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Petty To Feature In Bogdanovich Rockumentary

TOM PETTY is the latest rocker to feature in an on-the-road documentary, thanks to revered movie-maker PETER BOGDANOVICH. THE LAST PICTURE SHOW director will follow Petty and his band as they tour America with PEARL...

Downloading Upsets Tyler

AEROSMITH star STEVEN TYLER is bitter about Internet downloading because his back catalogue is suddenly worthless. The rocker insists he and his peers suffer every time a fan downloads their back catalogue - because they...

Radiohead To Join Petty At Bonnaroo

British rockers RADIOHEAD will join TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS at this summer's (06) annual Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival. BECK, ELVIS COSTELLO, DAMIAN MARLEY and THE NEVILLE BROTHERS are also signed up to...

Petty: 'I Will Never Overcharge Fans'

TOM PETTY refuses to charge high ticket prices for his concerts, as he fears the move would prevent hard-up fans from seeing him more than once. The rock legend is aware he could be...

Petty Still Devastated By Harrison's Death

Veteran rocker TOM PETTY is still unable to think about the death of former BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON - as it "ripped his heart out" when he passed away. Petty, who worked with Harrison in...

Stars Line-up For Extravagant Bat Mitzvah Party

50 CENT, TOM PETTY, STEVIE NICKS and members of AEROSMITH and THE EAGLES joined forces to create one of the year's greatest live line-ups at the weekend (26-27NOV05), when they played a private Bat Mitzvah...

Kanye To Be Honoured By Billboard

Rapper KANYE WEST is set to receive one of music trade paper Billboard's biggest honours when he's presented with the Artist Achievement Award at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. West will pick up his...

Petty Gets Top Billboard Honour

Rocker TOM PETTY is to be honoured with the prestigious Billboard Century Award in December (05), 13 years after he presented GEORGE HARRISON with the first one. The award, Billboard's highest honour for creative...

Tom Petty Thanks Crowe On New Soundtrack

Rocker TOM PETTY has served up two brand new songs for movie maker CAMERON CROWE as a thank you for his early interest in TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS. The soundtrack of Crowe's new...

Crowe Gives New Bands A Boost On Film Soundtrack

Film-maker and music lover CAMERON CROWE is using the soundtrack for his latest film to highlight the talents of artists he discovered while making the project. The ALMOST FAMOUS director has included tracks by...

Petty Learns Indian Plight From Cherokee Grandmother

TOM PETTY has great empathy for Native Americans who struggle to forget their Indian roots because his grandmother endured a life of oppression because of her Cherokee blood. The FREE FALLIN' rocker recalls his...

Petty On The Hunt For Answers To Family Mystery

Rocker TOM PETTY is still keen to uncover a family mystery because he thinks his grandfather was on the run after killing a man. The AMERICAN GIRL singer claims a huge part of his...

Petty's New Found Fame

Rock veteran TOM PETTY is thrilled to find he's a sex symbol at the age of 54 after discovering a new young fanbase. The AMERICAN GIRL star encourages new fans by deliberately keeping ticket...

Williams: 'I'm Up There With Dylan'

US country star LUCINDA WILLIAMS associates herself with legends including BOB DYLAN and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, because she believes her talents are as good as the "great writers" of music. Many stars still revere the...

Petty Reveals All In New Book

Rocker TOM PETTY is revealing everything in a new tell-all - the first book the reclusive star has authorised. The LEARNING TO FLY hitmaker sat down with writer PAUL ZOLLO to chat about his...

Crowes Soar Without Record Deal

Unsigned southern rockers THE BLACK CROWES are being courted by a host of major and independent record labels following the resounding success of their current reunion tour. The WISER TIME band, who reunited in...

Black Crowes Join Petty On Tour

Reformed southern rockers THE BLACK CROWES will join TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS on tour in America this summer (05). The REMEDY hitmakers, who are currently in the middle of a seven-night reunion stint...

Petty To Romance Murphy

Rocker TOM PETTY is gearing up for a romance with BRITTANY MURPHY - on her cartoon series KING OF THE HILL. Petty will guest star in three episodes of the animated favourite as LUCKY,...

Petty Pens Memoirs

TOM PETTY has signed up to become the latest celebrity to pen his memoirs after agreeing to relive his life with AMERICAN SONGWRITER magazine editor PAUL ZOLLO. The veteran rocker plans to...

Petty Blasts Plagiarism Claims

Rocker TOM PETTY has blasted claims he stole the concept for his THE LAST DJ album and title song from an unknown Californian songwriter. JIM WAGNER has accused the RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM singer...

Petty Gets Lucky On Tv

Rocker TOM PETTY has taped four episodes for the animated sitcom KING OF THE HILL. The FREE FALLIN' singer will voice a character named LUCKY, who earned his nickname when he won a settlement...

Last Dj Singer Petty Is A New Dj

TOM PETTY is the latest rocker to turn DJ after signing up to present a new series on music history for satellite radio network XM RADIO. Petty's new show, TOM PETTY'S BURIED TREASURES, will...

Orbison And Harrison's Wives Team Up

The widows of late rock legends ROY ORBISON and GEORGE HARRISON have teamed up to release a series of lost recordings their husbands made as part of 1980s supergroup THE TRAVELING WILBURYS. Orbison and...

Clapton Explains Harrison Induction Absence

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON passed on the chance to induct his pal GEORGE HARRISON into the ROCK + ROLL HALL OF FAME earlier this month (MAR04) - because he's sure people are sick of his...

Harrison Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON was inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME last night (15MAR04) in recognition of his achievements as a solo artist. The MY SWEET LORD star - who died...

Petty Pays Tribute To Dead Brother-in-law

Rocker TOM PETTY is planning an emotional tribute to his brother-in-law, who lost his battle with AIDS a decade ago. The I WON'T BACK DOWN singer has persuaded high-profile pals like BARBRA STREISAND, CHER,...

Petty Signs Up For Double Duty On Cartoon Series

TOM PETTY is to lend his voice to two characters in an upcoming episode of cartoon series KING OF THE HILL. Petty is slated to be the voice of MUD DOBBER and LUCKY on...

Petty Gets A Diamond

TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS had two reasons to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of their GREATEST HITS album last week (ends05DEC03) - it went diamond at the same time. Petty and...

Michael Jackson's Bentley Up For Auction

MICHAEL JACKSON's custom 2001 BENTLEY ARNAGE RED LABEL TURBOSEDAN is up for auction. The luxury vehicle, which has transported stars to Jackson's Californian NEVERLAND RANCH, and was used in the making of the...

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