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Singer Phil Collins’ Alamo artifacts collection on display

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Artifacts collected by Phil Collins are on display at the Alamo after the legendary musician donated the items to the state of Texas. The "Phil Collins Collection Preview" includes a brass cannon used by the Mexican Army during the Battle of the Alamo and the original battle orders that called for the attack on the Alamo. The temporary exhibit is on display beginning Tuesday through April […]

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Springsteen wouldn’t take breath test, court papers say

A federal court document says a park officer saw Bruce Springsteen take a shot of tequila and then get on his motorcycle before arresting him in November on suspicion of drunken driving. The statement of probable cause filed Thursday indicates the rocker told the officer he had done two shots in the previous 20 minutes but wouldn't take a breath test. The officer at New Jersey's Gateway National Recreation Area […]

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Van Halen

Van Halen (/væn ˈheɪlɛn/ van HAY-len) was an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1974. Credited with "restoring hard rock to the forefront of the music scene", Van Halen was known for its energetic live shows and for the virtuosic talent of its prodigy lead-guitarist, Eddie Van Halen. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. From 1974 until 1985, Van Halen […]

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U2

U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin, formed in 1976. The group consists of Bono (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), the Edge (lead guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen Jr. (drums and percussion). Initially rooted in post-punk, U2's musical style has evolved throughout their career, yet has maintained an anthemic quality built on Bono's expressive vocals and the Edge's chiming, effects-based guitar sounds. […]

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Paul McCartney

The former Beatle and richest man in showbusiness - he has an estimated fortune of £800 million is more complex than he would have us believe, however. Born in Liverpool on June 18, 1942, Paul McCartney had music in his blood his father played the trumpet and piano so it was no surprise when, aged 15, he joined a local skiffle combo called The Quarrymen, with his friend John Lennon. […]

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George Michael

The son of Greek Cypriot immigrants, Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou was born June 25, 1963, in Finchley, North London. In 1979, a 16-year-old George hooked up with schoolmate Andrew Ridgely to form ska outfit The Executives but, inspired by the British dance scene, it wasn't long before the pair recorded a club-oriented demo as Wham! The tape, which included soon-to-be hits such as Wham! Rap and Careless Whisper, led to a […]

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Elton John

Born in Pinner, Middlesex, on March 25, 1947, Reg signalled his intentions early on in life, winning a scholarship to the prestigious Royal Academy of Music aged 11. Until he hooked up with lyricist Bernie Taupin, with whom he had some of the biggest hits of his career. Elton had a plethora of jobs: he ran errands for a London publishing house, played piano in a hotel, and re-recorded cover […]

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David Bowie

When talking about musical chameleons, you got to place David Bowie on the top of your list. The man has gone through so many changes that even his most loved fans might have a hard time time keeping up with him. Born David Jones, on January 8, 1947, in England. He learned to play the first of his many instruments, the saxophone, at age 12, and started out performing at […]

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