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Federal Drug Agents Storm 'Jam Cruise' Featuring Taylor Hicks & Bob Weir

1/12/2011 8:31am EST
Taylor Hicks
A New Year cruise ferrying fans of "American Idol" star Taylor Hicks and funk icon Maceo Parker from Florida to the Caribbean and back has returned after a drug raid.

Reports suggest federal drug agents stormed the ship just before it was due to set sail last week - with guests looking forward to high seas concerts by Hicks, Parker, the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir and the Robert Randolph Band.

The authorities seized illegal drugs, including Ecstasy and LSD, and arrested several revellers, who did not make the voyage.

The Jam Cruise left port following the raids and returned on Monday, acco...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 14

2/14/2010 3:00am EST
Rob Thomas
Happy Birthday to:

Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas (1972)

"Finding Neverland" actor Freddie Highmore (1992)

TV personality Jules Asner (1968)

American actor Zach Galligan (1963)

"Just Shoot Me" actor Enrico Colantoni (1963)

Canadian actress Meg Tilly (1960)

Dancer/actor Gregory Hines (1946; d. 2003)

British producer/director Alan Parker (1944)

P-Funk saxophonist Maceo Parker (1943)

Actor Andrew Prine (1936)

"Brady Bunch" mom Florence Henderson (1934)

Actress Thelma Ritter (1905; d. 1969)

Comedian/actor Jack Benny (1894; d. 1974).

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Celebrity Birthdays, February 14

2/14/2009 3:00am EST
Rob Thomas
Happy Birthday to "Finding Neverland" actor Freddie Highmore (1992), Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas (1972), TV personality Jules Asner (1968), American actor Zach Galligan (1963), "Just Shoot Me" actor Enrico Colantoni (1963), Canadian actress Meg Tilly (1960), former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (1960), dancer/actor Gregory Hines (1946; d. 2003), British producer/director Alan Parker (1944), P-Funk saxophonist Maceo Parker (1943), actor Andrew Prine (1936), "Brady Bunch" mom Florence Henderson (1934), late "Blackboard Jungle" actor Vic Morrow (1929; d. 1982), actress Thelma Ritte...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 14

2/14/2008 3:00am EST
Rob Thomas
Happy Birthday to "Finding Neverland" actor Freddie Highmore (1992), Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair (1973), Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas (1972), Dallas Cowboys quarterback Drew Bledsoe (1972), TV personality Jules Asner (1968), American actor Zach Galligan (1963), "Just Shoot Me" actor Enrico Colantoni (1963), Canadian actress Meg Tilly (1960), former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (1960), dancer/actor Gregory Hines (1946; d. 2003), British producer/director Alan Parker (1944), P-Funk saxophonist Maceo Parker (1943), actor Andrew Prine (1936), "Brady Bunch" mom Florence...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 14

2/14/2007 3:00am EST
Rob Thomas
Happy Birthday to "Finding Neverland" actor Freddie Highmore (1992), Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair (1973), Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas (1972), Dallas Cowboys quarterback Drew Bledsoe (1972), TV personality Jules Asner (1968), American actor Zach Galligan (1963), "Just Shoot Me" actor Enrico Colantoni (1963), Canadian actress Meg Tilly (1960), former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (1960), dancer/actor Gregory Hines (1946; d. 2003), British producer/director Alan Parker (1944), P-Funk saxophonist Maceo Parker (1943), actor Andrew Prine (1936), "Brady Bunch" mom Florence...
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Feb. 14 - Valentine's Day

2/14/2006 3:00am EST
Rob Thomas
Happy Birthday to "Finding Neverland" actor Freddie Highmore (1992), Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair (1973), Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas (1972), Dallas Cowboys quarterback Drew Bledsoe (1972), TV personality Jules Asner (1968), American actor Zach Galligan (1963), "Just Shoot Me" actor Enrico Colantoni (1963), Canadian actress Meg Tilly (1960), former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (1960), dancer/actor Gregory Hines (1946; d. 2003), British producer/director Alan Parker (1944), P-Funk saxophonist Maceo Parker (1943), actor Andrew Prine (1936), "Brady Bunch" mom Florence...
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Jesse Harris Readies New Album 'Mineral'

11/23/2005 1:25pm EST
Jesse Harris
On February 21, 2006, Jesse Harris will release 'Mineral,' a strikingly elemental, intimate recording that heralds many firsts for the New York-based Grammy winner. Not only is it the debut release on his own independent label, Secret Sun Recordings, but after five albums with his beloved band The Ferdinandos, 'Mineral' marks Harris' first recording in a trio setting; backed by organ/piano master Larry Goldings (John Scofield, Maceo Parker, James Taylor), and long-time Harris collaborator Kenny Wollesen on drums, marimba and various percussion.

'Mineral' marks a stark departure from Ha...
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