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Queen Blanks Guitar Gods

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II had no idea who ERIC CLAPTON, JIMMY PAGE and JEFF BECK were when they attended a reception at her London residence Buckingham Palace yesterday (01MAR05). The legendary guitarists were...

Halliwell Late For Royal Appointment

GERI HALLIWELL shocked guests at a British royal reception hosted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II and PRINCE PHILLIP last night (01MAR05) by arriving 40-minutes late. The royal couple had already met a large portion of...

Osbourne Hails Wife's Charitable Timing

OZZY OSBOURNE has applauded his wife SHARON's shrewd delay of her tsunami charity single - because it will serve as a much-needed financial boost when interest in the tragedy wanes. Rock matriarch Sharon enlisted...

Queen To Host Music Stars

British Royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II will host a reception with her husband PRINCE PHILLIP to celebrate the music industry's valuable contribution to British culture The doors of their official Buckingham Place residence in London...

Jerry Lee Calls On His Famous Pals

Rock 'n' roller JERRY LEE LEWIS is following in late pal RAY CHARLES' footsteps by bringing his famous friends together for a new album. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer has invited SIR MICK...

Gabriel + Aretha Join Forces To Sing Sharon's Song

PETER GABRIEL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, WYCLEF JEAN and LINDSAY LOHAN are joining forces for yet another tsunami relief benefit record, which is being co-produced by SHARON STONE. The movie star has co-written the single, COME...

Boyd Unaware Of Beatles

GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTIE BOYD had no idea who THE BEATLES were when she first met him. The pair met and fell in love on the set of 1964 Beatles movie A HARD DAY'S...

Osbourne Credits Cowell For Tears In Heaven Idea

SHARON OSBOURNE and SIMON COWELL have learned to put their petty quarrels behind them for the good of tsunami aid charities. Osbourne admitted on MTV show TOTAL REQUEST LIVE yesterday (03FEB05) that it was...

Clapton A Dad Again

Guitar legend ERIC CLAPTON is celebrating after becoming a dad for the fifth time - at the age of 59. The LAYLA star - whose four-year-old son CONOR tragically died in 1991 after falling...

Osbourne Relocates Recording

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE was forced to rearrange recording sessions for her tsunami charity single TEARS IN HEAVEN, because of snow storms blasting America's eastern coastline. The 52-year-old has joined forces with arch-rival SIMON...

Former Stereophonic Hides From Bandmate

Fired STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE hid from the band's frontman KELLY JONES to avoid bumping into him at a gig on Saturday (22JAN05). Cable was sacked from the Welsh band in September 2003 over...

Ure Found It Hard To Contain Himself Around Clapton

Rocking with guitar legend ERIC CLAPTON got BAND AID creator MIDGE URE so excited he "orgasmed". Former ULTRAVOX frontman Ure got the chance to play guitar with his hero Clapton backstage at the TSUNAMI...

Stars Rock Over $19 Million (Gbp10 Million) For Tsunami Victims

Music stars including ERIC CLAPTON, THE MANIC STREET PREACHERS and CHARLOTTE CHURCH raised more than $19 million (GBP10 million) for the Asian tsunami relief, at a concert in Cardiff, Wales last night (22JAN04). Crowds...

Stars Enter The Studio For Osbourne's Tsunami Song

LATEST: Pop stars SIR ELTON JOHN, PINK, ROD STEWART and actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR are teaming up in the studio today (20JAN05) to record SHARON OSBOURNE's tsunami charity single. The eclectic group - who...

Church Prepared To Beg For Cardiff Tsunami Gig

CHARLOTTE CHURCH is so desperate to help victims of the south east Asian tsunami, she was prepared to beg organisers of a fundraising concert in Wales to let her appear. The VOICE OF AN...

Church Missed Tsunami

Teen singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH is relieved she cancelled her Christmas (DEC04) holiday to the Maldives, because she would have been on the islands when the tsunami hit. Church and boyfriend KYLE JOHNSON has booked...

Estefan To Perform At Benefit For Tsunami Victims

Cuban superstar GLORIA ESTEFAN has announced plans to raise $100,000 (GBP52,600) for South Asia's tsunami victims during a special Florida concert next month (FEB05). The show will take place at property tycoon DONALD TRUMP's...

More Bands Confirmed For Tsunami Aid Concert

MANIC STREET PREACHERS, BADLY DRAWN BOY, SNOW PATROL and EMBRACE have joined the line-up for the forthcoming LIVE AID-style extravaganza in Britain, which aims to raise millions for the Asia tsunami victims. The rock...

Kidman Joins Who's Who

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN has joined the nation's top politicians, peers, judges and diplomats in the 2005 edition of Britain's prestigious establishment handbook WHO'S WHO. The BAFTA-winning superstar's entry into the latest edition of...

Clapton To Headline Tsunami Live-aid Style Concert

Rock great ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a LIVE AID-style concert in Cardiff, Wales for the Asian tsunami disaster appeal. The LAYLA legend will join other musicians for the gig on 22...

Clapton Agreed To Cream Reunion Over Age Concerns

Veteran rocker ERIC CLAPTON only agreed to reform supergroup CREAM when he realised it might be the last time the three-piece play together. Guitarist Clapton, bassist JACK BRUCE and drummer GINGER BAKER split up...

Stars Sing Clapton's Track For Tsunami Victims

SHARON OSBOURNE has enlisted a host of stars to cover ERIC CLAPTON's tragic song TEARS IN HEAVEN for a charity single to raise money for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. The rock...

Music Muse Boyd Tours Famous Friends' Photos

The muse who inspired GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON to write their most sensitive songs is launching a tour of photographs of her famous friends. PATTI BOYD, who inspired rock classics like SOMETHING and...

Wyman's All-star Jam

[Former ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN is enrolling his celebrity pals to create an all-star band and record a tribute to ELVIS PRESLEY's guitarist SCOTTY MOORE. The (SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR hitmaker has...

Beatles Guitar Going Under The Hammer

A guitar played by late BEATLES JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON is expected to fetch at least $500,000 (GBP277,000) at auction next month (17DEC04). Harrison played the GIBSON SG during recording sessions for Fab...

Sheryl + Lance Look For A Home Together

SHERYL CROW and boyfriend LANCE ARMSTRONG are reportedly looking for a new family home in the Tennessee countryside. The rocker, who has dated KID ROCK and ERIC CLAPTON in the past, is planning to...

Cream To Reform In 2005

Legendary rockers CREAM are reforming for a week-long residency at London's ROYAL ALBERT HALL next year (05) - the same venue where the band played their last gig on 26 November 1968. The SUNSHINE...

Clapton To Be A Dad Again

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON is expecting his third child with wife MELIA McENERY. The 59-year-old made the announcement today (3NOV04) while at Buckingham Palace where he was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE)...

Clapton Collects Cbe

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON's Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award is the "icing on the cake" of his career. The guitarist was awarded his CBE by the PRINCESS ROYAL, PRINCESS ANNE at Buckingham...

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