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UPI almanac for Monday, Oct. 9, 2006.
By United Press International

ASCAP to honor Lennox and Green Day

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- Annie Lennox and Green Day will be honored during ASCAP's 23rd Annual Pop Music Awards, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said Friday.

Stars support Hall congressional bid

NEW YORK, March 30 (UPI) -- Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and Graham Nash are soliciting donations to help former Orleans frontman John Hall run for the U.S. Congress.

Lineup set for MusiCares benefit

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen, the Dixie Chicks, Paul Simon and Sting will pay tribute to James Taylor at the 2006 MusiCares Person of the Year gala in Los Angeles.

Jackson Browne running his own label

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- After nearly four decades as a musician, Jackson Browne is cautiously entering the realm of the music business.

Jackson Browne album a gift for fans

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Jackson Browne released his new live album, "Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1," as a gift for his fans.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2005 with 83 to follow.
By United Press International

Jackson Browne working on live album

LOS ANGELES, July 26 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne is working on his first live album since the 1977 hit, "Running on Empty."

Analysis: Entertaining politics

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The proliferation of documentaries and increasing competition among narrowcast cable channels have combined to produce a relatively new phenomenon: special, pol
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Sundance to reprise Vote for Change film

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The Sundance Channel announced Monday it will rebroadcast its special on the U.S. "Vote for Change" concert tour.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 9, the 283rd day of 2004 with 83 to follow.
By United Press International

Vote for Change ticket sales are strong

NASHVILLE, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Promoters of the Vote for Change anti-Bush concert tour say they're pleased with ticket sales, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

Analysis: Rocking the battleground states

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Linda Ronstadt may have lost a singing gig for blending political expression with her music, but more than 20 top musical artists -- including Dave Matthews Ban
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Concerts set for battleground states

SEATTLE, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- More than 20 top musical artists are planning a series of concerts in battleground states to work against the re-election of U.S. President George Bush.

Poco drummer George Grantham has stroke

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 30 (UPI) -- Poco drummer George Grantham was being treated at a Massachusetts hospital Friday for a stroke he suffered as the band began its show the previous night.

ASCAP holds annual awards event

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- Nelly, 50 Cent, Graham Edwards, Metallica, and Jackson Browne were among the top honorees Wednesday at the 21st Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles.

ASCAP to honor Metallica, Jackson Browne

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 13 (UPI) -- The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has announced it will honor Metallica and singer-songwriter Jackson Browne in Beverly Hills.

Prince enters Rock Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Prince sang "Kiss," "Sign O' the Times" and "Let's Go Crazy" to kick off the New York induction ceremony to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Prince to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomes its Class of 2004 Monday night at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

Kid Rock inducts Bob Seger in hall of fame

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- Two generations of Detroit's famous rockers will converge Monday when Kid Rock inducts legend Bob Seger into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York.

Single Darryl Hannah longs for children

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Darryl Hannah says she wants to become a mother -- even if she can't find a lifetime partner.

Los Lobos, other sign up for Escovedo CD

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Los Lobos, Billy Corgan and Jackson Browne are the latest artists to sign up for "Por Vida," a CD to benefit Alejandro Escovedo, who is battling hepatitis C.

Bob Seger entering rock's Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Longtime Detroit rocker Bob Seger was among seven acts announced Thursday as new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2003 with 83 to follow.
By United Press International

Indigo Girls, Dixie Chicks in N.C. concert

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Indigo Girls, Dixie Chicks and Ben Folds will perform in a concert Oct. 10 in Charlotte, N.C., to benefit the Honor the Earth foundation.
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