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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
By United Press International

Hard Rock memorabilia tour on tap

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Three rock and roll memorabilia exhibits will be touring Hard Rock Cafes across the United States and Europe, the restaurant chain announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.
By United Press International

People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
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Singer-songwriter Doyle Bramhall dead at 62

HOUSTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Dallas-born blues singer, drummer and songwriter Doyle Bramhall Sr. has died, his family said. He was 62.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.
By United Press International

Titans now have fight song -- 'Titan Up'

NASHVILLE, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Tennessee Titans, heading -- they hope -- for the AFC championship game, now have an official fight song.

Stanhope House in N.J. to close

STANHOPE, N.J., June 2 (UPI) -- The Stanhope House, a popular northern New Jersey venue for blues and rock music, is about to close its doors, its Web site has disclosed.

Stolen Stevie Ray Vaughan items recovered

AUSTIN, Texas, June 19 (UPI) -- Two men have been charged with theft after allegedly stealing more than $100,000 worth of items from Stevie Ray Vaughn's brother in Austin, Texas.

Hendrix, Richards top rock guitarists list

LONDON, March 9 (UPI) -- U.S. guitarist Jimi Hendrix, with hits such as "Purple Haze" and "Foxy Lady," was crowned the "wildest guitar hero" by Britain's Classic Rock magazine.

Remembering the Armadillo

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A marker commemorating the Armadillo World Headquarters, the place where many of the nation's best musicians gathered in the 1970s, was dedicated Sunday.

Famous Texans join anti-litter campaign

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Anti-litter proponents Lance Armstrong, Erykah Badu, Owen Wilson, Matthew McConaughey and Los Lonely Boys are warning "Don't Mess With Texas."

Bo Bice gathers stars for debut album

NASHVILLE, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice has an all-star lineup helping with his debut album.

Columbia announces 'Hazzard' track list

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Columbia Records has announced a release date and a song lineup for the soundtrack for the upcoming movie "The Dukes of Hazzard."

U2, O'Jays headed for Rock Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The O'Jays, U2, Percy Sledge, Buddy Guy and The Pretenders were announced Monday as the 2005 inductees into The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.

Clapton, Prince star on Hendrix tribute

NASHVILLE, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Jimi Hendrix's half-sister is gathering some of rock's most recognizable star power for a musical tribute to the deceased music icon.

For blues fans, a lot to smile about

The members of Congress who proclaimed 2003 "The Year of the Blues" probably didn't know what they were actually honoring. But the extraordinary outpouring of n
JOHN SWENSON, 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 March 15-21.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include promoter Don Kirshner, who was born in 1934 (age 69); Billy Fury in 1941 (age 62)...
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Madonna, a music industry beacon for the past 20 years, is pointing the way toward a new cooperation between retail and online marketers.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

British blues and roots rock legend Tony DeMeur, of the Fabulous Poodles and Ronnie and the Rex, is hitting New Orleans during The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, which takes place between April 23 and May 4.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country singer and actor Jerry Reed in 1937 (age 66); Carl Palmer of Emerson Lake and Palmer fame and also of Asia, in 1951 (age 52); Jimmy Vaughan of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and the older brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaugha
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

As predicted in this space, the record industry made sure 2003 will be remembered as the Year of Norah Jones at the Grammy Awards gala.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

As predicted in this space, the record industry made sure 2003 will be remembered as the Year of Norah Jones Sunday night at the Grammy Awards gala.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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