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  1. Big Star's Jody Stephens Remembers Andy Hummel

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Big Star bassist Andy Hummel's death earlier this week, the surviving members in the current incarnation of the legendary cult band are pondering an appropriate way to continue performing the group's music. "It's ...

  2. Sugarland's Nettles Launches 'Common Thread'

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, the Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers and singer/songwriter Amos Lee will team for a series of concerts titled "Common Thread," which is billed as "an exciting musical event compri ...

  3. AARP, Other Charities Score At CMT Awards

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While Kellie Pickler took home the most trophies at the 2008 CMT Awards on April 14, it was her designated charity, the AARP Foundation Grandparenting Program, that took home the most money. The charity garnered $15,000 thanks to Pickler's th ...

  4. Veteran Merchandiser Price Dies

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jim Price, a 20-year veteran of the music industry, died after a two-year struggle with cancer on April 14 at his home in Tamarac, Fla. He was 42. For the last 16 years, Price worked at Alliance Entertainment Corp., mostly as the director of purch ...

  5. Update: Three Haggard Shows Back On

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After initially pulling the plug on all of his dates for the rest of the year due to respiratory problems, Merle Haggard has decided to move forward with three Texas shows in early October. After initially pulling the plug on all of his dates for ...

  6. Laura Branigan Dead At 47

    August 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer best known for 1982 hit "Gloria." Singer Laura Branigan, best known for her 1982 hit "Gloria," died Thursday at her East Quogue, N.Y., home of a brain aneurysm. She was 47. She had complained to a friend of a headache fo ...

  7. Concert Security Exec Rick Rentz Dies

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rentz founded Concert Services, Inc. Well-known concert-security professional Richard "Rick" Rentz, president of Concert Services, Inc., died unexpectedly in his sleep over the weekend. Cause of death was not released. He was 52. Rentz f ...