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FAN OF JOHN LENNON WITH A SPARE MILLION LAYING AROUND?

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A guitar belonging to the late Beatles singer John Lennon that was used in the recording session for “Paperback Writer” is expected to fetch up to £600,000 ($940,000) at an auction of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia in London this weekend. Although lot 214 — Lennon’s Gretsch 6120 guitar – won’t come cheap, the buyer can rest-assured they have bought “one ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – THERE’S SUCH A THING AS “OVER-PREPPING”

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A 26-year-old St. Louis-area woman is dead after accidentally shooting herself in the head with the gun she bought to protect herself from anticipated Ferguson riots. According to CNN, Becca Campbell died on Friday night after a minor car accident resulted in a major gun accident. [Campbell’s boyfriend] told investigators that as they drove late Friday night, the victim waved ... Read More »

AC/DC Unleash their “Rock Or Bust” Video

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AC/DC have definitely still got it and a number of hardcore AC/DC fans got to see that firsthand recently when the band invited fans to participate in the ‘Rock or Bust’ video shoot. The group shot the clip in London, playing in the round to a group of their most loyal fans. The fandom can be seen in some of ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – BAD JOB COVERING ONE’S TRACKS

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CORALVILLE — A Coralville man is accused of stealing and destroying a computer because he viewed inappropriate material. According to a Coralville Police Department criminal complaint, back on Oct. 26, 43-year-old Billy B. Matiyabo was employed by the City of Coralville as a janitor and maintenance person assigned to the public library. Police said at around 5:30 a.m. Oct. 26, ... Read More »

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS Joe Perry, George Harrison, INXS and more. Joe Perry says we need to keep our “heads up and ears open” as we might hear some new music from him before Christmas. Sharon Osbourne says she is “filled with sadness over the passing of the incomparable [director] Mike Nichols. Thank you for all the years of entertainment…” Dennis ... Read More »

Statuesque?

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QUEEN: Freddie Looms Large in the Countryside The 15-foot statue of the band’s singer now resides in Roger Taylor‘s backyard. The Queen musical We Will Rock You may no longer be playing in London’s West End, but the 15-foot statue of Freddie Mercury that stood on the marquee of the Dominion Theater is still with us. Ben Elton, who wrote ... Read More »