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Lost Mccartney Recording To Feature On Peter Asher Tour

18th January 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney is set to headline old pal and housemate Peter Asher's upcoming U.S. tour without setting foot onstage - the former Peter & Gordon star is planning to play a lost song the...

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Peter Yarrow Sings For Sandy Volunteers

28th November 2012

Peter, Paul And Mary star Peter YARROW showed his support for the Hurricane Sandy relief effort on Tuesday (27Nov12) by performing at a community meeting in New York.Volunteers from the newly-renamed Occupy Sandy group, which...

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Farrelly Brothers Are Considering Dumb & Dumber Sequel

1st March 2011

Filmmaking siblings PETER and BOB FARRELLY are in secret talks to revive the DUMB & DUMBER comedy franchise - with JIM CARREY and JEFF DANIELS returning as dimwitted best pals Harry and Lloyd.The brothers admit...

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Musician Christopherson Dies At 55

26th November 2010

British musician and visual artist PETER 'SLEAZY' CHRISTOPHERSON has died, aged 55.Christopherson, who has designed iconic artwork on albums for artists including Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, passed away in his sleep at his home...

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The Things They Say 13498

17th September 2009

"I believe that, in the most profound of ways, Mary was incapable of lying, as a person, and as an artist. That took great courage, and Mary was always equal to the task." PETER YARROW...

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Folk Icon Travers Dies

17th September 2009

Folk legend MARY TRAVERS, part of popular musical trio PETER, PAUL AND MARY, has died. She was 72.The singer lost her battle with leukaemia on Wednesday (16Sep09) at the Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. Travers joined...

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Farrelly: 'Carrey Out, Giamatti In For Three Stooges'

10th August 2009

JIM CARREY has walked away from PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY's upcoming remake of THE THREE STOOGES, according to a new report.The funnyman was expected to take on the role of silver screen clown Curly in...

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Asher Honours Late Bandmate Waller

18th July 2009

PETER ASHER has hailed GORDON WALLER as the "heart and soul" of their singing duo PETER & GORDON in a touching tribute to his late bandmate.Waller, 64, suffered a cardiac arrest and died in a...

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Peter, Bjorn And John Laugh Off Concert Blunder

23rd March 2009

Swedish rockers PETER, BJORN AND JOHN have laughed off their disastrous concert at the South By Southwest music festival - insisting the blunder helped deflate their egos. The trio upset fans when their show at the...

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West Has 'World Exclusive' First Play Of Peter, Bjorn And John Track

13th January 2009

Rapper KANYE WEST has been given the honour of leaking a brand new track by Swedish group PETER, BJORN and JOHN on his online blog. The Stronger hitmaker introduced the song on kanyeuniversity.com as a...

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Fascinating Fact 5446

12th June 2008

R+B star AKON has joined forces with billionaire WARREN BUFFETT's producer son PETER to launch a new charity website. IsThereSomethingICanDo.com will be a social networking site aimed at raising cash for various charity groups....

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The Things They Say 5585

13th September 2007

"There's a very vocal element that wants to hear the PETER (GABRIEL)-era stuff, before we apparently 'sold out'." PHIL COLLINS admits GENESIS fans want more from the group's reunion tour....

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West To Rap With Swedish Trio

3rd August 2007

Rapper KANYE WEST will team up with Swedish trio PETER, BJORN + JOHN for a special concert in Gothenburg. The Gold Digger hitmaker is believed to have asked the band to appear onstage with him...

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Miller Scared Of Transvestite Fan

17th March 2007

SIENNA MILLER has reportedly hired two bodyguards to protect her from a transvestite stalker. The actress has become nervous about the crazed fan after he sent her a string of bizarre letters. A source tells...

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Law Has A Gas Leak

2nd March 2007

British actor JUDE LAW was forced to evacuate his north London home yesterday (01MAR07) fearing he had a gas leak. Fire engines were called after THE HOLIDAY star reported a suspicious smell at house in...

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Law Left 'Speechless' By French Honour

1st March 2007

LATEST: British actor JUDE LAW couldn't hide his delight when he picked up one of France's top honours earlier today (01MAR07). The ALFIE star collected the chevalier of the Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres...

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Folk Legend Sings For Kidnapped Japanese Woman

20th February 2007

Former PETER, PAUL AND MARY folk legend NOEL PAUL STOOKEY is launching a campaign to free a Japanese schoolgirl kidnapped in North Korea 30 years ago, and has written a song he hopes will help...

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British Jazz Star Mick Mulligan Dies

22nd December 2006

British jazz trumpeter PETER 'MICK' MULLIGAN died on Wednesday (20DEC06) after a battle with illness. He was 78. Mulligan and vocalist GEORGE MELLY formed a long-lasting musical partnership in the 1950s, and dazzled audiences with...

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I'm With Stupid Gets Hollywood Makeover

24th October 2006

American film-makers PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY have signed up to produce a US pilot of little-known BBC Three sitcom I'M WITH STUPID The DUMB AND DUMBER brothers will give the British TV show a...

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Affleck, Cyrus And Cryer Join Forces For Cancer

21st August 2006

BEN AFFLECK, BILLY RAY CYRUS and JON CRYER are just a few of the celebrity names who have helped raise almost $3 million (GBP1.67 million) for children's cancer-fighting charity Jimmy Fund. Friday's (18AUG06) all-day fundraiser...

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Doherty Mum's All Night Vigil For Son

20th August 2006

PETE DOHERTY's ongoing drug problems are putting a strain on his parents' marriage - because his mother JACKIE refuses to switch off her mobile phone at night in case she receives a call from the...

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Ronstadt: 'I'm Embarrassed For Idiot Bush'

14th August 2006

American singer LINDA RONSTADT has launched a blistering attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH, declaring she is embarrassed to be from the same country as him. The outspoken star was thrown out of a...

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Moon's Minder Recalls 'Difficult' Days

17th July 2006

The minder of the late KEITH MOON often had to conceal the inebriated rocker from his own daughter. PETER 'DOUGAL' BUTLER worked for the legendary WHO drummer for ten years - a job which often...

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Who Minder: 'Keith And I Gassed Dogs'

13th July 2006

A roadie who worked for legendary rockers THE WHO has confessed to gassing dogs in a Detroit hotel. PETER 'DOUGAL' BUTLER has recalled how he and hellraising drummer KEITH MOON met AVENGERS star PATRICK MACNEE...

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Hunt Lieberson Dies

10th July 2006

American mezzo-soprano LORRAINE HUNT LIEBERSON has died following a long battle with breast cancer. She was 52. The San Francisco-born opera star died in her Sante Fe, California home on 3 July (06). Despite studying...

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Neptunes Sued For Copyright Infringement

21st June 2006

US hip-hop outfit THE NEPTUNES have been sued for copyright infringement after two men alleged their hit FRONTIN' used sections of their own track of a similar name. PETER and DAVID CURRIN have filed suit...

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Peter, Paul + Mary Slam Chart Stars

15th June 2006

Folk veterans PETER, PAUL + MARY have slammed current charts stars, singling out rappers for making "nihilistic commercial trash". The PUFF, THE MAGIC DRAGON hitmakers admit their music style isn't as popular as it was...

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Doherty's Family: 'Jail Pete'

29th April 2006

LATEST: The family of troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY are desperate to see their wayward loved one jailed once and for all, after seeing pictures of him purportedly injecting himself and an unconscious fan with heroin....

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Farrelly Brothers To Remake The Valet

24th April 2006

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY directors PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY have won a Hollywood bidding war to adapt the hit French film THE VALET. The remake will be based on FRANCIS VEBER's hit film, which has...

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Stone Roses And Happy Mondays Star In Religious Parade

18th April 2006

Songs by THE STONE ROSES and HAPPY MONDAYS wowed crowds in the bands' native Manchester, England, on Good Friday (14APR06) when they featured in a religious parade in celebration of Easter. OASIS track WONDERWALL and...

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