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2 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Janiva Magness was meant to sing the blues

Like one of her idols, Billie Holiday, this lady really does sing the blues. Like many of her mentors, Janiva Magness has lived the blues and survived to sing about it.

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Related Topix: Blues, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, The Stray Cats

6 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Slash Keeps Rock and Roll Alive at Hard Rock Live on August 29

It's certainly a cliche to say rock 'n' roll will never die, but these oft repeated truisms exist for a reason -- they ain't all wrong.

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Related Topix: Rock & Roll, More, Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses

6 hrs ago | Southland Times

Youngsters set to rock n roll

ROCK THE AGES: Partners Kennedy Taylor, 9, left, and Donald McIntosh, 11, share a dance ahead of the Invercargill Rock n Roll Club's annual competition this weekend.

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Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

7 hrs ago | News Shopper

World's greatest Elvis tribute to rock Dartford

Considered to be the best Elvis tribute act in the world, Lee Memphis King leads a fun Rock N Roll Heaven evening at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford on September 22. King has been recreating the music, gyrating hips and sounds of one of the 20th century's biggest icons for more than seven years, performing to more than a million people all over the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis Set for Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 10/10

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is pleased to be able to welcome back for one night only, CHRIS MACDONALD'S MEMORIES OF ELVIS IN CONCERT on Friday, October 10 at 7:30 PM.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Patchogue, NY, Elvis, Celebrities

16 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: The Empty Hearts - 'The Empty Hearts'

What happens when you throw together veterans of The Cars, Blondie, The Romantics, and The Chesterfield Kings with a splash of The Faces added for good measure? You get The Empty Hearts.

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Related Topix: The Chesterfield Kings, Blondie, Pop/Rock, Ringo Starr, Rochester, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

RollingStone

Hear Jerry Lee Lewis' Wild Take on 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown'

In 1956, Jerry Lee Lewis made his first ever recordings at Memphis' Sun Studio, the home of the legendary label founded by Sam Phillips.

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Related Topix: Chuck Berry, Jim Croce, Folk, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

All-Canadian Cast to Lead NuMu's Buddy! the Buddy Holly Story This Fall

Before The Beatles, Dylan, Hendrix or Cobain, there was Buddy! Nu Musical Productions is proud to present BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY with a Canadian company of established and emerging musical theatre artists, including: Troy Adams ; Danny Balkwill ; Susan Dunstan ; Zachary Knowles ; Judy Kovacs ; Dana Jean Phoenix ; Jay T. Schramek ; Kent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Theater, Mamma Mia!

USA Today

Seth Green discusses Elvis, Ray Liotta and his new movie

As any Elvis fan will tell you, one compelling fact about Elvis Presley is that he was born an identical twin.

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Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

Folio Weekly

Nots Brings Post-Punk Fusion to 5 Points

"Obviously, we're all women, so our vocal sound is completely different. And we gravitate toward weird female post-punk bands like Androids of Mu.

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Related Topix: Compulsive Gamblers

Examiner.com

Music and beer make a perfect pairing for two upcoming Lafayette festivals

For the third consecutive year, Beers Across the Wabash will be held on the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge on August 23rd.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Events

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit News

Vibe of Graceland Too changes after owner's death

Vernon Chadwick of Oxford, Miss., gives visitors a tour of the ephemera-filled front rooms of Graceland Too.

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Related Topix: Oxford, MS, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Drama Movies, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis, Entertainment, Drama, Television

RollingStone

Buddy Holly Songs Get Country Spin on New Tribute Album

Buddy Holly's influence on generations of rock and country musicians has inspired various tribute projects in the 55 years since his death.

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Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Country, T. Graham Brown, Merle Haggard, The Statler Brothers, Music, Entertainment

MySanAntonio.com

Fiesta Texas to retire a Rockville Higha

Pack up the poodle skirts and letter jackets. "Rockin' at Rockville High," the '50s rock revue that has been a musical mainstay at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, is going away.

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Related Topix: Chuck Berry, Little Richard

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Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov.

Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon's personal and professional life will be auctioned Nov. 7-8.

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Related Topix: More, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Atlantic City, NJ

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Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov.

Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, World News, Germany

KRON 4

Madonna's Personal Items Up for Auction in November

Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon's personal and professional life will be auctioned Nov. 7-8.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, More

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Elvis impersonators head to O.C. for annual festival

More than 37 years after his death, Elvis Aron Presley is still known world-wide.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Elvis, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, More, Costa Mesa, CA

Nashville Scene

Jerry Lee Lewis to Play the Ryman Oct. 4

Show of hands: Who here caught Jerry Lee Lewis' 2011 appearance at Third Man Records? According to The Spin , the then-75-year-old Killer sounded killer with a "rich, aged-like-wine croon" as he plowed through classics like "I Wish I Was Eighteen Again," "Sweet Little Sixteen," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire."

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Related Topix: Jerry Lee Lewis, Pop/Rock

Iol.co.za

Musical memories of Elvis at Rhumbelow

His death certainly shook the world, and almost four decades later his music is widely appreciated by billions of people.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Elvis, Celebrities

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