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Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...96,000 in back taxes and fines.Sledge had surgery for liver cancer in January 2014 but soon resumed touring.Fellow musicians gathered in Florence, Alabama, later that year for a concert to raise money for Sledge's health care. The performance...
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Cards of appreciation sought for Bea and Lawton Hull

...Many family friends have passed away or moved, but I'm sure there are still co-workers, former neighbors, fellow musicians from the Juneau Symphony or Sweet Adelines, church choirs, theater artists, PTA members, members of the Sons...
Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals

...This change has likely added many years to my life.I support smoke-free workplaces (Senate Bill 1) so that my fellow musicians as well as bar and restaurant staff throughout the rest of Alaska, who today are still forced to work in smoke-filled...
Sammy Burrous to present Tom Waits tribute

...back in town for a visit from Anchorage, has planned three shows around the singer. He'll be joined on stage by fellow musicians Mike Janes, Dale McFarlin, Rob Cohen, Doug Bridges, Mike Stanley and Chris Frary.Shows will be Saturday, March...
There's something to make you smile, and it's right in front of you

I was at the Alaska Robotics Gallery on a weekend when George Kuhar, with wife and fellow musician Bridget Kuhar, asked if I wanted to be in a music video. I shrugged and said sure. It was the right answer.George asked the...
Coaxing the voice from an ancient instrument

...will perform alone, she added, gesturing enthusiastically with her hands. "She's very good," said friend and fellow musician Jocelyn Clark. "She plays for a national company ... mostly for dignitaries and heads of state." Liu is married...
A unique style and an unusual guitar

...performed in January with his group, the Brazilian Guitar Quartet. He's returning to the capital city without his fellow musicians and their three six-string classsical guitars for a concert Sunday night showcasing his talents as a soloist on...
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Best Bets: A requiem, a quest and classical guitar

...these are things I find helpful a year after." The community and do-it-yourself spirit that Simonson and his fellow musicians have shown seems to be in the air. Bill Thompson and a group of volunteers have put together a team-oriented role-playing...
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...all - seven on Hightone and five on Rounder/Philo. Russell is known as one of the pioneers of Americana. He and fellow musician Dave Alvin were credited with creating the genre after co-producing "Tulare Dust," a tribute to Merle Haggard...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the recent fund-raiser to benefit George Trani, who is recovering from an aneurysm in a Seattle hospital. The fellow musicians, friends and businesses made the event a very successful and enjoyable evening: Jaimy Brown, Meridon Baorio...


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