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Stars Line Up For Recording Academy's Top Honours

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN and country music's first family THE CARTERS are among the artists named among the recipients of the Recording Academy of America's Lifetime Achievement award. JANIS JOPLIN, JERRY LEE LEWIS and...

Country Star Mack Vickery Dies

The world of country music is in mourning after learning of the death of singer/songwriter MACK VICKERY. Vickery died last week (21DEC04) of a heart attack. He was 66. A beloved name in...

Quaid To Play Cooley In New Biopic

Movie star DENNIS QUAID is set for another real-life portrayal on the big screen after negotiating to play legendary fiddler SPADE COOLEY in a new film. The actor, who has played JERRY LEE LEWIS...

Young's Message To Farm Aid Fans

NEIL YOUNG is urging music fans to continue supporting family farms in America as the FARM AID festival he helped to launch plans ahead for it's 20th year in 2005. The HEART OF GOLD...

Presley Death Tops Shock Rock Demises

Rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY's demise from a heart failure has been named the most shocking moment in music history. The King was found slumped on the toilet in his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee...

Willie Nelsons Star Line Up

Legendary country singer WILLIE NELSON stunned his American fans last night (05MAY04) when he produced BOB DYLAN, KEITH RICHARDS, JERRY LEE LEWIS, KID ROCK and MERLE HAGGARD on stage for his third annual concert special....

Cash Biopic Poised For Shooting

Preparations for the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic are proving so successful, producers hope to start shooting the movie in June (04). WALK THE LINE - starring JOAQUIN PHOENIX as the country legend who died...

Lookalikes Sought For Cash Biopic

Bosses on the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic are searching Hollywood for men and women resembling younger versions of JERRY LEE LEWIS, WAYLONG JENNINGS, ROY ORBISON and ELVIS PRESLEY. The anticipated film on the late...

Jerry Lee Forced To Pay Out Child Support

Rock 'n' roller JERRY LEE LEWIS has been ordered to pay $10,000 (GBP6,250)-per-month in temporary child support for his 16-year-old son. The hefty pay-out is part of a divorce settlement the GREAT BALLS OF...

Jerry Lee Lewis Warns Fans Off Birthday Bash

The split between rock legend JERRY LEE LEWIS and wife KERRIE has gotten ugly in a feud over a party for the singer's upcoming 68th birthday. Sixth wife Kerrie, a gospel singer, is inviting...

Rock Pioneers Team Up For Hawaiian Stage

Rock'n'roll legends CHUCK BERRY, JERRY LEE LEWIS and LITTLE RICHARD are teaming up for a huge concert in Hawaii next month (OCT03). The trio of pioneers will perform at the BLAISDELL ARENA on 25...

Sun Studios Becomes Historic Landmark

Legendary rock'n'roll recording Mecca SUN STUDIOS has become the first such place in America to be granted a NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK - just one day after founder SAM PHILLIPS died. The Memphis, Tennessee building...

Elvis Presley Producer Dies

Rock'n'roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY's former producer SAM PHILLIPS has died in Memphis, Tennessee aged 80. Phillips, previously a radio announcer and music talent scout, passed away at the ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL, but no other...

Jerry Lee In A Great Ball Of Trouble In Divorce Court

Rock 'n' roller JERRY LEE LEWIS is back in the divorce courts after claiming his sixth wife has been taunting him and banning him from rooms in their home. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE...

Soul Classic Was Inspired By Toilet Dash

Soul classic HOLD ON, I'M COMING was the result of a late-night toilet rush in STAX RECORDS' STUDIO A. Songwriting greats ISAAC HAYES and DAVID PORTER, dubbed the 'LENNON + McCARTNEY of soul', were...

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