Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years

Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years
Billy Harlan was never a rockabilly star. But to hear him tell it, he went from side man straight to legend. After a glimpse at stardom in the late 1950s, the 78-year-old bass player from Muhlenberg County, Ky., experienced a lifetime of ordinary until he …
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Rockabilly Zombie Weekend (2013)
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Rockabilly Renaissance
She’s the Queen of Rockabilly and she’s not ready to put down her crown. A musical icon from the late ’50s to mid ’70s, Wanda Jackson experienced a late-career renaissance since word leaked that she’d be working with Jack White in 2009.
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Dungey retires after one of motocross’ most decorated careers

Dungey retires after one of motocross’ most decorated careers
ANAHEIM, Ca. – Ryan Dungey, one of the most decorated riders in motocross history, is riding away from the sport. Dungey announced his surprise retirement at a news conference Tuesday in Anaheim, California. The 27-year-old rider from Belle Plaine …
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10-year-old qualifies for national motocross championship
The moment Brandon Shaw crossed the finish line, he knew he made it. The 10-year-old had just qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 34th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn …
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MotoGP: Valentino Rossi Injured While Riding Motocross In Italy
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi is recovering from a motocross training accident that occurred on Thursday evening, May 25th. Gerno di Lesmo (Italy), 25th May 2017 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team rider Valentino Rossi was involved in a motocross …
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Boat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years

sportBoat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – You can see something on the St. Johns River this weekend that has not happened in 25 years: boat racing. Jacksonville’s Grand Prix of the Sea will be held Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Boat racing was a fixture downtown for awhile …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach
The Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted an afternoon of power boat racing today [Sept 7] at Ferry Reach which saw boats racing an offshore race and an inshore route. The first race of the afternoon saw Around The Island Race winners David Selley with …
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Solar Spacecraft At Jupiter’s Doorstep For Historic Close-up Visit From Earth After 5-year Journey

trendSolar Spacecraft At Jupiter’s Doorstep For Historic Close-up Visit From Earth After 5-year Journey
Solar spacecraft Juno arrived at the outer reaches of Jupiter on Monday, July 4, 2016, for an exploratory plunge into its orbit, farther than any other rocket ship before. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been watching the Juno …
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‘Burn complete, orbit obtained’: Juno mission ready to unlock Jupiter’s secrets
After an almost five year journey, the US space agency’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft has arrived on Jupiter’s doorstep and is “ready to unlock” all Jupiter’s secrets. Jubilant scientists in NASA control room rose to standing ovation when Juno was …
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft set to enter Jupiter’s orbit tonight
NASA’s Juno spacecraft left Earth on August 5, 2011, to begin its 1.74 billion mile journey to Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun and the largest in our solar system. If all goes as planned, Juno will insert itself into Jupiter’s orbit late this …
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Vicente del Bosque planning for Italy clash after Spain lose against Croatia

sportVicente del Bosque planning for Italy clash after Spain lose against Croatia
That makes England’s inability to beat Slovakia on Monday all the more damaging. Turkey evoked their dramatic comebacks of UEFA EURO 2008 to beat the Czech Republic 2-0 at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis and give themselves the chance of a last-16 spot as one …
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Sweden play out 1-1 draw against Republic of Ireland in Euro
His fine contribution on 71 minutes – to force an equalising Ciaran Clark own goal after Wes Hoolahan’s brilliant 48th-minute opener – lifted the Swedes out of a worryingly tepid display, and showed it really is no exaggeration to suggest they are little …
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Del Bosque Had Warned Players of Perisic Threat
Spain’s 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 victory on Tuesday, sending the two-time champions into an intense, high-profile knockout match against Italy in the round of 16. Spain’s traditional …
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After Ebola, Surf’s Up Again In Liberia

sportAfter Ebola, Surf’s Up Again In Liberia
“Wait for the next one!” a teenager yells, perched on a shaded rock with a group of his friends. “That’s it, that’s it!” cries another, gesturing toward a swelling wave that’s gathering speed as it heads toward a surfer about 25 yards offshore. When he …
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News Sierra Leone is the Newest Member of the International Surfing Association
Sierra Leone is still emerging from years of brutal civil war. Although it ended early in the 2000s, the war left long-lasting scars on a country already damaged. It is not a place one thinks of when they’re planning a surf trip. Sierra Leone, though …
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Surf How to Keep Your Surfing Fun: Variety is the Spice of Life!
For most of us, surfing is supposed to be a fun, recreational past time. In saying that, we are all aware that this recreational pastime is more of an obsession, but for most of us, surfing doesn’t pay the bills. For those of us who have to work other …
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Horse Racing: Tricky Zippy victorious after step up in class

sportHorse Racing: Tricky Zippy victorious after step up in class
Horse Racing: Tricky Zippy victorious after step up in class. Tricky Zippy, with John Velazquez aboard, gallops to victory in the Union Avenue Stakes Thursday at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs. DJ Eberle – deberle@digitalfirstmedia.com.
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High Hopes for Hard Aces in Pacific Classic
“He’s a laid-back horse and he doesn’t do anything on his own. You have to … Hard Aces was privately purchased by Hronis Racing of brothers Kostas and Pete Hronis in February following a four-length victory in the Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds.
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Trophee Could Make Stakes Appearance Next
Ghislaine Head’s Trophee has some big shoes to fill as a half-sister to two-time Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Treve, but trainer Christophe Clement was impressed with her victory Wednesday in an allowance race on the turf, and said she may see …
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Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against

musicEx-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against
Donnie McClurkin, the pastor and gospel music singer who said God delivered him from “the curse” of homosexuality, is now under fire from critics after speaking out against last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which made same-sex marriage legal …
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Gurrumul’s gospel songs reflect the legacy of Christian missions
There were sung tales and traditional chants, with clapsticks beating constantly to keep the time, but there were other kinds of songs as well: Christian songs, gospel music — tunes from far away that were embedded in his surrounds. Every day in his …
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A Legendary Oedipus Gospel Musical Comes to West Adams
Lee Breuer and Bob Telson’s remarkable adaptation transplants this Greek classic into an African-American Pentacostal milieu, and spins it with a tapestry of spellbinding gospel music, with a smattering of blues and Motown as well. Under Andi Chapman’s …
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After win in Indy Car opener, Juan Pablo Montoya regains his confidence

sportAfter win in Indy Car opener, Juan Pablo Montoya regains his confidence
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – There was a time when the edge to Juan Pablo Montoya was evident everywhere he went. His arrogance was on display as he walked through the paddock, his confidence in a race car clear with every fearless move he made.
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Cavin: Rolling Stones would be great Indy 500 starter
They have this really colorful botanic garden that is quite a contrast to the fierce Indy cars roaring past. Walk on down to turn 4. There is a huge opening in the outside safety fence for track-workers and support vehicles. This is like being in the …
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IndyCar: 99th Indy 500 approaching 33 cars
Team Penske and Chip Ganassi are each fielding four cars with no plans to add any more while KVSH Racing is also at four with an asterisk. USAC star Bryan Clauson will make his second Indy appearance as part of KVSH with backing from the Byrd family.
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UB40 fan Nicola Moore on ‘cloud nine’ after hospice visit from reggae stars

musicUB40 fan Nicola Moore on ‘cloud nine’ after hospice visit from reggae stars
UB40 fan Nicola Moore on ‘cloud nine’ after hospice visit from reggae stars. 15:29, 3 April 2015; By Charlotte Paxton. Brave Nicola Moore had her dying wish come true to meet members of UB40 after an appeal on Facebook went worldwide. Share; Share …
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Filling in the Doctor Dread reggae story
Unlike labels such as Dischord and D.E.T.T., RAS didn’t focus on local music, although Dread was certainly aware of D.C. bands that mixed punk and reggae. He mentions one of them, Soulside, as well he might: Soulside’s bassist, Johnny Temple, founded …
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2015 Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise Announces Full Artist Line Up
MIAMI – New artists are added to the 2015 Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise. Reggae royalty including the eight-time Grammy-winning musician and producer Stephen “Ragga” Marley, #1 Billboard Hot 100 chart topper and multi-platinum British artist …
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