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Bookies Lose £100k On Paul Weller Betting 'Scam'

20th February 2009

British bookmakers lost around 100,000 after a flurry of betting suggested Paul Weller's name had been leaked as a Brit winner.Leading bookmakers stopped taking bets on this year's Brits awards after a number of 50...

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Brit Awards Bosses Deny Weller Leak

20th February 2009

Organiser's of the Brit Awards have denied leaking the result of PAUL WELLER's Best Male win at Wednesday night's (18Feb09) ceremony - after bookmakers in England lost an estimated $140,000 (£100,000) over the prize British betting...

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Bookmakers Suspend Brit Awards Betting After Weller Rush

16th February 2009

Leading bookmakers have stopped taking bets on the upcoming Brits after a flurry of betting suggested a winner's name had been leaked.A number of 50 bets were placed on Paul Weller to win the best...

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Brits Betting Halted Amid 'Leak' Fears

16th February 2009

Bookmakers in England have suspended betting on a Brit Awards category - after a flurry of wagers on PAUL WELLER led to fears the result has leaked. The legendary British rocker, 50, is nominated alongside singers...

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Gallagher: 'I'm An Average Guitarist'

28th January 2009

NOEL GALLAGHER confesses he is only an "average" guitar player, and feels inadequate compared to his "virtuoso" best pals JOHNNY MARR and PAUL WELLER. Gallagher has sold more than 60 million albums as the lead guitarist...

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Weller Takes A Tumble In Prague

30th December 2008

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER proved he is still a hellraiser at heart - after he was snapped sprawled on the ground during a boozy night out in the Czech Republic. The legendary British...

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Weller Joins Pub Campaign

19th December 2008

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER has signed up to a campaign to save traditional English pubs. Weller has joined fellow British rockers, including Madness singer Suggs and Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys, to...

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Weller Splits From Longterm Love

13th December 2008

Former THE JAM star PAUL WELLER has split from his longterm partner - reportedly leaving her for a 23-year-old backing singer. The musician, 50, is said to have broken off his 13-year relationship with Samantha...

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Weller Blasts Led Zeppelin Comeback

9th December 2008

Legendary British singer PAUL WELLER has slammed LED ZEPPELIN's comeback plans - and insisted he will never reform his old band THE JAM. The Kashmir hitmakers announced in October (08) that they plan to tour...

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Weller 'Lending Hand To Kundalini Target'

25th November 2008

PAUL WELLER has been helping out his bandmember STEVE CRADOCK, as the guitarist prepares to release his first solo album.Cradock - one of the original members of OCEAN COLOUR SCENE - has also been a...

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Weller Puts Venue In A Jam

12th November 2008

PAUL WELLER landed a British music venue in hot water after he openly flouted the U.K. smoking ban by sparking up a cigarette while performing on-stage. The former The Jam frontman openly smoked during a...

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Weller And Springsteen Up For Best Album Gong

25th September 2008

PAUL WELLER, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and RADIOHEAD will go head-to-head for the Uncut Music Award in Britain. The artists will battle it out against other acts including 2008 Mercury Prize award winners Elbow, PJ Harvey and...

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Duffy Denies Weller Rift

30th July 2008

Welsh singer DUFFY has denied she is at the centre of a feud with former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER - insisting they are "friends". The Mercy hitmaker sparked rumours of ill feeling between the...

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Weller Thrilled With Punjabi God Track

16th July 2008

British rocker PAUL WELLER was stunned when former STONE ROSES star AZIZ IBRAHIM recorded a spoken word track on his new album - because the guitarist's Punjabi dialect sounded so spiritual. Weller recorded the song...

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Weller: `Lydon Should Stop Living In The Past'

14th July 2008

PAUL WELLER has urged fellow Brit JOHN LYDON to stop clinging to the past - because the punk icon has become the "antithesis" of JOHNNY ROTTEN. The Jam founder admits he shudders every time he...

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Fascinating Fact 5620

11th July 2008

PAUL WELLER has brought the once-feuding members of BLUR and OASIS together in the studio. The former THE JAM rocker asked Oasis' NOEL GALLAGHER and former Blur star GRAHAM COXON to join him as he...

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Weller Playing Jam Hits At Gigs

7th July 2008

PAUL WELLER has been speaking about reinstating some classic Jam songs to his set at his solo gigs.The Modfather has steadfastly refused to play any of his former band's material in the past, but surprised...

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The Things They Say 8660

22nd June 2008

"It's angry people shouting. I like a song, melodies, people singing... (and) when hip-hop acts start sampling STING or PHIL COLLINS, then I just don't get it at all." Former THE JAM star PAUL WELLER...

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The Things They Say 8649

21st June 2008

"It would be hypocritical of me, because I don't agree with the royal family or the establishment, so why would I want something from them? I was totally bemused when I was offered it. In...

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Weller: `I'd Rather Sing In Pubs Than Reform The Jam'

21st June 2008

PAUL WELLER would prefer to scrabble around for cash as the leader of a pub band rather than reform THE JAM - because a reunion with former bandmates RICK BUCKLER and BRUCE FOXTON would not...

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Collins Wants To Reconcile With Weller

18th June 2008

PHIL COLLINS wants to put an end to his longtime feud with PAUL WELLER - because he is convinced he actually has a lot in common with his fellow rocker. The former Genesis star has...

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Weller Proud Dad Of Mod Child

17th June 2008

PAUL WELLER is thrilled his youngest child seems to have taken a liking to mod music - and the genre's fashions. Former The Jam frontman Weller, nicknamed the Modfather for his contributions to the mod...

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The Things They Say 8531

10th June 2008

"I got my first suit from Burtons (British high-street store)." Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER wasn't always such a style icon....

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Weller: 'Bragg For Prime Minister'

10th June 2008

PAUL WELLER is desperate for fellow veteran rocker BILLY BRAGG to become the British Prime Minister - insisting it would be the only way he becomes interested in the country's government. The former The Jam...

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Singin' In The Rain Remix Claims Number One Spot

9th June 2008

A three-year-old song has topped the UK singles charts after being used by Britain's Got Talent winner George Sampson.Mint Royale's remix of Singin' in the Rain has climbed 27 places to knock Rihanna's Take A...

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Weller Plans Drug-filled Retirement

6th June 2008

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER is refusing to take it easy when he eventually retires - he is already planning a drug binge for his golden years. The former The Jam frontman is currently touring the...

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Fascinating Fact 5403

4th June 2008

PAUL WELLER has signed all 2,000 copies of his new limited edition book A THOUSAND THINGS....

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The Things They Say 8485

3rd June 2008

"I think she's brilliant - she's proper class vocally. The lyrical depth is really mature, as well, and it's only from her second album." Rocker PAUL WELLER is a big fan of AMY WINEHOUSE's award...

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Buckle Hits Back At Weller

2nd June 2008

THE JAM drummer RICK BUCKLE has slammed his former bandmate PAUL WELLER for his scathing comments about the band's reunion. Last month (May08), the singer accused Buckler and bassist Bruce Foxton of tarnishing the band's...

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Weller: 'I'll Never Accept Honour From The Queen'

23rd May 2008

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has warned Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II he'll snub future invitations to become a CBE - because he doesn't approve of the monarchy. The Wildwood singer recently turned down the Commander of...

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