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The "Duke of Earl" says he's owned an appearance fee by a Chicago doo-wop stage show producer but the promoter alleges the "Duke" started a backstage fight.
By Generic If I had two loaves of bread, I would sell one of them and buy white hyacinths for my soul, wrote author Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915), perhaps reflecting the sentiment of 13th century Persian poet Muslihuddin Sadi, who urged his readers to "sell one, and with the dole buy hyacinths to feed the soul." The point -- the arts are as important to survival as basic daily bread.
By Gail Mitchell LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Three years after its formation was announced, Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with the release of film soundtrack "In the Mix." BMG North America chairman/CEO Clive Davis says the delay in launching US, which was first announced in 2002, attests to Usher's high standards: "His priorities were finding the right artists," says Davis, "and then waiting until he strongly believed they were ready." Working alongside Chazz...
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