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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 18, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
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Paul Anka to get Mercer award

Paul Anka to get Mercer award

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- U.S. entertainer Paul Anka has been chosen to receive the Johnny Mercer Award at the upcoming Songwriters Hall of Fame 2008 Awards dinner in New York.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008.
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UPI almanac for for Monday, June 18, 2007.

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UPI almanac for Monday, Jan. 15, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2006 with 350 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, June 18, the 169th day of 2005 with 196 to follow.
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John Mellencamp ready to honor mentor

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- John Mellencamp has been chosen to induct former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader John Fogerty into the U.S. Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

Another honor for Smokey Robinson

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Smokey Robinson's second honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame means a lot to the Motown legend.

Les Paul to receive Sammy Cahn Award

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Guitar legend Les Paul will receive the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, Songwriters Hall of Fame head Hal David said in New York Thursday.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2005 with 350 to follow.
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Neil Sedaka to get top songwriting honor

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) -- The Songwriters Hall of Fame has selected Neil Sedaka to receive its highest honor in recognition of his 45 years in the music business. Sedaka, who wrote Clay Aiken's current No. 1 song "Solitaire," will receive the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award

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Today is Thursday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2004 with 351 to follow.
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Analysis: Choosing up sides on movie songs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- America soon will get another glimpse of itself as reflected on the silver screen, when a blue-ribbon panel selected by the American Film Institute ranks the 10
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

When pianist Marian McPartland began her weekly program "Piano Jazz" on National Public Radio in 1979, blending music and conversation with a featured guest pianist, she figured it would be a short-lived series.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2003 with 350 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Captain Beefheart, a.k.a. Don Van Vliet, who was born in 1941 (age 62); Lynyrd Skynyrd's late lead singer Ronnie Van Zant in 1949; Kool and the Gang drummer George Brown also in 1949 (age 54); ELO bassist Melvyn Gale in 1952 (age
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Jan. 11-17.
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Michael Feinstein's 'Holiday Keepsake'

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Cabaret king Michael Feinstein knows what he'll be doing for Christmas: playing host and entertainer at his own club in New York. He's been a major vocal attraction ever since he made his New York debut at the Hotel Algonquin's Oak Room a generation ago.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

'REN & STIMPY' RETURNING?
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Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Thurs., April 18) Gene Autry recorded "Back in the Saddle Again" in 1936. Milton Brown died from injuries suffered in a car accident in Texas in 1936. He was 32.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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