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Fascinating Fact 972

9th February 2006

Rock legend NEIL YOUNG wrote the final track on SACRED GROUND: A TRIBUTE TO MOTHER EARTH, which picked up the Best Native American Music Album at the Grammy Awards last night (08FEB06)....

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Fascinating Fact 964

9th February 2006

Rock legend NEIL YOUNG wrote the final track on SACRED GROUND: A TRIBUTE TO MOTHER EARTH, which picked up the Best Native American Music Album at the Grammy Awards last night (08FEB06)....

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Neil Young Joins Katrina Effort

27th January 2006

Music legend NEIL YOUNG is planning to perform a series of small concerts in New Orleans, Louisiana in a bid to cheer up the ravaged city. The HEART OF GOLD hitmaker is keen to...

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Holofcener Thrilled With Sundance Honour

20th January 2006

Film-maker NICOLE HOLOFCENER had a very special reason to celebrate the fact her new JENNIFER ANISTON movie opened the Sundance Film Festival yesterday (19JAN06) - she started her career at the Utah gathering. The...

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Neil Young Heads South By Southwest Line-up

13th December 2005

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...

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Link Wray Dies

21st November 2005

Veteran rocker LINK WRAY, the man credited with inventing the guitar power chord, has died at the age of 76. Wray is best known for his 1959 song RAWHIDE and influenced a whole generation...

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Young's Full Moon Rule

1st November 2005

Rocker NEIL YOUNG insists on scheduling diary appointments according to the moon's position - despite conceding it's an annoying habit. The HEART OF GOLD hitmaker has planned much of his creative life around the...

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Young Follows U2 Into O'brien's Studio

17th October 2005

Rocker NEIL YOUNG is following in the footsteps of U2, by taking over comedian CONAN O'BRIEN's late-night US chat show. U2 recently enjoyed a week-long residency on LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN, and Young...

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Spielberg Turns To Videogames

14th October 2005

Hollywood legend STEVEN SPIELBERG has signed a deal with Electronic Arts (EA) to work on three original videogames. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN director will act as executive producer on the Los Angeles-based projects, the...

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Plant + Pearl Jam Thrill Chicago With $1,000 Show

6th October 2005

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT and PEARL JAM rocked Chicago, Illinois last night (05OCT05) at a $1,000 (GBP560) per head benefit show. Plant agreed to support the modern rock greats at the intimate...

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Young's Prairie Wind Worry

27th September 2005

NEIL YOUNG is anxious over the release of his new album PRAIRIE WIND, because he fears critics will link its quality to his brain aneurysm. The 59-year-old recorded the album earlier this year (05)...

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Farm Aid Raises Cash For Hurricane Victims

20th September 2005

The 20th annual Farm Aid concert on Saturday (17SEP05) raised over $1 million (GBP555,500) for the rural victims of Hurricane Katrina. Farm Aid's president, WILLIE NELSON and fellow founding members NEIL YOUNG and JOHN...

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Stars Shine At Mtv Telethon

11th September 2005

ALICIA KEYS, ROB THOMAS, BECK, KANYE WEST and SHERYL CROW were among the stars who made emotional studio performances for an MTV Hurricane Katrina telethon last night (10SEP05), while other big names offered special tour...

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Ellen Fights Back Tears As She Relates Cousin's Concerns

10th September 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana native ELLEN DEGENERES fought back tears as she introduced last night's (09SEP05) SHELTER FROM THE STORM US telethon by recalling an emotional chat she had with her cousin, who was caught up...

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Stones + Mccartney Join Mtv Hurricane Telethon

6th September 2005

The ROLLING STONES, PAUL McCARTNEY, NEIL YOUNG and KANYE WEST are among the artists who have signed up to perform as part of an MTV/VH1 telethon to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The...

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Lewis: 'Iggy Saved Me'

18th August 2005

JULIETTE LEWIS credits IGGY POP with helping her quit drugs. The actress, who now fronts rock band JULIETTE AND THE LICKS, famously battled drug addictions during her early twenties - but she insists THE...

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Johnson's Punk Start

11th August 2005

JACK JOHNSON had to keep his folk ambitions secret when he first started playing music - because he was in a punk band. The singer eventually managed to break away to make the more...

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Celine Booed At Live 8

4th July 2005

CELINE DION is no longer Canada's favourite daughter - the singer was loudly booed during her Live 8 set in Barrie because she failed to perform onstage live. The singer couldn't make it to...

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Live 8 Becomes 10 As Pet Shop Boys Head For Moscow

28th June 2005

The organiser's of this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 global concerts have added another show to the impressive line-up in Moscow, Russia. The PET SHOP BOYS will headline this concert - the 10th Live 8...

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Young Mourns Father's Death

15th June 2005

Rocker NEIL YOUNG is mourning the death of his father SCOTT, who died on Sunday (12JUN05) at his home in Kingston, Canada. He was 87. The Canadian singer's dad was a popular author and...

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Young + Demme Team Up For Concert Film

9th June 2005

Rocker NEIL YOUNG is teaming up with filmmaker JONATHAN DEMME to film a concert movie in Nashville, Tennessee. The Canadian icon is currently recording a new album in Nashville and plans to stage a...

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Neil Young Back In The Studio After Surgery

4th May 2005

Rocker NEIL YOUNG is back in the studio just a month after undergoing brain surgery. The Canadian star suffered a brain aneurysm earlier this year (05), and now he's using music to aid his...

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Young Leaves Hospital

5th April 2005

LATEST: Rock legend NEIL YOUNG has left a New York hospital following brain surgery last week (ends01APR05). The HEART OF GOLD singer, 59, was admitted to hospital last Tuesday (29MAR05) after suffering a "dangerous"...

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Lavigne And K-os Top Juno Awards

4th April 2005

Rock chick AVRIL LAVIGNE and rapper K-OS were the big winners at this year's (05) JUNO AWARDS in Winnipeg, Canada, yesterday (03APR05). The MY HAPPY ENDING singer, 20, was named Best Artist, Best Pop...

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Neil Young In Hospital Recovering From Brain Aneurysm

2nd April 2005

NEIL YOUNG is in a New York hospital after suffering a "dangerous" brain aneurysm. The 59-year-old rocker underwent a procedure to treat it on Tuesday night (29MAR05) and is expected to remain in hospital...

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Dupri To Be Honoured With Top Ascap Award

25th March 2005

Hip-hop mogul JERMAINE DUPRI is to be honoured at the 22nd annual POP MUSIC AWARDS in May with a special prize from The American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP). The producer, who...

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Bono: 'Legends Wouldn't Stand A Chance Today'

15th March 2005

U2 star BONO is convinced the acts that have been inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME wouldn't stand a chance of survival in today's music business. The Irish rocker, who became...

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Jerry Lee Calls On His Famous Pals

15th February 2005

Rock 'n' roller JERRY LEE LEWIS is following in late pal RAY CHARLES' footsteps by bringing his famous friends together for a new album. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer has invited SIR MICK...

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Stars Come Out For Brian Wilson

14th February 2005

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS thrilled BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON on Friday night (11FEB05), by opening his MusiCares gala with a cover of I GET AROUND. The California rockers were among the stars paying...

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Mccartney Questions Jackson's Sanity

11th February 2005

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's grasp of reality has been questioned by STELLA McCARTNEY - who recalls his bizarre behaviour during visits to her family home. SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's fashion designer daughter believes the...

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