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Leonard Nimoy as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock

‘Live Long and Prosper': Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

Nimoy boiled his life story down to three sentences: “Born in Boston. Went to Hollywood at 18. 16 years later cast as Spock in Star Trek.”

02/27/2015

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Billy Joel’s Mom Passes

On Sunday, Rosalind Nyman Joel, Billy Joel’s mother died at the age of 92. Billy posted this on his website for his fans. The obituary reads: Rosalind Nyman Joel was born on February 15, 1922 […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/16/2014

Bob Birch on tour with Elton John in 2011. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Elton John, Billy Joel Mourn The Loss Of Bassist Bob Birch

Earlier this week, Bob Birch, Elton John’s bassist of 20 years, passed away at the age of 56 near his Los Angeles home. Now John and frequent tourmate/fellow piano man Billy Joel have paid respects to Birch on their respective websites.

08/17/2012

Bob Birch on tour with Elton John in 2011. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Elton John’s Bassist Bob Birch Dead

Bob Birch, the longtime bassist for Elton John’s backing band, died this morning (August 15), John’s official website confirms.

08/15/2012

My Favorite Quote. What’s YOURS?

Social networking played a MAJOR role in last night’s announcement of Osama bin Laden‘s death.  While waiting for President Obama to speak, I was on Twitter and Facebook looking for clues.  That’s where I read a quote from […]

05/02/2011