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Court upholds copyright extension

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday that Congress had the authority to extend copyright protection for 20 years.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include singer-turned-pro golfer Don Cherry, who had a hit in 1956 with "Band of Gold," was born in 1924 (age 79); Clarence Clemons, with Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, in 1942 (age 61); country singer Naomi Judd in 1946 (age 57); Sh
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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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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include folk singer Joan Baez, who was born in 1941 (age 62); Scott Engel of The Walker Brothers in 1944 (age 59); former Yardbird and Led Zeppeliner Jimmy Page in 1945 (age 58); William Cowsill of the Cowsills in 1948 (age 55); David Jo
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2003 with 360 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 2000 that the Clinton administration decided that Elian Gonzalez, a 6-year-old Cuban refugee whose mother drown while trying to enter the United States, should be returned to his father in Cuba.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Sam Phillips, founder of the legendary Sun Records, who was born in 1923 (age 80); Kool and the Gang drummer George "Funky" Brown in 1949 (age 54); Blondie's Chris Stein in 1950 (age 53); and Marilyn Manson, whose real name is Br
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 4-10.
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Dec. 30-Jan. 5.
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Assignment America: Wrong copyright laws

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Whoever turned "copy right" into one word had to be a lawyer. We don't say "freespeechright" or "gunright" or "assemblyright" or "religionright."
JOHN BLOOM, UPI Reporter at Large

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Patti Page, who was born in 1927 (age 75); Bonnie Bramlett, of the duo Delaney and Bonnie, and Atlanta Rhythm Section's Robert Nix, both in 1944 (age 58); Turtles drummer Donald Murray in 1945 (age 57); guitarist/singer Roy Wood
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Nov. 2)
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Case could strip Disney of Mickey

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court heard argument Wednesday in case that should decide whether popular icons such as "The Wizard of Oz" and Mickey Mouse enter the public domain.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include concert pianist Vladimir Horowitz, born in 1904: singer/actress Julie Andrews, who was born in 1935 (age 67); Sly and the Family Stone's Jerry Martini in 1943 (age 59); Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad of the Persuasions and Scott McKenzie,
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Ben E. King, who was born in 1938 (age 64); Steppenwolf bassist Nick St. Nicholas in 1943 (age 59); 10cc's Paul Burgess in 1950 (age 52); Jennifer Rush in 1960 (age 42); and Moon Unit Zappa, daughter of Frank Zappa, in 1967 (age
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly Today in Music package for Sept. 28-Oct. 4.
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On Law: High court can make or break you

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Pin-striped appellate attorneys are sweating bullets onto their $600 Gucci shoes as the Supreme Court of the United States gets ready to say which of the summer
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Conway Twitty, who was born Harold Jenkins in 1933; Dave White of Danny and the Juniors in 1940 (age 62); Archie Bell, of Archie Bell and the Drells, in 1944 (age 58); Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, and Sly and the Family S
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

A weekly package of This Week in Music for Aug. 31-Sept. 6.
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Joe Bob's America: The Tao of Cher

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Have you ever noticed that Cher is capable of wearing more diamonds on her forehead alone than Marilyn Monroe ever wore on her entire body?
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(June 30)
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Today in Music: A look back at pop music

(June 29)
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Interview: The second Gutenberg - II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, May 28 (UPI) -- Michael S. Hart Professor of Electronic Text at Benedictine University (Illinois, U.S.A.) and a former Visiting Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University was a Fellow of the Internet Archive for the year 2000. He founded Project Gutenberg in 1971 and is cur
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 15) Today's birthdays include Tony Williams of the Platters, who was born in 1928 (age 73); country's Roy Clark in 1933 (age 68); the late Bob Luman was born in 1938; ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 13) Today's birthdays include Chambers Brothers percussionist Lester Chambers, who was born in 1940 (age 62); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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