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Hear Rare Buck Owens Live Performance From ‘Bakersfield Sound’ Box Set

Hear Rare Buck Owens Live Performance From ‘Bakersfield Sound’ Box Set
From the Forties through the mid-Seventies Nashville was staking its claim as Music City, developing the hybrid of country and pop known as the Nashville Sound. At the same time, on the West Coast, the thriving California honky-tonks gave birth to what would be termed the Bakersfield Sound, so named for the town in the southern San Joaquin Valley that would gift country music with two of its most iconic artists: Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. On August 9th, the music that melded honky-tonk twang with rock & roll instrumentation will
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Cam Newton Drama Ignites FBI Investigation

  • TMZ
TMZ Sports has confirmed ... the FBI has requested a meeting with a key figure in the Cam Newton college football recruiting controversy to find out if, "young men are being shopped to colleges." The man feds want to speak with is John Bond -- a former Mississippi State football star. Last week, Bond claimed people connected to Heisman front-runner Cam Newton contacted him back in 2009 and said it would take $180,000 to get Cam to commit to Msu.
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Fleming's Bond inspiration uncovered?

Ian Fleming may have drawn inspiration for 007 from an Elizabethan spy named John Bond. A diary has been discovered detailing the missions undertaken by the aristocratic agent, The Telegraph reports. Fleming went to prep school in the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, where the Bond family is based, and it is thought he may have heard legendary tales of the 16th Century spy. The journal was written by John Bond's son, Denis, and tells of his work for the Queen assisting Sir Francis Drake on a number of (more)
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