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13th March 2015

Punk icon MICK JONES gave PAUL WELLER fans a treat on Thursday night (12Mar15) when he joined the mod hero onstage during a gig in Stoke, England. The Clash guitarist performed The Changingman with the...

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Mark Ronson Mistook For Nile Rodgers

6th January 2015

Mark Ronson thinks he has excelled himself on his new album because people mistake it for someone else's music.The producer played 'Uptown Funk' - the lead single from upcoming LP 'Uptown Special' - to his...

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Mick Jones Reveals Real Reason Behind Music Hiatus

29th December 2014

Rocker Mick Jones has come clean about the real reason behind his 2012 music hiatus, revealing he suffered a "virtual nervous breakdown" after undergoing heart surgery.The Foreigner frontman took a year off from work after...

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Lou Gramm Reunites With Ex-foreigner Bandmate Mick Jones

8th July 2014

Former Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has thrilled fans by confirming he is reuniting with ex-bandmate Mick Jones.Gramm and Jones are finally putting a decade-long feud behind them to re-team in the recording studio later this...

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Paul Weller To Set Autobiography In Space

9th June 2014

Paul Weller wants to write his autobiography - with a science-fiction twist.The 56-year-old rocker would be interested in committing his life story to paper, but would want to do something unusual with his recollections.Asked if...

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Sammy Hagar & Mick Jones Reteam To Work On New Material

30th April 2014

Rock legends Sammy Hagar and Mick Jones have confirmed reports suggesting the two old pals have reunited in the studio to work on a series of new songs.Chickenfoot frontman Hagar, who famously worked with Foreigner...

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The Clash Stars Team Up With Frank Ocean For New Converse Track

7th March 2014

The Clash stars Mick Jones and Paul Simonon have reteamed to record a new track with Frank Ocean.The punk icons, who also joined forces as part of Damon Albarn's Gorillaz, have recorded Hero with Ocean...

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Mick Jones: 'Secret Joe Strummer Tunes Could Have Sparked The Clash's Comeback'

4th October 2013

Former The Clash star Mick Jones has revealed he was writing new music with the band's late frontman Joe Strummer before he died in 2002.The guitarist tells the Bbc the former bandmates were secretly working...

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William Shatner Releasing Prog-rock Album

2nd September 2013

Star Trek icon William Shatner has collaborated with country music star Vince Gill, Foreigner's Mick Jones and guitarist Steve Vai for a new prog-rock album.The acting veteran penned the lyrics for all the songs on...

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Mick Jones: 'The Clash Came Close To Reuniting For Hall Of Fame'

30th August 2013

Former The Clash star Mick Jones still has regrets about walking away from the band, but insists he and his bandmates had to split in the mid-1980s to save their friendships.The guitarist reveals the core...

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Mick Jones And Ray Davies Land Silver Clef Awards

21st June 2013

The Clash star Mick Jones and The Kinks rocker Ray Davies have joined the star-studded list of honourees at Britain's upcoming Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards.The two musicians will both be given prizes in...

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Noel Gallagher's Daughter In Peta Campaign

18th April 2013

Noel Gallagher's daughter is starring in a new PETA advert.Anais Gallagher, 13, Noel's daughter with his former wife Meg Matthews, has joined forces with 10-year-old Stella Jones and her sister Ava, whose father is The...

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Rock Icons' Daughters Sign Up For Animal Rights Campaign

18th April 2013

The young daughters of rock legends Noel Gallagher and Mick Jones are showing off their modelling skills for a new campaign to stamp out animal cruelty.Anais Gallagher, 13, and sisters Stella and Ava Jones, 10...

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Noel Gallagher And Mick Jones' Daughters Unite For Peta Animal Cruelty Campaign

By Hayley Avron | 18th April 2013

Noel Gallagher (Oasis) and Mick Jones’ (The Clash) daughters have joined forces with the animal charity PETA for an ad campaign, encouraging people to report animal bullying.With the tagline ‘Cruelty Doesn’t Fly With Us. Be...

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Is The Justice Collective's 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' The Underdog In The Fight For Christmas Number One? [Video]

By Holly Williams | 21st December 2012

Is The Justice Collective's 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' The Underdog In The Fight For Christmas Number One?The Justice Collective have finally released their tribute single 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' in...

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Paul Mccartney Joins Hillsborough Charity Single: Will It Get Xmas No.1?

By Joe Wilde | 23rd November 2012

The Hillsborough single, released to raise money for the families of Liverpool fans who lost their life during the tragic Hillsborough disaster in 1989, where 96 football fans lost their lives during a FA Cup...

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Paul Mccartney Joins Charity Single

23rd November 2012

Sir Paul McCartney appears on a new charity single for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.The Beatles musician is one of a number of stars who have recorded a cover of 'He Ain't Heavy, He's...

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Mick Jones Reached Out To Storm-stricken Son On Radio

31st October 2012

Foreigner star Mick Jones put out a public radio plea on Monday (29Oct12) in a bid to reach his son in Long Island, New York as superstorm Sandy battered America's East Coast.The rocker could not...

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Hillsborough Charity Single To Be Released In Aid Of Liverpool Fans' Families

By Contributor | 26th October 2012

A single is to be released to be released to help families of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster as they seek to recoup legal costs paid out over 23 years of fighting the authorities.There...

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Robbie Williams And Melanie Chisholm Record Single For Disaster Victims

26th October 2012

Robbie Williams, The Clash's Mick Jones, and Melanie Chisholm are among the stars teaming up to record a charity single to benefit the victims of Britain's worst ever sporting disaster.Beverley Knight and Paloma Faith will...

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The Wallflowers Were Always Ready To Reform

15th October 2012

The Wallflowers always planned to get back together ''at some point.''The band took a five year hiatus before recording new album 'Glad All Over', but frontman Jakob Dylan claims they never thought about splitting up.He...

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Jessica Ennis And Bradley Wiggins Party With The Stone Roses In London

7th August 2012

What would you rather do? Party with The Stone Roses? Or win an Olympic medal? Well, if you are Jessica Ennis or Bradley Wiggins, you don't have to choose. You can do both. Jess and...

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Eric Cantona Plays At Stone Roses Gig In Lyon, France

26th June 2012

Football legend turned actor Eric Cantona appeared on-stage at a Stone Roses concert in Lyon, France on Monday evening (June 25, 2012). The Frenchman sang with Justice Tonight - the Hillsborough campaign band consisting of...

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Did The Stone Roses And Eric Cantona Appear On Stage Together?

26th June 2012

The Stone Roses have been used to being the star attraction wherever they've gone in Europe so far this year, since announcing their reformation, however, in Lyon last night they almost had to take a...

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Mick Jones To Reignite Hillsborough Campaign At Stone Roses Gig

4th April 2012

Rock veteran Mick Jones is hoping his high-profile gig at the upcoming Stone Roses reunion concerts will boost a campaign in aid of the victims of Britain's worst ever sporting disaster.The former The Clash star...

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Stone Roses Announce Support Acts

28th March 2012

Beady Eye, Professor Green and Primal Scream have been announced as support acts for the Stone Roses' comeback shows.The legendary 'Fool's Gold' hitmakers will play three dates at Manchester's Heaton Park on June 29, 30...

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Mick Jones 'Recovering From Heart Surgery'

24th February 2012

Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones is recovering in hospital after undergoing heart surgery, according to a U.S. report.The rocker reportedly checked into the Mount Sinai Heart Institute in Miami Beach, Florida earlier this week (20Feb12) for...

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Mick Jones Plays Gig With Simonon And Primal Scream

9th December 2011

The Clash star Mick Jones teamed up with former bandmate Paul Simonon and Primal Scream on Thursday (08Dec11) for a gig dedicated to the victims of Britain's worst ever sporting disaster.Jones took to the stage...

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Mick Jones On Tour For Soccer Disaster Families

23rd November 2011

Veteran rocker Mick Jones is teaming up with The Farm and '80s star Pete Wylie to play concerts in aid of victims of Britain's worst ever sporting disaster.The former The Clash star has joined the...

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Mystery Illness Keeps Mick Jones Off The Road

13th October 2011

Fans of rockers Foreigner are voicing their concerns about the welfare of guitarist Mick Jones after he missed the band's big gig with Journey at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Tuesday (11Oct11).A near-capacity...

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