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Jimmy Beaumont, co-writer of 'Since I Don't Have You,' dies
Jimmy Beaumont, the lead singer of the doo-wop group the Skyliners who co-wrote the iconic ballad "Since I Don't Have You" has died
Judy Garland, Richard Pryor, David Bowie, The Eagles, N.W.A and more added to National Recording Registry
If there's one song you'd think would already be in the National Recording Registry, it's Judy Garland 's classic take on "Over the Rainbow" from "The Wizard of Oz." That song is one of 25 recordings the Library of Congress has added to its registry because of their "cultural, artistic and
Dolly Parton Plans National Re-Broadcast of 'Smoky Mountains Rise' Telethon
If you missed Dolly Parton's "Smoky Mountains Rise" telethon last Tuesday, you can catch it again tonight. The network getTV will re-air the three-hour benefit for The Dollywood Foundation's My People Fund, which is donating $1,000 a month for the next six months to the more than 1,300 families
Don McLean's Wife Is Granted a Temporary Protective Order Against Him
Don McLean 's wife has been granted a temporary order of protection against him. Patricia McLean of Camden, Maine, alleged that her husband, the singer-songwriter of "American Pie" fame, has physically and verbally abused her for three decades and has "a violent temper,” according to the Rockland
'American Pie' Manuscript Sells For $1.2 Million
But the big day for Don Maclean bands. The day the music soul. But the finger songwriters original American high manuscript. Selling for one point two million dollars at auction. Written a long long time ago the sixteen page draft is also fit to hold the clue. To what the song really need.
Don McLean's 'American Pie' Original Lyrics Sell for $1.2 Million
It has been more than 40 years since Don McLean's "American Pie" was released, but the song is more iconic than ever. As proof, Christie's today auctioned off the working manuscript of the original lyrics for north of $1.2 million. There’s no word on the winning bidder. The "complete working
Saying 'I Quit' in a Super Bowl Commercial: 9 Memorable Exits
What better way to start your own puppet business by telling your boss you're quitting in a Super Bowl commercial ? Gwen Dean, 36, did just that on Sunday night in GoDaddy's Super Bowl ad. From Yonkers, N.Y., Dean was a machine engineer that worked on refrigeration for large office buildings,
Reviews: Record Release Rundown -- the Latest from Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam and More
In the mid-October rush, a ton of new releases appeared on the shelves this week. Paul McCartney dropped his "New" album showcasing his most experimental side. Elsewhere, Pearl Jam returned with its latest, "Lightning Bolt." Toad the Wet Sprocket came back after a 15 year break, with its latest,
7 Memorable Ways to Quit Your Job
Quitting a job with flare or giving your boss a piece of your mind may be common fantasies, but the latter may have cost one investment banker $2 million. After learning that his friend was fired for refusing to accept a lower salary, Jason Selch, a former investment banker at Wanger Asset
Grand Rapids Vibrant as 'American Pie'
Once labeled "dying," the Michigan city has struggled in its economic recovery.