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Bette Midler Scores Songwriters Hall Of Fame Honor

March 8th, 2012 11:25am EST
Bette Midler
Bette Midler is to be honored for her career achievements with a special award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

The veteran singer/actress will be handed the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in New York later this year to recognize her vocal talents and long-running career.

She follows in the footsteps of previous recipients including Neil Diamond and Tony Bennett.

Songwriters Hall of Fame chairman Jimmy Webb praised Midler for her "stylish presentation and unmistakable voice, making each song her own."

Midler will receive the honor on June 14th at a ceremony du...
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Bob Seger To Receive Songwriters Hall Of Fame Honor

February 22nd, 2012 10:17am EST
Bob Seger
Veteran rocker Bob Seger is set to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this summer.

The Grammy-winning star will join folk songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, country lyricist Don Schlitz and Meatloaf's Bat Out of Hell composer Jim Steinman in the class of 2012, while men behind

The Fantasticks musical, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, will also be honored.

The stars will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a special ceremony in New York on June 14th.

Last year's honorees included Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Allen Toussaint.
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Top 10 Unnecessarily Long Songs

February 20th, 2008 2:14pm EST
Pink Floyd
Some of these songs have some good moments but just go on a little too long. Some of them have zero good moments, and then go on a little too long. What they all have in common is that they're too freaking long. Any of these guys ever hear of trimming the fat? Less is more? Your song is too damn long? Any of that ringing a bell, you bloated, self-indulgent rockers?

10. Gordon Lightfoot, Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald (1976)

Running Tme: 6:28

There are longer songs, yes, but there are no other songs quite like this one in that everything is sang in the exact same melody an...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 17

December 17th, 2007 3:00am EST
Milla Jovovich
Happy Birthday to Ukrainian actress/model Milla Jovovich (1975), R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills (1958), actor Bill Pullman (1953), Hardball anchor Chris Matthews (1945), Temptation Eddie Kendricks (1939; d. 1992), Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot (1938), American conductor Arthur Fiedler (1894; d. 1979).
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 17

November 17th, 2007 3:00am EST
Danny DeVito
Happy Birthday to musician Isaac Hanson (1980), French actress Sophie Marceau (1966), Latina model Daisy Fuentes (1966), cross-dressing diva RuPaul (1960), The Abyss actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Vermont screamer (click here!) Howard Dean (1948), It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Danny DeVito (1944), Saturday Night Live creator/producer Lorne Michaels (1944), pitching ace Tom Seaver (1944), actress Lauren Hutton (1942), director Martin Scorsese (1942), Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot (1938), acting great Rock Hudson (1925; d. 1985), and musician/songwriter Jeff Buckley (...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 17

December 17th, 2006 3:00am EST
Milla Jovovich
Happy Birthday to Ukrainian actress/model Milla Jovovich (1975), R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills (1958), actor Bill Pullman (1953), Hardball anchor Chris Matthews (1945), Temptation Eddie Kendricks (1939; d. 1992), Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot (1938), American conductor Arthur Fiedler (1894; d. 1979).
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 17

November 17th, 2006 3:00am EST
Martin Scorsese
Happy Birthday to musician Isaac Hanson (1980), French actress Sophie Marceau (1966), Latina model Daisy Fuentes (1966), cross-dressing diva RuPaul (1960), The Abyss actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Vermont screamer (click here!) Howard Dean (1948), prolific actor/director Danny DeVito (1944), Saturday Night Live creator/producer Lorne Michaels (1944), pitching ace Tom Seaver (1944), actress Lauren Hutton (1942), director Martin Scorsese (1942), Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot (1938), acting great Rock Hudson (1925; d. 1985), and musician/songwriter Jeff Buckley (1966; d. 1997).
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Sarah McLachlan Releases Holiday Album, "Wintersong"

October 26th, 2006 11:52am EDT
Sarah McLachlan
At its best, the venerable pop music tradition known as "the holiday album" can capture all the sentiments of the season: the warm glow of friendship and family, the bittersweet reflections on the year gone by, the hopeful anticipation of the new year ahead.

Sarah McLachlan has created a true holiday classic with Wintersong. The Arista recording artist imbues this splendid twelve-song collection-the first holiday album of her multi-platinum career-with peerless interpretive skill and exquisite musicianship. Released on October 17, Wintersong is Sarah's first new studio album since Afte...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 17

December 17th, 2005 3:00am EST
Milla Jovovich
Happy Birthday to Ukrainian actress/model Milla Jovovich (1975), R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills (1958), actor Bill Pullman (1953), Hardball anchor Chris Matthews (1945), Temptation Eddie Kendricks (1939; d. 1992), Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot (1938), American conductor Arthur Fiedler (1894; d. 1979).
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 17

November 17th, 2005 3:00am EST
Martin Scorsese
Happy Birthday to musician Isaac Hanson (1980), New Edition and Bell Biv De Voe member Ronnie Devoe (1967), French actress Sophie Marceau (1966), Latina model Daisy Fuentes (1966), musician/songwriter Jeff Buckley (1966; d. 1997), cross-dressing diva RuPaul (1960), The Abyss actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Vermont screamer Howard Dean (1948), Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre (1946), prolific actor/director Danny DeVito (1944), Saturday Night Live creator/producer Lorne Michaels (1944), pitching ace Tom Seaver (1944), actress Lauren Hutton (1942), director Martin Scorsese (1942...
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