Oldies Music News
"Pretty Paper" wraps up Roy Orbison orchestral release
4 hours ago
Legacy RecordingsThere’s a new addition to the upcoming Roy Orbison release, and it’s a beauty. “Pretty Paper,” the Willie Nelson-composed holiday tune that Orbison first recorded in 1963, has been added to the track list for A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison with the Royal...
In post about marriage equality, Elton John opens up about his first wedding, to a woman
8 hours ago
Patrick Riviere/Getty Images In 1976, Elton John told Rolling Stone he was bisexual. Then, when he got married in 1984, it was to a woman: a German recording engineer named Renate Blauel. They split after four years, and Elton then...
It's not a well-kept secret, but Pete Townshend is married again
8 hours ago
Amy Sussman/Getty ImagesPete Townshend is a married man again. In fact, he has been since last December, but now it’s official. In a Facebook post Wednesday, the 72-year-old the Who co-founder revealed he and his longtime partner, fellow musician Rachel Fuller, 44, were wed in a...
Girl may have helped plot Maryland teen's rape by fellow classmates
5 hours ago
Chalabala/iStock/Thinkstock(FREDERICK, Md.) -- A Maryland girl could face charges for allegedly helping plot an acquaintance's rape, police said.Just after midnight on Sept. 2, an 18-year-old woman was opening the door to her home when she was grabbed from behind by...
Police shoot and kill Oklahoma City man as neighbors shout that he is deaf
10 hours ago
artolympic/iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- An Oklahoma City man was fatally shot by police as neighbors shouted that the man could not hear officers' commands to drop a metal pipe he was holding, police said.The incident occurred Tuesday evening after an accident...
Marine Corps to have 1st female infantry officer
10 hours ago
mj0007/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in its nearly 250-year history, the United States Marine Corps will have a female infantry officer, after she graduates from an infantry officer course on Monday, a U.S. official confirmed.The Marine's completion of the...
Tom Brady's claim that hydration prevents sunburns raises eyebrows
2 hours ago
Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady's claim that staying ultra-hydrated helps protect him from the sun's rays is raising eyebrows on social media."When I was growing up, and playing outside in the sun, I got sunburned a lot. I...
Girl collects more than 2,300 pairs of silly socks for fellow patients in hospital
6 hours ago
vitapix/iStock/Thinkstock(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A 12-year-old girl has collected thousands of pairs of silly socks for her friends staying in the hospital where she receives chemotherapy.Emma Becker has been a patient for 4 years at Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) in...
Cheat days may actually help dieters lose weight, study finds
13 hours ago
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Taking cheat days, or breaks, while dieting may actually help aid weight loss, according to a new study from Australian researchers.The small study looked at two groups of obese men who participated in a four-month diet requiring...