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Buena Vista Singer Leyva Dies

23rd March 2006

PIO LEYVA, a singer with the BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB, has died at the age of 88. The Cuban performer...

Ali Farka Toure Dies

7th March 2006

Legendary African musician ALI FARKA TOURE has died following a long illness. He was 66. Toure, who last month (FEB06)...

Cuban Singer Ferrer Is Buried

9th August 2005

LATEST: BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB star IBRAHIM FERRER was buried yesterday (08AUG05) in his native Havana, Cuba. The 78-year-old...

Cuban Singer Ferrer Dies

7th August 2005

Acclaimed Cuban singer IBRAHIM FERRER died in a Havana hospital yesterday (06AUG05) after suffering multiple organ failure. He was 78....

Cooder: 'It's Expensive Being A Star'

19th June 2005

Blues legend RY COODER is still struggling to make money from music, despite having been a celebrated singer/songwriter since the...

Friends Gather To Pay Tribute To Zevon

22nd July 2004

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, BOB DYLAN and the PIXIES are among the acts paying tribute to late rocker WARREN ZEVON on a...

Beyonce Reigns Supreme At The Grammys

9th February 2004

BEYONCE KNOWLES was crowned queen of the GRAMMYS last night (08FEB04) when she picked up a staggering five gongs at...

Buena Vista Star Dies

9th December 2003

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB star RUBEN GONZALEZ has died at the age of 84. The Cuban pianist died in...

Hendrix Named Best Guitarist

26th August 2003

Rock legend JIMI HENDRIX has been named the greatest guitarist in rock history in a list compiled by ROLLING STONE...

Cuba Pays Respects To Compay Segundo

15th July 2003

Thousands of mourners filed past the coffin of BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB star COMPAY SEGUNDO in Havana, Cuba today (15JUL03)....

Buena Vista Social Club Star Segundo Dies

14th July 2003

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB star COMPAY SEGUNDO has died aged 95. Segundo came to international prominence in 1999, when...