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Green's Urinal Meeting With Presley

Soul great AL GREEN had a bizarre one-off meeting with ELVIS PRESLEY - at a urinal. The TIRED OF BEING ALONE legend was stunned on a night out clubbing in Memphis, Tennessee, when he...

Stars Pay Tribute To Rolling Stone Legends

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, KANYE WEST, SLASH, JANET JACKSON and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have penned personal tributes to their heroes and heroines in rock magazine ROLLING STONE's new IMMORTALS special issue. Following on...

Al Green Pens Love Songs For Middle-aged Partners

Soul legend AL GREEN insists the songs on his new album EVERYTHING'S OK are aimed at middle-aged men who no longer find their partners attractive. The singer-turned-preacher wants to encourage his male fans to...

50 Massacres The Competition Again

Rapper 50 CENT's new album THE MASSACRE is refusing to budge at the top of the US album charts after selling 2.3 million copies in just over two weeks. The album, which crashed into...

Usher Provides Jackie Collins With Inspiration

USHER and AL GREEN provide the inspiration for author JACKIE COLLINS when she writes love scenes in her novels. HOLLYWOOD WIVES writer Collins, the younger sister of former DYNASTY star JOAN COLLINS, is often...

Al Green Files Cease-and-desist Order Against Gest

AL GREEN has filed a cease-and-desist order against his former producer DAVID GEST - because Gest used his name to promote a Memphis,Tennessee, concert the soul legend never agreed to attend. The I'M SO...

Gest Plans Big Memphis Party

LIZA MINNELLI's estranged husband DAVID GEST is set to hold a huge party his new hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, to feed the city's needy over he Christmas holidays. The producer bought a $1.15 million...

Loretta Lynn And Van Morrison To Be Honoured

LORETTA LYNN and VAN MORRISON have been chosen to receive Icon Honor awards at the upcoming BMI COUNTRY AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, in November (04). The performing rights organisation's honour is a tonic for...

Concert Tribute For Ray Charles

Late soul man RAY CHARLES is set for yet more tributes at a special concert to be staged in Los Angeles. The legendary blind singer/songwriter, who died in June (04), will be honoured at...

Gest Moves Back To Memphis

Producer DAVID GEST has returned to Memphis, Tennessee, where he's building himself a plush new home. Gest recently spent several months on the Hawaiian islands, claiming he was recovering from injuries he sustained from...

Blues Brothers Voted Best Soundtrack

The music in hit movie THE BLUES BROTHERS has been voted the best film soundtrack of all time. Listeners of British radio station BBC 6 chose the Blues Brothers album - which featured ARETHA...

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

AL GREEN, DARYL HALL + JOHN OATES, DON MCLEAN and MOTOWN songwriting duo NORMAN WHITFIELD and BARRETT STRONG are this year's (04) inductees to the 35th annual SONGWRITERS HALL of FAME. The musical heavyweights...

Gospel Great Rests In Style

The family of late gospel great VESTAL GOODMAN have received some good news at last - the singer is to be posthumously inducted into the GOSPEL MUSIC HALL OF FAME alongside AL GREEN. Goodman...

Green's Divine Album Inspiration

Soul legend AL GREEN decided to record his first non-religious album in 27 years after being given the go-ahead by God himself. The new album I CAN'T STOP sees Green reunite with producer WILLIE...

Thanksgiving Treat From Timberlake

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has a special Thanksgiving Week treat for his American fans next month (25NOV03) - he will star in his first ever TV special. The pop hunk has shot a one-hour special, featuring...

Justin Timberlake Makes Love Tape For Cameron

Pop romeo JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is so smitten with gorgeous actress girlfriend CAMERON DIAZ he has made her a cassette of smoochy love songs. According to British showbiz magazine HEAT, the CRY ME A RIVER...

Stax Museum Opens Its Doors

Soul greats ISAAC HAYES, BOOKER T AND THE MGS, WILSON PICKETT, SOLOMON BURKE and AL GREEN will join rapper CHUCK D to mark the opening of the STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL tonight (30APR03)....

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