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Reeling it in: 'Compton' captures art born of frustration

...record is an instant sensation and attracts the attention of Jerry Heller, a music manager who had worked with acts like Elton John and Pink Floyd two decades earlier. Heller provides an in to the exclusive world of big-budget music, and the group...
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Troubadour North hopes to spread 'Alaska Sound.'

...Troubadour nightclub, which hosted early shows by now-famous musicians such as Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot, Elton John, Tom Waits, and Joni Mitchell. "Why can't we have one up here?" Gattenby said. "And hence the name Troubadour...
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...documentary airing Tuesday (check local listings).The film includes interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Steven Van Zandt and other impressive musicians who cite the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band and Clark, its drummer-manager...
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Leman, Schollenberg to go into Alaska High School Hall of Fame

...Oklahoma; New Orleans; Arizona; Reno, Nevada; and Las Vegas, the couple has enjoyed such acts as Fleetwood Mac and Elton John, as well as annual rendezvouses with youngest daughter Krista in Disneyland. Additionally, the family now has welcomed...
Non-gift suggestions for a happier marriage

...fees are so much that you'd think they were hand delivering their product via a charted limo service chauffeured by Elton John. Don't let those profanity launching experiences ruin your holiday buying. Remove your teeth from your tongue and...

...On one show, in 1970, Williams sang "Heaven Help Us All" with Ray Charles, Mama Cass and a then-little known Elton John, a vision to Williams in his rhinestone glasses and black cape. But Williams liked him and his breakthrough hit "Your...

...Mitchell, Neil Young and Tom Waits. The Songwriters Hall of Fame includes artists such as Johnny Cash, Marvin Hamlisch, Elton John and Mick Jagger."Writing songs is like panning for gold. It's like sifting through life and you look for a little...
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...Byrne, Fatboy Slim, Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello.It's tricky territory even for the biggest music stars. Elton John was humbled by the failed "Lestat" but found success with "Billy Elliot" and "The Lion King." U2's Bono and...
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Kenai quilt show offers entertaining, bright glance at creative rtists craft

...Backstreet Boys in several categories. The Backstreet Boys performed a vocal medley and backed up Grammy Legend winner Elton John on ''Philadelphia Freedom.'' In other categories, bluesman B.B. King won his ninth Grammy, for traditional...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...from my brother?'' The musical features several rousing pop anthems written by Patrick Leonard, who has worked with Elton John and who wrote the Madonna tune ''Like a Prayer,'' and lyricist Maribeth Derry, who co-wrote the Grammy-nominated...


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