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March 20, 2019

WOODSTOCK 50 LINEUP ANNOUNCED

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer.

Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang says Miley Cyrus, Santana, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, the Black Keys and Chance the Rapper will also perform at the Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair, which will take place Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen, New York. The site is about 115 miles northwest of the original site. The event is separate from an anniversary concert planned at the site of the original festival in 1969.

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057662-w-425:76-(Jackie Quinn, AP correspondent, with music)-“I’m Jackie Quinn (music fades)”-Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50 (20 Mar 2019)

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057653-r-515:28-(Sound of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, performing “Woodstock.” (David Crosby of CSNY is among the 80 performers announced for Woodstock 50. ))-”(music fades)”-Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50 (20 Mar 2019)

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057655-r-288:96-(Sound of Chance the Rapper, performing “Acid Rain.” (Chance the Rapper is among the 80 performers announced for Woodstock 50. ))-”(music fades)”-Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50 (20 Mar 2019)

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057654-r-278:64-(Sound of Jay-Z performing “Forever Young.” Jay-Z is among the 80 performers announced for Woodstock 50. ))-”(music fades)”-Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50 (20 Mar 2019)

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ARETHA FRANKLIN - HIGHWAY

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In a sign of R-E-S-P-E-C-T, the Michigan Legislature is expected to honor the late Queen of Soul with a highway designation.

The Michigan House has voted to designate a portion of M-10 in Detroit as the “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway.” Franklin died in Detroit last year after battling pancreatic cancer.

The legislation will next go to the state Senate.

OZZY OSBOURNE GUITARIST BERNIE TORME DIES

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday.

Drummer Mik Gaffney told The Associated Press yesterday Torme died Sunday at a London hospital. Gaffney said Torme had pneumonia in both lungs and was on life support for four weeks.

Osbourne tweeted on Monday: “What a sad day. We’ve lost another great musician. Bernie was a gentle soul with a heart of gold. He will be dearly missed. I send my sincere condolences to his family, friends and fans. Rest in Peace Bernie.”