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Clapton A Dad Again

3rd February 2005

Guitar legend ERIC CLAPTON is celebrating after becoming a dad for the fifth time - at the age of 59. The LAYLA star - whose four-year-old son CONOR tragically died in 1991 after falling...

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Osbourne Relocates Recording

25th January 2005

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE was forced to rearrange recording sessions for her tsunami charity single TEARS IN HEAVEN, because of snow storms blasting America's eastern coastline. The 52-year-old has joined forces with arch-rival SIMON...

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Ure Found It Hard To Contain Himself Around Clapton

24th January 2005

Rocking with guitar legend ERIC CLAPTON got BAND AID creator MIDGE URE so excited he "orgasmed". Former ULTRAVOX frontman Ure got the chance to play guitar with his hero Clapton backstage at the TSUNAMI...

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Former Stereophonic Hides From Bandmate

24th January 2005

Fired STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE hid from the band's frontman KELLY JONES to avoid bumping into him at a gig on Saturday (22JAN05). Cable was sacked from the Welsh band in September 2003 over...

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Stars Rock Over $19 Million (Gbp10 Million) For Tsunami Victims

23rd January 2005

Music stars including ERIC CLAPTON, THE MANIC STREET PREACHERS and CHARLOTTE CHURCH raised more than $19 million (GBP10 million) for the Asian tsunami relief, at a concert in Cardiff, Wales last night (22JAN04). Crowds...

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Stars Enter The Studio For Osbourne's Tsunami Song

20th January 2005

LATEST: Pop stars SIR ELTON JOHN, PINK, ROD STEWART and actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR are teaming up in the studio today (20JAN05) to record SHARON OSBOURNE's tsunami charity single. The eclectic group - who...

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Church Prepared To Beg For Cardiff Tsunami Gig

18th January 2005

CHARLOTTE CHURCH is so desperate to help victims of the south east Asian tsunami, she was prepared to beg organisers of a fundraising concert in Wales to let her appear. The VOICE OF AN...

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Church Missed Tsunami

13th January 2005

Teen singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH is relieved she cancelled her Christmas (DEC04) holiday to the Maldives, because she would have been on the islands when the tsunami hit. Church and boyfriend KYLE JOHNSON has booked...

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Estefan To Perform At Benefit For Tsunami Victims

11th January 2005

Cuban superstar GLORIA ESTEFAN has announced plans to raise $100,000 (GBP52,600) for South Asia's tsunami victims during a special Florida concert next month (FEB05). The show will take place at property tycoon DONALD TRUMP's...

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More Bands Confirmed For Tsunami Aid Concert

10th January 2005

MANIC STREET PREACHERS, BADLY DRAWN BOY, SNOW PATROL and EMBRACE have joined the line-up for the forthcoming LIVE AID-style extravaganza in Britain, which aims to raise millions for the Asia tsunami victims. The rock...

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Kidman Joins Who's Who

10th January 2005

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN has joined the nation's top politicians, peers, judges and diplomats in the 2005 edition of Britain's prestigious establishment handbook WHO'S WHO. The BAFTA-winning superstar's entry into the latest edition of...

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Clapton To Headline Tsunami Live-aid Style Concert

9th January 2005

Rock great ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a LIVE AID-style concert in Cardiff, Wales for the Asian tsunami disaster appeal. The LAYLA legend will join other musicians for the gig on 22...

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Clapton Agreed To Cream Reunion Over Age Concerns

9th January 2005

Veteran rocker ERIC CLAPTON only agreed to reform supergroup CREAM when he realised it might be the last time the three-piece play together. Guitarist Clapton, bassist JACK BRUCE and drummer GINGER BAKER split up...

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Stars Sing Clapton's Track For Tsunami Victims

7th January 2005

SHARON OSBOURNE has enlisted a host of stars to cover ERIC CLAPTON's tragic song TEARS IN HEAVEN for a charity single to raise money for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. The rock...

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Music Muse Boyd Tours Famous Friends' Photos

5th January 2005

The muse who inspired GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON to write their most sensitive songs is launching a tour of photographs of her famous friends. PATTI BOYD, who inspired rock classics like SOMETHING and...

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Wyman's All-star Jam

1st December 2004

[Former ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN is enrolling his celebrity pals to create an all-star band and record a tribute to ELVIS PRESLEY's guitarist SCOTTY MOORE. The (SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR hitmaker has...

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Beatles Guitar Going Under The Hammer

21st November 2004

A guitar played by late BEATLES JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON is expected to fetch at least $500,000 (GBP277,000) at auction next month (17DEC04). Harrison played the GIBSON SG during recording sessions for Fab...

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Sheryl + Lance Look For A Home Together

12th November 2004

SHERYL CROW and boyfriend LANCE ARMSTRONG are reportedly looking for a new family home in the Tennessee countryside. The rocker, who has dated KID ROCK and ERIC CLAPTON in the past, is planning to...

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Cream To Reform In 2005

9th November 2004

Legendary rockers CREAM are reforming for a week-long residency at London's ROYAL ALBERT HALL next year (05) - the same venue where the band played their last gig on 26 November 1968. The SUNSHINE...

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Clapton Collects Cbe

3rd November 2004

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON's Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award is the "icing on the cake" of his career. The guitarist was awarded his CBE by the PRINCESS ROYAL, PRINCESS ANNE at Buckingham...

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Clapton To Be A Dad Again

3rd November 2004

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON is expecting his third child with wife MELIA McENERY. The 59-year-old made the announcement today (3NOV04) while at Buckingham Palace where he was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE)...

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Stewart's Album Tops American Chart

27th October 2004

British rock legend ROD STEWART latest album has topped the American charts for the first time in 25 years. The singer's STARDUST...THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK: VOLUME III - including duets of WHAT A...

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Clapton Caught Speeding

14th October 2004

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON has been banned from driving in France and had his British licence confiscated - after being clocked driving at 216 kilometres-per-hour on a French motorway. The LAYLA guitarist was caught on...

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Poison Guitarist Tops Worst Riffs Poll

11th October 2004

POISON guitarist CC DeVILLE has topped a new list compiled by GUITAR WORLD magazine - 100 Worst Riffs, Licks + Solos Of All Time. The rocker picked up the unwanted crown for his efforts...

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Bohemian Rhapsody Tops Another Poll

6th October 2004

QUEEN's legendary anthem BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been voted the most popular British song of all time. Listeners of Britain's CAPITAL GOLD radio station voted for the six-minute song, which is the only track to...

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Knowles Backs Music Education Campaign

24th September 2004

R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES is backing a campaign aimed at strengthening music education in schools in her native Texas. The CRAZY IN LOVE singer is joining the TEXAS MUSIC PROJECT alongside CLINT BLACK, ERIC...

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Rod Gets Out The Great American Songbook Again

22nd September 2004

ROD STEWART has recorded another installment of his hit THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK series after signing up ERIC CLAPTON, STEVIE WONDER and DOLLY PARTON to perform standards with him. Stevie Wonder plays harmonica on...

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Stars Fight For Myanmar's Freedom

22nd September 2004

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, STING and REM are teaming up for a charity album to help impoverished people in Myanmar. Profits from the sale of the double CD featuring 27 tracks will benefit the group...

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Rockers Offer Tracks For Benefit Album

22nd September 2004

REM, PEARL JAM and SIR PAUL McCARTNEY have donated tracks to compilation FOR THE LADY, a benefit album for imprisoned Burmese peace activist AUNG SAN SUU KYI. Kyi, who won a Nobel Peace Prize...

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