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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 24, 2012.
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Buddy Guy gets a fresh start on new album

CHICAGO, July 31 (UPI) -- Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy says his latest album feels a bit like a new beginning for him.

Thorogood celebrates 25 years of 'Bad'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Delaware's George Thorogood said he never thought the 25th anniversary of his signature song, "Bad to the Bone," would be a big deal.

VH1 Classic offers acoustic holiday songs

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. cable's VH1 Classic has invited Amy Grant, Richard Marx, Brian Setzer, The Smithereens, George Thorogood and John Waite to perform holiday songs.

Clear Channel auction for Charley victims

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Clear Channel Radio is auctioning 43 celebrity-signed guitars with proceeds going to relief effects in areas affected by Hurricane Charley in Florida.

Krall, Peterson headline silver jazzfest

MONTREAL, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Canadian Diana Krall will open this summer's 25th anniversary of the Montreal International Jazz Festival with a June 29 concert.

'Six Days on the Road' singer Dudley dies

DANBURY, Wis., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Singer Dave Dudley, 75, best known for trucker songs such as "Six Days On The Road," has died at his Wisconsin home, CMT.com reported Wednesday.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Terrapin will kick off its 2003 Summer Concert Series with Summit On the Hudson Festival, slated for May 31 and June 1 at the majestic Croton Point Park in Westchester County, N.Y.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Blues legend B.B. King and rock guitar hero Jeff Beck will be the headliners at the 12th annual B.B. King Music Festival.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

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

Today's birthdays include Chambers Brothers percussionist Lester Chambers, who was born in 1940 (age 63); bassist Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and also Hot Tuna, and Brian Pendleton, guitarist with The Pretty Things, both in 1944 (age 59); Al Green,
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Rock News Two: The week in pop

As predicted in this space, the record industry made sure 2003 will be remembered as the Year of Norah Jones at the Grammy Awards gala.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

As predicted in this space, the record industry made sure 2003 will be remembered as the Year of Norah Jones Sunday night at the Grammy Awards gala.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include composer Scott Joplin, "king of ragtime," born in 1858; Jim Yester of the Association, who was born in 1939 (age 63); bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn of the Mar-Keys, Booker T and the M-Gs, and the Blues Brothers, and Pete Best -- the
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Nov. 23-29.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late country singer Dottie West, who was born in 1932; Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates in 1949 (age 53); and Andrew Woolfolk of Earth Wind and Fire in 1950 (age 52).
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country's Johnny Duncan and the Belmonts' Carlo Mastrangelo, who were both born in 1938 (age 64); Richard Street of the Temptations in 1942 (age 60); Steve Miller in 1943 (age 59); Brian Johnson, who replaced Bon Scott in the AC/
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bandleader Bob Crosby, Bobcats founder and brother of singer-actor Bing Crosby, was born this day in 1913 in Spokane, Wash.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(July 2)
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Today in Music: A look back at pop music

(June 29)
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Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Each year the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival offers a sub-theme highlighting a particular world music culture. The native American theme of this year's
JOHN SWENSON, 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); bassist Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and also Hot Tuna, and Brian Pendleton, guitarist with The Pretty Things, both in 1944 (age 58);
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
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