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Texas writer Larry King dies at 83

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Playwright Larry King, who wrote the musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," has died in Washington of emphysema, his wife said. He was 83.

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Supporters rally around Hank Williams Jr.

Supporters rally around Hank Williams Jr.

NASHVILLE, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Hank Williams Jr.'s new free single "Keep the Change" was downloaded more than 150,000 times in 24 hours, the American singer's representatives said.
Barry Sanders to open MNF sans song

Barry Sanders to open MNF sans song

BRISTOL, Conn., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- ESPN says it isn't looking for a new theme song for Monday Night Football after ejecting Hank Williams Jr. for his remarks about President Barack Obama.

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Williams apologizes for Hitler comments

Williams apologizes for Hitler comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Country music singer Hank Williams Jr. issued an apology Tuesday after comparing U.S. President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a television interview.

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ESPN drops Hank Williams Jr. over Hitler comment

ESPN drops Hank Williams Jr. over Hitler comment

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- ESPN excluded its normal musical opening to "Monday Night Football" this week after Hank Williams Jr. compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.
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Rare footage of country music greats found

SAN DIEGO, April 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. music footage library Reelin' in the Years Productions says it has found rare home movies featuring Hank Williams Sr. and the Carter Family.

Clemmons: 'Precious Moments' stole idea

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Country music singer-songwriter Shannon Clemmons is suing Precious Moments Inc., claiming the U.S. collectibles company stole her idea for a product line.

Country music guitarist Helms dead at 81

NASHVILLE, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Steel guitarist Don Helms, who worked with country music stars Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, has died in Nashville at the age of 81, a friend says.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 26, 2008.
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'Crazy' to open Jacksonville film fest

'Crazy' to open Jacksonville film fest

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) -- "Crazy," a movie inspired by the life of late guitar great Hank Garland, is set to open the 2008 Jacksonville (Fla.) Film Festival.

Guitarist Leo Jackson dead at 74

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 5 (UPI) -- Family members say guitarist George "Leo" Jackson, who shot himself to death in Tennessee, had been on pain medication following minor surgery.

Songwriter charged in publisher's death

NASHVILLE, April 29 (UPI) -- Songwriter Richard Fagan has been arrested in connection with the death of Gaetano Oteri, a Nashville music publisher.

Music City's Walk of Fame expands

NASHVILLE, April 21 (UPI) -- The newest additions to Nashville's Walk of Fame include the late country music great Hank Williams and jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum.

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