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Sounds Off: Remembering the grunge years: 1991-1994

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

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Sounds Off: Remembering the grunge years: 1991-1994

Where were you in 1993? Do you remember the first time you heard “Smells Like Teen Spirit?” I remember that I was at my guitar teacher’s home, strumming the guitar as I did a couple times per week.

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Sounds Off: Is bubble gum pop ready to burst?

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - Becoming a pre-Madonna can be very hard, but it can be done. Just ask Britney Spears. The teen princess wants her fans to see her "in a different light that they've never seen me in before,'' she told her fans on the opening night of her current Britney tour on Nov. 1. "This music that I'm singing right now is such a reflection of me and who I am."

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Listen Up!: Kid Rock denies he’s a daddy

Friday, November 9, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - Kid Rock is tired of the rumors about his relationship with Pamela Anderson, who he's been dating since they met at the VH1 Divas 2001 tribute to Aretha Franklin in New York City this past spring. The latest rumors going around allege that the couple is engaged and that Anderson is pregnant with Kid Rock's kid. According to Launch.com, reps at Lava/Atlantic Records, Kid Rock's label, have denied those rumors.

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Listen Up!: Jagger, Kravitz team up in latest single

Friday, October 26, 2001

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Rolling Stone's frontman Mick Jagger is set to release "God Gave Me Everything," a song he co-wrote and produced with funky rocker Lenny Kravitz. The song is the first single from Jagger's fourth solo album Goddess in the Doorway, scheduled for a Nov. 20 release. Jagger is currently filming the video for the single with director Mark Romanek, who's worked with the likes of Madonna and Michael Jackson).

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Listen Up!: Jackson to record “What More Can I Give?”

Friday, September 21, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - With plans to record a fundraising song titled "What More Can I Give?" Michael Jackson has lined up support from today's hottest acts to aid survivors and families of victims of the recent terrorist attacks the United States suffered earlier this month. The question is: Could Jackson recreate the success of his 1985 tribute tune "We Are the World"? Our answer: Definitely.

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Listen Up!: Jackson does “Pop” at MTV Video Music Awards

Friday, September 7, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - When we say that MTV’s Video Music Awards is filled with unscripted surprises and guest appearances, we aren’t joking. The most unexpected moment of the awards ceremony definitely belongs to Michael Jackson, who popped out from behind a giant Etch-A-Sketch screen on the cartoon-inspired set at the end of 'N Sync’s performance.

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Slim, ’N Sync win big at MTV Video Music Awards

Friday, September 7, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - Electronic artist Fatboy Slim was the big winner at the 18th Annual MTV Video Music Awards with five awards, including Best Direction for the video "Weapon of Choice," featuring actor Christopher Walken dancing in a hotel lobby. Boy band 'N Sync took home four moon-men statuettes for their single "Pop." The group was also responsible for the biggest highlight of the night, when the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, joined 'N Sync onstage after their performance.

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How Britney will make Michael Jackson “Feel”

Tuesday, August 14, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - The self-proclaimed King of Pop plans to unite with today's biggest names in music to perform his hit songs at his 30th anniversary gala, scheduled for Sept. 7 and 10 at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Jackson and pop Britney Spears will duet on "The Way You Make Me Feel" from his 1987 album Bad, MTV reports. Boy band 'N Sync will join The Jackson 5 onstage for "Dancing Machine."

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MTV’s Musical Milestones

Sunday, August 12, 2001

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If your early memories of Michael Jacksonconsist of a zippered, red leather jacket or a sparkling white glove, it's probably because you saw one of the King of Pop's videos in the early days of MTV, the original music television station. Before MTV (and cable) the only contact young audiences had with music was watching Soul Train, Solid Gold or American Bandstand.

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Moonwalking with Michael

Sunday, August 12, 2001

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I must have been around five years old when my mother first played Michael Jackson's Thriller at home. It happened one afternoon after I got home from school, and my mom was very eager to get home and play the vinyl record she had just purchased. She rushed to the living room, ripped the plastic wrap off of the record, and began playing the album on our old turntable.

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