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2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction on ESPN2

2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction on ESPN2: The induction ceremony for the 2013 class of enshrinees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7pm Et live on ESPN2. Also See: 2013 NFL Preseason TV schedule 2013 NFL Preseason games on NFL Network ESPN2 presents the induction ceremony for the 2013 class of enshrinees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Players joining the pantheon of football greats are Larry Allen, Cris Carter, Curley Culp, Jonathan Ogden, Dave Robinson and Warren Sapp, along with coach Bill Parcells. Then [...]

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Q&A: Ric Ocasek of the Cars

The Cars, from left: David Robinson, Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes, Elliot Easton. By Mark SeligerNew Wave icons the Cars broke up just in time. Their deadpan lyrics and penchant for white sunglasses, striped shirts, and shag haircuts never could have survived the angst of the 90s. Frontman Ric Ocasek seemed content to produce some of that generation’s defining bands (Weezer, Hole, and No Doubt, among others). That is, until the announcement last fall that Ocasek and the other surviving original members (guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes, and drummer Dave Robinson) were collaborating on their first new studio album since 1987. The new album, Move Like This, is classic Cars. The songs are full of handclaps, bright synth melodies, sunny chord progressions, and Ocasek’s faux-jaded, cool-nerd vocals. Here, Ocasek discusses his lyrics, his looks, and how life is strangely the same when you’re moving in stereo.
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The life and times of Ian Dury | pop

He could be warm and witty... or cruel and obnoxious. But there was never any doubt he was a true artist. We recall the life and times of Ian Dury, now the subject of both a new film and biography

In Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, the new Ian Dury biopic, there is a scene that faithfully records the first time Dury met his songwriting partner, Chaz Jankel. It is May 1976 and the singer has just hobbled off stage after a particularly ramshackle London pub gig with his band of bedraggled misfits, Kilburn & the High Roads. The young, clean-cut Jankel strolls into the dressing room, grinning widely, and introduces himself. "Do I know you?" asks Dury, fixing him with a malevolent stare. "No," replies Jankel, still grinning. "Well do us a favour then," barks Dury, "and fuck off!"

Kilburn's guitarist Ed Speight convinced Jankel to return to the dressing room. In doing so,
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