If musicians were measured not by the number of records they sold but by the number of peers they influenced, JJ Cale would have been a towering figure in 1970s rock ‘n’ roll.
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Daniel Bedingfield launches EP
The X Factor’s flamboyant judge Daniel Bedingfield is out to show that he has more to give than fancy pants and harsh comments. The New Zealand born, British raised, singer earned a Brit Award, scored six UK Top 10 singles and sold four million album from 2001 to 2004, now almost a decade later he’s back with a seven track EP
The Witch Is Dead hits UK charts
The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has sent a 74-year-old song, Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead, flying into the UK charts, figures showed. The song from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz was top of Amazon’s most downloaded chart on Wednesday after a social media campaign to promote the upbeat track as a way for detractors to “celebrate” the death of Britain’s most divisive postwar leader.
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‘Apologetic’ Serena wins doubles with Venus
Tennis: Nadal happy to be back on court
Why Rob Thomas avoids the spotlight
Tennis: Nadal returns with doubles victory
Rafael Nadal made his return to competitive tennis after a two-and-a-half month layoff with a doubles victory at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Nadal teamed up with fellow Spaniard Francisco Roig to beat the Serbian pairing of Novak Djokovic and Dusan Vemic 7-5 6-4 in a first round match. World number two Nadal has not played since losing in the fourth round of the French Open to Robin Soderling, troubled by tendinitis in both knees which caused him to skip his defense of the Wimbledon title.
Top 10 Michael Jackson Moments
As a scrawny 11-year-old from Gary, Indiana in child-sized bellbottoms and a radiant smile, Michael Jackson first stepped onto the scene at age 11 as part of the unforgettable Jackson 5. The Motown group, one of the biggest pop acts of the 1970s, was made up of Jackson and his four brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine , and Marlon The Jackson 5 were introduced to the public by Diana Ross on August 11, 1968, in a performance at a club in Beverly Hills, and made their first television appearance at the Miss Black America Pageant in New York. Their first single, “I Want You Back,” hit number one on the Billboard charts by January 1970