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Dusty Hill, ZZ Top bassist dies at 72.

Dusty Hill, the bassist for ZZ Top, has died.  Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard of the band issued a statement: “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX.  We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss…

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PIZZA OR CEREAL FOR BREAKFAST

A report says pizza is more nutritious for breakfast than a bowl of cereal. Nutritionist Chelsea Amer says, “You may be surprised to find out that an average slice of pizza and a bowl of cereal with whole milk contain nearly the same amount of calories. However, pizza packs a much larger protein punch, which will…

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FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased Elton John’s touring piano for $915,000. Irsay also owns guitars previously used by Elvis, Paul McCartney and Prince

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Dee Snider not reuniting with Twisted Sister.

“I am one hundred percent committed to not reuniting. Now, let me just be clear: we’re friends. I did a [solo] show a couple of weeks ago bassist Mark Mendoza showed up, and we did ‘Under The Blade’, and it was awesome. I talk to the guys all the time.

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AC/DC BEER

Calicraft Brewing Company in California is releasing an AC/DC beer. PWR Up Juicy IPA has hints of passion fruit, peaches and Mandarin oranges. TNT Double IPA tastes like grapefruit, mango and pine.

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GENE SIMMONS MAY GET JEALOUS

Praveen Kalirajan has set a new world record for the world’s largest tongue. The 20 year-old’s tongue is 4.25 inches long or .7 cm longer than the previous record holder’s tongue. Praveen uses his tongue to write and paint. He can also down an ice cream cone in record time.6

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HENLEY WANTS A LITTLE RESPECT

Don Henley says “I don’t mind signing things if people approach me in a respectful manner, but if they come rushing up and start jumping and screaming and making a scene, I may turn them away. Grown women – and men – do it. And I hate that. As long as their voices are low,…

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TIP “TOP” ADVICE

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons says B. B. King gave him some great advice when the band was just starting out. “B.B. King laid quite a simplistic statement on me: Learn to play what you want to hear. When you’re trying to learn an instrument, chances are you find yourself at the feet of a teacher who…

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THE HEALING POWER OF SKYNYRD

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington says they want to help heal the world with their music. “Music has such a way of healing. We thought maybe it’s our time to lift people’s spirits and lives and bring back some joy and happiness.”