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Weller 'Rejected Cbe'

13th January 2007

Paul Weller turned down a CBE last summer, a newspaper report claims.The Daily Mirror cites a source close to the ageing modster saying that he had been offered the Commander of the British Empire gong...

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Weller Rejects Royal Honour

13th January 2007

British rocker PAUL WELLER turned down the chance to be made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her New Year Honours list. The 48-year-old received a letter offering him...

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Rockers Paint For Charity

9th January 2007

PAUL WELLER, BRIAN MAY and PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON are among the rockers showing off their painting prowess for charity. The trio are among 30 stars who have signed up for the Gibson Guitar Town...

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Stars Line Up For Capaldi Tribute

8th January 2007

THE WHO'S PETE TOWNSHEND, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will be among the stars paying tribute to late TRAFFIC star JIM CAPALDI at a concert in London on 21 January (07). The trio will join...

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Weller Slams 'Antiquated' British Music Lessons

18th December 2006

PAUL WELLER has attacked his native Britain's "antiquated" way of teaching kids about music - urging teachers to modernise lessons. The GOING UNDERGROUND hitmaker has teamed up with education activists at Save The Music in...

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Rockers To Honour Capaldi At Street Kids Benefit Gig

6th December 2006

Veteran rockers PETE TOWNSHEND, BILL WYMAN, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will play a benefit gig next month (JAN07) for the Jubilee Action Street Children Appeal charity. The fundraising concert is scheduled to take place...

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Weller Wants To Manage Kids

28th November 2006

British rocker PAUL WELLER wants his five kids to follow in his footsteps and become musicians as well, so he can manage their careers. The GOING UNDERGROUND star is planning a year long break from...

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Weller And May Back Giant Guitar Charity Project

20th November 2006

British rockers PAUL WELLER and BRIAN MAY are backing a project to build giant guitars for charity. GOING UNDERGROUND star Weller has launched the Gibson GuitarTown London exhibition to construct 30 huge fibreglass guitars. The...

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Weller Celebrates New Release With New York Shows

13th November 2006

British rocker PAUL WELLER will celebrate the release of his career-spanning boxed set, HIT PARADE, with a three-night stand at New York's Irving Plaza in January (07). Each night will feature music from Weller's past...

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Oasis Awarded Brit Honour

19th October 2006

OASIS' huge contribution to British music is to be recognised with a special achievement gong at next year's (07) Brit Awards. The WONDERWALL rockers, who release their greatest hits album STOP THE CLOCKS next month...

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Fascinating Fact 2215

5th October 2006

Mod icon PAUL WELLER will be opening the BBC's Electric Proms season in October (06) at London's legendary Roundhouse.

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Oasis Commissions Pop Artist Blake

28th September 2006

OASIS have persuaded legendary pop artist SIR PETER BLAKE to design the album cover for their upcoming greatest hits release STOP THE CLOCKS. Blake created the iconic album artwork for THE BEATLES' hit 1967 disc...

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Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

21st August 2006

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

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Rockers Contribute Tracks To Male Cancer Album

26th July 2006

PAUL WELLER, GRANDADDY and STEREOPHONICS are among a host of bands who have donated a song to an album raising money for testicular cancer research in the UK. Other groups appearing on BOLLOCKS TO CANCER...

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Fascinating Fact 1744

7th July 2006

Rocker PAUL WELLER wants GOING UNDERGROUND, the hit he wrote for THE JAM, played at his own funeral.

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Weller Refuses To Be Labeled 'Middle Class'

5th July 2006

Rocker PAUL WELLER was mortified when THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY called him 'middle-class', because he is still close to his working class roots despite his fame and fortune. The 48-year-old enjoys the trappings afforded...

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Weller Takes Time Out

4th July 2006

British rocker PAUL WELLER is desperate for a break from music, as he fears his family life will suffer if he keeps going. The former THE JAM frontman admits he adores the rockstar lifestyle, but...

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Cash Up For Three Mojo Awards

24th May 2006

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH has been nominated for three posthumous Mojo Awards. The singer, who died two years ago, is nominated for the Icon Award and Inspiration Award, while a box-set of his recordings...

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Weller: 'I Never Related To America'

16th March 2006

British rocker PAUL WELLER was amazed the first time he toured America in the late 1970s, because he found the road trip a journey "back into the dark ages". At the time THE JAM frontman...

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Weller: 'Dad Kept The Jam Together'

12th March 2006

PAUL WELLER has praised his father-turned-manager for keeping THE JAM together in their darkest times. JOHN WELLER always supported his son's rock 'n' roll dreams despite struggling financially early on. And the paternal music mogul...

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Weller: 'The Sixties Didn't Swing For Me'

10th March 2006

Mod icon PAUL WELLER insists the image of the 'swinging sixties' is a myth - as he grew up poor and miserable during the supposedly liberated decade. The WILD WOOD star's modest childhood in fashion...

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V Festival Sells Out In Three Hours

6th March 2006

Britain's V Festival has sold out in record time with all 130,000 tickets going in under three hours. Tickets for the annual weekend summer (06) music event went on sale on Saturday morning (04MAR06) and...

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Weller: 'I Could Be A Gay Icon'

5th March 2006

British rocker PAUL WELLER is considering a career as a gay disco icon in a bid to strike out musically. The former frontman of THE JAM is keen to surprise his fans, but fears he...

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Weller Self-conscious Of Being 'Thick'

4th March 2006

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER is insecure about his level of intelligence because his moments of brilliance are often fleeting. The veteran rocker insists his intellectual process comes in waves - with sharply contrasting...

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Weller Pities 'Sad' Jam Drummer

3rd March 2006

PAUL WELLER has nothing but disdain for his former JAM bandmate RICK BUCKLER, who now plays in the punk act's own tribute group - dismissing the drummer as "sad". Weller is regularly asked if he'll...

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Weller Blasts Crusading Rockers

2nd March 2006

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has questioned the sincerity of politically active musicians including SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO - branding their crusades "a bit suspect". The former THE JAM frontman, who snubbed last summer's (05)...

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Weller Slams Children's Musical Tastes

2nd March 2006

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER has slammed his children's taste in music - branding their idol MARILYN MANSON "appalling". The YOU DO SOMETHING TO ME singer, who has a son and a daughter with...

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Weller Long Past His Midlife Crisis

2nd March 2006

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has no qualms about being middle-aged, because he experienced his midlife crisis a decade ago. The 47-year-old was in his late thirties when the traditional bout of excessive behaviour kicked in....

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The Things They Say 1462

1st March 2006

"For me fame's growing up in public with dodgy barnets." Veteran musician PAUL WELLER's career has been earmarked by his ever-changing hairstyles.

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Weller Almost Refused Lifetime Achievement Award

1st March 2006

Former THE JAM and THE STYLE COUNCIL frontman PAUL WELLER almost turned down his Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brits last month (FEB06), because he can't stand the people who voted for him. The YOU...

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