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Townshend's Lust For Bassey

2nd July 2007

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND's penchant for the younger lady is diminishing - he's in lust with DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY. The rocker, 62, is currently dating RACHEL FULLER who, at 33, is nearly 30 years...

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Killers 'Have Played Glasto For Last Time'

27th June 2007

The Killers singer Brandon Flowers has confided that his band will probably never play Glastonbury again.Following on from their headline set on the Pyramid stage on Saturday, Flowers clearly believes his band cannot top that...

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Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

26th June 2007

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

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Peaches Slammed As A 'Nobody'

25th June 2007

Indie party girl PEACHES GELDOF has been given a tongue-lashing by rockers THE ENEMY at the Glastonbury festival, with the band branding 18-year-old Peaches a "nobody".Peaches, the daughter of Live Aid organiser SIR BOB GELDOF,...

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Glastonbury Ends On A High

25th June 2007

Rock legends The Who closed out this year's Glastonbury festival which has seen about 180,000 people brave regular downpours and muddy conditions to witness the world's largest greenfield music and arts festival. Glastonbury founder Michael...

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The Who Praise Fans For 'Sticking Around' At Glastonbury

25th June 2007

Veteran rockers THE WHO praised fans for "sticking around" to watch their performance which closed the Glastonbury Festival last night (24Jun07). The band headlined the Pyramid Stage at the legendary event in Somerset, England, and...

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Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

24th June 2007

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

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Death At Glastonbury

24th June 2007

A festival-goer has died at Glastonbury after being found unconscious in the early hours yesterday, police have confirmed.The 26-year-old man from the Midlands died at Yeovil District Hospital on Saturday evening from a suspected drug-related...

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Rain Fails To Dampen Glasto Spirits

22nd June 2007

It may be raining and mud squelching under foot, but the weather has not managed to dampen the spirits of Glastonbury festival-goers just yet.Music fans have been turning up at the Somerset farm since Wednesday...

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Townshend's A Secret Abba Fan

22nd June 2007

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is a secret fan of Swedish pop group ABBA, insisting their 1975 hit SOS is "the best pop song" of all time. Townshend's daughter, Emma, has fond memories of her...

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Joss Stone's 'Diva Demands'

21st June 2007

British soul singer Joss Stone is reportedly becoming something of a musical diva, with a tabloid newspaper claiming that the star has issued an 11-page list of demands ahead of her appearance at a music...

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Sun Cream And Wellies At Glasto

18th June 2007

Glastonbury festival-goers look set to require a mix of "sun cream and wellie boots" according to the Met Office.A heavy bout of rainfall is not expected to descend upon the event, as it did in...

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Oldies Invade Album Chart

18th June 2007

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

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Glastonbury Ebay Tickets Cancelled

15th June 2007

Tickets for Glastonbury festival appearing on the online auction site eBay are being cancelled by the event's organisers.According to a spokesman for the festival, eBay have also taken the steps to remove any auctions selling...

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Bbc Launches New Glastonbury Stage

14th June 2007

The BBC has announced the launch of a new stage at Glastonbury festival called the BBC Introducing stage.Acts nominated by BBC music shows across the country and by an expert panel will play on the...

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Knowsley Hall Festival Gets Licence

14th June 2007

Knowsley Hall festival has been given the green light after being granted its event licence for June 23rd and 24th.The festival will include sets from the Who, Keane, the Zutons, Joss Stone and the Thrills...

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Townshend Sees Moon In Girlfriend

14th June 2007

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND sees his late bandmate KEITH MOON in long-term love RACHEL FULLER. Townshend has told his musician girlfriend that she has a similar personality to the tragic drummer, who died of...

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Mcqueen Fired Shotgun At Moon's Window

4th June 2007

Screen icon STEVE MCQUEEN once fired a gun at THE WHO star KEITH MOON's house after a row over a bathroom lightbulb. The Bullitt actor - who lived beside the rocker in Malibu, California -...

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Zimmers Set For Top 20 With Who Cover

3rd June 2007

A group of old-aged pensioners are set to crash into the top 20 of the UK charts with a cover of the Who's My Generation.The Zimmers, who feature a singer over 90 years old, recorded...

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Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

1st June 2007

Arctic Monkeys, the Killers and the Who have all been confirmed as the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury festival.Festival organisers have revealed the lineup for the summer's premier festival, with Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller,...

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Townshend Hints At Jagger Collaboration

31st May 2007

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has hinted he may team up with SIR MICK JAGGER in the recording studio. The pair have worked together on projects in the past but Townshend and The Rolling Stones...

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Tarrant Cautioned Over Curry Row

26th May 2007

TV quiz host Chris Tarrant cautioned by police for assault over claims he threw cutlery at fellow curry house dinerChris Tarrant has been cautioned by police following allegations that he threw cutlery at a fellow...

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Townshend's Fears For Drinking Mother

21st May 2007

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND and his brother fear their elderly mother is drinking herself to death. In a posting on his website, the 62-year-old guitarist confesses Betty, a former singer, has drunk heavily for...

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The Who Frontman Attacks Live Earth Gigs

20th May 2007

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY has blasted this summer's (07) series of Live Earth concerts across the globe, branding them 'un-environmental' for the amount of air pollution flying the stars in for the gigs will...

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Townshend Glad To Have Ditched Rock N' Roll Lifestyle

17th May 2007

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is grateful he has ditched his rock n' roll lifestyle - because he's finally enjoying the recording process. The 61-year-old rocker insists new technology wouldn't have been of any use...

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Winehouse Up For Three Mojos

10th May 2007

Jazz songstress Amy Winehouse has received three nominations for this year's Mojo music awards. The British soul diva, who has achieved success both here and in the United States, is up for song of the year...

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The Things They Say 4634

10th May 2007

"Keith's main pal in the band was John Entwistle. They were hysterically funny together, and shared an apartment for a while. One got the impression that they did almost everything together, including having sex with...

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Free Loo Roll At Glastonbury

8th May 2007

Attendees at this year's Glastonbury festival can leave one essential behind when they pack their bags this summer: loo roll.Festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that enough toilet roll will be provided for every festival...

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Townshend Creates Music-writing Software

27th April 2007

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has created a pioneering new computer program which can turn anyone into a songwriter - including his girlfriend's dog. Townshend hopes the new technology will inspire wannabe musicians to try...

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Stalled Daltrey Biography Back On

24th April 2007

A biography on rocker ROGER DALTREY, which THE WHO bandmate PETE TOWNSHEND halted 20 years ago, is back on after writer Jalanne Barnes convinced the guitarist it wouldn't be a hatchet job. Townshend, who has...

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