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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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10/23/11 – Paul "Na Na Hey Hey" Leka passes

"Lost 45s" guest, Paul Leka, a songwriter and producer who worked with many recording stars but who was best known for writing the chanting chorus of “Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye),” a No. 1 hit in 1969 that was reborn in the 1970s as a sports arena anthem, died in a hospice near his home in Sharon, Conn. He was 68. The cause was lung cancer, said his […]

todayOctober 24, 2011

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10/20/11 – "Lost" Rolling Stones!

An upcoming reissue of the classic Rolling Stones album "Some Girls" will include a recently discovered track which will also be released as a single. "No Spare Parts," which was recorded in Paris and was recently discovered by producer Don Was for inclusion on the new editions of "Some Girls" due out on November 21, tells the story of a trip from Los Angeles to San Antonio.

todayOctober 20, 2011

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10/15/11 – Charlie Daniels Bandmember dies

Joel "Taz" DiGregorio, keyboardist and original member of The Charlie Daniels Band, died from injuries he suffered in a single car wreck in Cheatham County, Tennessee. He was 67.

todayOctober 16, 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!

todayOctober 13, 2011

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10/9/11 – Paul McCartney Wedding #3

Sir Paul McCartney married his fiancée at the same registry office where he wed his late first wife, Linda. The former Beatle and 51-year-old Nancy Shevell, tied the knot at Westminster Register Office in Marylebone, London this weekend.

todayOctober 8, 2011

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10/2/11 – Gene Simmons Marries!

After more than two decades together, KISS bassist Gene Simmons has married his longtime girlfriend, according to his publicist. Simmons, who is also the star of the reality show "Gene Simmons Family Jewels," has dated Shannon Tweed for 28 years.

todayOctober 3, 2011

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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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