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Percy Sledge's Manager Plays Down Liver Cancer Diagnosis

20th February 2014

Percy Sledge's manager has assured fans the R&B veteran is not dying, despite cancelling a U.K. tour after he was...

Percy Sledge Suffering From Liver Cancer - Report

16th February 2014

Singer Percy Sledge has pulled out of a U.K. tour after he was reportedly diagnosed with liver cancer.The When A...

David Gest Searching For Candi Staton Collaborator

9th September 2013

David Gest and Candi Staton are to use an upcoming tour to search for her new singing partner. The producer...

Motown Legends To Perform At History-making Oxford Union Talk

11th January 2013

Motown legends Percy Sledge, Sheila Ferguson and Brenda Holloway will perform at Britain's prestigious Oxford University union for the first...

David Gest To Address Oxford Union

11th January 2013

David Gest is to address the Oxford Union with the help of a host of Motown artists.The 59-year-old concert promoter...

Motown Stars Perform For David Gest

27th September 2012

David Gest is bringing together a galaxy of Motown stars for a live concert spectacular.The promoter has organised several of...

Cliff Richard Has Live Nightmares

18th November 2011

Sir Cliff Richard often wakes up in the middle of the night in a panic about forgetting the words to...

Sledge Planning Christmas Albums For 2011

26th December 2010

Soul legend PERCY SLEDGE is making plans for next Christmas (11) - he'll hit the studio next year to record...

Fascinating Fact 4485

12th December 2007

LED ZEPPELIN's reunion brought soul greats SOLOMON BURKE, BEN E. KING, PERCY SLEDGE and SAM MOORE out on Monday night...

Timberlake Slammed By Unimpressed O'jays

15th March 2005

THE O'JAYS have reacted angrily to JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's involvement in their ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME induction, insisting he's...

Springsteen Inducts U2 Into Hall Of Fame

15th March 2005

American singer BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN inducted U2 into America's ROCK 'N' ROLL HALL OF FAME last night (14MAR05) - before duetting...

Springsteen Inducts Bono

24th February 2005

Rock legend BONO will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by his pal BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN next...

U2, Pretenders + Sledge To Enter Hall Of Fame

13th December 2004

Rockers U2 and the PRETENDERS will join soul greats PERCY SLEDGE and the O'JAYS and blues legend BUDDY GUY as...

Stewart's Approach To Classics

12th October 2004

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART refused to emulate late singers FRANK SINATRA and BILLIE HOLIDAY when he covered their classic songs...

U2 And Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

14th September 2004

U2, GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE, RANDY NEWMAN and THE O'JAYS are among the nominees to be inducted into...