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Willie Nelson called off several shows over the weekend due to a ruptured blood vessel. Nelson's Web site said doctors told him to take it easy for a few days but he is expected to resume performing by the end of this week.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2002 with 113 to follow.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist Vince Guaraldi was born this day in 1928 in San Francisco. He won a Grammy in 1962 for writing "Cast Your Fate to the Wind." But he was best known for the jazz-oriented scores he wrote for the "Charlie Brown" television specials. Guaraldi died in
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is April 2. Jazz drumming great Buddy Rich died following brain surgery in 1987. He was 69.

Tom Wopat Goes the Cabaret Way

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Top Wopat, a hot Broadway baritone fresh from his success in the role of sharpshooter Frank Butler in the revival of "Annie Get Your Gun," is bringing his talen
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Tom Wopat
NYP2000082154 - 21 AUGUST 2000- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Actor Tom Wopat sings the National Anthem at the August 21, New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers game at Yankee Stadium in New York. mc/lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI

Tom Wopat (born September 9, 1951 in Lodi, Wisconsin) is an American actor and singer.

He first achieved fame as Luke Duke in the long-running 1979 television series The Dukes of Hazzard, along with John Schneider. He also played Jeff, one of Cybill Shepherd's ex-husbands in the TV series Cybill.

Wopat attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and made his television debut in the daytime drama One Life to Live; however, he achieved television fame in the popular long-running television series The Dukes of Hazzard (1979-1985).

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