Rock-N-Roll Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Hallyday was the ultimate musical survivor, adapting to every trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | South China Morning Post

    France's biggest rock star, Johnny Hallyday, the leather-trousered "French Elvis" who sold over 110m albums over a career spanning more than half a century, has died aged 74. "Johnny Hallyday has left us. I write these words without believing them.

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  2. France mourns the death of veteran rock star Johnny HallydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Stuff.co.nz

    The man considered to be the French Elvis, who was the first Gallic singer to popularise rock'n'roll in the land of baguettes and fromage, has died. He began singing at the end of the 1950s, specialising in French-language cover versions of famous songs by artists like Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochrane and Elvis Presley - whose example inspired him to become a singer, Variety reported.

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  3. President: French rock icon Johnny Hallyday dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | KAUZ

    Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for decades and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died. He was 74. President Emmanuel Macron's office announced his death in a statement early Wednesday, saying "he brought a part of America into our national pantheon."

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  4. Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died. He was 74. President Emmanuel Macron announced his death in a statement early Wednesday, saying "he brought a part of America into our national pantheon."

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  5. Blues Beat: Horton's Holiday Hayride coming to Bridge Street...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Greenwich Citizen

    Tired of boring the holiday party? Then 41 Bridge Street Live in Collinsville is the place to be. Psychobilly legend, the Reverend Horton Heat, returns on Thursday with his hard-rocking Holiday Hayride, along with The Blasters and Big Sandy.

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  6. French rock star Johnny Hallyday dies at 74Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    London [UK], Dec 6 : Rock star and actor Johnny Hallyday, known as the 'French Elvis', has passed away at the age of 74. He had been battling lung cancer. "Johnny Hallyday has left us.

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  7. A Most Happy 2017 Birthday To 'The Architect of Rock and Roll,' the Fabulous Little RichardRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Aquarius Papers

    Today we send up a big 85th birthday greeting shout out to one of the original creators of rock and roll, the incredible, inimitable, indomitable, and irresistible Little Richard! On this birthday, "we're gonna have some fun tonight WOOOOOO." As I've explained in other articles, in the beginning there were 5 seminar figures in rock and roll.

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  8. Photo Flash: Bob Gaudio & Neil Diamond Visit Jersey Boys Off-BroadwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Two legendary songwriters were in the audience at JERSEY BOYS last Thursday night, November 30th: Neil Diamond and original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio . Not only that, but JERSEY BOYS book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice also stopped by.

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  9. MILESTONES: December 5, birthdays for Keri Hilson, Margaret Cho, Lauren LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    A major force in the legal and political circles for more than half a century, DeWitt also been a drafter of the 1898 charter of the Great Consolidation of New York and was a former Corporation Counsel of Brooklyn. On this day in 1933, Prohibition ended with the passage of the 21st Amendment.

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  10. Astronauts aboard ISS throw first pizza party in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  11. Mourning Dayze to hold book launch in WhitewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    The Irvin L. Young Library will host a book launch for "Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band Rockin' Since 1965" this Wednesday evening. Free and open to the public, the launch will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Books will be available for sale.

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  12. Piano man: 12-year-old piano prodigy turns headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Westport News

    Just Ethan Walmark's parents - Michael and Allison - and his younger sister Eliza, age 11, were present in the family's Westport living room on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. But you wouldn't guess that based on the way Walmark worked the crowd and attacked the keys of his keyboard, playing without pause an eclectic and wholly improvised medley of songs that included covers of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Hamilton the musical and the work of more obscure artists - at least given Ethan's age, 12 - like Duke Ellington and George Gershwin.

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  13. on this Day: Tuesday, December 5 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | This is Wiltshire

    The presentation was to have been made by the union's national president, Mr Harry Franklin, but when Mr Franklin was called to the House of Commons on business his place was taken by Mr Beck's own successor, Mr F Tilley. 1951: The Swindon Orpheus Choir broke new ground when it visited Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, to give a concert at the invitation of the Leighton Buzzard Music and Arts Club.

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  14. Hanson Share New Xmas Video; Set to Perform on Kimmel, Corden & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    HANSON, currently in the middle of a sold out holiday-show tour in Toronto, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, has released the official music video for the title track, "Finally It's Christmas," from their popular new Christmas album that features four original tracks and eight updated classics out now on 3CG/S-Curve Records. The band are also excited to announce several significant television appearances in support of the Finally It's Christmas.

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  15. 10 Interesting Facts About Chuck Berry [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Chuck followed in his sister's footsteps and graduated with a degree in hairdressing and cosmetology from the Gibbs Beauty School. Berry was employed as a beautician in St. Louis when he was discovered by Chess Records' biggest star, Muddy Waters.

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  16. This day in historyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | Boston.com

    Birthdays: Singer Little Richard is 85. Author Joan Didion is 83. Author Calvin Trillin is 82. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 71. Singer Jim Messina is 70. Former Patriots' quarterback Jim Plunkett is 70. Golf Hall of Famer Lanny Wadkins is 68. Actor Brian Backer is 61. Football Hall of Famer Art Monk is 60. Actress Margaret Cho is 49. Actor Frankie Muniz is 32. In 1782, the eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren, was born in Kinderhook, N.Y.; he was the first chief executive to be born after American independence. In 1933, national Prohibition ended as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment.

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  17. Sundance: Steven Soderbergh Musical Elvis Doc With Alec Baldwin Added to LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Hollywood Reporter

    Projects from Dev Patel and Spike Lee also round out the festival's Shorts and Special Events sections as well as its first-ever Indie Episodic lineup. The Sundance Film Festival unveiled its first-ever Indie Episodic lineup as well as the Shorts and Special Events sections.

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  18. NASA launched this record into space in 1977. Now, you can own...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Albany Times Union

    It's a mix tape "intended to communicate a story of our world to extraterrestrials," according to NASA's website. NASA launched two copies of the album - which contains spoken greetings in 55 languages, music by Bach and Chuck Berry, and even songs by humpback whales - into space in 1977 on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecrafts.

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  19. Pictured: Astronauts hold the first-ever pizza party in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Independent.ie

    The fixings flew up last month on a commercial supply ship, and the crew wasted little time pulling out the flatbread, tomato sauce, cheese, pepperoni and olives. After making their own individual-size pizzas, the six astronauts tossed and twirled them like floating frisbees, before devouring them.

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  20. See astronauts throw a pizza party in space - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | CNET News.com

    Italian Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli has been floating around on the International Space Station for over 100 days. That's a long time to go without one of his favorite foods.

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