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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks, who was born in 1950 (age 53); Walt Stocker of the Babys in 1953 (age 50); Andrew Farris of INXS in 1959 (age 44); Brazilian singer/actress Xuxa in 1963 (age 40); and Mariah Carey in 1970 (age 33).
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

Producers said Wednesday that an all-star lineup including Halle Berry and Renée Zellweger will appear at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Taj Mahal, who has been on every edition of the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise, is once again the star of this year's renewal of "the Dodge City of blues festivals."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Danny Wood, former member of New Kids On The Block, will release his debut solo CD, "Second Face" (Empire Music Werks/Damage/BMG) April 15.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's musical birthdays include bluesman Luther Allison, who was born in 1939;Gary Talley of the Box Tops in 1947 (age 55); Boston's Sib Hashian in 1949 (age53); Steve Price of Pablo Cruise in 1951 (age 51); Kevin Rowland of Dexy's Midnight Runners in 1
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The Today in Music weekly package for Aug. 17-23.
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's musical birthdays include comedian/bandleader Phil Harris, a regular on "The Jack Benny Show," who was born in 1906; Mick Fleetwood in 1942 (age 60); Jeff Beck and Arthur Brown of the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, both in 1944 (age 58); Traffic's C
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, June 22 through June 28.
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late T-Bone Walker, who was born in 1910; the late Papa John Creach, who toured with Jefferson Starship, in 1917; Gladys Knight in 1944 (age 57); John Fogerty, co-founder of Creedence Clearwater Revival, in 1945 (age 56); Ste
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, May 25 through May 31.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 15) Today's birthdays include Tony Williams of the Platters, who was born in 1928 (age 73); country's Roy Clark in 1933 (age 68); the late Bob Luman was born in 1938; ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 13) Today's birthdays include Chambers Brothers percussionist Lester Chambers, who was born in 1940 (age 62); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 10) Today's birthdays include Shelby "Sheb" Wooley, who was born in 1921 (age 81); The Spinners' Bobbie Smith in 1936 (age 66); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 6) Today's birthdays include country's Merle Haggard, who was born in 1937; Michelle Phillips, formerly of the Mamas and the Papas, in 1944 (age 58); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 27) Today's birthdays include Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks, who was born in 1950 (age 52); Walt Stocker of the Babys in 1953 (age 49); Andrew Farris of INXS in 1959 (age 43); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Donnie Wahlberg
Actor Donnie Wahlberg and rapper 50 cents (Curtis Jackson) (r) arrive for the New York premiere of the film "Righteous Kill"in which they have parts on September 10, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. (born August 17, 1969) is an American singer, actor and film producer. He is a member of the popular 1980s and 1990s boy band New Kids on the Block. His work background includes music, feature films, and television. Donnie has had featured roles in the Saw films, The Sixth Sense, Boomtown and Righteous Kill, also appearing in the award-winning World War II miniseries Band of Brothers. He is also known for currently starring in the critically successful series Blue Bloods.

Wahlberg was born in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, as the eighth of nine children, with older siblings Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, Debbie (died 2003) and younger sibling Mark Wahlberg. He also has three half-siblings from his father's first marriage- Donna, Scott and Buddy. His mother, Alma Elaine (née Donnelly), was a bank clerk and nurse's aide, and his father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Sr. (died 2008) was a teamster who worked as a delivery driver; the couple divorced in 1982. He is of Irish, English, Swedish, and French Canadian ancestry.

As a recording artist, Wahlberg is known as an original member of boy band New Kids on the Block.

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