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The Things They Say 9056

1st August 2008

"I was listening to one of their very early records with SUBSTITUTE on, that my son, who's into music more than I am, put on. It was this corrosively cynical, satirical stuff, and (ROGER) DALTREY...

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Caine: 'Beckham Too Young For Knighthood'

6th November 2006

Screen legend SIR MICHAEL CAINE has poured scorn on speculation England soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM is set to be honoured with a knighthood, insisting he's too young for the prestigious title. THE ITALIAN JOB star...

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Townshend No Fool For Michael Moore

31st October 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND refused to let documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE use THE WHO's WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN in his FAHRENHEIT 9/11 film because he didn't want the anthem to become an anti-PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH song....

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Former Managers Pay Tribute To Pink Floyd Genius

18th July 2006

PINK FLOYD's former managers have paid tribute to late frontman SYD BARRETT, insisting the band would never have succeeded without him. PETER JENNER and ANDREW KING describe Barrett - who died on 7 July (06)...

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Entwistle's Death Made Townshend Recognise Who Brand

22nd June 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND decided to focus all his energy on THE WHO again after the death of bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE made him realise the importance of the band's legacy. Townshend admits he only began to take...

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Gillespie Desperate To Meet The Who

26th May 2006

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE hates the line-up at the upcoming Scottish music festival T In The Park, and only agreed to perform on it because he wants to meet THE WHO. The ROCKS singer...

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Brosnan Suspects Bond Publicity Stunt

26th September 2005

LATEST: PIERCE BROSNAN suspects JAMES BOND movie makers are using the mystery surrounding the identity of the next 007 as a publicity stunt. Brosnan was dropped from the role after the last movie DIE...

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Fascinating Fact 28

16th August 2005

Hollywood star KATE WINSLET's 66-year-old father ROGER has launched a new career as the frontman of London rock band BIDGIE REEF +THE GAS....

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Stewart Wipes Out Baldry Debts

31st July 2005

ROD STEWART is so devoted to his late pal LONG JOHN BALDRY he is determined to clear the star's debts and give him a spectacular send-off. A fund had been set up by friends...

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Spacey Desperate To Make 'Usual Suspects' Sequel

12th July 2005

KEVIN SPACEY is reportedly keen to star in a sequel to 1995 hit movie THE USUAL SUSPECTS. Spacey, 45, announced his desire to play limping baddie ROGER "VERBAL" KINT again to director BRYAN SINGER,...

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Jackson's Passport Not Lost

24th June 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON's passport was never lost - despite reports the Santa Barbara District Attorney's office had misplaced the vital document. Jackson's aides were concerned by the significant delay in the return of the passport...

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Townshend In Feud With Documentary Director

1st June 2005

LATEST: PETE TOWNSHEND is refusing to grant permission for THE WHO's music to be used in a documentary about the legendary British rockers. The two surviving Who members, guitarist Townshend and singer ROGER DALTREY,...

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Entwistle's Mother Traumatised By Auction

20th April 2005

The mother of late THE WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE is devastated her son's belongings are to be auctioned off tomorrow (21APR05) - and can't bear to attend the sale. Around 700 of the British...

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Culkin's Father Fumes Over 'Exclusive' Jackson Interview

8th April 2005

MACAULEY CULKIN's father KIT is fuming after the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS published what they called an "exclusive" interview on Sunday (03APR05), in which he spoke frankly about his children's experiences as close companions of...

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Winslet To Take 'Lucky Charms' To Oscars

25th February 2005

KATE WINSLET believes her parents' presence at Sunday's (27FEB05) OSCAR ceremony (05) will ensure she takes home the Best Actress trophy. The British beauty has taken her "lucky charms", mother SALLY and father ROGER,...

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The Who Plan A Return In 2005

12th November 2004

Fans of rockers THE WHO are set for a good 2005 - the group have announced tentative plans to release a new studio album in the spring. In a posting on his website, guitarist...

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Queen Tackle Music Piracy

4th November 2004

Rockers QUEEN are encouraging fans to download legal versions of their hit songs - in a bid to reduce music piracy and raise money for AIDS victims. The three remaining members of the group,...

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Bob Dylan Collaborator Levy Dead

8th October 2004

Theatre director, lyricist and BOB DYLAN collaborator JACQUES LEVY has lost his battle with cancer. He was 69. Levy was best known as the director of the controversial 1969 stage show OH! CALCUTTA! but...

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The Beat Reunion Wrecked By Cannibals

10th September 2004

Former FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS stars ANDY COX and DAVID STEEL have scuppered plans to reform British ska group THE BEAT by refusing to take part in a reunion show on TV. The two musicians...

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Townshend Fumes At Moore Over Fahrenheit Soundtrack

9th July 2004

Rock legend PETE TOWNSHEND has launched a scathing attack at film-maker MICHAEL MOORE, saying he has been "bullied and slurred" by the director. Last year (03) the STUPID WHITE MEN author Moore approached THE...

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Ross To Perform Free Charity Gig

21st June 2004

Legendary singer DIANA ROSS amazed bosses at a teenage community centre - when she offered to perform a fund-raising gig in its benefit for free. The CHAIN REACTION star - whose sons EVAN and...

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Clinton's Brother In Trouble

25th May 2004

Former US President BILL CLINTON's brother ROGER faces jail time for being a deadbeat dad. Roger is fighting with his ex-wife in court over his failure to pay spousal and child support. American...

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Chiklis Reforms His Old Rock Band

22nd March 2004

THE SHIELD star MICHAEL CHIKLIS has reformed his old rock covers group to record a new album of classics. The actor who plays bald, tough guy cop VIC MACKEY in the gritty TV drama,...

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Jackson Is Innocent, Says Former Security Guard

12th March 2004

Troubled pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will be found innocent of all child molestation charges against him, according to his former private security guard MIKE LAPERRUQUE. The THRILLER singer's ex-employee has told FOX NEWS correspondent...

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Oasis Form Charity Supergroup

12th March 2004

British chart-stars OASIS have secretly formed a rock supergroup for a one-off charity concert. WONDERWALL hitmakers NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER will be joined onstage by former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY, THE...

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Knoxville's Family Of Pranksters

10th March 2004

Former JACKASS star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE has grown to realise how cruel his family can be after they fooled a cousin's girlfriend into believing she was engaged. The budding actor got much of his irreverent...

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Clooney Lines Up Magnum Movie Role

20th November 2003

Hollywood heartthrob GEORGE CLOONEY will reportedly play TV private investigator MAGNUM PI in a big screen version of the 80s hit show. Pals of the actor say Clooney is desperate to take on...

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Bond Girl Fullerton Quits Acting

3rd October 2003

Former BOND beauty FIONA FULLERTON has quit acting because of crippling stage fright. The 46-year-old actress - who made a steamy appearance alongside ROGER MOORE in 1985's A VIEW TO A KILL - made...

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