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Mike Myers to play Who drummer Keith Moon

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- "Austin Powers" star Mike Myers will play the late Who drummer Keith Moon in a movie being produced by Who lead singer Roger Daltrey.

B.B. King joins 'Friends' on new album

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- B.B. King confesses the search for new audiences lies behind playing with the artists who join him on his new album, "B.B. King & Friends -- 80."

No new Who album in the near future

LONDON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Guitarist Pete Townshend says it could take five more years or much longer to write songs for a new Who album.

The Who discussing 2006 tour

LONDON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The two surviving members of the legendary British band, The Who, are reportedly considering another tour.

The Who join London's 'Live 8' concert

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- The Who joined the lineup for the London "Live 8" concert, one of five events pressing eight world leaders to fight poverty during their summit in Scotland.

Documentary planned on The Who

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- The last surviving members of The Who have signed a deal for a documentary on the legendary 1960s rock group.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 1, the 60th day of 2005 with 305 to follow.
By United Press International

Who's Roger Daltrey honored

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Rock legend Roger Daltrey, the who behind The Who, has been honored in England for his long musical career and his work in the war on cancer.

The Who planning new album

LONDON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The Who are working toward recording a new album, the British group's first studio release in 20 years, Pollstar reported Thursday.

Lindsay Lohan set for 'That '70s Show'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- "Mean Girls" star Lindsay Lohan will appear in an upcoming episode of "That '70s Show," the Fox network has announced.

Stone's guitarist may guest on 'The Bill'

LONDON, July 15 (UPI) -- Rolling Stone's guitarist Ronnie Wood may appear on British cop show "The Bill" as a crook if the rocker can work it out between music gigs.

The Who to release new album

LOS ANGELES, March 16 (UPI) -- The upcoming album "The Who: Then & Now" features The Who's first new studio recordings since 1982 along with 18 of its biggest hits.

Ringo's son follows beat of dad's drum

LONDON, March 12 (UPI) -- Zak Starkey, son of ex-Beatle drummer Ringo Starr, has continued the family legacy by joining British bands Oasis and The Who as their drummer.

Entwistle could be on new Who album

LONDON, March 1 (UPI) -- Late bassist John Entwistle may be heard on The Who's first album in 21 years, The Scotsman reported.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 1, the 61st day of 2004 with 305 to follow.
By United Press International

Roger Daltrey plays explorer

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Roger Daltrey, veteran vocalist of The Who, has recreated the 1869 journey of explorer John Wesley Powell for The History Channel.

The Who plan to reunite

LONDON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, the two surviving members of The Who, have agreed to revive the band for the coming year and beyond.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Lisa Marie Presley, riding high on her debut album and about to launch her first tour, is featured in a no-holds-barred Playboy interview.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Terence Trent D'Arby/Sananda Maitreya will return to the stage in the United States this week in support of his first U.S. release in eight years, "Wildcard! -- The Jokers' Edition," out June 3.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 12-18.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Narch 1-7.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

Horror at a suburban Denver high school. On this date in 1999, two heavily armed Columbine High School students -- later identified by authorities in Littleton, Colo., as Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17 -- entered the building and opened fire on th
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country's Johnny Tillotson, who was born in 1939 (age 64); Jimmy Winston of Small Faces in 1945 (age 58); keyboardist Craig Frost of Grand Funk Railroad in 1948 (age 55); and Luther Vandross in 1951 (age 52).
By United Press International

Today in music; a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Chambers Brothers percussionist Lester Chambers, who was born in 1940 (age 63); bassist Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and also Hot Tuna, and Brian Pendleton, guitarist with The Pretty Things, both in 1944 (age 59); Al Green,
By United Press International
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