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Star Guitar Thieves Sentenced

Two men accused of stealing celebrity guitars and selling them on internet auction site eBay have been found guilty in court. JEFFREY H LANAHAN and MICHAEL J KELLY were sentenced on Friday (01SEP06) for the...

Buffett And Hiatt Fight For Hall Of Fame Place

MARGARITAVILLE singer JIMMY BUFFETT and JOHN HIATT are among the nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in Tennessee. The couple are being considered for induction into the fame hall alongside late singer/songwriter ARTHUR...

George Jones To Open Alabama Restaurant

Country legend GEORGE JONES is adding restaurateur to his impressive resume after announcing plans to open a Southern-style diner in Enterprise, Alabama. The singer/songwriter, who owns his own bacon, barbecue sauce and bottled water enterprise,...

U2 Top Rolling Stone Rich List

Irish rockers U2 have beaten THE ROLLING STONES and THE EAGLES to top the 2005 rock rich list, drawn up by Rolling Stone magazine. BONO and his bandmates made an estimated $154.2 million (GBP90.7 million)...

Springsteen Joins Superstars At New Orleans Festival

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is taking his new group to the 2006 New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival, making the April and May (06) event one of the year's top tickets. Springsteen retired his E STREET BAND...

Buffett Tour Back On

Country star JIMMY BUFFETT has announced he will be touring this summer (06), after previously declaring he'd be taking the season off. The MARGARITAVILLE singer will play a handful of dates for his 2006...

Gere Moves In Next To Buffett

RICHARD GERE has a new neighbour - easy listening rocker JIMMY BUFFETT. The PRETTY WOMAN star and his wife CAREY LOWELL have bought a new waterfront property in North Haven, New York - and...

U2 Top Touring Earners Of 2005

Irish rockers U2 are the top earning touring band or artist this year (05), according to a chart compiled by US magazine Billboard. The BEAUTIFUL DAY hitmakers grossed $260 million (GBP144.4 million) and attracted...

Waits, Simon + Garfunkel Join Charity Concert Line-up

LATEST: Reclusive TOM WAITS, SIMON + GARFUNKEL and ELVIS COSTELLO have joined the impressive list of stars who'll perform at an upcoming Hurricane Katrina benefit concert in New York City. The acts will join...

Stars Line-up For New York Relief Show

ROD STEWART, ELTON JOHN, STEVIE NICKS, JIMMY BUFFETT and LENNY KRAVITZ are among the stars who have signed up for a benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina relief in New York later this month (20SEP05)....

Buffett's Baseball Park Show Makes Chicago History

Crooner JIMMY BUFFETT made history in Chicago, Illinois, on Sunday (04SEP05) and Monday (05SEP05) by playing the first rock shows at baseball mecca Wrigley Field. The MARGARITAVILLE singer ended his summer (05) tour on...

Stones' Noise Levels To Be Monitored

THE ROLLING STONES' concert at Boston's Fenway Park will be under heavy surveillance on Sunday night (21AUG05), with police officers monitoring the show for noise levels. If the noise surpasses 70 decibels on the...

Johnson's Punk Start

JACK JOHNSON had to keep his folk ambitions secret when he first started playing music - because he was in a punk band. The singer eventually managed to break away to make the more...

Toby Keith's New Bar Gets Ready For Business In Las Vegas

LATEST: Country star TOBY KEITH's new Las Vegas, Nevada themed restaurant is set to open in time for the Independence Day weekend (01-04JUL05). The diner, I LOVE THIS BAR + GRILL, was expected to...

Buffett's Stolen Phone Causes Chaos For Stars

A galaxy of Hollywood stars are frantically changing their phone numbers after country singer JIMMY BUFFETT's mobile phone fell into the wrong hands. The IT'S FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE star, 57, accidentally left his phone...

Buffett's Island Gift

MARGARITAVILLE singer JIMMY BUFFETT has been given land on a South Pacific island after discovering one of his sea-faring ancestors was one of the first Westerners to live there in the 19th century. Buffett, himself...

Hit Drummer Dies After Cancer Battle

Top session drummer KENNY BUTTREY has lost his battle with cancer at his Nashville, Tennessee, home. He was 59. Buttrey recorded hits with BOB DYLAN and NEIL YOUNG among others. Among the hits...

Better Late Than Never For Buffett

Cult rocker JIMMY BUFFETT has scored his first number one album in America - 30 years after making his chart debut. The singer/songwriter has shocked record buyers and chart analysts by taking his LICENSE...

Officials Target Buffett Eatery For Loudness

An Alabama restaurant owned by crooner JIMMY BUFFETT and his sister LUCY has been targeted by officials, following complaints of loud music. Live outdoor music is often played at LULU'S - but a number...

Buffett Lines Up Historic Ballpark Shows

Crooner JIMMY BUFFETT is set to follow in the footsteps of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN this summer (04) when he performs at Boston, Massachusetts' revered FENWAY PARK. The home of baseball's BOSTON RED SOX housed its...

Buffett Attacks Another Restaurant For Stealing His Song

Crooner JIMMY BUFFETT has slapped another cease and desist warning on a Maryland burger bar after learning it had stolen the title of one of his hit songs. The singer/songwriter went to war with...

Alan Jackson Plays Surprise Show In Florida

Country star ALAN JACKSON held a surprise concert for his neighbours in Florida - as a practice run before his spring (04) tour begins. Jackson called a radio station on Friday afternoon (12MAR04) and...

Springsteen Tour Dominates Touted Ticket Sales

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN dominated not only America's concert box office last year (03), but also the second-hand market, where touters can resell unwanted tickets for much more than face value. STUBHUB.COM, an online marketplace, has...

Alan Jackson Voted Fans Favourite

Country singer ALAN JACKSON has been voted Favourite Entertainer at the annual COUNTRY WEEKLY MAGAZINE's FAN FAVOURITE AWARDS (03). The LIVIN' ON LOVE hitmaker - who won the coveted title for the second year...

Cash Wins Big At Cmas

The late JOHNNY CASH was remembered in style at last night's (05NOV03) COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, where he picked up three honours and was remembered with a touching multi-artist tribute. Cash,...

Billy Joel's Girlfriend Lands His Dream Job

BILLY JOEL'S young girlfriend found the perfect way to spend time with the veteran rocker - she's landed herself a job as hostess at his favourite restaurant. Culinary student KATE LEE, 25, who began...

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