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Bert Weedon Has Died

Bert Weedon has died. The 91-year-old guitarist - whose popular tutorial manual 'Play In A Day' taught the likes of Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney and Brian May how to play - passed away at...

Bert Weedon Dies: Guitarist Who Inspired Eric Clapton

BERT WEEDON has died, aged 91, the UK Press Association reports. The influential guitarist, who created the enduringly-popular 'Play in a day' series of guitar tutorials, passed away at his home in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. He...

Sir Cliff Richard Blames Ed Sullivan For Lack Of U.s. Success

British music legend Sir Cliff Richard blames American TV host Ed Sullivan for his failure to crack the U.S. because the late presenter pushed him to perform a comedy song on his hit show.The veteran...

Kylie Minogue Confirmed For Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Kylie Minogue will perform at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert.The 'Spinning Around' singer is the latest act to be confirmed for the June 4 bash in London, along with Motown star Stevie Wonder.She told Digital...

Gary Barlow Sent To Us To Sign Up Diamond Jubilee Acts

Gary Barlow is being sent to America by Princes William and Harry to find US music stars for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee concert. The Take That singer is thought to be trying to recruit P....

Gary Barlow Sent To Us To Sign Up Diamond Jubilee Acts

Gary Barlow is being sent to America by Princes William and Harry to find US music stars for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee concert. The Take That singer is thought to be trying to recruit P....

Gary Barlow Signs Host Of Diamond Jubilee Acts

Gary Barlow has had "no problem" persuading acts to sign on for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee concert. The Take That singer is organising a special free event outside Buckingham Palace in London to mark 60...

Sir Elton John Added To Royal Gig As Mccartney And Bassey Are Confirmed

Sir Elton John will perform for Queen Elizabeth Ii at her upcoming Diamond Jubilee concert alongside Sir Paul Mccartney, Dame Shirley Bassey and Sir Cliff Richard.The British monarch marked 60 years on the throne on...

Gary Barlow Reveals Plans For 'Amazing' Queen's Jubilee Concert

Gary Barlow has achieved a lot in his career, as part of the multi-million selling boy group Take That, as a solo artist and more recently as a judge on the UK version of the...

Sir Cliff Congratulates British Rowing Heroes

Sir Cliff Richard showed his support to a crew of British servicemen who rowed across the Atlantic by turning up to cheer at their finish line in Barbados.The veteran singer, who has a home on...

Sir Cliff Taking Hiatus In 2012

Veteran British singer Sir Cliff Richard is taking a hiatus for the whole of 2012 after "overdoing it" with a heavy touring schedule during the last three years.The Summer Holiday hitmaker has completed four treks...

Sir Cliff's Cycle Cemented Love Of Christmas

Sir Cliff Richard will never forget the year he had a painstaking wait to find out if he got a bicycle from Santa Claus, insisting it was the "best Christmas ever".The Mistletoe and Wine crooner,...

Sir Cliff Keen For Rihanna Duet

Veteran British singer Sir Cliff Richard is eyeing an odd collaboration - he wants to team up with R&B star Rihanna.The Summer Holiday hitmaker, who has previously sung with Sir Elton John, is a fan...

Cliff Richard Will Celebrate Christmas In Ny

Sir Cliff Richard is looking forward to spending Christmas in New York. The 'Mistletoe and Wine' singer - who has homes around the world including properties in the UK, Barbados and The Algarve in Portugal...

Military Wives Choir To Beat Little Mix To Christmas No. 1?

"Little Mix will be unstoppable in the race for Christmas Number One", "there's no point trying to compete with X Factor contestant" - these are the sort of comments that have reared their heads in...

Cliff Richard Slams 'X Factor ' For 'Killing' Christmas No.1

Sir Cliff Richard hasn't been at his most cheerful over the last few weeks, something largely caused by the banning of his tracks from Absolute Radio 60s. Now the recording artist has hit out at...

Sir Cliff Richard Wants Christmas Hit

Sir Cliff Richard wants to challenge 'The X Factor' UK winner for the Christmas number one spot. The 'Mistletoe & Wine' crooner thinks the winner of the reality TV show has an unfair advantage in...

Barlow Eyes Jay-z And Coldplay For Queen's Party

British pop star Gary Barlow is eyeing a star-studded line-up for Queen Elizabeth Ii's 85th birthday celebrations - he's planning to include Jay Z, Coldplay and Sir Cliff Richard on the bill.The Take That star...

Sir Cliff:'Simon Cowell Will Never Find A Global Star On X Factor'

Sir Cliff Richard has warned music mogul Simon Cowell his TV talent shows will never produce a global superstar, because the contestants are dropped as soon as they fail to hit the top of the...

Cliff Richard Has Live Nightmares

Sir Cliff Richard often wakes up in the middle of the night in a panic about forgetting the words to his songs. Although the 71-year-old musician has been performing for over 50 years nerves can...

Rockers Support Sir Cliff Over Radio Ban

The Who's Roger Daltrey and Status Quo star Francis Rossi have come to the defence of Sir Cliff Richard after his music was banned from a U.K. radio station's playlist.Executives at Britain's new Absolute Radio...

Cliff Richard Banned From Sixties Radio Station

Sir Cliff Richard has never been considered the edgiest of performers, and hasn't had a problem with that in fairness. After all, he has found ample compensation in notching up some 250 million worldwide sales...

Sir Cliff Unimpressed With U.k. Radio Station Ban

Sir Cliff Richard has been left fuming after his songs were banned from a U.K. radio station's playlist.Executives at Britain's new Absolute Radio 60s have revealed the veteran singer's tracks will not be played on...

Sir Cliff Richard Still Baffled By Copyright Ruling

British pop legend Sir Cliff Richard has mixed emotions after winning a ruling which extends copyright laws for songwriters, insisting stars should retain royalties for life.The 71-year-old crooner was the driving force behind a campaign...

Sir Cliff Backs New Gay Marriage Proposal

Veteran British singer Sir Cliff Richard has spoken out in favour of gay marriage, insisting same-sex couples should be granted equal rights.Gay partners in the U.K. are currently only able to enter into civil partnerships,...

Cliff Richard Turns 71, Insists He Will 'Never Retire'

Sir Cliff Richard, who turns 71-years-old today (14th October 2011), has insisted he will "never retire", but admits trying to "slow down" in recent years. The singer begins his 'Soulicious' UK tour in Nottingham this...

Sir Cliff Eyeing Vegas Stint With Olivia Newton-john

Veteran crooner Sir Cliff Richard is in talks with Olivia Newton-john to stage a Las Vegas show.The 70-year-old British singer has had hits around the world but has so far failed to crack America -...

Cliff Richard 'Lucky' To Have A Street

Sir Cliff Richard feels "lucky" to have a street named after him. The 'Devil Woman' hitmaker divides his time between various houses he owns across the world, but one of his favourite places is Portgual's...

Sir Cliff Richard Copyright Law Passed By European Union

Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating after winning a new royalties battle that will extend copyright laws for songwriters.On Monday (12Sep11), members of the European Union Council voted in favour of the Saviour's Day singer's proposal...

Sir Cliff Richard Wins Wine Awards

Veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating after winning five awards for his wine at an industry event.The British crooner owns a vineyard in Portugal's Algarve region called Adega do Cantor, which translates as Winery...

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