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Phil Everly of Everly Brothers rock duo dies at 74

Phil Everly of Everly Brothers rock duo dies at 74

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Phil Everly, the younger half of the Everly Brothers, died Friday in California of lung disease brought on by a lifetime cigarette habit, his wife said.
Hall and Oates, Nirvana, Kiss among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Hall and Oates, Nirvana, Kiss among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The final choices for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were announced Tuesday and this year six performers made the cut.
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Nirvana, Cat Stevens to be inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame

Nirvana, Cat Stevens to be inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, KISS and Nirvana will be among the inductees enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at an April ceremony in New York.
Kiss, Nirvana, LL Cool J nominated for Rock Hall induction

Kiss, Nirvana, LL Cool J nominated for Rock Hall induction

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Nirvana, Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Kiss and LL Cool J are nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

Linda Ronstadt says she is fighting Parkinson's, unable to sing

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Linda Ronstadt, the U.S. pop star who won Grammys from the 1970s through the '90s, says she now has Parkinson's disease that has left her unable to sing.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 15, 2012.
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Berklee College to honor Emmylou

Berklee College to honor Emmylou

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The Berklee College of Music says it plans to present Emmylou Harris with an honorary doctor of music at a bluegrass festival in San Francisco.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
By United Press International

Boomers planning to get 'old' at age 78

WESTPORT, Conn., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Baby boomers, who once advised each other not to trust anyone over 30, say on average, they will get "old" at age 78, a U.S. survey found.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, July 15, 2007.

'Godfather' mandolinist Al Viola dies

STUDIO CITY, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Al Viola, a guitarist known for working with Frank Sinatra and playing mandolin for "The Godfather," died of cancer at his Studio City, Calif., home at 87. Viola arrived in Los Angeles after World War II as a member of the Page Cavanaugh Trio abd eventual

Upstate N.Y. gets singing congressman

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The new Democratic majority in the House will include a New Yorker with a pedigree in 1970s rock music.

Ronstadt explores new Cajun theme

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 (UPI) -- Linda Ronstadt, who topped the U.S. pop charts in the 1970s, then reinvented herself singing standards, is charting new territory with Louisiana Cajun music.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 15, the 196th day of 2006 with 169 to follow.
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Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstadt in concert as she performed at the Providence Civic Center on August 8, 1978. (UPI Photo/lsm/Files)
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Linda Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music recording artist. She has earned ten Grammy Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, in addition to Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations.

A singer and record producer, she is recognized as a definitive interpreter of songs. Being one of music's most versatile and commercially successful female singers in U.S. history, she is recognized for her many public stages of self-reinvention and incarnations.

With a one time standing as the Queen of Rock where she was bestowed the title of "highest paid woman in rock", and known as the First Lady of Rock, she has more recently emerged as music matriarch, international arts advocate and Human Rights advocate.

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