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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 29th, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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Musician B.B. Cunningham shot to death

MEMPHIS, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- B.B. Cunningham Jr., who play with Jerry Lee Lewis' band for years, was shot to death along with a 16-year-old boy Sunday in Memphis, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012.
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'Million Dollar Quartet' to close June 24

'Million Dollar Quartet' to close June 24

NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- The musical "Million Dollar Quartet" is to close June 24 after 900 performances on Broadway and at New World Stages, the show's producers announced.
Jerry Lee Lewis marries for seventh time

Jerry Lee Lewis marries for seventh time

LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- A publicist for Jerry Lee Lewis says the 76-year-old music icon has married his seventh wife in Natchez, Miss.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
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History to air 'Cajun Pawn Stars'

ALEXANDRIA, La., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Television's History channel says it is planning to air a "Pawn Stars" spin-off set at a pawn shop in Alexandria, La.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011.
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Cowboy Jack Clement to appear in 'Quartet'

Cowboy Jack Clement to appear in 'Quartet'

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Songwriter and record producer Cowboy Jack Clement is to appear in "Million Dollar Quartet" for one night, the Broadway musical's producers said Monday.
'Million Dollar Quartet' to open in London

'Million Dollar Quartet' to open in London

LONDON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The musical "Million Dollar Quartet" is to open in London in February, the show's producers announced Friday.
Jerry Lee Lewis penning memoir

Jerry Lee Lewis penning memoir

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis is writing a memoir to be published in 2012 by It Books, the imprint of HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday.

Jerry Lee Lewis, 74, still killin' songs

NESBIT, Miss., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Jerry Lee Lewis, the 74 years young U.S. singer known as "The Killer" in his heyday, has cut a second album of covers with some of biggest stars of rock today.
Lewis to appear in B'way's 'Quartet'

Lewis to appear in B'way's 'Quartet'

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Rock 'n' roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis is to appear in a performance of the hit Broadway show "Million Dollar Quartet," the musical's producers said Wednesday.
Stretch of road named for Jerry Lee Lewis

Stretch of road named for Jerry Lee Lewis

NASHVILLE, April 29 (UPI) -- Tennessee's Legislature approved a bill designating the section of Getwell Road between Interstate 240 and the Mississippi border "The Jerry Lee Lewis Highway."

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 29, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007.
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Jerry Lee Lewis is not about to retire

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jerry Lee Lewis has big plans for his near future, including more albums and a television special, Billboard.com reported.

Jerry Lee Lewis' daughter offering support

HERNANDO, Miss., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Phoebe Lewis, daughter of famed singer Jerry Lee Lewis, has moved into her father's home in Nesbit, Miss., to help him recover from his recent divorce. The 71-year-old rock and roller, whose name has become synonymous with scandal in the music industry an

Farm Aid 2006 draws 25,000 fans

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- This weekend's Farm Aid event in Camden, N.J. saw 25,000 fans raise $1.1 million in ticket sales, while artists promoted the purchase of family farm foods.

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Today is Friday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2006 with 93 to follow.
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XM to carry Saturday's Farm Aid concert

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- XM Satellite Radio plans to broadcast live Saturday's annual Farm Aid concert at the waterfront in Camden, N.J.

20th Farm Aid concert adds Jerry Lee Lewis

CAMDEN, N.J., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Jerry Lee Lewis, Los Lonely Boys, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Gov't Mule have been added to the bill for the 20th annual Farm Aid in Camden, N.J.

National Registry adds 50 recordings

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Rock 'n' roll is well represented in the latest 50 recordings added to the National Recording Registry by the U.S. Library of Congress.
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