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Friday Aug 15 | IcSuttoncoldfield

The crowd pour on to the Edgbaston pitch after England beat Australia in the first test in 1909.

Hulk Hogan, wrestler and actor, 61; Nigel Martyn, former footballer, 48; Joe Jackson, rock singer, 60; Raymond Leppard, conductor, 87; Don Boyd, film director, 66; Eric Carmen, singer, 65; Nigel Harman, actor, 41; Chris Hemsworth, actor, 31. 1887: Thomas Edison made the first sound recording when he recited Mary Had A Little Lamb which was recorded ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England, New York

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Albany Times Union


Actress Rebecca Gayheart, left, and her husband, actor Eric Dane, attend the TNT and TBS 2013 Upfront at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in New York.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pat Metheny, Jazz, Sam J. Jones, Culture Club

Mon Aug 11, 2014

99.3 the FOX

Mark Knopfler is Born: Today in Rock

"My sound is fingers on a Strat," Knopfler once said. His fingerstyle playing landed Mark Knopfler at No.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Cleopatra Records to Release Guitars For Wounded Warriors CD

From veteran multi-Emmy Award winning producer/composer Brian Tarquin comes this very special project featuring an incredible cast of musical virtuosos playing their hearts out for America's fallen soldiers! Tarquin produced, engineered and composed 'Guitars For Wounded Warriors', which showcases Tarquin's guitar prowess on every song along side ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Metal, Megadeth, Chuck Loeb, Jazz


A playlist to celebrate National Dollar Day

Money may be the root of all evil, but it's also been the root of some really great songs.


Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Pop/Rock, Lana Del Rey, Entertainment

Sun Aug 03, 2014


Canada's Magic! tops British music chart with debut single

Canadian band Magic! moved up one place to top the British singles charts on Sunday with their reggae-infused debut track "Rude", the Official Charts Company said.


Related Topix: Magic, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Dire Straits Keyboardist Eyes New Music

If Alan Clark has his way, there will be more Dire Straits music in the future -- though not necessarily by Dire Straits.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler

WJZW-FM Washington

Listen to Song from Eric Clapton's Upcoming JJ Cale Tribute Album, "The Breeze," Online Now

Eric Clapton 's star-studded JJ Cale tribute album The Breeze won't be released until this Tuesday, but you can preview a couple of tracks from the collection now at different locations on the Internet.


Related Topix: Blues, Eric Clapton, Pop/Rock, Mark Knopfler

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Statesman

Tax Avoidance: Why it stings more when it's musicians

The Arctic Monkeys sing of working class life, but avoided tax on their wealth through the Liberty scheme.


Related Topix: The Clash, Punk, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014


addressable 1.1.0

You pretty much get to pretend pretend that a list is a souped-up dictionary. artists = [{ 'id': '0488', 'name': 'Lambchop', 'members': ['Kurt Wagner'], }, { 'id': '9924', 'name': 'Dire Straits', 'members': ['Mark Knopfler'], }] # keys are matched against one or more indices artists = List ) print artists['0488'] == artists['Lambchop'] # fuzzy ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock