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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.
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Todd Rundgren grateful for producing others' work

BEARSVILLE, N.Y., May 3 (UPI) -- U.S. multi-instrumentalist songwriter-record producer Todd Rundgren says producing other musicians' recorded work set him up for artistic freedom now.
Meat Loaf cancels Manchester concert due to band illness

Meat Loaf cancels Manchester concert due to band illness

MANCHESTER, England, April 19 (UPI) -- A Manchester Arena spokesman says Meat Loaf canceled a third U.K. show this week due to medical reasons affecting several members of the band.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
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Busey booted off of 'Apprentice'

Busey booted off of 'Apprentice'

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Gary Busey became the latest star fired from the business-themed reality show "The Celebrity Apprentice" in New York.
Meat Loaf may be 'Apprentice' contender

Meat Loaf may be 'Apprentice' contender

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- Rock icon Meat Loaf is in talks to compete on the next edition of Donald Trump's business-themed U.S. reality series "The Celebrity Apprentice."

Sony sued over Meat Loaf album logo

LONDON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. court has ordered Sony Music to pay $5 million to a small record company for leaving its logo off Meat Loaf's iconic "Bat Out of Hell" album.

Meat Loaf cancels European tour

LONDON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. rock star Meat Loaf has canceled his European tour due to illness, but assures fans he has no immediate plans to retire, the BBC reported.

Ailing Meat Loaf postpones British show

MANCHESTER, England, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Meat Loaf called off his Sunday concert in Manchester, England, due to an ongoing bout with acute laryngitis.

Exhausted Meat Loaf shortens U.K. concert

NEWCASTLE, England, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. rock balladeer Meat Loaf walked out of a Newscastle concert Wednesday after performing for an hour because he was exhausted, the BBC reported.

Meat Loaf back with third 'Bat' album

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Meat Loaf has added a third installment to his multi-million selling "Bat Out of Hell" album series.

Meat Loaf sues songwriter

LOS ANGELES, Colo., June 6 (UPI) -- Meat Loaf has used the phrase "Bat Out of Hell" for the past 29 years but in 1995 songwriter Jim Steinman trademarked the phrase and now won't let it be used.

Prince Charles' fundraiser a success

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- More than 100,000 fans packed Hyde Park Sunday for the annual pop festival that benefits the Prince of Wales' Trust.

Ground beef recalled

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) --
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Marlee Matlin (L) and Meat Loaf (R) attend the 22nd annual GLAAD Media Awards held at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles on April 10, 2011. UPI/Phil McCarten
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