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Chester musician saves the day after lead actor in Beatles play breaks shoulder

A Chester musician has ensured that the show will go on after the lead actor of a new Beatles-themed play broke his shoulder ahead of performing in Liverpool this weekend. Jonny Darnell is set to step in to play acoustic guitar throughout the production of musical play Something About George – The George Harrison Story. […]

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The Beatles song that made Finn Wolfhard want to be a musician

When Stranger Things burst onto our screen in the summer of 2016, it was immediately apparent that Finn Wolfhard was the show’s breakout star. The internet’s (occasionally sinister) adoration of the now 19-year-old actor hasn’t let up in six years, and it shows every sign of continuing, especially with a new season of the show […]

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Ronnie Hawkins, musician and mentor of The Band, dead at 87

“The story of The Band began with Ronnie Hawkins. He was our mentor. He taught us the rules of the road,” the post read. According to The Band’s website, Hawkins was born in Arkansas, but called Canada his home. He was a member of the group Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks which rose to fame […]

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Ronnie Hawkins, musician who called Canada home and mentored the Band, dies at 87 | CBC News

Ronnie Hawkins, the big, boisterous Southern rockabilly singer who called Canada home and helped mentor the first band from this country inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died. His wife Wanda confirmed to The Canadian Press that Hawkins died Sunday morning after a long illness at age 87. “He went peacefully and […]

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Sir Paul McCartney top of the pile as Britain’s richest musician

The Beatles star has boosted his fortune thanks to his Covid-delayed Got Back tour and the documentary The Beatles: Get Back. Photo / Getty Images Sir Paul McCartney has topped the list of Britain and Ireland’s richest musicians. The 79-year-old star has a personal fortune worth £865 million, which is up £45m ($87m) from last […]

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Bobbi-Anne McLeod: Rock musician who murdered Plymouth teenager jailed for life

Police cordon off the area where Bobbi-Anne’s body was found. Killer Cody Ackland (Image: PA/Police handout) Tormented Lee McLeod vented his fury after rock musician Cody Ackland was sentenced to a minimum of 30 years behind bars. Ackland, 24, who had a morbid obsession with serial killer Ted Bundy, attacked Bobbi-Anne as she waited at […]

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John Bonham’s Sister Reveals Which Concert Made Him Want to Become a Musician, Talks About Zeppelin’s Influence on Her Own Music

John Bonham’s Sister Reveals Which Concert Made Him Want to Become a Musician, Talks About Zeppelin’s Influence on Her Own Music Ultimate-Guitar.Com Source link

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Mickey Gilley, musician whose club inspired the Travolta film ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dies at 86

Mickey Gilley, left, accepts the triple crown award at ACM Presents Superstar Duets in 2015. At right is Darius Rucker. (Chris Pizzello / Invision/Associated Press) Mickey Gilley, a musician who scored more than three dozen top-10 country hits and whose honky-tonk club inspired the 1980 film “Urban Cowboy” and the “cowboy chic” fashion trend that […]

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Musician Sondre Lerche to make stop at Meow Wolf

Norwegian musician Sondre Lerche will make a stop at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe for a performance on Tuesday, May 10. He is touring in support of his latest album, “Avatars of Love.” (Courtesy of Tonje Thilesen) Sondre Lerche knows his way with words. For the past 20 years, the Norwegian musician makes music that […]

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Autopsy shows Indy musician was Tasered in the abdomen, not chest

by: Divine Triplett, Ashley Fowler Posted: Apr 29, 2022 / 05:40 PM EST / Updated: Apr 29, 2022 / 05:40 PM EST INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department provided more information Friday about the death of a man who died in police custody. Herman Whitfield III died Monday after an IMPD officer used […]