The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 16, 2012.
By United Press International
The Police to play last gig in N.Y.

The Police to play last gig in N.Y.

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- The iconic British rock band The Police announced its last concert will be a fundraiser for Thirteen/WNET and WLIW in New York.

Sting staying young in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Popular British singer Sting, notorious for his comments about his love of tantric sex, is staying young with a vacation in Hawaii.

Brit drummer apologizes to Chile president

LONDON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The drummer for the British rock band The Police has apologized for remarks implying the president of Argentina is more attractive than the leader of Chile.

The Police reunite for Bonnaroo festival

MANCHESTER, Tenn., June 18 (UPI) -- The Police reunited for one show at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., playing to a sold-out crowd of nearly 80,000.

The Police will play hits on reunion tour

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- The Police plan to play the hits when the reunited British rock trio opens the group's first tour since 1994 this month.

The Police announce world tour

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Rock stars The Police, which split after recording "Synchronicity" in 1983, plan a world tour featuring their greatest hits, starting in Vancouver, B.C.

The Police get Grammy crowd going

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The 49th Grammy Awards opened with huge applause in Los Angeles as The Police, reunited for the occasion, proclaimed: "We are The Police and we are back."

The Police reunite for Grammy performance

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Police confirmed Tuesday it will reunite to open the 49th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, ending weeks of speculation about a reunion performance.

The Police eyeing possible reunion dates

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The 1980s rock group The Police are said to be considering a series of reunion shows for later this year. Billboard magazine reports that while the band's lead singer Sting has maintained a stance against any possible reunion over the last two decades, ru

Rock supergroup reforming for Bonnaroo

MANCHESTER, Tenn., June 16 (UPI) -- Oysterhead, one of rock's recent "supergroups," will re-launch itself at this weekend's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

Music's Ian Copeland dead at 57

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Rock promoter Ian Copeland, considered the father of new wave music, has died in Los Angeles at age 57.

Sting and Copeland at odds over songs

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Relations have apparently not thawed between former The Police band mates Sting and drummer Stewart Copeland, it was reported Friday.

Nominees for 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards, which were announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Feature: The Doors still lighting fires

DETROIT, June 18 (UPI) -- The Doors of the 21st Century will be the first ones to tell you that they're not the Doors. But they still want you to let them light your fire -- even if othe

Music stars to perform for peace in Bali

SINGAPORE, May 20 (UPI) -- Major international music stars will gather in Bali on June 14 to perform in a first ever Annual World Peace Music Awards.


One of the surviving member of the Doors is suing the other members for use of the band's name.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

When are The Doors not The Doors?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Two members of the classic rock band The Doors are reconstituting the group, but a former band mate is challenging their legal right to use the name The Doors.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Kirk McGee, who was born in 1899; country's Delbert McClinton in 1940 (age 62); Chris Difford of Squeeze in 1954 (age 48); James Honeyman-Scott of the Pretenders in 1957; the Fat Boys' Kool Rock, whose real name is Damon
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Nov. 2)
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's musical birthdays include Johnny Preston, who had a hit song in 1959 with "Running Bear," in 1939 (age 63); Carl Wayne of The Move in 1944 (age 58); Sara Dash of Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles and, later, LaBelle in 1945 (age 57); Foreigner dru
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The Today in Music weekly package for Aug. 17-23.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(July 16)
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(July 13)
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