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  • Lucy of 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' fame dies

    09/28/2009 9:44:56 AM PDT · by Borges · 102 replies · 3,797+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 09/28/09 | GREGORY KATZ
    LONDON – Lucy Vodden, who provided the inspiration for the Beatles' classic song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," has died after a long battle with lupus. She was 46. Her death was announced Monday by St. Thomas' Hospital in London, where she had been treated for the chronic disease for more than five years, and by her husband, Ross Vodden. Britain's Press Association said she died last Tuesday. Hospital officials said they could not confirm the day of her death. Vodden's connection to the Beatles dates back to her early days, when she made friends with schoolmate Julian Lennon,...
  • Real 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' gravely ill

    06/12/2009 12:34:36 PM PDT · by john in springfield · 10 replies · 1,117+ views
    MSN/AP ^ | June 12, 2009 | AP
    Real 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' gravely ill June 12, 2009, 9:22 AM EST LONDON (AP) -- They were childhood chums. Then they drifted apart, lost touch completely, and only renewed their friendship decades later, when illness struck. Not so unusual, really. Except she is Lucy Vodden — the girl who was the inspiration for the Beatles' 1967 psychedelic classic "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" — and he is Julian Lennon, the musician son of John Lennon. They are linked together by something that happened more than 40 years ago when Julian brought home a drawing from school...
  • William Shatner sings, and sings, and sings

    04/25/2006 7:37:16 PM PDT · by DallasMike · 3 replies · 367+ views
    William Shatner sings, and sings, and sings ^ | April 25, 2006 | Michael McCullough
    Thanks (I think) to Ace of Spades for pointing out a 1973 video of William Shatner singing Harry Chapin's "Taxi" on the Dinah Shore show.  If that's not enough for you, have a gander at multiple William Shatners singing Elton John's "Rocketman."If you're really brave, watch Shatner rap something about Julius Caesar.For an encore, see this music video set to a excerpt of Shatner singing "Lucy in the sky with Diamonds."Don't ever say that I don't bring you guys true entertainment.
  • Where's my tagline gone?

    04/20/2005 6:09:24 AM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 16 replies · 442+ views
    me | April 20, 2005 | self
    Up to six days ago my post automatically carried my tagline. Abruptly that stopped. If I do not enter it manually, it does not post. Clues as to why? And I can't seem to figure out to fix it. This is apparently one of my duh days.