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Ronnie Wood To Perform Tribute To Rolling Stones' Hero

28th August 2013

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is to perform a tribute to legendary bluesman Jimmy Reed. The rocker's side project, The Ronnie Wood Band, has been announced as the closing act of BluesFest, which will take...

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Bill Wyman & Chris Rea Among Mourners At Winner's Funeral

23rd January 2013

Former Rolling Stones star Bill Wyman and singer/songwriter Chris Rea were among the mourners at filmmaker Michael Winner's funeral on Wednesday (23Jan13).The Death Wish director passed away at his home in Kensington, London on Monday...

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Chris Rea Curses On Live Tv

20th September 2011

Rocker Chris Rea turned the air blue on Tuesday (20Sep11) when he let slip a four-letter word on live TV.The Road to Hell hitmaker was a guest on British daytime show Loose Women when he...

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Rea's Road To Hell Lyrics Fail To Set Auction On Fire

15th December 2010

A scrap of paper on which CHRIS REA scrawled the lyrics to hit song THE ROAD TO HELL has failed to sell at a charity auction.The British rocker donated the note, which he wrote on...

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Jolie & Pitt's Rock 'N' Roll Castle

25th August 2009

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are living in the middle of rock 'n' roll history - music legends including PINK FLOYD, AC DC, THE CURE, STING and CHRIS REA have all recorded albums at the...

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Rihanna And Brown Fuel Rumours

30th July 2009

Rihanna and Chris Brown have fuelled reunion rumours after dining across the street from each other.The couple - who were banned from meeting by a court order after Chris pleaded guilty to assaulting her last...

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Rea Hits Out At Blair

28th April 2008

British rocker CHRIS REA has launched a scathing attack on former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - branding him a "bastard murderer". Blair - who left office last year (07) after 10 years as U.K....

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Rea Not Retiring

31st August 2006

Veteran singer CHRIS REA has reassured fans he has no plans to retire, despite selling his riverside studio in Cookham, England. The ROAD TO HELL star, who nearly died from pancreatitis recently, has put the...

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Rea Questions Commitment Of Younger Fans

17th November 2005

British rocker CHRIS REA is doubtful many adolescent music fans will bother buying his latest release, because its 11 CDs is too much for their attention spans. THE ROAD TO HELL star Rea last...

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Womack Accused Of Ruining Unknown Musician

25th October 2005

BOBBY WOMACK has been accused of ruining budding musician MARK THOMAS's career after stealing his song YOU'RE THE ONE. During a stint supporting rocker CHRIS REA in 1988 Thomas and his band repeatedly performed...

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Rea Thanks Wife For Pulling Him Out Of His Depression

18th October 2005

British rocker CHRIS REA credits his wife with forcing him out of a deep depression following debilitating surgery to remove his pancreas. The diabetic ROAD TO HELL star's weight plummeted to 50 kilograms (eight...

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Rea Slams Skinny 'Role Models'

18th October 2005

Veteran crooner CHRIS REA has attacked the young pop stars of today, accusing them of being bad role models for children. The singer, 55, believes the current trend of skinny girl groups and solo...

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Rea Decided To Tape The Blues On Operating Table

18th October 2005

Veteran singer CHRIS REA decided the time was right to fulfil his blues ambition while he lay on an operating table as the anaesthetic began to take hold. THE ROAD TO HELL star Rea...

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Diabetic Rea Misses Race

11th September 2005

Singer CHRIS REA was forced to pull out of a 24-hour motor race in England yesterday (10SEP05) after an infection caused him to become seriously ill. The ROAD TO HELL hitmaker - who is...

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Star-studded Charity Track For Tsunami Victims

2nd January 2005

A host of stars including SIR CLIFF RICHARD and BOY GEORGE are making a charity song to raise money for victims of Sunday's (26DEC04) tragic tsunami in Asia. British DJ MIKE READ penned...

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Rea's 'Miraculous' Surgery

22nd June 2004

British rock star CHRIS REA is amazed he's still alive after a life-threatening operation left him emaciated, diabetic and addicted to morphine. The LET'S DANCE singer, 53, has taken three years to recover from...

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Rea: My Wife And I Are Like Macca And Linda

12th April 2004

Rocker CHRIS REA likens his relationship with wife JOAN to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's devoted marriage with late spouse LINDA - as they do everything together. The ROAD TO HELL hitmaker, 53, has dated his...

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