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9 hrs ago | USA Today

Little Richard, others unhurt in two-car Tenn. accident

Little Richard, others unhurt in two-car Tenn. accident His Cadillac SUV collided with a car Monday in Murfreesboro.


Related Topix: Little Richard, Murfreesboro, TN, Morrison, TN, Music, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | WKRN

Little Richard involved in Murfreesboro crash

According to the traffic report, Little Richard, whose real name is Richard Penniman, was riding in the passenger's seat of a Cadillac sedan driven by 70-year-old Willard Fletcher Jr. As they were driving down S. Church, 44-year-old Shanda Hoosier attempted to turn left out of a Kroger grocery store.


Related Topix: Little Richard

11 hrs ago | Jaunted

Elvis is Back (as a Hologram), and Performing Again as Early as 2015

The other day, we wondered if virtual reality will ever make waves in the travel industry.


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

15 hrs ago | SFGate

Jinx Jones knows his guitar licks

Jinx Jones performs Sept. 5 at the Tupelo Nightclub and Sept. 6 at the Riptide, both in San Francisco.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Chuck Berry

20 hrs ago | Daventry Express

A season of treats

Drama, comedy and musical fans will be well catered for with the new season at Northampton's Royal and Derngate.


Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Oldies, The Four Seasons

Yesterday | Blowin' In The Wind

Roll over Beethoven! Chuck Berry and rock 'n' roll music

So what was so great about rock 'n' roll? It was teeny, it was silly, it was fun, It got your toes tapping and then you were up on your feet, swinging your hips, dancing and singing along, belting out the lyrics as fast as you could for rock 'n' roll was loud, rock 'n'roll was fast, the guitars jangling, the drums pounding, and the singers singing ... (more)


Related Topix: Chuck Berry, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Elvis Presley

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Post

Buy a piece of pop history at the Madonna memorabilia auction

Material Girls across the world, pull out the cold hard cash. A tidal wave of Madonna's possessions could soon be yours.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, A League of Their Own, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, More

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara and More...

Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington is thrilled to announce its exciting 2014-15 Season, which includes magical evenings with some of Broadway's Brightest Stars! Jeremy Jordan , star of Broadway, film, and television - and current star of Finding Neverland - is taking his talents on the road for the first time.


Related Topix: Smash, Entertainment, Television, Short, Comedy Movies, Sweet Charity, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Chita Rivera, More, Theater, Newsies, Albany, NY

The Current

hair-piled high

Costa Mesa resident Angeline Melendez, 3, won third place in the Piled High Priscilla Hair Contest during the 15th annual Elvis Festival, held Sunday at the Orange County Market Place in Costa Mesa.


Related Topix: Costa Mesa, CA, Elvis, Celebrities

Jim Belushi & The Sacred Hearts to Play Orleans Showroom, 10/4-5

Comedian, actor and blues musician Jim Belushi along with blues band The Sacred Hearts will bring laughs and soulful hits to the Orleans Showroom October 4 and 5. Jim Belushi is known worldwide for making people laugh as a regular on "Saturday Night Live," his long-running comedy series "According to Jim" and his many film appearances.


Related Topix: The Sacred Hearts, According to Jim, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, James Belushi, Saturday Night Live, Jim Belushi


Porthcawl Elvis Festival: Picture perfect Presleys from past events

We've dug out some rock 'n' roll snaps from festivals gone by, stick on your blue suede shoes and take a peek Whether it's slicking back the hair, working the quiff or sporting the full-on jumpsuit, you lot just can't help falling in love with the Porthcawl Elvis Festival .


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

Droitwich Advertiser

The Buddy Presley Band at the Palace Theatre

COMING to Redditch's Palace Theatre on Friday , September 12 is a tribute show that features two of the most loved rock 'n' roll artists - Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley - together they are performing some of the greatest hits as The Buddy Presley Band.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly

Science Blog

25 Years After Neptune: Reflections on Voyager

August 25, 1989: Neptune is in view. It is the middle of the night and everything is happening fast at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Chuck Berry, University of Colorado Boulder, Science / Technology, Space, California Institute of Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

'The Buddy Holly Story' is an earnest tale of a rock icon

The musical bio pic is admittedly a little played out, except for when it hits those notes just right and captures the essence of the artist in question.


Related Topix: The Buddy Holly Story, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Buddy Holly, Celebrities, Gary Busey, Charles Martin Smith, Don Stroud

The Mercury

Relive sounds of Frankie Valli

George Solomon, left, Nick Petris, Paul Holmquist and Rick Morgan in Launceston today.


Related Topix: Frankie Valli, Australia, World News, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, The Four Seasons, Oldies,

WJZW-FM Washington

Keith Richards Sends Video Tribute in Honor of Chuck Berry Being Awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize

Chuck Berry was honored Tuesday as a laureate of the 2014 Polar Music Prize , although the 87-year-old rock 'n' roll pioneer could not attend the ceremony because of illness.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Chuck Berry, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones

Cy Dune to release Shake LP on Lighting records

Shake is the newest LP from Cy Dune, the pen name and mythological rebel persona of Seth Olinsky, guitar virtuoso, vocalist, and songwriter of legendary underground noise punk freaks Akron/Family, and co-founder of Lightning Records.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tucson, AZ, Jerry Lee Lewis

Theatre At The Center's 25th Anniversary Season to Include Big Fish, Spamalot & More

Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, celebrates its 25th anniversary season in 2015 by bringing to the stage hilarious spoofs, rock n' roll musicals and heartwarming stories, each with a close relationship to iconic films.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Big Fish, Adventure, More, On Golden Pond, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley


Elvis Presley Virtually Comes Back To Life

By leveraging state of the art human animation technology, Elvis will return to fans in the form of new and exciting entertainment and branding opportunities, including "holographic" performances in live shows, commercials, and more.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

The Post-Standard

In downtown Syracuse: A Springsteen mural, clocks that work and many dreams from readers

Tom Schmitt, an artist with The Post-Standard, created this imaginary what-could-be for downtown Syracuse: How a parking garage wall might appear, at South Warren and Fayette streets, if covered by a mural portraying the "Born to Run" image with Clarence Clemons and Bruce Springsteen, as captured by Eastwood-raised photographer Eric Meola.


Related Topix: Watches, Syracuse, NY, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band