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Pop singer Tom Jones looking to attract younger fans

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- Septuagenarian Welsh rocker Tom Jones says his U.S. tour for his new album "Spirit in the Room" is aimed at drawing in younger listeners.
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Amy Winehouse's wedding dress stolen

Amy Winehouse's wedding dress stolen

LONDON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Amy Winehouse's wedding dress has been stolen from her London home, a spokesman for the late British singer's family said.
McCartney to play queen's Diamond Jubilee

McCartney to play queen's Diamond Jubilee

LONDON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Paul McCartney, Shirley Bassey, Elton John and Ed Sheeran are booked to perform at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert in London in June, organizers said.
Carla Bruni, Metallica perform on 'Jools'

Carla Bruni, Metallica perform on 'Jools'

LONDON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy sang on an episode of the British music show "Later with Jools Holland," which also featured an appearance by Metallica.

Antony and the Johnsons win Mercury Prize

LONDON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Antony and the Johnsons Tuesday won Britain's Mercury Music Prize for the album "I Am A Bird Now," featuring guest spots from Boy George and Lou Reed.

Jools Holland marries longtime partner

COOLING, England, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- British musician and BBC host Jools Holland married his longtime girlfriend Tuesday in a private ceremony near their Kent, England, home.

Tsunami relief concert in Cardiff, Wales

CARDIFF, Wales, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Eric Clapton, Charlotte Church and the Manic Street Preachers headlined a concert in Wales Saturday to raise funds for the tsunami relief effort.

Clapton, others to play tsunami benefit

CARDIFF, Wales, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Eric Clapton and Badly Drawn Boy have signed on to perform at a tsunami relief concert Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Neil Diamond, Ray Stevens and Aaron Neville, all of whom were born in 1941 (age 62); Warren Zevon in 1947 (age 56); keyboardist Patrick Moraz, who played with -- among other bands -- the Moody Blues, in 1948 (age 55); the late Jo
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 18-24.
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Gov't Mule, the B-52's, Bob Weir, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Blind Boys of Alabama, D.J. Logic, moe., Stanton Moore, Tom Tom Club, John Popper, Melvin Sparks and Derek Trucks were among the rock luminaries who performed Wednesday at the second annual Jammy a
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The complete track listing for the late George Harrison's final album, "Brainwashed," due out Nov. 19, has been released.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Jan. 24) Today's birthdays include Neil Diamond, Ray Stevens and Aaron Neville, all of whom were born in 1941 (age 61); Warren Zevon in 1947 (age 55); keyboardist Patrick Moraz, who played with -- among other bands -- the Moody Blues, in 1948 (age 54); t
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Jan. 19) Today's birthdays include Phil Everly, one-half of the Everly Brothers, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Janis Joplin in 1943; Shelley Fabares in 1944 (age 58); Rod Evans of Deep Purple in 1945 (age 57); Dolly Parton in 1946 (age 56); Hot Chocolat
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Julian Miles "Jools" Holland OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958) is a British pianist, bandleader, singer, songwriter, composer, and television presenter. He was a founder-member of the band Squeeze and his work has involved him with many of the biggest names in the contemporary rock and popular music industry, including Sting, David Gilmour and Bono.

Holland is also a published author and appears regularly on television shows besides his own and contributes to radio shows. In 2004, he collaborated with Tom Jones on an album of traditional R&B music.

Born in Blackheath, London, Holland was a founding member of UK pop band Squeeze which formed in March 1974. Holland played the keyboard with the group until after the band produced its third album in 1980 when Holland left to forge a solo career.

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