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Richard Adler, Composer and Lyricist, Dead at 90

Richard Adler, the composer and lyricist who co-wrote songs for the hit musicals “Damn Yankees” and “The Pajama Game”, as well as the hit songs “Whatever Lola Wants” and “Hernando’s Hideaway”, passed away at his Southhampton, New York home on Thursday. He was 90. In addition to composing and writing lyrics to a number of songs, Adler was also the …

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Bret Michaels Settles Suit with CBS Over Injury

Bret Michaels, lead singer of the 80’s hair metal band “Poison”, has settled a lawsuit against CBS and the Tonys after a stage set piece struck him on the head. The injury, he claims, later resulted in a severe brain hemorrhage. Details surrounding the settlement were not released to the media. According to Michaels, producers of the 2009 Tony Awards …

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