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Another honor for Smokey Robinson

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Smokey Robinson's second honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame means a lot to the Motown legend.

Songwriters honor 'That Lovin' Feelin''

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- The Songwriters Hall of Fame will honor the song "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" during its annual award ceremonies in New York, officials said Tuesday.

Les Paul to receive Sammy Cahn Award

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Guitar legend Les Paul will receive the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, Songwriters Hall of Fame head Hal David said in New York Thursday.

Sherman Brothers among songwriters honored

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Sherman Brothers, noted for their Oscar-winning songs for children's movies, are among the latest honorees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame for 2005.

Inductees named for Songwriters hall

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- John Fogerty and Isaac Hayes are headed for the Songwriters Hall of Fame, officials announced in New York Tuesday.

Health Tips ... from UPI

Green tea extract may be an anti-cancer agent, ear plugs are urged for rock concerts, and other stories of modern health.

Isaac Hayes promotes cookbook

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. actor, singer and composer Isaac Hayes has written the forward and is promoting a cookbook geared for people with chronic kidney disease.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 20, the 233rd day of 2004 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

Dunaway, Hayes sign on for Sci Fi movie

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Faye Dunaway and Isaac Hayes have reportedly signed on to appear in the Sci Fi Channel movie "Anonymous Rex," based on Eric Garcia's dinosaur novels.

Brian Wilson honored for songwriting

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Brian Wilson has been tapped to receive the 2004 BMI Icon Award, the U.S. songwriters organization's top honor, Rolling Stone reported Wednesday.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2003 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

Urban news

The Seattle Times made it official this week: It wants to break a joint operating agreement with the city's other paper, the Post-Intelligencer. The Times gave formal notice to the Hearst Corp., publisher of the P-I, that it is seeking to dissolve the arr
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

At 24, Jason Biggs is the youngest American actor to guest star in the hilarious Broadway production of "The Play What I Wrote."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for April 22, 2003

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Norah Jones fans who came to the uptown New York club Makor Wednesday to see her guitarist Adam Levy play with his band got a very pleasant surprise when the singer herself stepped up to the mike.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Norah Jones fans who came to the uptown New York club Makor Wednesday to see her guitarist Adam Levy play with his band got a very pleasant surprise when the singer herself stepped up to the mike.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today's Consumer: News you can use

A cellular telephone software company has come out "designer ringing tones and voices." Moviso LLC tells national media it's just released a new series of services called TruTones.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Tubes keyboardist Michael Cotten, who was born in 1950 (age 53); Richard Finch of K.C. and the Sunshine Band in 1954 (age 49); Fine Young Cannibals guitarist Andy Cox, who was also with English Beat, in 1956 (age 47); and Gary Ti
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 25-31.
By United Press International

Today in Music--A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late country singer "Hawkshaw" Hawkins, who was born in 1921; Animals drummer Barry Jenkins in 1944 (age 58); Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen in 1946 (age 56); twins Robin and Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees in 1949 (age 53); and Dea
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Dec. 21-27.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Budd Johnson was born this date in 1910 in Dallas.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Duke Ellington's first drummer, Sonny Greer, was born this day in 1903 in Long Branch, N.J. He was an inspiration for later showmen-drummers including Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. Greer died in 1982.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include John Mayall of the Bluesbreakers, who was born in 1933 (age 69); Chuck Mangione in 1940 (age 62); Dennis Doherty of the Mamas and the Papas, and Rascals keyboardist Felix Cavaliere, both in 1941 (age 61); guitarist Barry Goudreau
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Nov. 23-29.
By United Press International
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