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Guitarist Bennie Smith Dies

Blues legend BENNIE SMITH died on Sunday (10SEP06) after suffering a heart attack. He was 72. Smith was due to perform a concert in University City, Missouri, with the Soulard Blues Band on the night...

Rufus Thomas' Niece Pleads Guilty To Theft

A niece of RUFUS THOMAS has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $67,000 (GBP37,200) from the late funk pioneer's estate. MARCELINE VAUGHN, 42, was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday (08JUL04). She...

Stax Records Co-founder Dies

ESTELLE AXTON, co-founder of the legendary STAX RECORDS CO has died - She was 85. Axton died of natural causes on Tuesday (24FEB04) at Saint Francis Hospital's hospice in Memphis, Tennessee. The musicians...

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There's Only One Person Laura Dern Loves More Than Woody Harrelson

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Steve Irwin's Son Is Just Like His Dad

Steve Irwin's Son Is Just Like His Dad

At just 13, Robert Irwin is continuing his father’s legacy and he’s just as enthusiastic about animals as his dad.

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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Stars: Madonna Shares Sweet Video Of Adopted Twins

Madonna adopted twins Esther and Stella from Malawi earlier this month.

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