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Jones Returns To Carnegie Hall 44 Years After Making History

Music legend GEORGE JONES is returning to the New York concert Mecca where he made country music history in 1962. The ageing singer will play a Halloween show (31OCT06) at Carnegie Hall with pal KRIS...

Nurse Stunned By Aniston Meeting

A single mother from New Jersey had the shock of a lifetime on a recent taping of OPRAH WINFREY's daytime talk show when she came face to face with the director of her competition essay...

Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

Veteran singer/songwriter JIMMY WEBB will receive the American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers Voice Of Music award at the ASCAP's upcoming country awards show. The MACARTHUR PARK star will pick up the honour at...

Bluegrass Musician Uncle Josh Dies

Veteran Dobro musician BURKETT HOWARD GRAVES, known as country music's UNCLE JOSH, has died. He was 79. Graves died on Saturday (30SEP06) at his Nashville, Tennessee home and had been in ill health in recent...

Cash's Forgotten Irish Concert To Be Released On Dvd

A forgotten JOHNNY CASH concert from 13 years ago is to be released on DVD next month (OCT06). Footage from JOHNNY CASH IN IRELAND has rarely be seen, and then only in highlight form. The...

Aniston Makes Directorial Debut

JENNIFER ANISTON is donning her director's hat to shoot her first film project with pal ANDREA BUCHANAN. The pair have teamed up to make short film ROOM 10 with KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and ROBIN WRIGHT PENN...

Kristofferson And Jennings Make Rockwalk

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and the late country singer WAYLON JENNINGS were inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk yesterday (06JUL06). Songwriter Kristofferson was honoured for his hits including ME AND BOBBY MCGEE and HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE...

Streisand Hits Back At Controversial New Biography

Singer/actress BARBRA STREISAND has blasted an unofficial new biography which explores her love life as "mean-spirited mythology". BARBRA: THE WAY SHE IS by CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON claims Streisand is "cheap", has a "MARIA CALLAS-sized ego", is...

Streisand's 'Sexual Conquests' Revealed In New Biography

A new biography of BARBRA STREISAND alleges the superstar's list of lovers includes DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' former husband PRINCE CHARLES and her lover DODI FAYED. BARBRA: THE WAY SHE IS by CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON claims...

Jones Records Nelson + Kristofferson Tribute

Jazz star NORAH JONES is serving up a tribute to her heroes WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON with a new album from her side project THE LITTLE WILLIES. Jones' tribute group formed in 2003...

Lavigne Joins Fast Food Nation

AVRIL LAVIGNE has signed up to make her acting debut in a screen adaptation of ERIC SCHLOSSER's bestselling expose FAST FOOD NATION. The Canadian pop star will share the screen with PATRICIA ARQUETTE, BOBBY...

Neil Young Heads South By Southwest Line-up

Rocker NEIL YOUNG will provide the keynote address at America's South By Southwest Music Festival in March (06). According to newspaper the Austin Chronicle, Young will be featured in a conversation with film director...

Kristofferson Landed A Helicopter In Cash's Garden

Country legend-turned-movie star KRIS KRISTOFFERSON grew so tired of JOHNNY CASH failing to record songs he sent him, he personally delivered one to his Nashville, Tennessee home - by landing a helicopter on his lawn....

Pacino And Theron To Save The World

AL PACINO and CHARLIZE THERON are set to reunite on the big screen in a bid to save the world. The Oscar-winners, who first teamed up in 1997's THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, will head an...

Cash's House Up For Sale

Fans of JOHNNY CASH are being offered to buy into a valuable piece of country history - the home the legendary singer lived in until his death is up for sale. The 18-room Nashville,...

Maybury Slams The Jacket Marketing

Movie-maker JOHN MAYBURY has slammed the marketing campaign of his latest film THE JACKET, only days after it hit American cinemas. ADRIEN BRODY, KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON are among the starry line-up in...

Jewel Smith Dies

Country singer JEWEL 'SAMMI' SMITH has died at her home in Oklahoma. She was 61. The balladeer was most famous for the hit HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT. Smith won a GRAMMY...

Mcgraw, Paisley And Chesney Double Up At The Cmas

TIM McGRAW, BRAD PAISLEY and KENNY CHESNEY were the big winners at the 38th annual COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, last night (09NOV04), taking home two prizes apiece. But there was a...

British Artist Taylor To Make Poet Film With Cash Music

British artist SAM TAYLOR-WOOD will combine the music of late legend JOHNNY CASH with the life of WILLIAM BLAKE when she directs a film about the eighteenth century poet. Taylor-Wood, who was convinced by...

Kristofferson Gets A Legendary Surprise

Country legend KRIS KRISTOFFERSON kicked off his week in style by discovering he was to be honoured by his peers while he was announcing this year's (04) COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS nominees. The grizzled...

Carly's Panic Attacks Ruin Performances

Legendary singer/songwriter CARLY SIMON has confessed to a crippling fear of performing live. The YOU'RE SO VAIN singer admits she hates playing in front of people because she suffers awful panic attacks. She...

Stars To Join Nelson For Fourth Of July Picnic

MERLE HAGGARD, RAY PRICE, DAVID ALLAN COE and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON are among the stars who will be joining country legend WILLIE NELSON for his annual Fourth of July Picnic in Texas. Nelson, who held...

Minnie Rocks South By Southwest

MINNIE DRIVER proved she's so much more than a successful actress when made her live singing debut at Austin, Texas' SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST festival at the weekend (20MAR04). The British movie star donned a...

Jacket Workers' Worry At Kkk Extra

Set insiders on ADRIEN BRODY's new movie THE JACKET have expressed their concern a KU KLUX CLAN member was allowed to appear in the film - even though he was open about his sick past....

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,...

Rosanne Cash Speaks Out

JOHNNY CASH's daughter ROSANNE will talk publicly for the first time about the death of her father on American TV next week (11NOV03). The singer will join DWIGHT YOAKAM, TRAVIS TRITT and brother JOHN...

Kid Rock Joins Cash Tribute

KID ROCK and country duo BROOKS + DUNN are the latest artists to be added to the 10 November (03) musical tribute to late singer JOHNNY CASH. Actor TIM ROBBINS will host the event...

Cash Tribute Tickets Available By Lottery

Fans of JOHNNY CASH are being offered the chance to attend a memorial tribute to the late country legend - through a lottery. Fans hoping to secure tickets to the 10 November (03) JOHNNY...

Johnny Cash Memorial Details Announced

LATEST: A public memorial service for legend JOHNNY CASH in Nashville, Tennessee will feature a galaxy of music stars. WILLIE NELSON, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, SHERYL CROW, STEVE EARLE and Cash's daughter ROSANNE have all confirmed...

Johnny Cash Honoured At Americana

Country legend JOHNNY CASH has been honoured with artist, song and album of the year gongs at the AMERICANA music awards show just a week after his death. Cash, who died on 12 September...

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