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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
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Christie's summer playlist includes Springsteen, Black Eyed Peas

TRENTON, N.J., July 1 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie released his summer playlist, including music by Bruce Springsteen, The Black Eyed Peas and Bon Jovi.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.
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'Mylo Xyloto' is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart

'Mylo Xyloto' is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Coldplay's "Mylo Xyloto" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.
Cooper, Diamond inducted into Rock Hall

Cooper, Diamond inducted into Rock Hall

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Alice Cooper, Dr. John, Neil Diamond, Tom Waits and Darlene Love have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a ceremony in New York.
Zombie, Midler to be Rock Hall presenters

Zombie, Midler to be Rock Hall presenters

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says Rob Zombie will induct honoree Alice Cooper at its upcoming ceremony in New York.
Cooper, Diamond named Rock Hall inductees

Cooper, Diamond named Rock Hall inductees

CLEVELAND, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Darlene Love, Dr. John and Tom Waits are to be inducted into the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it was announced Wednesday.
Beastie Boys, Diamond get Rock Hall nods

Beastie Boys, Diamond get Rock Hall nods

CLEVELAND, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Alice Cooper, Beastie Boys, Bon Jovi and Neil Diamond have been nominated for induction into the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday.
Coldplay to perform on 'Daily Show'

Coldplay to perform on 'Daily Show'

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- The British rock group Coldplay is to appear and perform on the U.S. chat program "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Comedy Central said Tuesday.

Bowie sings on Johansson's debut CD

LONDON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Famed British rock singer David Bowie reportedly helps out on two songs on U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson's forthcoming debut CD, "Anywhere I Lay My Head."

Shortlist tabs Cat Power as 'The Greatest'

NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Georgia-born singer Cat Power took home the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize this week for her album, "The Greatest."

'Morning Becomes Eclectic' turns 30

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28 (UPI) -- Groundbreaking "Morning Becomes Eclectic" marks 30 years giving independent musicians airtime and providing free-form programming on U.S. public radio.

Waits, GM settle voice impersonation suit

FRANKFURT, Germany, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Tom Waits settled his German lawsuit filed against General Motors' German division and its ad agency he said impersonated his voice in overseas ads.

Tom Waits plans 8-day August tour

CHICAGO, July 5 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter Tom Waits will go on tour in August for the first time since 1999, performing in major cities in the Midwest and Southern states.

ASCAP to honor Lennox and Green Day

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- Annie Lennox and Green Day will be honored during ASCAP's 23rd Annual Pop Music Awards, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said Friday.

Internet music engines fuel discovery

We've all been there: You're in the record store and want to try something new, but the only thing looping through your head is the Top 40 radio station. Step a
LEAH KRAUSS, UPI Correspondent

Court sides with Waits in copyright fight

BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A Barcelona, Spain, appeals court has sided with singer Tom Waits in his suit against Volkswagen-Audi for impersonating his signature sound.

Tom Waits sues over soundalike car ads

FRANKFORT, Germany, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Tom Waits has filed suit in Frankfurt, Germany, against General Motors and an agency for stealing his vocal style for ads.

NYC adds second Katrina benefit show

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- So many artists wanted to be in New York's benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina's victims, the overflow has been moved to Radio City Music Hall.

New York rockers top Plug Awards

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A couple of New York-based rock acts, TV On The Radio and Interpol, have taken top honors in the Plug Awards.

Lohan to work with Streep

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Actress Lindsay Lohan will play Meryl Streep's daughter in a new film that begins shooting in April, teenhollywood.com reports.

Waits plans one U.S. concert

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Tom Waits plans just one U.S. concert date before launching a European tour in November, a publicist for the singer said Monday.

Pop's Marianne Faithfull stars in play

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Pop singer Marianne Faithfull, who stars in William S. Burroughs' musical "The Black Rider," said her friendship with the writer gives her part more soul.

Punk guitarist Robert Quine, 61, dies

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Legendary punk guitarist Robert Quine, who played with Richard Hell and Lou Reed, has died of an apparent heroin overdose in New York at age 61.
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