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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include legendary country singer Hank Williams Sr., who was born in 1923; Bill Black, Elvis Presley's original bassist and later the leader of the Bill Black Combo, in 1926; Little Milton, a.k.a. Milton Campbell, in 1934 (age 68); Lemont
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Paul McCartney is set to release a Beatles recording that has never been issued and hasn't been heard in 35 years as a soundtrack to a documentary of his late wife Linda's photographs, the Sunday Times of London reports.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly Today in Music package for Sept. 14-20.
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Entertainment Today

Ozzy Osbourne is said to be planning a 50th birthday extravaganza for his wife, Sharon, complete with a renewal of their marriage vows to mark their 20th year of wedded bliss.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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NHL Draft -- 4th Round List

TORONTO, June 23 (UPI) -- Selections in the fourth round of the NHL draft:

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

EMINEM TOPS IN POPS
By United Press International

Rock News: Music's highs and lows

BJORK INVITES FANS TO CHOOSE 'HITS' PACKAGE
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Rock News: Music's highs and lows

FIGHTING PIRACY ON EMINEM
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Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be tele

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

MICHAEL JACKSON Michael Jackson has opted out of this week's Grammys. The announcement, made by a spokesman for the international media, seems strange ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

SWEET?S MICK TUCKER DIES Mick Tucker, drummer for the Sweet, died Thursday following a long battle with leukemia. He was 54.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Iceland's Bjork poses for the media during Live 8 Japan, held at Makuhari Messe in Makuhari, Chiba on July 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori)
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir (help·info) (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic avant-garde singer-songwriter, composer, actress and music producer, whose work includes seven solo albums and two film soundtracks.

She is best known for her expressive vocals, broad soprano vocal range, and a diverse and eclectic musical style, which incorporates influences from many different genres, including pop, alternative rock, jazz, ambient, electronic, classical, folk and trip hop, as well as her eccentric costumes and music videos. Her singles "It's Oh So Quiet", "Army of Me" and "Hyperballad" all charted in the UK Top 10.

Her record label, One Little Indian, reported in 2003 that she had sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. She has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards (including one for acting). For her performance in Dancer in the Dark, Björk won the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. She was ranked #36 on VH1's "The 100 Greatest Women in Rock and Roll" and #8 on MTV's "22 Greatest Voices in Music". Her most recent album, Volta, was released worldwide on 8 May 2007.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bjork."
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