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Buddy Holly's Widow Hands Publishing Rights To Bmg

The settlement marks the first time since 22-year-old Holly died in a plane crash in 1959 that someone other than Maria Elena Holly will be the custodian to the singer/songwriter's catalogue and overall...

Don Mclean's American Pie Lyrics Sell For $1.2 Million

MCLean recently found the 16-page document while he was rooting through boxes of his music paperwork, and he decided it was time to part with the historic artefact. The previously unseen manuscript,...

Transportation Safety Bosses Consider Reopening Buddy Holly Plane Crash Case

Officials at America's National Transportation Safety Board have confirmed reports they are reviewing a petition to reopen the investigation into Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper's deaths.The rock 'n' roll trio perished in...

Buddy Holly's Widow Pays Tribute To Husband's Late Bandmate

Buddy Holly's widow has paid tribute to her late husband's bassist following his death at the weekend (07Feb15).The Crickets star Joe B. Mauldin passed away in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 74, and now Maria Elena Holly...

Buddy Holly's Songwriting Partner Bob Montgomery Dead

Buddy Holly's longtime songwriting partner Bob Montgomery has died, aged 77.The hitmaker and producer, who also wrote songs for Eddy Arnold, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, passed away in Missouri on Thursday (04Dec14) after a...

Paul Mccartney Rakes In £27.4 Million

Sir Paul McCartney has made £27.4 million this year.The Beatles singer's company MPL Communications boasted a global turnover of £27.4 million, with the UK alone providing £5.4 million of the profits.MPL is a holding company...

A Tribute To Dick Clark - Stevie Wonder Leads The Honours At The Amas

At Sunday night's (November 18) American Music Awards, Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Dick Clark, the former presenter of American Bandstand.Clark passed away in April, aged 82 and Stevie said that he was...

Bruce Willis Pays Tribute To Michael Clarke Duncan

Bruce Willis and Michael Bay have paid tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan.The Oscar nominated actor died yesterday (03.09.12) two months after suffering a heart attack, and the actor and director who worked on his big...

Kendra Wilkinson: Sex Toys Help My Marriage

Kendra Wilkinson says sex toys have helped keep her marriage exciting. The former Playboy model uses X-rated aids to spice up her bedroom activities with Hank Baskett, her husband of three years, and to ''keep...

Movie Reviews Savages

There's nothing quite like an Oliver Stone movie to set the critics off in all directions like ants when a stone is dropped on their anthill. Savages is no exception. It's often Stone's liberal politics...

Kanye West Overwhelmed By Kardashian Family

Kanye West was overwhelmed when he first met Kim Kardashian's family.The 'Stronger' hitmaker was surprised by how ''loud'' his girlfriend's two sisters, two half-sisters, brother, mother and step-father were when he first hung out with...

Kristen Stewart In Katy Perry's Entourage

Kristen Stewart says she's like the entourage when she's is with Katy Perry.The 'Twilight Saga' star admitted that she was too shy to get the VIP treatment when she was with the singer at recent...

Belated Hall Of Fame Induction For Smokey Robinson's Miracles

This year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making amendments for past oversights, in which several backing bands of first generation rock and roll stars (such as Buddy Holly) were not inducted into...

Jeremy Renner Curses Like Colin

Jeremy Renner blames his prolific swearing on Colin Farrell.The two actors worked together on 'SWAT' and the US star says that the experience resulted in him using foul language more frequently, which shocks most people...

Johnny Knoxville: 'Ryan Dunn Was A Brother'

Johnny Knoxville has paid tribute to his 'Jackass' co-star Ryan Dunn, who died in a car crash earlier this morning (20.06.11). The 40-year-old star hailed Ryan - whose car flew over a guardrail on Route...

Horror Movie Star Fired; Time For A Rewrite?

The producers of the movie Manion of Blood are facing the question of what to do when your star reportedly becomes so erratic that you are forced to fire him half way through the filming....

Cameron Diaz Bonds With Prince Harry In The Gym

Cameron Diaz has become "gym buddies" with Prince Harry.The 38-year-old actress - who is filming new movie 'Gambit' in the UK - has joined an exclusive private fitness studio in London's Kensington district and was...

Courteney Cox Worried After Phone Find

Courteney Cox was worried David Arquette was gay when she thought he had downloaded an iPhone dating application.The 'Scream 4' actress - who is currently separated from her husband - became nervous when she saw...

Nate Dogg Dies

Nate Dogg has died aged 41.The singer - real name Nathaniel D. Hale - passed away unexpectedly last night (15.03.11) in Long Beach, California. While the cause of his death is not presently known, he...

David Arquette Didn't Want Painkillers After Crash

David Arquette refused pain medication following his car accident.The 'Scream 4' star was involved in a head-on crash with an oncoming vehicle while he was driving in Beverly Hills yesterday (04.03.11) but luckily he escaped...

Paris Hilton Had Birthday Cake Stolen

Paris Hilton's 30th birthday cake was stolen by a party-crasher.The hotel heiress threw a bash at V-Moda Fortress, a private house in the Hollywood Hills, on Tuesday night (15.02.11) and an uninvited guest, a Los...

Holly Dreamed Of Charles Collaboration

Late music legend BUDDY HOLLY was so determined to record a duet with RAY CHARLES he once embarked on a road trip to track down the star. The Peggy Sue hitmaker dreamed of exploring music outside...

Richardson 'Died Instantly' From 1959 Plane Crash

Late rocker J.P. 'THE BIG BOPPER' RICHARDSON died instantly from the injuries he sustained in the 1959 plane crash which killed BUDDY HOLLY and RITCHIE VALENS, an expert has revealed. Since the tragic accident, it...

Townshend Declares Doris Day Is Dead

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND was left red-faced when he mistakenly included DORIS DAY in a song about dead celebrities. The reclusive actress/singer is alive and well aged 82, but it is too late for...

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