PUBLISHED: 20:00 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke Freddie Mercury, lead singer with the rock group Queen pictured at Live Aid. Photo: PA Wire This month it’s 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston. Buddy Holly (aircrash)February 3, 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that rock ‘n’ roll superstar Buddy Holly died in an air-crash alongside fellow singers Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson.Bespectacled Buddy Holly had swiftly developed a love for rock ‘n’ roll after opening for Elvis Presley on tour dates in Texas during 1955. His style swiftly changed from country to rock and he became a prolific songwriter, penning such all-time classics as That’ll Be The Day, Peggy-Sue, … [Read more...] about How old were these stars when they died?
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Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?
By Staff report | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: February 12, 2019 at 2:39 pm | UPDATED: February 15, 2019 at 7:44 am A Pacific Coast Athletic Conference official waits at the baseline during a San Bernardino Valley College timeout in the first half of the game Friday in San Bernardino on Jan. 12, 2018. Valley View’s Jalen Long is fouled by North players in the first half of an Inland Valley League game Thursday in Moreno Valley, Jan. 18, 2018. SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Osos’ Skylar Medel and Makena Shaw enjoy a laugh before the start of the Baseline League game Friday in Chino Hills Jan.19, 2018. Roosevelt’s David Agba (15) crashes into Centennial’s guard Paris Dawson (11) as they both go for a passed ball in the first half of the Big VIII League game Friday in Corona Jan. 26, 2018 North’s Mason Westlake (12) runs into the stands as he chases after a loose ball against Rancho Verde in the second half of an Inland Valley League game … [Read more...] about These photos and more earned Southern California photojournalist Photographer of the Year for the 6th time
Hello and welcome to our Brexit vote live blog. Stay tuned for reaction to Labour's no confidence vote yesterday, after Theresa May's Brexit deal slumped to a historic defeat in parliament on Tuesday night. Please manually refresh this page for the latest updates What you need to know: The Prime Minister’s deal was defeated by a resounding 230 votes on Tuesday. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a vote of no confidence in the government, which May won by 19 votes following a rambunctious debate yesterday evening. May has now said she wants to work cross-party to deliver Brexit, but Corbyn won't negotiate until May commits to avoiding a no-deal Brexit. Read more: What happens now May has lost parliament's Brexit deal vote? Additional reporting by James Booth and James Warrington 12.45pm: UK would vote to remain in EU in a second referendum The UK would vote to stay in the EU in a second referendum, according to a new poll. Brits would vote in favour of remaining part of the bloc … [Read more...] about Brexit deal live: UK would vote to remain in EU in a second referendum
Hello and welcome to our Brexit vote live blog. Stay tuned for build up to Labour's no confidence vote later today, after Theresa May's Brexit deal slumped to a historic defeat in parliament. Please manually refresh this page for the latest updates What you need to know: The Prime Minister’s deal was defeated by a resounding 230 votes, the biggest parliamentary defeat for a government since the 1920s. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a vote of no confidence in the government scheduled for later today. Read more: What happens now May has lost parliament's Brexit deal vote? Additional reporting by Joe Curtis and James Booth 1.32pm: Corbyn opens no confidence vote by criticising ‘zombie government’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has opened the debate ahead of tonight’s no confidence vote by calling for the Prime Minister to trigger a general election. “Yesterday’s historic and humiliating defeat was the result of two years of chaos and … [Read more...] about Brexit deal live: Corbyn opens no confidence vote debate by criticising ‘Frankenstein’ Brexit deal