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  1. Ben Haenow is Christmas number oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salisbury Journal

    The 29-year-old's single Something I Need had combined chart sales of over 214,000 and is now the second-fastest selling single of the year, behind Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas?, which shifted nearly 313,000 copies in its first week back in November. But Band Aid 30's revamped charity hit, once considered a strong bet for the Christmas number one, is down at number 17 in the Official Singles Chart.

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  2. Christmas number one 'incredible' - BenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UTV

    X Factor winner Ben Haenow says he is shocked after he won the battle for this year's Christmas number one. The 29-year-old's single 'Something I Need' had combined chart sales of over 214,000 and is now the second-fastest selling single of the year, behind Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' Haenow, who won the talent show last weekend, triumphed over the likes of Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk FT Bruno Mars' at number two, 'The Pogues' Fairytale Of New York FT Kirsty MacColl' at number 11 and last minute surprise contender, 'The Wealdstone Raider's Got No Fans', at number five.

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  3. Ben Haenow takes Christmas number one as Ed Sheeran breaks yet another recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    The former van driver's One Republic cover held off tough competition from "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, The Pogues' festive classic "Fairytale of New York" and surprise last minute contender The Wealdstone Raider with "Got No Fans". Haenow's combined chart sales figure is currently at over 214,000, with proceeds going to charity Together For Short Lives.

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  4. Ben Haenow nabs Christmas number oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    X Factor winner Ben Haenow has won the race for the Christmas number one, the Official Charts Company has announced. The former van driver sold 214,000 copies of his single, Something I Need, originally recorded by US pop band OneRepublic.

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  5. Live Review: The Magic Numbers at the Talking headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    COMING on stage singing 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' while throwing crackers into crowd, it was clear that all those lucky enough to squeeze into the Talking Heads pub were in for an early festive treat. With his impressive beard and stout belly, singer Romeo Stodart could well have been the real Santa.

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  6. Cows without gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ridenbaugh Press

    In England, when the Guardian newspaper wrote last week about the great Pocatello cow escape, they tagged the breakout bovines the "Slaughterhouse five." But the first of the animals to break out, a heifer, sounded as if she had been inspired instead by the Dana Lyons song "Cows with Guns."

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  7. The KlezmaticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | LA Weekly

    Following the release of his debut album, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, Dillon Francis embarked on a world tour of the same name. Friends Rule has so far looked to be an epic event, with current "it" guy Francis playing for massive crowds in some of the largest venues, showing off the "Gary," his new and impressive production set up from V Squared labs, and promoting himself in the best way he knows how: with funny Instagram videos.

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  8. Arturo SandovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | LA Weekly

    The late Larry Sultan, whose LACMA retrospective just opened, photographed his father and mother with the same curious distance he employed when photographing porn stars in the valley, which says a lot about his work. It's all about style, posture and personality, but it's best when those personalities have some moral ambiguity to them, so that the humanity of a subject doesn't distract you from Sultan's fantastic eye for detail.

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  9. 50 Awesome and Inspiring Responsive Website Designs from 2014 by @albertcostillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Search Engine Journal

    ... and does an excellent job of convincing you that Google Glass and sports pair-up nicely. More Hazards More Heroes is a folk duo from Nashville who have one incredible website that more bands should follow. The link to download their album is ...

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  10. THE Wayfarers Pantomime Society is hoping for a happy ending with its latest production.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is The West Country

    Now, the talented Taunton group will present 'Beauty and the Beast' at The Brewhouse in January amid fears it could be their last ever show. Treasurer Keith Smith explained: "We were lucky that the Tacchi-Morris was able to accommodate us last January but the size of the venue and the change of location after so long at The Brewhouse had a huge impact and we lost A 2,500 on the show.

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  11. Fairytale of New York - Living Advent Day 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Henley Standard

    A MUSICIAN and guitar tutor played an acoustic guitar set on the veranda of the Henley Cricket Club pavilion last night . Nick Breakspear treated more than 100 people to rock'n'roll versions of contemporary classics and festive tunes, including Coldplay's Christmas Lights, Fairytale of New York by the Pogues and Silent Night.

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  12. T'is the season to be singing Christmas songs and carolsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Cape Breton Post

    Since it's Christmastime, I think I will pause with the events on the Northside, and get Northsiders to pause too, by listing some of the beautiful Christmas carols that are available and that I listen to; there are too many to mention, but here are some that stand out for me. Let your mind drift, and listen to some of them with me.

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  13. Gateshead FC have benefiited, but let's see common sense over the festive fixture listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    Martin Hardy ended up on a barge and Phil Ellis - who had defied the barman at our hotel from serving us soft drinks - commandeered my phone and texted everyone in its contacts book urging them to respond immediately to a personal emergency. So I can only assume the Gateshead squad enjoyed last night's club Christmas knees-up in the city which gave us Blackbeard, Cary Grant and The Wurzels.

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  14. #3: Led Zeppelin IIRead the original story

    Yesterday | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... it was how they incorporated mythology, mysticism, and a variety of other genres (most notably world music and British folk) -- into their sound. Led Zeppelin had mystique. They rarely gave interviews, since the music press detested the band. ...

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  15. Theater review: a OnceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... musicians and a bar onstage - and the audience is welcomed to join them, onstage, for a drink as the ensemble performs folk songs. When it's time for house lights to go down, and the rowdiness has calmed, there's Guy (Stuart Ward) playing what he ...

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  16. Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land." Pete Seeger, God bless him, sang it at the Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.

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  17. Make My DayJUST Imagine Them NakedRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    I knew the back roads to Bethel, and I still parked 7 miles away from Max Yasgur's farm that Friday afternoon. But if I'd had my way, it wouldn't have been in Bethel, anyway.

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  18. Make My DayIT'S not a Diet: it's a Lifestyle PlanRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    At the instant they lowered Ted Kennedy's casket into the ground, lightning struck up from the earth. Yes, at precisely that instant - huge flashes illuminated the near horizon from the ground up.

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  19. Figure out your perfect party dressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Alongside all the gifts for your nearest and dearest, top of your shopping list right now should be a killer dress to see you through the cocktail parties and seasonal soirees that are no doubt crowding your December diary. It's tempting to just grab the glitziest gown in sight, but if you really want to make an impact, you'd do better to consider your size and shape before you reach for the shop rails.

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  20. Weekend ReportMY Apology to Drug AddictsRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    As Leonard Cohen says in "Anthem," Ring the bells that still can ring/Forget your perfect offering/There is a crack, a crack in everything/That's how the light gets in . No one can mix spirituality and sex better than Cohen, which may be the reason why his popularity has endured - and will continue to do so, seemingly forever.

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