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9/26/12 – Andy Williams Dies

"With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the ’60s we usually hear about. Williams’ plaintive tenor, boyish features and easy demeanor helped him outlast many of the rock stars who had displaced him and such fellow crooners as Frank Sinatra and Perry Como. He remained on the charts into the 1970s, and […]

todaySeptember 26, 2012

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5/24/12 – Elton John hospitalized briefly

Elton John checked into a Los Angeles hospital Wednesday, where doctors diagnosed the 65-year-old singer with a serious respiratory infection, his publicist said Thursday. The 65-year-old singer was released from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after testing and treatment Wednesday, according to his publicist. John became ill while performing his "Million Dollar Piano" show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas last weekend, leading him to undergo […]

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11/22/11 – Robin Gibb has cancer (updated)

Robin Gibb, formerly of the Bee Gees, is reportedly battling liver cancer, according to multiple British outlets. Gibb, 61, has been undergoing treatment for several months and was rushed to the hospital last week after an emergency call was placed from his home. He returned home five hours later and was joined by his mother, Barbara, 91, and surviving brother, Barry, 65, who flew in from the U.S. UPDATE: Former […]

todayNovember 22, 2011

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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 […]

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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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10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter behind Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 70. His cause of death has not yet been determined. Tarplin began his career at Motown in the late Fifties as the guitarist in the Primettes, a teenage girl group that later evolved into the Supremes. He was drafted into Robinson's band, where he […]

todayOctober 6, 2011

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10/5/11 – David Cassidy Lawsuit

Pop star David Cassidy filed suit on Wednesday against Sony, claiming he was not paid for his image on merchandise from the hit television show, "The Partridge Family," in which he starred. "For nearly 40 years, defendants have swindled Mr. Cassidy out of his rightful share of the profits from The Partridge Family, and when Mr. Cassidy has inquired as to the matter, have lied to him so as to […]

todayOctober 5, 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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