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If you’re a fan of Kenny Rogers now’s your chance to get your hands on something he once owned. Julien’s Auction House is holding a three-day auction of Kenny memorabilia, running October 21st to 23rd online and at their Beverly Hills location. Items being auctioned off include a “framed group of signed soloist lead sheets from the charity single” “We Are The World,” signed portraits of Michael Jackson and Lucille Ball, messages from U.S. presidents like George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, and Ronald Reagan, as well as letters from celebrities like Barry Manilow, Chris Stapleton, wardrobe from Kenny’s career and more. There are also two letters from Rogers’ good friend Dolly Parton, one written in 2016 where Dolly thanks him for helping her with her Imagination Library at Dollywood, and another where Dolly writes about Rogers’ final performance. Fans who want to get a look at the items can do so at a public exhibition, set for October 17th to 21st at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. Some of the proceeds from the auction will benefit Music Health Alliance, which is dedicated to advocacy and providing access to healthcare resources that impact music professionals.
People pay a lot of money to watch Carrie Underwood perform, but some lucky bar patrons got a free show this weekend. Video circulating on the Internet shows Carrie taking the stage this weekend at the restaurant/bar Fox and Locke in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee, where she was enjoying a night out with friends. She joined local group The Heartshakers for a cover of the Tom Petty/Stevie Nicks’ track “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around.” “It’s been a while since I’ve done this one, so I’m just going to hold this for security’s sake … my words, my lyrics,” she said as she looked at her phone. She then joked, “I see that tip jar over there, just sayin’, just sayin’. I think we all need to pay a visit to the tip jar tonight.” Check out video below.
As we told you, Olivia Newton-John passed away yesterday at the age of 73. Well, Kelsea Ballerini paid tribute to the legendary artist on social media, singing an a cappella version of the “Grease” track “Hopelessly Devoted To You.” She captioned the clip, “olivia newton-john forever 💔” Check it out below.