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Tuning in to tune out stress - the Bollywood way (With Images)


May 31st, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) "I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music," Albert Einstein once said. And ... Read more...

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Drake wants to be music icon


March 31st, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Rapper Drake has revealed he wants to be respected as an icon by the present generation and be remembered through his songs in years to ... Read more...

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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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‘Angel’ Amy Winehouse cremated


July 27th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Late British singer Amy Winehouse was cremated Tuesday after a memorial service was held in north London, world media reported.The five-time Grammy award winner ... Read more...

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Winehouse believed she would die young


July 26th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Amy Winehouse had predicted she would diet at the age of 27. The "Rehab" singer - who passed away at her home in Camden, north London, ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse dead, joins Club-27


July 24th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse, who was found dead at her north London home Saturday night, has joined Club-27, a term used for music greats who died ... Read more...

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Celebs mourn ‘incredible talent’ Amy Winehouse’s death


July 24th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) From international celebrities to Bollywood personalities - all of them have mourned singer Amy Winehouse's death describing her as an incredible talent who impressed ... Read more...

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FBI spied on Beatles, Michael Jackson, even KFC boss


April 14th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Classified FBI files that have now been made public reveal that the American domestic intelligence agency spied on the Beatles and Michael Jackson in case ... Read more...

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Jason Derulo turned down Jimi Hendrix film role


March 9th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 09 (ANI): Jason Derulo turned down the offer to play guitar legend Jimi Hendrix in a big screen biopic.The R and B sensation snubbed the offer because he was eager ... Read more...

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Lil Waynev read Bible first time in jail


January 20th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne has revealed that he read Bible for the first time while serving eight months in jail for weapons possession charges dating back to 2007. ... Read more...

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Patti Smith Wins National Book Award for Robert Mapplethorpe Story ‘Just Kids’


November 19th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer-songwriter Patti Smith has won the prestigious United States National Book Award for the bittersweet memoir of her youthful affair with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe during the 1960’s, entitled, ... Read more...

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Spanish painter Salvador Dali ‘had most famous moustache’


November 4th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Spanish painter Salvador Dali's facial hair has topped a new poll of the best-known moustaches of all time.According to almost a quarter of Britons, the surrealist's ... Read more...

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Course in Lady Gaga offered at US university


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you are interested in trying some really “amazing” course in the university you might consider doing the course, “Lady Gaga and the Sociology of ... Read more...

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University of South Carolina offers Lady Gaga course


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Now you can enroll in a course on Lady Gaga at a US university.A sociology professor at the University of South Carolina is offering a course ... Read more...

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Muse song named best guitar riff of the past decade


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Alternative rock band Muse's 2001 track 'Plug In Baby', which reached No 11 in the UK singles chart, has been named the best guitar riff of the past ... Read more...

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Muse’s rendition of Feeling Good voted best cover version


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Muse's rendition of Feeling Good has been named the greatest cover version of all time.The rock trio's cover of the track - originally made famous by Nina ... Read more...

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REM’s ‘The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite’ lyrics ‘most misheard’


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): A new Brit survey has revealed that REM's 'The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite' lyrics are most frequently misheard by listeners.Four out of ten people admitted confusing the words to ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrix Remembered With Love On His 40th Death Anniversary


September 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This week the 40th death anniversary of Jimi Hendrix, the iconic rock 'n' roll star is being celebrated in various places. The musician and songwriter who ... Read more...

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London hotel unveils new Jimi Hendrix-themed suite


September 11th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): People who want to have the ultimate Jimi Hendrix experience can now do so at a hotel in London.The new Hendrix-themed suite, which has been set up at ... Read more...

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‘100 Greatest Artists of All Time’ On VH1


September 8th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) VH1 started the '100 Greatest Artist of All Time' special on Monday and the fans were treated to a countdown that had all their favorite artists. ... Read more...

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Queen’s Freddie Murcury voted ‘Greatest Rock Legend Of All Time’


September 4th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has been named the 'Greatest Rock Legend Of All Time'.The flamboyant star, who died in 1991, landed the top spot in the poll, ... Read more...

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Frenchman named World’s Best Air Guitarist second time in a row


August 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A Frenchman has been chosen as the world's best air guitarist - for the second time in a row.Sylvain Quimene, performing as Gunther Love, played his way to ... Read more...

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Frenchman wins global guitar miming contest


August 29th, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A French national pipped 41 other contestants in an international competition on miming to play a guitar. Sylvain Quimene, who performed under the name of Gunther Love, won the ... Read more...

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Katy’s Wish To Have Hendrix For A Dad


August 27th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katy Perry's mother Mary Hudson dated the late great Jimi Hendrix guitarist in the 70s, for a short period of time. Katy often wonders, as to ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrix’s life in London to go on display


August 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's life in London is set to go on display.The exhibition at the Handel House Museum will showcase a prized guitar, a cowboy hat and ... Read more...

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Hendrix, Dylan’s paintings to go under hammer


August 4th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Paintings by iconic musicians Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan are set to go under the hammer at an auction here. A psychedelic image of a snake, painted by Hendrix ... Read more...

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Carlos Santana returns to Woodstock festival after four decades


July 20th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Rock guitarist Carlos Santana returned to the Woodstock festival for the first time since his debut there in 1969 for a concert in front of 15,000 fans.Santana offered ... Read more...

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Carlos Santana To Play Again At Woodstock Site


July 19th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Carlos Santana, one of the worlds's most recognized guitarists, would soon be seen performing at the site of the historic Woodstock. Woodstock was kick started in ... Read more...

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Hendrix to be honoured by Fender


July 12th, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Rock legend Jimi Hendrix is to be honoured by the company behind the guitars he used to play. Bosses at Fender Musical Instruments Corp. have announced the late rock ... Read more...

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MJ’s crystal-studded glove fetches $190,000


June 28th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A crystal-studded glove used by the late King of Pop Michael Jackson has fetched $190,000 at an action. The glove, worn during the Jacksons' 1984 Victory tour, was ... Read more...

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Glastonbury Festival beckons music lovers to England


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 23 (IANS) Well over a 100,000 music lovers are beginning to descend on a 900-acre farm in Somerset in England for the annual Glastonbury Festival that runs ... Read more...

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Rumors Surface That Sarah Jessica Parker May Move Into A Bigger Home


June 20th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sarah Jessica Parker is the prominent celebrity of the well-liked ‘Sex And The City’. It has been reported that she has been witnessed analyzing ... Read more...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Moving?


June 20th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Sex And The City' star Sarah Jessica Parker is reportedly looking for a new apartment in the city. The star admitted that her present home is ... Read more...

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Sarah Jessica Parker looking for new house?


June 19th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Sarah Jessica Parker has spotted checking a massive 16-million-pound townhouse in New York.The "Sex and the City" star, who owns several properties in the city, has admitted her ... Read more...

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Macca pays on-stage tribute to Jimi Hendrix


June 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney paid tribute to late Jimi Hendrix as he opened at the Isle of Wight festival.Macca said that he was more than ... Read more...

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