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Robert Pattinson Is With 'The Band'

26th May 2012

Twilight star and teen heart-throb Robert Pattinson has reportedly signed up to star in a biopic about the rock group The Band, according to an interview the actor gave for French magazine les inRockuptibles. The...

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The Band's Levon Helm Dies

19th April 2012

Musician Levon Helm has died. The singer and drummer with influential US group The Band - who famously backed Bob Dylan in the 60s - passed away today (19.04.12), two days after his family announced...

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Robbie Robertson Reunites With Helm On His Deathbed

18th April 2012

The Band star Robbie Robertson put aside a 35-year feud with estranged bandmate Levon Helm on Sunday (15Apr12) and visited his old bandmate in hospital as the drummer battles the final stages of cancer.Helm's wife...

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Fox & Robertson Land Top Canada Honour

26th May 2011

Actor Michael J. Fox and rock legend Robbie Robertson will be honoured for their achievements with the prestigious Order of Canada medal on Friday (27May11).The Back to the Future star is to be handed the...

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The Things They Say 21098

6th April 2011

"I'm going to get started in the next couple of months. I've got some other things that I have to finish up, and then I'm going to roll up my sleeves and start telling stories."...

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Robbie Robertson To Write Autobiography

9th March 2011

Rocker Robbie Robertson is set to pen his memoirs after three failed attempts to tell his life story with ghostwriters.The Band frontman tried to collaborate on his autobiography with other writers but realised he would...

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Robertson To Be Honoured By Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

8th February 2011

Rocker ROBBIE ROBERTSON is to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in April (11).The Band star has written classics like The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down and Broken Arrow. He will...

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The Things They Say 15999

6th April 2010

"Most of the books written about me and The Band may have been done with good meaning but they're incredibly inaccurate." ROBBIE ROBERTSON on plans to pen his autobiography.

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Laryngitis Costs Mclachlan Dates

15th April 2005

Canadian singer SARAH McLACHLAN has been forced to postpone shows on her North American tour after coming down with laryngitis. The balladeer scrapped a show earlier this week (beg11APR05) due to a sore throat...

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Robertson Plans Band's Finest

26th May 2004

Rocker ROBBIE ROBERTSON is putting the finishing touches to a definitive collection of THE BAND recordings. The singer has spent years tracking down rare and obscure tracks to complete a five-CD box set he...

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