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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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9/29/11 – R&B Pioneer Sylvia Robinson dies

Sylvia Robinson, the singer, songwriter and record producer who formed the Sugar Hill Gang and made the first commercially successful rap recording, died early Thursday morning at a hospital in New Jersey. She was 75. Ms. Robinson had a notable career as a rhythm and blues singer long before she and her husband, Joe Robinson, formed Sugar Hill Records in 1979; first as Mickey & Sylvia. Her big solo hit […]

todaySeptember 29, 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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9/25/11 – Vesta Williams found dead

Vesta Williams, the voice behind such ’80s R&B staples as “Congratulations," "Once Bitten, Twice Shy" and “Sweet, Sweet Love,” has passed away. She was found in a hotel room in Los Angeles. She was 53 years old.

todaySeptember 26, 2011

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9/25/11 – Elton John Movie!

Elton John is to be the subject of a biopic entitled, "Rocketman." Newspapers and industry websites have reported the film will be produced by Steve Hamilton Shaw, as well as John's partner David Furnish, according to a Reuters report. John, whose hits include "Tiny Dancer" and "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," will executive produce the film himself while playwright Lee Hall, who collaborated with John on "Billy Elliot," will draft the […]

todaySeptember 25, 2011

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9/14/11 – Barry Manilow Has Chronic Disease

"Lost 45s" guest Barry Manilow reveals for the first time he has atrial fibrillation, a chronic heart condition. He is speaking about the illness to encourage others to get check-ups. [musicsingle file=http://www.lost45.com/audio/Manilow.mp3]

todaySeptember 14, 2011

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9/12/11 – Lindsey Buckingham News!

"Lost 45s" guest and Fleetwood Mac member Lindsey Buckingham has new new solo CD out called "Seeds We Sow." It is getting critical raves. [musicsingle file=http://www.lost45.com/audio/Lindsey_Buckingham.mp3]

todaySeptember 13, 2011

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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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