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Buddy Holly's Widow Hands Publishing Rights To Bmg

The settlement marks the first time since 22-year-old Holly died in a plane crash in 1959 that someone other than Maria Elena Holly will be the custodian to the singer/songwriter's catalogue and overall...

Don Mclean's American Pie Lyrics Sell For $1.2 Million

MCLean recently found the 16-page document while he was rooting through boxes of his music paperwork, and he decided it was time to part with the historic artefact. The previously unseen manuscript,...

Transportation Safety Bosses Consider Reopening Buddy Holly Plane Crash Case

Officials at America's National Transportation Safety Board have confirmed reports they are reviewing a petition to reopen the investigation into Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper's deaths.The rock 'n' roll trio perished in...

Buddy Holly's Widow Pays Tribute To Husband's Late Bandmate

Buddy Holly's widow has paid tribute to her late husband's bassist following his death at the weekend (07Feb15).The Crickets star Joe B. Mauldin passed away in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 74, and now Maria Elena Holly...

Buddy Holly's Bassist Joe B. Mauldin Dies

Buddy Holly's The Crickets bassist Joe B. Mauldin, Jr. has passed away, aged 74.The musician's manager Burt Stein has confirmed Mauldin, Jr. died in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday (07Feb15) after a battle with cancer....

Buddy Holly Hologram To 'Perform' In Texas

Rock 'n' roll icon Buddy Holly is to be brought back to life for a new virtual performance as a hologram.Bosses at Hologram Usa have teamed up with the late singer's widow, who heads up...

Buddy Holly's Songwriting Partner Bob Montgomery Dead

Buddy Holly's longtime songwriting partner Bob Montgomery has died, aged 77.The hitmaker and producer, who also wrote songs for Eddy Arnold, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, passed away in Missouri on Thursday (04Dec14) after a...

Buddy Holly Country Tribute To Feature Song He Never Got To Record

A song Buddy Holly never got the chance to record and his biggest hits are to feature on a new country music tribute album to the bespectacled rock 'n' roller.Merle Haggard, T. Graham Brown and...

Paul Mccartney Rakes In £27.4 Million

Sir Paul McCartney has made £27.4 million this year.The Beatles singer's company MPL Communications boasted a global turnover of £27.4 million, with the UK alone providing £5.4 million of the profits.MPL is a holding company...

A Tribute To Dick Clark - Stevie Wonder Leads The Honours At The Amas

At Sunday night's (November 18) American Music Awards, Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Dick Clark, the former presenter of American Bandstand.Clark passed away in April, aged 82 and Stevie said that he was...

Michael Clarke Duncan Memorial Service Set For Monday

A memorial service for Michael Clarke Duncan will take place on Monday (10.09.12).The actor died of natural causes earlier this week, two months after suffering a heart attack, and a private invitation-only service will be...

Bruce Willis Pays Tribute To Michael Clarke Duncan

Bruce Willis and Michael Bay have paid tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan.The Oscar nominated actor died yesterday (03.09.12) two months after suffering a heart attack, and the actor and director who worked on his big...

Robert Plant Regains His 'Big Voice'

Robert Plant has got his ''big voice'' back again. The former Led Zeppelin singer has been concentrating on softer projects, such as his 'Raising Sand' album with Alison Krauss, and his Band of Joy group,...

Robert Plant Regains His 'Big Voice'

Robert Plant has got his ''big voice'' back again. The former Led Zeppelin singer has been concentrating on softer projects, such as his 'Raising Sand' album with Alison Krauss, and his Band of Joy group,...

Dannii Minogue: 'More Is Better In Swimwear'

Dannii Minogue thinks ''more can be better'' when it comes to swimwear.The Australian singer - who also owns fashion line Project D alongside designer Tabitha Somerset Webb - thinks it is better for women to...

Miley Cyrus Shares Bed With Dogs

Miley Cyrus shares her bed with her dogs.The 19-year-old singer-and-actress - who has five pet canines, Happy, Lila, Ziggy, Mary Jane and Floyd - tweeted a picture revealing her Rottweiler/beagle cross breed Happy had woke...

Shaggy's Dash For The 100 Metres Final

Shaggy will be running ''like Usain Bolt'' to see the Men's 100 metres sprint final on Sunday (05.07.12).The 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker is performing at the Respect Jamaica 50 series of concerts at The O2...

Movie Reviews The Watch

The Watch was originally titled Neighborhood Watch until the incident in which a neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, shot and killed Trayvon Martin last February. Ty Burr in the Boston Globe is one of several...

Kendra Wilkinson: Sex Toys Help My Marriage

Kendra Wilkinson says sex toys have helped keep her marriage exciting. The former Playboy model uses X-rated aids to spice up her bedroom activities with Hank Baskett, her husband of three years, and to ''keep...

Kendra Wilkinson: Sex Toys Help My Marriage

Kendra Wilkinson says sex toys have helped keep her marriage exciting. The former Playboy model uses X-rated aids to spice up her bedroom activities with Hank Baskett, her husband of three years, and to ''keep...

Movie Reviews Savages

There's nothing quite like an Oliver Stone movie to set the critics off in all directions like ants when a stone is dropped on their anthill. Savages is no exception. It's often Stone's liberal politics...

Swedish House Mafia Want Mccartney Collaboration

Swedish House Mafia want to work with Sir Paul McCartney.The dance group are keen to collaborate with The Beatles legend as they're huge fans of his work and think they would be able to write...

Taylor Swift Honours Killed Soldier

Taylor Swift will wear the dog tags of a Marine killed in Afghanistan in her next music video.The 'Love Story' singer decided to honour US soldier Sergeant Wade Wilson - who was killed in action...

Kanye West Overwhelmed By Kardashian Family

Kanye West was overwhelmed when he first met Kim Kardashian's family.The 'Stronger' hitmaker was surprised by how ''loud'' his girlfriend's two sisters, two half-sisters, brother, mother and step-father were when he first hung out with...

Kristen Stewart In Katy Perry's Entourage

Kristen Stewart says she's like the entourage when she's is with Katy Perry.The 'Twilight Saga' star admitted that she was too shy to get the VIP treatment when she was with the singer at recent...

Dick Clark Dies Aged 82: "Only God Made More Stars"

Dick Clark has died, at the age of 82, Cnn reports. The American Bandstand presenter was responsible for breaking a huge number of musical acts in America in a show that "bridged racial and political...

Scarlett Johansson's 'Beautiful' Marriage

Scarlett Johansson says her marriage to Ryan Reynolds was a ''beautiful thing''.The 'Avengers' actress married the Hollywood heartthrob in 2008 but less than three years later their union was over, and while she still feels...

Paul Mccartney Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star - Finally

Sir Paul Mccartney has followed in the footsteps of his former band members and been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Beatle became the 2,460th celebrity to be awarded the...

Belated Hall Of Fame Induction For Smokey Robinson's Miracles

This year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making amendments for past oversights, in which several backing bands of first generation rock and roll stars (such as Buddy Holly) were not inducted into...

Show-off Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson is a natural "show-off".The 'Hunger Games' star admitted deciding to become an actor was an "instinctive thing" because he was always looking for "attention" as a youngster.He said: "It was probably kind of...

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