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Billy Graham back home after two-day hospital stay

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Evangelist Billy Graham was back home Thursday in Montreat, N.C., after a two-day hospitalization for respiratory problems, his doctor said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 18, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, July 18, 2007.

Skaggs, Hornsby team up for bluegrass set

NASHVILLE, March 20 (UPI) -- It took several years for Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby to realize their dream of making a bluegrass album together.

Coachella festival expands to three days

INDIO, Calif., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will become a three-day event this spring, taking place at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif.

Allison Krauss band tops bluegrass nods

NASHVILLE, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- When the International Bluegrass Music Awards take place in Nashville, Allison Krauss and Union Station will have the most attempts at an award.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 18, the 199th day of 2006 with 166 to follow.
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Man hit and killed by Skaggs tour bus

NASHVILLE, June 17 (UPI) -- A man was hit and killed after walking onto Interstate 24 in front of a tour bus carrying bluegrass star Ricky Skaggs, the Nashville Tennessean reported.

Bluegrass Awards doled out in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Cherryholmes won top honors at the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Association Awards in Nashville.

Bluegrass Awards nominees announced

NASHVILLE, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Alison Krauss & Union Station received 14 nominations announced Tuesday for the 16th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards.

Musicians record tribute to Mr. Rogers

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Musicians from a variety of genres will interpret songs written by beloved PBS personality Fred "Mr." Rogers for a charity album.

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Today is Monday, July 18, the 199th day of 2005 with 166 to follow.
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Winners at 47th Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 47th Grammy Awards, which were presented Sunday in Los Angeles:

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 18, the 200th day of 2004 with 166 to follow.
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New CD inspired by 'Passion'

NASHVILLE, March 4 (UPI) -- Elvis Presley, Ricky Skaggs and Bob Dylan are among the U.S. musicians who will be included on an upcoming companion CD to "The Passion of the Christ" film.

Willie Nelson leads country Grammy noms

NASHVILLE, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Legendary entertainer Willie Nelson scored four nominations in country music categories for the 46th annual Grammy Awards, topping of the list of nominees.

Interview: Martina McBride goes organic

NASHVILLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Martina McBride is sitting in the control room at Blackbird Studio, which she and husband, John, recently bought and are refurbishing in Music City's quaint Ber
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Kenny Rogers boomerangs 'Back to the Well'

NASHVILLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Kenny Rogers is one of the few entertainers in the music industry who requires no introduction.
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McCoury to join Grand Ole Opry

NASHVILLE, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Grand Ole Opry invited bluegrass star Del McCoury to join the community while he was accepting an award for Bluegrass Entertainer of the Year.

Bluegrass music is growing like a weed

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- "I love bluegrass," said Kid Rock. "Bluegrass is like heavy metal for me. My heart's still with the traditional."
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Today is Friday, July 18, the 199th day of 2003 with 166 to follow.
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Country Music News

Hank Snow born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1914. Sonny Curtis born in Meadow, Texas, 1937.
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

UPI's Pat Nason reports rock star Pete Townshend has been placed on a sex offender registry but cleared of possessing child pornography, according to Scotland Yard.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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