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Former model Jo Jo Laine dead at 53

LONDON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Former model Jo Jo Laine, notorious for her liaisons with rock stars in the 1960s and 1970s, has died in London from a fall at age 53.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 3, the 184th day of 2006 with 181 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
By United Press International

GoldenPalace.com buys sheet metal Jesus

MANCHESTER, Conn., March 9 (UPI) -- The Internet gambling site GoldenPalace.com is adding to its collection of strange stuff -- a piece of sheet metal with the images of Jesus and Mary.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2005 with 23 to follow.
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Business is strange with the Doors

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek says drummer John Densmore should hop on board with him and guitarist Robby Kreiger and quit fighting them.

The Doors drummer wins suit over old mates

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) -- Former Doors drummer John Densmore has stopped former bandmates Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger from touring as "The Doors of the 21st Century."

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 3, the 184th day of 2005 with 181 to follow.
By United Press International

Doors memebers working on new music

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 (UPI) -- The veteran rock band, now known as the Doors of the 21st Century, entered a studio in May and began work on a new album with hopes of release this year.

Garcia estate suing Moe's over picture

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The estate of Jerry Garcia, the late Grateful Dead guitarist, has sued Moe's Southwest Grill for using Garcia's likeness in its marketing strategy.

Danny Sugerman dies of cancer at 50

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Danny Sugerman, manager of the Doors and the co-author of a best-selling Jim Morrison biography, died in Los Angeles of lung cancer complications. He was 50.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 8, the 343rd day of 2004 with 23 to follow.
By United Press International

Val Kilmer will play Moses onstage

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Producers of the new stage musical "The Ten Commandments" announced Thursday Val Kilmer will star as Moses.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2003 with 23 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 3, the 184th day of 2003 with 181 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: The Doors still lighting fires

DETROIT, June 18 (UPI) -- The Doors of the 21st Century will be the first ones to tell you that they're not the Doors. But they still want you to let them light your fire -- even if othe
GARY GRAFF

People

The Brothers Hanson, though not the mega-stars they once were, still are slugging it out in the trenches of popular music.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 29-April 4.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Narch 1-7.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus, who was born in 1945 (age 58); Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival also in 1945 (age 58); Left Banke keyboardist Michael Brown in 1949 (age 54); the Average White Band's Steve Ferrone in 1950 (age 53);
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People

During a fitting session with a movie costume design crew, actor Val Kilmer apparently walked around naked.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include pianist/comedian Stan Freeman, who was born in 1920 (age 83); Doris Day in 1924 (age 79); Jan Berry of Jan and Dean in 1941 (age 62); entertainer Wayne Newton in 1942 (age 61); Richard Manuel of The Band was born in 1944; Tony Or
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Harry Belafonte, who was born in 1927 (age 76); The Who's Roger Daltrey and Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann, both in 1944 (age 59); Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers in 1955 (age 48); John Carroll of the Starland Vocal Band in 195
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Eddie Gray, guitarist with Tommy James and the Shondells, who was born in 1948 (age 55); Steve Harley of Cockney Rebel in 1951 (age 52); Michael Bolton in 1953 (age 50); Journey guitarist Neal Schon in 1954 (age 49); Iron Maiden'
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