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McCartney, Coldplay winners at ASCAP London awards

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Paul McCartney was named songwriter of the year at the 29th annual ASCAP Awards in London on Wednesday night, as Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida” won song of the year and Universal Music collected the publisher … Continue reading

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Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs lead UK music revival

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It might not mean another British pop invasion, but England is swinging these days more than it has in years with world-beating acts including Coldplay, Gorillaz, the Kaiser Chiefs, Girls Aloud, balladeer James Blunt and … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: ‘Live 8’ in Hyde Park

By Ray Bennett LONDON – If you want to end wars and stuff, you’ve gotta sing loud, Arlo Guthrie always said, and several of the finest and best-loved performers around sang loud and well at London’s Live 8 concert on … Continue reading

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