack of an era on "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" -- the theme song from the CBS […]

todayMarch 29, 2012

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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 town was still open for business, although tourists might have to change entertainment plans. "We are getting through it," Mayor Raeanne Presley said of the storm that moved through overnight Tuesday.

todayMarch 1, 2012

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10/22/11 – Loretta Lynn Hospitalized

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized with pneumonia, according to the Ashland, Kentucky, theater where she was scheduled to perform Saturday night. The Paramount Arts Center posted information about the postponement on its website. A statement posted on the 76-year-old singer's website confirmed the cancellation, citing Lynn's illness. She was released and at home as of October 29th.

todayOctober 23, 2011

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10/12/11 – The Bangles return!

A trio following the 2005 departure of Michael Steele, the Bangles grace the Billboard 200 for the first time since 1990, as "Sweetheart of the Sun," their first studio album since 2003, makes the chart! Susanna Hoffs and sisters Vicki & Debbie Peterson are the Bangles!

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9/29/11 – Jesse Winchester Cancer Free!

Good news for fans of singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, who canceled his remaining 2011 tour dates after revealing this summer that he had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The critically acclaimed musician has successfully undergone treatment and has been declared cancer-free, according to a post from his wife, Cindy. Jesse reached the Top 40 with "Say What?"

todaySeptember 29, 2011

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9/29/11 – Tony Bennett most Senior #1!

Tony Bennett, a 14-time Grammy Award winner, had made history as the oldest living artist to hit No. 1! Tony's 85th birthday was last month, but the legendary crooner got a major belated gift this week when his album "Duets II" took the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. He has also made the Hot 100, besting George Burns as most senior artist ever to hit there as well!

todaySeptember 29, 2011

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“The Lost 45s” of the 70s & 80s CDs One & Two!

Barry Scott and Varese Sarabande Records Present: "The Lost 45s" of the 70s and 80s Volume One: Featuring Top 40 Hits not available on CD in America! $35.95 Includes domestic shipping (2-3 weeks) - International must e-mail for details! Hear ad for CD! Volume One Track Listings 1. The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats (single edit) (Ivan Doroschuk) Backstreet single 52232; Pop #3, 1983 Produced by Marc Durand 2. […]

todaySeptember 20, 2011 4

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