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‘Pancham drew inspiration from sounds made by beggars, shepherds’


June 28th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Very few know that legendary music composer R.D. Burman, who is credited with revolutionising Indian film music by bledning classical and western scores, had even ... Read more...

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Aruna Irani, Pyarelal to get lifetime achievement award


January 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran music composer Pyarelal of composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal and actress Aruna Irani will be conferred the lifetime achievement award at the 57th Idea Filmfare Awards ... Read more...

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Hasina promises to make S.D. Burman’s ancestral house a museum


January 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to convert the ancestral house of legendary music maestro Sachin Dev Burman in Bangladesh into a folk cultural ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s death big loss for music industry: Bollywood


November 5th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) After Jagjit Singh passed away last month, noted music-composer Bhupen Hazarika's death has further left a huge void in the Indian music industry, say ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue breaks down as she talks of traumatic cancer battle


March 7th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Pop princess Kylie Minogue, who celebrated the five-year, all clear mark of her breast cancer, broke down in tears as recalled the harrowing battle she went through ... Read more...

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Annu Kapoor, Durga Jasraj team up again to host TV show


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After popular music show "Antakshari", Annu Kapoor and Durga Jasraj are set to recreate the same magic as the hosts of the new show "Idea Jalsa - ... Read more...

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India pays tribute to Nepali stars in Mumbai


January 16th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) India will celebrate its Republic Day here in a unique way this year, toasting maestros with Nepali roots who became legends in India such as ... Read more...

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New Single Of The Deceased But Immortal Michael Jackson Debuts In The Market As A Stream


November 14th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michael Jackson, the deceased Emperor of pop, and Akon, the renowned Senegalese rapper and producer, had recorded a single in Las Vegas in 2007 that ... Read more...

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Veteran Lyricist Gulzar Hospitalized


September 4th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran lyricist, poet and director Gulzar is not keeping well and has been hospitalized. He has been suffering from high fever since last two days and was diagnosed with malaria.Doctors have ... Read more...

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R.D.Burman’s close associate Manohari Singh dead


July 14th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Saxophonist Manohari Singh, who was a close associate and music assistant of legendary music composer R.D.Burman, died here Tuesday following cardiac arrest. He was 79. "Very sorry to ... Read more...

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‘Indian Idol’ to celebrate Pancham’s birth anniversary


June 16th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Melody queen Asha Bhosle says she will grace the "Indian Idol 5" stage for a special episode to celebrate her late husband, legendary music composer R.D. Burman's ... Read more...

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Vatican finally makes peace with the Beatles


April 13th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vatican has finally settled its long standing issues with the Beatles, and made peace with them. The Vatican said that their ‘drug use ... Read more...

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Guns N’ Roses surprise show was a hit


February 20th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Valentine’s Day the fans of Guns N’ Roses were in for a huge surprise, when the legendary music band performed at a surprise show. ... Read more...

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John Fogarty Plans Grand Comeback In True Rock N Roll Style


November 8th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov,8 (THAINDIAN) It seems that John Fogarty is all set to make a grand comeback in signature Rock n Roll style. The legendary music artist has been charged up, post ... Read more...

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Drugs, parties and other reminisces of Woodstock festival


October 8th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) While drugs, hippies, parties and all-pervasive bohemia may be a Goa politician's nightmare, for rock singer and musician Uday Benegal they are probably the perfect setting ... Read more...

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The Beatles are at it again


September 9th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Sep 9 (DPA) They revolutionised the rock world almost 50 years ago. Now the Fab Four, or what remains of them, are set to do it again.Their ... Read more...

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Jailed homicidal maniac seeking Phil Spector’s help to make musical career


July 27th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 27 (ANI): Charles Manson, a musician-turned-homicidal cult leader who ended up in jail, is keen on making a musical career and is thus seeking help from fellow inmate Phil ... Read more...

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‘Colonial Cousins’ make music for Tamil film, meet fans


July 24th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Composer-singer duo Hariharan and Leslie Lewis, popularly known as 'Colonial Cousins', have composed music for Tamil film "Modhi Vilayadyu", and they interacted with music and cinema buffs at ... Read more...

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Quincy Jones won’t attend Jacko’s funeral


July 1st, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Quincy Jones has vowed not to attend Michael Jackson's funeral, as he's sure he won't be able to cope with the sadness.The legendary music producer, who was ... Read more...

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Music producer Phil Spector sentenced to 19 years in jail


May 30th, 2009 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (DPA) Legendary music producer Phil Spector Phil Spector was Friday sentenced to 19 years in jail after his conviction for the 2003 killing of a B-movie actress after a ... Read more...

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The Accused of the Lana Clarkson Murder goes Free


March 25th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by GD
The evidence provided by the forensic labs provided on the murder retrial, proved that Phil Spector, the legendary music producer is not guilty of the shooting and death of the Hollywood actress ... Read more...

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Phil Spector A Demonic Maniac: Prosecutor


March 24th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
In a dimly lit courtroom that took onlookers back to the Alhambra Estate where actress Lara Clarkson was shot to death six years ago, a prosecutor called the legendary music producer, Phil ... Read more...

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Coldplay ban their singer Chris Martin from studio


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 2 (ANI): Chris Martin has revealed that he has been banned from putting a step into the studio, while his band Coldplay record songs for their new album.The singer ... Read more...

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After ‘Saawariya’ success, composer Monty Sharma is a busy bee


August 3rd, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Monty Sharma, the composer who made it big with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Saawariya", has joined the league of successful music directors and is scoring music for 21 films. ... Read more...

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‘Jazz’ a theatrical tribute to Bollywood’s unsung musicians


July 25th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "Invented by the devil for the torture of the saints" - that is how playwright Ramu Ramanathan defines jazz in his play of the same ... Read more...

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Robert Plant can’t take getting old


June 19th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York , June 19 (ANI): He might have ruled the music scene in the 70s, but now Robert Plant refuses to look at old pictures of his band as it ... Read more...

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Music director Shamir Tandon now wants fun films


May 22nd, 2008 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) His name doesn't always ring a bell but Shamir Tandon's work speaks volumes for him. He is one among the very few music directors of today who has ... Read more...

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Ozzy and Maccas dream duet set to sizzle Brit awards


December 29th, 2007 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 29 (ANI): Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is all set to realize one of his lifelong dreams by sharing the stage with his idol, Sir Paul McCartney at the Brit Awards.The ... Read more...

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