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30th May 2013

Veteran musician George Benson is selling off his luxury mansion in Englewood, New Jersey. The eight-bedroomed home, which includes a music studio and a theatre, is on the market for around $3 million (£1.9 million).

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Dave Brubeck Dead Aged 91; Jazz World Mourns True Pioneer

By Michael West | 5th December 2012

Dave Brubeck, the jazz musician heralded for defying convention and experimenting with complex rhythms, has died in Norwalk, Connecticut - he was 91. Brubeck, who would have turned 92 on Thursday (December 6, 2012), gained...

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Benson Eyes Release For Royal Songs

14th February 2010

GEORGE BENSON is hoping his musical tribute to the late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES will be released - despite an ongoing 13-year battle with his record company.The British royal and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed died...

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Dixie Chicks Stun The Grammy Awards With Big Five

12th February 2007

The DIXIE CHICKS stunned America at the Grammy Awards last night (11FEB07) by claiming five big prizes, including Album of The Year, Record of The Year and Song of The Year. Just four years after...

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Dixie Chicks Stun The Grammy Awards With Big Five

12th February 2007

The DIXIE CHICKS stunned America at the Grammy Awards last night (11FEB07) by claiming five big prizes, including Album of The Year, Record of The Year and Song of The Year. Just four years after...

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Fascinating Fact 2333

30th October 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY added his voice to a track on jazz greats GEORGE BENSON and AL JARREAU's new collaborative album GIVIN' IT UP.

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Jarreau + Benson Team Up On New Album

10th August 2006

Jazz greats AL JARREAU and GEORGE BENSON are teaming up to produce an album of smooth covers. The pair has recorded hits by HALL + OATES and SEALS + CROFT, among others for new release...

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Armatrading Defies Star Orders

2nd September 2005

Songwriting pioneer JOAN ARMATRADING was shocked when she saw stars including WHITNEY HOUSTON and GEORGE BENSON perform in the US, because the audience was banned from looking at them. The lesbian singer thought the...

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Williams' Revisits The 1970s On Romantic New Album

29th January 2005

Singer VANESSA WILLIAMS is revisiting the 1970s for Valentine's Day (14FEB05) after recording an album of the decade's best love ballads. The pretty star has recorded covers of STEVIE WONDER's SEND ONE YOUR LOVE...

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Prince's Paisley Park Studios Reopens

16th August 2004

PRINCE's legendary PAISLEY PARK STUDIOS in Minnesota has reopened for business. Paisley Park has largely been closed since 1996, though PURPLE RAIN rocker Prince continued to record and perform there. A...

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Vandross' Friends Pay Tribute On New Album

17th June 2004

LUTHER VANDROSS is helping to raise funds for the AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION (ADA) from his hospital bed - by inviting friends to record covers of his hits. GEORGE BENSON, LALAH (corr) HATHAWAY and BONEY...

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Busta Out Of Mobos

23rd September 2003

Britain's MOBO AWARDS have been thrown into chaos after BUSTA RHYMES pulled out of the ceremony. Busta had been slated to receive the MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN awards' Lifetime Achievement gong at Thursday's (25SEP03)...

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