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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008.
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Country icon Porter Wagoner dies at 80

NASHVILLE, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Country music icon Porter Wagoner has died in Tennessee at 80, days after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Music legend Porter Wagoner in hospice

NASHVILLE, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Country music legend Porter Wagoner transferred to hospice care following admission to a hospital earlier this month for lung cancer, WSMV-TV, Nashville, says.

Dolly Parton: Wagoner 'in good spirits'

NASHVILLE, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Porter Wagoner, the country music great who introduced Dolly Parton to the world, was said to be ill but "in good spirits" in a Tennessee hospital.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007.
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Country legend comes back with new album

NASHVILLE, June 5 (UPI) -- Nashville country music legend Porter Wagoner finds himself making a kind of comeback on his new album.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2006 with 141 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2005 with 141 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 12, the 225th day of 2004 with 141 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2003 with 141 to follow.
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Heartland -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

NASHVILLE, May 22 (UPI) -- Jeff Bates' story is the reason people chase dreams.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Glen Campbell, who was born in 1936 (age 67); and Peter Frampton in 1950 (age 53).
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Country Music News

Ira Louvin born near Section, Ala., 1924. Hillous Butrum, a member of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, born in Lafayette, Tenn., 1928.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Iggy Pop, whose real name is James Jewel Osterberg, who was born in 1947 (age 56); Paul Carrack of Mike and the Mechanics, formerly with Squeeze, as well as with Ace, in 1951 (age 52); and Robert Smith of The Cure in 1957 (age 46
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include guitarist Johnny Winter, older brother of Edgar, who was born in 1944 (age 59); Mike Maxfield, lead guitarist with Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, also in 1944 (age 59); Buffalo Springfield and Poco guitarist Rusty Young in 1946
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Country Music News

Mary-Chapin Carpenter born in Princeton, N.J., 1958. Hank Williams' No. 1 single "Kaw-Liga" is charted 1953.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 22-28.
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Heartland: UPI Arts & Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The man who gave frustrated workers an anthem has died.
CRYSTAL CAVINESS, United Press International

Country Music News

Les "Carrot Top" Anderson born in Siloam Springs, Ark., 1921. Claire Lynch born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1954.
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Country Music News

Lorianne Crook born in Wichita, Kan., 1957. Eddy Arnold's No. 1 single "Don't Rob Another Man's Castle," hits charts, 1949.
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Country Music News

C.W. McCall's "Convoy" ends six-week run at No. 1, 1976. Alabama's "Southern Star" album goes gold, 1989.
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Country Music News

Teddy Gentry, bass player for Alabama, born in Fort Payne, Ala., 1952. Regina Nix, of duo Regina Regina, born, 1965.
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