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NHL: NY Rangers 4, Phoenix 3

The New York Rangers pushed their winning streak to four games in a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes.

Gibson sells out 'Government Series' guitars in minutes

NASHVILLE, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. guitar manufacturer Gibson said its last 1,000 "Government Series" guitars -- made with reclaimed wood from the federal government -- sold out quickly.

Gibson's 'Government Series' guitars made from seized wood

NASHVILLE, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Tennessee guitar maker Gibson Guitar Corp. said its new "Government Series" guitars contain wood seized from the company's factory by government agents.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 9, 2013.
By United Press International

Musician Les Paul remembered in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- An official at Milwaukee's Discovery World museum said nearly 1,500 people attended a public memorial for the late musician Les Paul.

Paul saw weekly shows as 'therapy'

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The late U.S. musician Les Paul said in a Rolling Stone interview prior to his death that his dedication to performing live was a form of personal "therapy."
Guitar wizard Les Paul dies at 94

Guitar wizard Les Paul dies at 94

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Virtuoso guitarist Les Paul, whose recording studio innovations altered the sound of 20th century music, died Thursday in White Plains, N.Y. He was 94.
Guitarists gather for Les Paul tribute

Guitarists gather for Les Paul tribute

CLEVELAND, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A wealth of notable guitar players will gather in Cleveland this weekend to pay tribute to pioneering player and inventor Les Paul.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 9, 2008.
By United Press International

500-pound man's arraignment held outside

RIVERHEAD, N.Y., May 2 (UPI) -- A Suffolk County, N.Y., judge said an arraignment was held in the courthouse parking lot due to the overweight defendant's inability to enter the building.

Construction threatens recording studio

LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles City Council is being asked to withdraw preliminary approval for construction of a high rise next to the landmark Capitol Records building.

Les Paul returns home for benefit

WAUKESHA, Wis., May 10 (UPI) -- Les Paul, the man instrumental in the development of the electric guitar, returned to his hometown of Waukesha, Wis., after a nearly two-decade absence.

Iconic rock items roll in auction

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- Guitars owned by U2's The Edge, John Lennon's sunglasses and ex-President Clinton's sax were among items sold in New York to raise $2.5 million for charity.

U2's the Edge donates guitar for charity

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- U2 guitarist the Edge donated a guitar to a rock auction for Music Rising, his campaign to replace instruments Gulf Coast musicians lost to Hurricane Katrina. The Edge's 1975 Cream Gibson Les Paul guitar will be auctioned April 21 along with one of Jimi H

Roy Hamilton's rock hall of fame hopes

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- The family of singer Roy Hamilton is waiting patiently as he was once again passed over for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 9, the 160th day of 2006 with 205 to follow.
By United Press International

Les Paul out of hospital, 'feeling better'

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Rock and Rock Hall of Famer Les Paul has been released from the hospital and is back at his Mahwah, N.J., home, it was reported Tuesday.

Les Paul still going strong at 90

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- At 90, guitar legend and innovator Les Paul is still going strong and says there are some simple secrets to his durability.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2005 with 148 to follow.
By United Press International

John Mellencamp ready to honor mentor

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- John Mellencamp has been chosen to induct former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader John Fogerty into the U.S. Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

Another honor for Smokey Robinson

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Smokey Robinson's second honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame means a lot to the Motown legend.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 9, the 160th day of 2005 with 205 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: Story time with Robert Earl Keen

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen knows several of his songs would make pretty good movies -- he can tell by the stack of screenplays people have sent him based on his work -- but he's waiting for somebody to "slam some cash on the table" before he'll si
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Les Paul to receive Sammy Cahn Award

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Guitar legend Les Paul will receive the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, Songwriters Hall of Fame head Hal David said in New York Thursday.

US builds ties with Romania through jazz

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Of the many things for which president George W. Bush has become famous -- his penchant for cowboy hats, his love of Texas, his plainspoken style -- an apprecia
EMMANUEL EVITA, UPI Correspondent
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