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Today is Sunday, July 6, the 187th day of 2003 with 178 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Sidney Bechet, in 1897; Bobby Darin, who was born in 1936; Jack Bruce of Cream in 1943 (age 60); former Rascals guitarist Gene Cornish in 1945 (age 58); Al Ciner, guitarist with American Breed, in 1947 (age 56); David Byrne of Ta
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Fred Astaire and composer Dimitri Tiomkin, born in 1899; composer-conductor Max Steiner in 1888; Larry Williams, who had a 1957 hit with "Bony Moroney," in 1935. The Spinners' Henry Fambrough was born in 1938 (age 65); Danny Rap
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for May 10-16.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 12-18.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 15-21.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Tiny Tim (real name: Herbert Khaury), believed born in 1932; Herbie Hancock in 1940 (age 63); John Kay of Steppenwolf in 1944 (age 59); David Cassidy in 1950 (age 53); Pat Travers in 1954 (age 49); Alexander Briley of the Village
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A Blast from the Past

After months of rising tensions, the Civil War began on this date in 1861 when Major Robert Anderson refused to evacuate Fort Sumter in South Carolina and Confederate troops opened fire on the harbor fort. The barrage continued until Anderson surrendered.
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for April 7-13.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country singer Charley Pride, who was born in 1938 (age 65); soul singer/songwriter Wilson Pickett in 1941 (age 62); drummer Barry Wilson of Procol Harum in 1947 (age 56); singer/actress Irene Cara in 1959 (age 44); singer/actres
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Carole King, who was born in 1942 (age 61); Wishbone Ash guitarist Ted Turner in 1950 (age 53); saxophonist Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas of Kool and the Gang in 1951 (age 52); Holly Johnson, whose real first name is William, of Franki
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Country Music News

Garth Brooks born in Luba, Okla., 1962. Eddie Rabbitt's first No. 1 single, "Drinkin' My Baby (Off My Mind)," is charted, 1976.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 8-14.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Cory Wells of Three Dog Night, who was born in 1942 (age 61); Charles Winfield of Blood Sweat and Tears in 1943 (age 60); Al Kooper, formerly with Blood Sweat and Tears, and Atlanta Rhythm Section guitarist J.R. Cobb, both in 194
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for February 1-7.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include DJ Wolfman Jack, who was born Robert Smith in 1939; Richie Havens in 1941 (age 62); Mac Davis and War's Edwin Starr, both in 1942 (age 61); Nitty Gritty Dirt Band bassist Jim Ibbotson in 1947 (age 56); Billy Ocean in 1950 (age 53
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 18-24.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Captain Beefheart, a.k.a. Don Van Vliet, who was born in 1941 (age 62); Lynyrd Skynyrd's late lead singer Ronnie Van Zant in 1949; Kool and the Gang drummer George Brown also in 1949 (age 54); ELO bassist Melvyn Gale in 1952 (age
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Jan. 11-17.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the "King of Rock 'n' Roll," Elvis Presley, who was born in 1935; Shirley Bassey in 1937 (age 66); Anthony Gourdine, of Little Anthony and the Imperials, in 1941 (age 62); Marcus Hutson of The Whispers in 1943 (age 60); Doors gui
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 4-10.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Steve Allen in 1921; Abdul Fakir of The Four Tops, who was born in 1935 (age 67); and famed producer Phil Spector in 1940 (age 62).
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Dec. 21-27.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include British pop star Cliff Richard, who was born in 1940 (age 62); Them guitarist Billy Harrison in 1942 (age 60); Colin Hodgkinson of Whitesnake in 1945 (age 57); Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues in 1946 (age 56); Thomas Dolby in 1
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 12-18.
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