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September 10, 2005

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Rain in Georgia

September 10, 2005 06:00:25 GMT

Trisha Yearwood's first new album since 2001's chart topping "Inside Out," dubbed "Jasper County" has spawned its first single entitled "Georgia Rain." What is it about? Could it be about the singer's old boyfriends? "There may be one or two who think it's about them," Yearwood explained. "But it's not. It's not about anything I've been through."
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The Road Less Traveled by Etheridge

September 10, 2005 04:52:12 GMT

American rock musician, Melissa Etheridge, is so confident with her newly recorded cover of Tom Petty's "Refugee," that she will on October 4 release the retrospective "Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled." The work, which is the Island collection, covers the new tracks "I Run for Life," "Christmas in America," "This Is Not Goodbye," and a cover of Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart."
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Wall Leaves The People's Champ

September 10, 2005 04:34:03 GMT

Rapper Paul Wall is a social aware. He's willingly put aside his upcoming Tuesday release of his major label debut, "The People's Champ," to help Hurricane Katrina survivors.
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The 75th Birthday of a Music Genius

September 10, 2005 04:01:47 GMT

The music genius is about to reach his 75th year age next September 23. And in celebration, Rhino label, which has been asked by late Ray Charles to complete and release his duets projects, will release two albums of his on September 20. One of the two albums is a collection of duets called "Genius and Friends," while the other is a 146-track boxed set of his seminal work, which includes never-before-released rehearsal tracks, titled "Pure Genius -- The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959)."
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Elizabethtown in Hardin County

September 10, 2005 03:31:53 GMT

"Elizabethtown," the film starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst, will have its first premiere in Hardin County, director Cameron Crowe confirmed. The film follows the story of Drew, Bloom's role, whose father dies while visiting family in Kentucky. While flying home, he meets Dunst's character Claire, an airline hostess.
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OutKast's Movie Musical Goes to Universal

September 10, 2005 03:03:47 GMT

The as of yet untitled movie musical from OutKast and HBO Films, which previously titled "My Life in Idlewild," goes to Universal Pictures. The home production announces a deal has been made to secure distribute rights to the film, directed by Bryan Barber, OutKast's longtime music video collaborator.
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Ice Cube's $100 Million "Barbershop"

September 10, 2005 02:31:26 GMT

The Barbershop creates troubles and it costs expensive. James Davis, a Montgomery, Alabama filmmaker, claims that the Ice Cube/ MGM production of "Barbershop" was originally his own copyrighted creation. Per his lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, Davis claimed he wrote a script for a project-in-the-making entitled "The Shop" in 1999 while a college student in Atlanta. He later on circulated the script to several actors and production companies.
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'Crank' Film

September 10, 2005 02:08:15 GMT

"Crank," an upcoming film starring Jason Statham as its lead role is in work. Lions Gate Films and Lakeshore Entertainment have both confirmed to produce the film with Lakeshore president Gary Lucchesi and Radical Media's Michael Davis in hand.
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Griffith Donates Memorabilia to UNC

September 10, 2005 01:51:18 GMT

Television and film star Andy Griffith has on Friday donated his personal collection of memorabilia chronicling his career to his alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The collections among others include manuscripts, television and film footage and others, all of which will become part of UNC's Southern Historical Collection, which contains more than 15 million items in 4,900 collections.