Bob Dylan, Macca appear on charity calendar to raise funds for cancer sufferersNovember 29th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Stars including Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Deborah Harry have joined forces to appear on an HMV charity calendar, raising funds for young cancer sufferers.
On sale now, HMV’s glossy My Inspiration calendar shows each of these influential artists revealing their biggest musical inspiration, reports the Daily Express.
Dylan pays tribute to Scottish poet Robert Burns while Dylan himself has in turn inspired McCartney and Bono.
Springsteen’s biggest influence was Woody Guthrie while Paul Weller owes a debt to John Lennon and McCartney.
All proceeds go to HMV’s nominated charity Clic Sargent, which cares for kids and young people battling cancer.
HMV are hoping to raise 20,000 pounds through sales of the 7.99-pound calendar.
Almost 200 stars revealed their key influences to HMV.
It was cut down to just 18 who are pictured in the calendar including Elvis Presley, Bono from U2, The Killers, Siouxsie Sioux, Tom Waits and Keith Richards.
They were shot by celebrated photographers including Anton Corbijn and Dean Chalkley. (ANI)
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