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Kurt Cobain's life will be chronicled in new comic book

Kurt Cobain's life will be chronicled in new comic book

March 27 (UPI) -- A new comic book, "Tribute: Kurt Cobain," will chronicle the Nirvana frontman's life and career with the band.
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Jimi Hendrix honored on new USPS stamp

Jimi Hendrix honored on new USPS stamp

March 13 (UPI) -- Legendary musician Jimi Hendrix has been honored on a new USPS Forever stamp.
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André 3000 stars as Jimi Hendrix in biopic's first look

André 3000 stars as Jimi Hendrix in biopic's first look

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- Footage from the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic "All is By My Side" finds André 3000 taking on the role of the rock legend.
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Apple founder Steve Jobs up for commemorative postage stamp

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The face of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs may be before the public next year, appearing on a commemorative U.S. postage stamp, the Washington Post reported.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
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Atheists seek end to clergy home tax break

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department says in a legal filing leaders of an atheist group qualify for the same housing tax exemption priests receive.
Beatles promoter Sid Bernstein dead at 95

Beatles promoter Sid Bernstein dead at 95

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Sid Bernstein, a music promoter and agent who brought The Beatles to New York for landmark concerts, died Wednesday in New York, his publicist said. He was 95.

'Tonight' band drummer Ed Shaughnessy dead at 84

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- Ed Shaughnessy, a U.S. jazz musician who played drums with Doc Severinsen's Tonight Show Band for nearly three decades, has died, his family said. He was 84.
Beatles guitar sells for $408,000 at New York City auction

Beatles guitar sells for $408,000 at New York City auction

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- A rare VOX guitar played by Beatles bandmates John Lennon and George Harrison was sold for $408,000 in New York, Julien's Auctions said.

Rock producer Andy Johns dead at 62

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Producer-engineer Andy Johns, who worked with Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones, died Sunday in Los Angeles, a publicist said. He was 62.

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Rapper Too Short booked for DUI, narcotics possession ... MGM hopes to release next James Bond movie within three years ... HBO won't order third season of Laura Dern dramedy 'Enlightened' ... Bon Jovi's 'What About Now' tops U.S. album chart ... News from United Press International.
Bon Jovi's 'What About Now' tops U.S. album chart

Bon Jovi's 'What About Now' tops U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- Bon Jovi's "What About Now" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

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Son: Actor Ed Asner hospitalized for exhaustion, not stroke ... TV's Tamar Braxton pregnant with first child ... Biggie Smalls' ghost to be character in animated series ... Luke Bryan's 'Spring Break' tops U.S. album chart ... News from United Press International.
Luke Bryan's 'Spring Break' tops U.S. album chart

Luke Bryan's 'Spring Break' tops U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- Luke Bryan's "Spring Break... Here to Party" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Hard Rock memorabilia tour on tap

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Three rock and roll memorabilia exhibits will be touring Hard Rock Cafes across the United States and Europe, the restaurant chain announced.

Spirit co-founder Ed Cassidy dead at 89

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Drummer Ed Cassidy, a co-founder of the 1960s rock band Spirit, died last week in California at the age of 89, former bandmates said.
Johnny Depp performs with Alice Cooper in LA

Johnny Depp performs with Alice Cooper in LA

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and occasional guitarist Johnny Depp performed with rock icon Alice Cooper at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, People.com reported.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
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'New' Jimi Hendrix album set for March release

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- "People, Hell & Angels," an album with 12 previously unreleased recordings by Seattle guitarist Jimi Hendrix, is set for release in March, his estate said.

Chaplin bowler hat, cane fetch $62,500

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood icon Charlie Chaplin's bowler hat and bamboo cane sold for $62,500 Sunday in an auction of silver screen and rock 'n' roll memorabilia in Los Angeles.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
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Amplifier innovator Marshall dead at 88

Amplifier innovator Marshall dead at 88

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- Jim Marshall, who created rock 'n' roll amplifiers used by Jimi Hendrix, The Who and Motley Crue, has died in a British hospice, his family said.
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