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Pink Floyd: Not Playing The Olympics (But Nick Mason Is)

Sheeran fueled speculation that other members of the legendary group would when he told an Australian radio station that he was performing with Mason but “they’re trying to get someone else” from the band to join them.

08/07/2012

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Pink Floyd To Play The Olympics Closing Ceremony

The Olympics Closing Ceremony rumor mill has run the gamut, with talk of many iconic British acts taking the stage for what’s being touted as a celebration of British music in the last 50 years. Many names have come up, but never has Pink Floyd’s – until now.

08/02/2012

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Elton John Responsible For Muse’s Olympic Anthem

In the midst of recording 6th album, British arena rockers Muse received a phone call that would put them in front of an audience of billions. More than just part of an Olympic montage, Muse’s song “Survival” was chosen as the official theme of the London 2012 Olympics. But how and why was the anthemic song chosen? Two words: Elton John.

07/31/2012

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Paul McCartney Paid $1.57 For Olympics Performance

Sir Paul McCartney may be Britain’s highest-paid performer, but he earned nearly nothing for his performance at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in London last Friday.

07/31/2012

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Is Golf Cart Jumping The Next Olympic Sport?

Did you know golf used to be a part of the Summer Olympics?  It was dropped over 100 years ago.  But, it will return as part of the 2016 Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil!  […]

07/30/2012

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Soundtracking the Olympics Opening Ceremony: Big Sales, McCartney & More

Like Great Britain itself, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics this past weekend was full of musical variety. And for the first time ever, the ceremony’s soundtrack was available for purchase just minutes after it aired.

07/30/2012

The Olympic Torch Makes Its Final Journey Across London Towards The Opening Ceremony

OLYMPICS: A Primer

The Olympics kick off in London with tonight’s (Friday) Opening Ceremonies. But tomorrow, the Games get going for real. Here’s a rundown of what everyone will be watching over the next two weeks. Basketball The […]

07/27/2012

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The Who Prepare New Composition For Olympics Performance

“We have recorded a piece of music that is a fabulous ending for the Olympics… and just shows the great music that has come out of this country,” Daltrey said. “This country has put some fabulous music out into the world.”

07/20/2012

Previews Ahead Of London 2012 Olympic Games

If (blank) Was An Olympic Sport…I’d Win The Gold

I found a list of this Summer’s Olympic sports…not real talented in any of them.   But if ONLINE SHOPPING was an Olympic sport, I may win the gold…at least the silver. What about you?  Fill […]

07/18/2012

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The Who, George Michael & More To Play Olympics Closing Ceremony

Having once rocked the Super Bowl halftime show is not enough for The Who. As rumored over the last several months, the classic rockers will play the Olympics closing ceremony in London on August 12, […]

06/12/2012

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