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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 17, 2011.
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Pot at Marley concert outrages activist

DEL MAR, Calif., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- An anti-drug activist told an agency overseeing a Del Mar, Calif., fairground she was appalled to see abundant marijuana smoking at a Ziggy Marley concert.
Marley kin won't license music for movie

Marley kin won't license music for movie

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 24 (UPI) -- Bob Marley's family said that, in keeping with its longstanding policy, it won't license the late Jamaican singer's music for an upcoming bio-picture.

Marley documentary refused music license

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- Hollywood studio Weinstein Co. has been unable to obtain the rights to Bob Marley's music for an upcoming documentary on the reggae singer.

Ziggy Marley to re-release 'Love'

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Jamaican recording artist Ziggy Marley announced the re-release of his album "Love Is My Religion" as part of an independent distribution deal.

ACL Fest announces 130-act lineup

AUSTIN, Texas, May 10 (UPI) -- Officials Thursday announced a 130-act Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup, featuring acts ranging from Bob Dylan and the Indigo Girls to Arctic Monkeys.

New album finishes Kidjo's African trilogy

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- African-born singer Angelique Kidjo said her new album "Djin Djin" is the end of a trilogy about her racial heritage.

Marley's son says love is the answer

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- Ziggy Marley says the title of his new album, "Love is My Religion," genuinely reflects his beliefs.

Family, supporters remember Bob Marley

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Family and supporters of Bob Marley gathered in the Ethiopian capital to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the singer's birth.

Hip-Hop voter drive coming to L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network national voter registration drive is heading for Southern California, network chairman Russell Simmons said Thursday.

Bob Marley's sons gather for tribute tour

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Bob Marley's sons have signed on to headline a U.S. tribute concert to their reggae legend father, the first time the brothers have toured together.

Tough guys to tell 'Shark Tale'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Robert DeNiro, Martin Scorsese, Peter Falk, Michael Imperioli and Vincent Pastore are ganging up for a new film.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 15-21.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Barbra Streisand, who was born in 1942 (age 61); Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge Boys in 1943 (age 60); Bernard Henderson of the Hues Corporation in 1944 (age 59); Doug "Cosmo" Clifford, drummer with Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Rose Stone, keyboardist with Sly and the Family Stone, who was born in 1945 (age 57); Roger Hodgson, formerly with Supertramp, in 1950 (age 52); Stylistics lead singer Russell Thompkins Jr. in 1951 (age 51); KC and the Sunshine B
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts and Alan Howard of Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, both born in 1941 (age 61); Gary Puckett of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap in 1942 (age 60); James Tucker of the Turtles in 1946 (age 56); Spinal Tap
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 12-18.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late country singer Marty Robbins, who was born in 1925; George Chambers of the Chambers Brothers in 1931 (age 71); Youngbloods drummer Joseph Bauer in 1941 (age 61); Brian Ferry of Roxy Music in 1945 (age 57); country singer
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly package of Today in Music for Sept. 21-27.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly Today in Music package for Sept. 21-27.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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