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Censoring Of Pearl Jam Song 'Wrong'

10th August 2007

The company which provided a webcast of Pearl Jam's set at the Lollapalooza festival has said the censoring of some politicised lyrics was wrong.Singer Eddie Vedder had his performance aired with a brief delay to...

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Gilmore's Guitar Wins Him Best Solo Honour

3rd August 2007

DAVID GILMORE's guitar work on PINK FLOYD's COMFORTABLY NUMB has topped a new poll of rock solos. The searing solo beat out Brian May rocking on Queen's Killer Queen, while Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix...

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Emi Falls Into Private Hands

2nd August 2007

British music giant EMI has come under the control of private equity group Terra Firma after it won shareholder approval.Terra Firma's takeover vehicle Maltby Limited said that it had bought out 90.27 per cent of...

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Floyd Car To Be Given Away During 40th Anniversary Exhibition

26th June 2007

PINK FLOYD fans in California will get the chance to drive off in a car airbrushed with STORM THORGERSON's album cover art as part of a 40th anniversary celebration this autumn (07). Thorgerson, who designed...

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Barrett's Love Poem To Be Auctioned

19th June 2007

A love poem written by late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT will be auctioned in his home town of Cambridge, England next week. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from...

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Mccartney Makes Triumphant Live Return

8th June 2007

Paul McCartney made a triumphant live return last night with an intimate gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London.The former Beatle's last show was Live 8, so a small Camden club in front of...

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Prince 'To Play La Residency'

23rd May 2007

Pop superstar Prince is set to play a seven-week residency at the Los Angeles Roosevelt Hotel.According to the Los Angeles Times, pending contract negotiations, the Purple Rain singer will play seven Friday-night performances as part...

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Barret Leaves $3.3 Million Will

18th May 2007

Late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT has left almost $3.3 million (GBP1.75 million) to his family in his will. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from diabetes, has split the...

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London Goes Crazy For Prince

16th May 2007

London really has gone crazy for Prince as demand for the pop superstar's 21 dates in the capital has set new records.Tickets to the first seven Prince shows at the O2 Arena sold out in...

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Pink Floyd's Fractured Tribute To Syd Barrett

11th May 2007

Feuding former PINK FLOYD bandmates ROGER WATERS and DAVID GILMOUR failed to reunite for a tribute to the late SYD BARRETT in London last night (10May07). The pair - whose famous rift caused the band...

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Rare Barrett Pink Floyd Footage To Be Broadcast

1st May 2007

The last video of the late SYD BARRETT made with PINK FLOYD is to be screened on television for the first time as part of an upcoming BBC documentary series The Seven Ages Of Rock....

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Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

27th April 2007

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of 750 million,...

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No Pink Floyd Reunion At Live Earth

10th April 2007

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has dismissed speculation the rock supergroup will reform for former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert, insisting his ex-bandmates aren't interested. The group thrilled their legions...

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Waters Still Bitter About Gilmour Rift

2nd April 2007

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS is still fuming about comments ex-band mate DAVE GILMOUR made after their one-off reunion at the Live8 concert in 2005. The pair put aside their long term feud for...

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Sgt Pepper's Named Definitive Album Of All Time

7th March 2007

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been branded the definitive album of all time. The iconic 1967 long-player topped the Definitive 200 chart of albums and soundtracks, compiled by the US...

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Jones And Furtado The Queens Of Europe

20th February 2007

Singer NORAH JONES' new album NOT TOO LATE has held on to its spot at the top of the European Album chart. The jazz star's LP held off a challenge from MADONNA's THE CONFESSIONS TOUR,...

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Van Morrison To Be Honoured For His Film Work

9th February 2007

Reclusive Irish music star VAN MORRISON is to be honoured in Los Angeles - for his film work. The GLORIA singer will receive a lifetime achievement prize from AL PACINO at the upcoming US-Ireland Alliance's...

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Waters Mellows With Age

25th January 2007

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is tired of behaving like a "snotty kid" and trying to look on the bright side of life. The 63-year-old concedes getting older has helped change his negative take on...

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Rocker Question Mark's House Burns Down

18th January 2007

Veteran rocker QUESTION MARK is devastated after his Michigan home of nearly 40 years was burned to the ground last week (ends12JAN07), killing five of his pets. The singer, who was born RUDY MARTINEZ before...

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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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Sgt Pepper's Voted Best Album Sleeve

5th January 2007

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has the best album sleeve of all time, according to a new poll. The Fab Four's 1967 album cover beat out competition from the artwork of...

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Waters Records Film Tune With Oscar-winning Composer Shore

5th January 2007

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS has recorded his second movie tune with acclaimed film composer HOWARD SHORE. The odd couple collaborated on HELLO (I LOVE YOU) for upcoming sci-fi film THE LAST MIMZY. Waters says,...

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The Things They Say 3685

3rd January 2007

"I watched THE WIZARD OF OZ - a big tradition at my house." GEORGE CLOONEY, who screened a special edition of the film with PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON as the soundtrack, on...

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Hollywood Auction 'Unveils Top Secrets'

21st December 2006

Some of Hollywood's biggest secrets are set to be revealed next year, as a treasure trove of documents belonging to 20th Century Fox are put up for auction.One major attraction for bidders will be the...

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Pink Floyd Eyeballs Raise Money For Homeless

21st December 2006

LATEST: Two huge eyeballs signed by members of PINK FLOYD have raised GBP16,500 ($8,460) for a homeless charity at auction. The six feet (1.8 metre) tall props from the band's PULSE DVD sold after spending...

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Pink Floyd Eyes To Go On Ebay

14th December 2006

Two massive eyeballs signed by the members of PINK FLOYD are to be auctioned for a homeless charity. The 6 feet (1.8 metres) tall props from the band's PULSE DVD will appear on auction site...

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Lupe Eyes Pink Floyd Duet

13th December 2006

Hip-hop star LUPE FIASCO wants to team up with PINK FLOYD on his next album - if he can convince the warring group to reunite. The Chicago, Illinois rapper, real name WASALU MUHAMMAD JACO, is...

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Barrett Auction Raises Over Gbp119,000 For Artists

30th November 2006

An auction of late PINK FLOYD founder SYD BARRETT's belongings has raised over GBP119,000 ($232,000) to fund up-and-coming artists. The reclusive musician, who died in July (06), spent most of his latter years perfecting his...

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Waters To Reap Millions From Property Sales

26th November 2006

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is set to make a fortune from selling properties he bought in New York two years ago. The 63-year-old, who last played onstage with Pink Floyd at the London leg...

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Pink Floyd Give Sample Permission For First Time

26th November 2006

Veteran rockers PINK FLOYD have given permission for the first time to allow another artist to use a sample from one of their songs. Swedish DJ and producer ERIC PRYDZ, best known for his 2004...

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