SONNY OSBORNE DIES
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Osborne Brothers banjo player Sonny Osborne has died aged 84. The Nashville Tennessean reports that Osborne died on Sunday. Osborne and his brother, Bobby, formed the Osborne Brothers in 1953. Among their titles to fame, they popularized the song “Rocky Top” when they recorded it in 1967. Although they had success with d ‘other songs, Osborne told the Tennessean in 2017 for a while, âRocky Topâ was so popular that they opened their shows with and then ended with.
BILL AIMS TO AWARD THE GOLD CONGRESS MEDAL TO THE PRINCE
NEW YORK (AP) – The entire Minnesota congressional delegation moves a resolution to bestow Prince one of the nation’s highest civilian honors. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar said in a statement that Prince should get the Congressional Gold Medal because “the world is so much cooler because Prince was there.” The resolution needs the support of at least two-thirds of the members of the Senate and House of Representatives before it is sent to the president for signature. If approved, the bill provides for the medal to be presented to the Smithsonian Institution, which can display it at the National Museum of African American History and Culture or loan it to other museums.
THE SWEDISH MAFIA WEEKND WOW
STOCKHOLM (AP) – The Swedish House Mafia are in awe of The Weeknd’s speaking skills. Axwell of Swedish House Mafia says that when they worked together on the song “Moth to a Flame” it was almost like The Weeknd was channeling the song. Axwell asked The Weeknd if he had any lyrics prepared, but The Weeknd told him, “I just looked at some text messages on my phone.” The Swedish house mafia reunited after breaking up in 2013. Steve Angello, of the group, says that when they were running at full speed, they didn’t have time to think, but a once they stopped, they realized that the things that had torn them apart had been destroyed.
“JONAS BROTHERS FAMILY ROAST” SET FOR NETFLIX
NON DATE (AP) – The Jonas Brothers are gearing up for a celebrity roast that will include shots from other performers – and from each other. Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas say in a video that âJonas Brothers Family Roastâ will air on Netflix on November 23. Kenan Thompson will be the host. Among those who will participate are One Direction’s Niall Horan, John Legend, comedian Pete Davidson and former talk show host Lilly Singh.
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