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Woman killed on 'Midnight Rider' movie set

Woman killed on 'Midnight Rider' movie set

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A woman was killed and seven other people injured by a train on the Georgia set of the Gregg Allman bio-picture "Midnight Rider," the Hollywood Reporter said.
William Hurt to play Gregg Allman in bio-picture

William Hurt to play Gregg Allman in bio-picture

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- William Hurt will play singer and musician Gregg Allman in director Randall Miller's bio-picture "Midnight Rider," the Hollywood Reporter said.

Tyson Ritter cast as Gregg Allman in upcoming film

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter has been cast as Gregg Allman in an upcoming Allman Brothers biopic, directed by Randall Miller.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
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Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dan Toler dead at 64 ... Julianne and Derek Hough developing dance drama for Starz ... 'Downton Abbey' to feature first black character in Season 4 ... Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' tops U.S. album chart for fifth week ... News from United Press International.
Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dan Toler dead at 64

Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dan Toler dead at 64

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler has died of Lou Gehrig's disease at his home in Sarasota, Fla., his website said. He was 64.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.
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Greg Allman to wed a seventh time

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- U.S. musician Gregg Allman said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" he is engaged to marry his seventh wife.
Santana, Allman Brothers to play six shows

Santana, Allman Brothers to play six shows

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Carlos Santana and the Santana Band will share the stage with The Allman Brothers Band for six co-headlining dates in the United States this July.
Gregg Allman postpones book tour

Gregg Allman postpones book tour

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) -- American musician Gregg Allman's representatives say he has postponed a book tour by a week so he can undergo a medical procedure.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.
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'King' tops the U.S. album chart

'King' tops the U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Decemberists' "The King is Dead" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.
Gregg Allman undergoes liver transplant

Gregg Allman undergoes liver transplant

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) -- Musician Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., Wednesday, his Web site said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 8, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Dec. 8, 2006.
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Today is Thursday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2005 with 23 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Dec. 8, the 343rd day of 2004 with 23 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2003 with 23 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Tennessee Ernie Ford, who was born in 1919; songwriter Boudleaux Bryant was born in 1920; Gene Ames of the Ames Brothers in 1925 (age 78); Dotty McGuire of the McGuire Sisters in 1930 (age 73); country's Razzy Bailey in 1939 (age
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 8-14.
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It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

The year 2003 has been declared the Year of the Blues by an act of Congress in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of W.C. Handy's first published blues.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Sharon Osbourne had been a music industry icon long before her family shot to fame via MTV. Sharon was behind an instantly infamous January 2000 press release announcing she was resigning as manager of the Smashing Pumpkins after three months "due to medi
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Five-time Grammy-nominated Arista recording artist Avril Lavigne has logged her third consecutive No. 1 single on the Billboard Top 40 Monitor chart this week with "I'm With You" -- the first time a debut artist has accomplished this feat since Ace Of Bas
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Phil Everly, one-half of the Everly Brothers, who was born in 1939 (age 64); Janis Joplin in 1943; Shelley Fabares in 1944 (age 59); Rod Evans of Deep Purple in 1945 (age 58); Dolly Parton in 1946 (age 57); Hot Chocolate guitaris
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