Monday, May 14, 2007

Today in History (Musician)

WOI-TV - Rock singer-musician Nancy Wilson (Heart) is 53. Golfer Hollis Stacy is 53. Actress Isabelle Huppert is 52. Rapper Flavor Flav (Public Enemy) is 48. Rock musician Jimmy DeGrasso is 44. Folk singer Patty Griffin is 43. Actress Lauren Graham is 40
Boston Globe - With her musician buddies, zydeco accordionist Chubby Carrier and Cajun musician Tab Benoit , Shaw tours the bayous, gets close to baby alligators, and learns that habitat loss can be reversed. Over to your generation, Amanda. The film is ostensibly
BBC Entertainment - Former Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins is the favourite to become the UK's Eurovision Song Contest entrant. The musician, who will perform a duet with Beverlei Brown, is tipped ahead of Big Brovaz, ex-East 17 star Brian Harvey and newcomer Cyndi
Baltimore Sun - Musician Billy Cowsill, Feb. 18 Billy Cowsill, former lead singer of the Cowsills, the pop family band that scored several top 10 hits in the 1960s and inspired "The Partridge Family" television series, died on Feb. 18. He was 58. Cowsill, pictured
Guardian Unlimited - Your obituary of the vastly underrated Irish musician John Beckett (March 5) brought back memories of myself aged eight in the early 1950s, and not greatly endowed with skill, being taught the piano at home in Dublin by a charming, unpractical
CMT - Calling this musician "multi-talented" is an understatement. Profficient in fiddle, guitar, mandolin and singing, he was playing with Ralph Stanley by age 7 and legends like Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton as an adult. Don't miss this bluegrass virtuoso
MetroMix - Schnider denied a motion by Larry Birkhead, Smith's onetime boyfriend, that Stern be compelled to immediately join the case. - Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, actor Chris Klein and BET co-founder Sheila Johnson pressed Congress on Tuesday to restore

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