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Dolly Parton and Blondie confirm Glastonbury shows

Written by admin on February 28, 2014 – 6:49 am -

Dolly Parton and Blondie have both announced that they will perform at this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Speaking on the red carpet of the NME Awards on Wednesday night, Debbie Harry told Metro: “We just heard today – we’re going to be doing Glastonbury.”

Dolly made her announcement via Twitter yesterday:

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Debbie Harry portraits on show in London

Written by admin on January 26, 2013 – 8:03 pm -

Proud Chelsea are presenting a collection of portraits of Debbie Harry taken from 1977 to 1988 by photographer Brian Aris. The “Debbie Harry Queen of Punk” exhibition is open until February 17 at the London gallery.

Debbie Harry Queen of Punk exhibition

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Songwriter Hall of Fame nominees announced

Written by admin on October 15, 2011 – 7:41 pm -

Pete Townshend, Elvis Costello, Lou Reed and Dion DiMucci are among the artists who have been nominated for induction into the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Members will have until December 12 to vote for which of the nominees are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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Before they were famous – high school yearbook photos

Written by admin on March 11, 2011 – 9:40 am -

For many music stars, their image and persona is carefully crafted and an important factor in their success. Photographs of young, pre-fame stars can therefore be fun and revealing.

See if you can identify these stars before they were famous. Click on the images to enlarge and scroll down for the answers.

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Song of the Week #30 – “One Way or Another”

Written by admin on November 29, 2010 – 9:31 am -

Blondie’s new wave rocker “One Way or Another” is this week’s Song of the Week.

“One Way or Another” appeared on Blondie’s third and most well known album, “Parallel Lines”, alongside classic songs such as “Hanging on the Telephone”, “Sunday Girl” and “Heart of Glass.”

Rush Time Machines Tour UK leg

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