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Top US guitar maker accused of illegal Indian wood imports


August 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Legendary US guitar maker Gibson has halted production amid a federal investigation alleging its instruments are being made from illegally imported wood from endangered plants ... Read more...

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Singer Noel Schajris says he sees no sense in getting married


August 18th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter Noel Schajris has confessed that he does not believe in conventional marriage or in promising eternal love, something that he says strikes him ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton raised more than $1.7m after auctioning off instruments


March 10th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): English guitarist Eric Clapton has auctioned off more than 70 of his instruments, and raised more than 1.7 million dollars for his drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.The ... Read more...

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Here’s why people are so obsessed with their idol’s belongings


March 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): Replica of a 1948 Gibson guitar, once played by Eric Clapton, is likely to fetch a 20,000 dollars in an auction but the original was sold for ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton guitars to go under the hammer in NYC


March 6th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 6 (ANI): Dozens of Eric Clapton's guitars and amps are set to for an auction in the New York City to benefit an alcohol and drug treatment center he ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton’s guitars to be auctioned off in NYC to fund rehab


March 5th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Eric Clapton is set to auction off a selection of his guitars and amplifiers at Bonhams New York to benefit a rehab centre he founded in Antigua.Clapton, 65, ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-Il’s son prefers Eric Clapton gig to dad’s b’day celebration!


February 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): It seems that Kim-Jong Chol, one of the sons of Kim Jong II, would rather attend an Eric Clapton concert than celebrate his father's birthday.Chol was apparently caught ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger to give first solo performance on Grammys


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger is set to make his first-ever live solo appearance on the Grammys stage.According to CBS News, the rock legend will perform as part ... Read more...

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Cocaine use had negative impact on Naomi Campbell


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell admits experimenting with cocaine in her 20s, but says the use of the drug had a negative impact on her life."It rips your world ... Read more...

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N Korea thought Clapton may encourage ‘good will’ towards US: Wikileaks


December 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 13 (ANI): Whistle blowing web site Wikileaks has revealed that North Korea asked the US to arrange an Eric Clapton concert in Pyongyang as Kim Jong-il's son was 'a ... Read more...

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N. Korea wanted Clapton to perform in Pyongyang: WikiLeaks cable


December 13th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): The latest US diplomatic cables released by the whistle blowing web site Wikileaks reveal that North Korea wanted British musician Eric Clapton to perform in Pyongyang because dictator Kim ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton to sell part of his guitar collection for Crossroads Centre


December 10th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): English guitarist Eric Clapton is set to sell part of his extensive guitar collection in order to raise money for his substance abuse recovery centre Crossroads.Clapton, 65, will ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni turned into comic book heroine!


November 20th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 20 (ANI): Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has been immortalised as a comic-book heroine, an American publisher said.Bluewater Productions has announced, "And now Bruni-Sarkozy will be immortalised in comic-book form," reports News.com.au.The ... Read more...

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Cher, who slept with Cruise, Beatty & Gene Simmons regrets that she didn’t sleep with Elvis & Brando


November 13th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cher was on David Letterman’s show yesterday. She made a lot of candid revelations on the show. She talked about her only daughter’s desire for ... Read more...

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Churchill becomes first ever British PM to enter UK pop charts


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Winston Churchill has made pop music history from beyond the grave.He has become the first ever British Prime Minister to enter the UK pop charts.Churchill who inspired ... Read more...

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‘Everybody Hurts’ by REM ‘most likely to make men cry’


September 29th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): REM's 'Everybody Hurts' is the song most likely to make men cry, according to a new poll.The teary ballad sung by Michael Stipe and used as a ... Read more...

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Bruni camp releasing own biography to scupper scathing unauthorised version


September 16th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Carla Bruni's supporters are planning to release a positive biography of the French first lady in a bid to negate the effect of another "unauthorised" biography of the ... Read more...

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Bruni camp releasing biography to clash with scathing unauthorised version


September 16th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Carla Bruni's supporters are planning to release a positive biography of the French first lady in a bid to negate the effect of another "unauthorised" biography of the ... Read more...

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‘Bruni-Sarkozy invited former lovers on holidays with husband’


September 13th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has humiliated her husband President Nicolas Sarkozy by inviting her former lovers on holidays with the couple, a book claimed. The book titled ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni portrayed as a ‘female Don Juan’ in biography


September 12th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): A leading investigative journalist has claimed that French First Lady Carla Bruni is a 'female Don Juan' who humiliated her husband President Nicolas Sarkozy by inviting three former ... Read more...

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Bruni ‘humiliates hubby Sarkozy by inviting exes on holiday’


September 11th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): A leading investigative journalist has claimed that French First Lady Carla Bruni is a 'female Don Juan' who humiliated her husband President Nicolas Sarkozy by inviting three former ... Read more...

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Ferrari 458 Italia Proves To Be Too Hot To Use, Recall Issued!


September 6th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Italy, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After Toyota, Honda and GM, Ferrari has also jumped onto the recall bandwagon! The iconic brand is recalling more than 300 of its 458 Italia ... Read more...

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New book to lift the lid on Carla’s love life


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A controversial new book due this month is set to lift the lid on French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy's "secret life and lovers". The lawyers of Bruni-Sarkozy are bracing ... Read more...

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I hate my singing, says Eric Clapton


August 31st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): English guitarist Eric Clapton has criticized his own singing.The guitar great admitted he has turned down the volume on his voice on his new album, 'Clapton', because he ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton, Tom Jones to perform at charity gala


July 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Singers Eric Clapton and Sir Tom Jones are set to perform at the Prince's Trust Rock charity Gala.The legendary duo will be accompanied by Queen's Brian May, the ... Read more...

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Illness Forces John Mayer To Cancel Tour


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Singer John Mayer’s European tour has been canceled owing to his illness. The shows that were scheduled to be held in Amsterdam, Madrid and Manchester ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni ’shocked’ as her “Do you like my titties?” interview resurfaces


May 25th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has been left embarrassed after an interview featuring explicit comments she made about sex as a young model resurfaced.The 42-year-old wife of French ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton admits enjoying his aged vocals


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 22 (ANI): Eric Clapton has confessed that he has started liking his voice now that he's old.The 'Layla' hitmaker believes that he sounded really bad when he first started ... Read more...

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Guitar helps Watson to be focussed and control emotions


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 3 (ANI): From the time Australian opener Shane Watson walked into a store and picked up a guitar, he has found it to be the best way to relax ... Read more...

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Pattie Boyd regrets being wooed by Eric Clapton


November 17th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): Pattie Boyd, the former wife of Beatle George Harrison, has confessed she regrets being wooed by Eric Clapton.The model married Harrison in 1970 but the marriage lasted seven ... Read more...

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‘Sleeping with Jagger should have been part of job’


November 1st, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A former personal assistant to the English rock band Rolling Stones has revealed that sleeping with frontman Mick Jagger was no less than part of her job profile ... Read more...

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Groupie lifts the lid on Beatles, Rolling Stones’ hedonistic lifestyles


October 30th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A groupie who had flings with Ringo Starr and Sir Mick Jagger has lifted the lid on the wild lives led by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton pulls out of Rock and Roll Hall gig to undergo surgery for gallstones


October 28th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Veteran guitarist Eric Clapton had to cancel his performance at this week's Rock and Roll Hall concert extravaganza in New York to undergo surgery to have gallstones removed.The ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton had surgery to remove gallstones


October 28th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous musician Eric Clapton is recuperating after having an operation to remove gallstones, his publicist has said. Due to this reason, the 64-year-old musician has had ... Read more...

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Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton to perform together in London next year


September 26th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): Guitar gods Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton have decided to share the stage at their hometown in London in February next year.The guitar legends will perform together in ... Read more...

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