Today's birthdays include Nina Simone, who was born in 1933 (age 70); music and film mogul David Geffen in 1943 (age 60); Uriah Heep's Paul Newton in 1945 (age 58); Jerry Harrison of Modern Lovers and also Talking Heads in 1949 (age 54); Tubes keyboardist
The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 15-21.
Sharon Osbourne had been a music industry icon long before her family shot to fame via MTV. Sharon was behind an instantly infamous January 2000 press release announcing she was resigning as manager of the Smashing Pumpkins after three months "due to medi
Five-time Grammy-nominated Arista recording artist Avril Lavigne has logged her third consecutive No. 1 single on the Billboard Top 40 Monitor chart this week with "I'm With You" -- the first time a debut artist has accomplished this feat since Ace Of Bas
Elvis Presley born in Tupelo, Miss., 1935. Country-gospel singer Cristy Lane born in Peoria, Ill., 1940.
Toby Keith's "Who's Your Daddy?" has reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot Singles & Tracks chart after 19 weeks.
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T. Graham Brown born in Atlanta, 1954. Kassidy Osborn of SHeDAISY born, 1976.
Dottie West born in McMinnville, Tenn., 1932. Willie Nelson's "Always on My Mind" wins the CMA's Album, Song and Record of the Year honors, 1982.