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  The 2 Non-Blonde's Cafe' with

Jenn & Steph on YouTube!

 

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Candice Bennatt, Miss Ville Platte USA!

 

Candice Bennatt, Miss Ville Platte USA, joined Jenn & Steph in the

2 Non-Blonde's Cafe' this morning.  Her interview will be posted on their YouTube page soon so be sure to check it out!  

Thank you for stopping by, Candice!  

You are making Ville Platte proud!

 

 

 


Nina Blackwood's "Absolutely 80's Spotlight" is Coming to Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI

Join original MTV Host Nina Blackwood as she spotlights a certain 1980's song weekday mornings at 11:30am on the 2 Non Blonde's Cafe on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI beginning Sept. 22.


Pine Prairie High Cheerleaders record Cheers at KVPI Studios

Classic Hits 92.5's Jenn Meylian welcomes members of the Pine Prairie High School Cheerleading Squad as they record special cheers we will air throughout football season.


American Top 40-The 80's will be heard on Classic Hits 92.5 Sundays at 10:00am


The Basile High Cheerleaders Visit KVPI Studios

KVPI DJ's Josh and Micah welcome the Basile High Cheerleaders who came to our studios to record special cheers that our listeners will be hearing throughout football season.


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The McNeese State University Women's Volleyball Team visited Jenn & Steph in the Cafe' this morning!

These young women volunteered their time to help with the 

Boys & Girls Club in Ville Platte.

Pictured above...

Members of the Women's Volleyball Team, Coaches, t

heir Trainer, Mayor Jennifer Vidrine, Jacob "Timbo" Fontenot 

along with Jenn & Steph.

Thank you all for coming in to visit!

Best of luck to you in the upcoming Volleyball Season!


KVPI AM/FM is looking to hire Sales Account Representative

We are growing!  

 

Ville Platte Broadcasting Company, the parent company of legacy stations KVPI AM/FM, is now seeking a sales account executive to join our sales team. We offer solutions to our business clients through local radio, web and live events. KVPI radio has been serving the Acadiana  area for more than 60 years in providing news, weather, sports and music programing .

 

We are looking for an experienced, outgoing, organized, responsible creative outside  advertising sales person .Your primary duty will be to develop new business by being the primary client contact in the Eunice, Opelousas, Crowley areas of our listening area.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following: outside sales experience, good communication skills and a strong work ethic, dependable transportation and an eagerness to work hard and be part of a growing sales team dedicated for success.

 

Benefits include a monthly base salary plus a generous commission based on sales. You will have the opportunity to work for a great company who treats its employees as members of their family. Most of our employees have been with the company for more than 20 years.

Please apply in person with General Manager Mark Layne at 809 West Lasalle in Ville Platte, phone 337-363-2124 or email your resumes to kvpiamfm@gmail.com.  KVPI AM/FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


KVPI will cover the Ville Platte 8u girls All Stars in the National Pony League Tournament

KVPI Sports will follow the Ville Platte 8u girls All Stars in the National Pony League Softball Tournament in Youngsville. The team includes:Carlee Soileau, Aubrey Vidrine, Harlie Arnaud, Gracie McCauley, Lyndsey Vallet, Emily Stagg, Kaisyln Lafleur, Victoria Chaddrick, Peyton Guillory, Lilly Fontenot, Madison Monier and Sophia Scully. Manager is Lance Vidrine and Coaches are Chad Arnaud, Nasen Soileau and Walter Mire. The team's overall record on the summer is 20-4. Best of luck to our all stars in this tournament!


Arrest has been made in fatal shooting that took place on Monday, July 28 in Ville Platte.

 

 

Teamwork and quick response has resulted in an arrest for yesterday’s homicide.

 

The Ville Platte Police Department responded to an armed robbery call on July 28, 2014 which ended in a homicide.  Upon arrival at K&T Grocery Store on West Lincoln Road, detectives learned that the female business owner had been shot multiple times and had died as a result of her injuries.

 

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Ville Platte City Marshals’ Office and the Louisiana State Trooper working the Evangeline Parish Area and the Evangeline Parish District Attorney’s Office responded to assist in the investigation. Working from leads, evidence, witness information and informants, the suspect was identified and located attempting to leave the area.  Coushatta Police and the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office  assisted in locating the suspect and the arrest. The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office placed the suspect under arrest at approximately 2:30 a.m. July 29, 2014.  

 

With the joint efforts of these agencies was a valuable tool in solving this case quickly and he appreciates those who stepped up and worked alongside the detectives and officers of the Ville Platte Police Department.  “Without being asked these agencies showed up and jumped in to gather information as quickly as possible and help solve this case.”  “Their assistance is greatly appreciated.”

 

 

Arrested was Samuel Anderson, 30 of Laran Street, Ville Platte.  Anderson was booked into the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Jail on charges of armed robbery and first degree murder.  Anderson is currently being held without bond.


KVPI Sports is covering the Mamou 8 Year old All Stars in the State Dixie Youth Tournament

KVPI Sports will be in Pineville covering the Mamou 8 Year Old in the State Dixie Youth Pitching Machine Tournament. Best of luck to our All Stars!


KVPI Sports will cover the Ville Platte Super Ten's in District Tournament Play


James Dupre Visits KVPI Studios

Country Entertainer James Dupre visited KVPI studios today just before his performance at the 2014 Smoked Meat Festival. He was interviewed by our own Stephanie Ware.


Ugliest Tie Father's Day Contest

 

Congratulations to our winners: Grand Prize-Mike Cloud, winner of the $400 recliner from Cester Youngs Furniture; Second Place-Junior Perrodin, winner of a $100 gift certificate from Ace Hardware and Third Place- Ernest Anderson, winner of the $50 gift certificate from Ace Hardware. Happy Father's Day from Classic Hits 92.5!!


KVPI-FM Named 2014 Radio Station of the Year

 

    The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters awarded KVPI-FM the prestigious “Radio Station of the Year” award on Wednesday during their Prestige Awards luncheon held in Baton Rouge. KVPI-FM, Oldies 92.5, was recognized for its dedication to community service programming to Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish and all of South Central Louisiana.

     In 2013, KVPI-FM aired 53 “Let’s Talk about It” community service interview shows of 15 minutes or more. The shows ranged from the 4-H Livestock Show with County Agent Todd Fontenot in January to a special interview show featuring local ministers airing on Christmas Day.

     KVPI-FM was involved with many community events in 2013. Among the live remotes we covered include: 4-H Livestock Show in January, Swamp Pop Museum and the Mamou Mardi Gras in February; Boggy Bayou Festival, Autism Walk and the Folk Roots Festival in April; Election Returns and Senior Day remote in May; Live all day radio auction for Dixie Youth, Smoked Meat Festival  and the French Showcase in Chataignier in June; Mamou Cajun Music Festival in September; Cotton Festival, High School Career Day and the St. Edmunds Radio Auction in October; Swine Festival in Basile in November and the Food for Families Food Drive in December.

    The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters also noted that KVPI-FM continues its tradition of local Cajun French language programming including local newscasts, La Tasse De Café live call-in shows and the Tradio program all conducted in French.

    KVPI-FM continues to promote and support our unique form of South Louisiana rock and roll known as “Swamp Pop”. We program Swamp Pop music all day on Fridays. Every year, we co-sponsor a Swamp Pop dance for the benefit of the Louisiana Swamp Pop museum located in Ville Platte.

    During 2013, KVPI Sports was very busy covering local sports. We covered more than 175 local sporting events in 2013 including high school football, basketball, baseball and softball, LSU Eunice basketball, baseball and softball along with Dixie Youth baseball and Pony softball. Our coverage also included LSU football, baseball and basketball. Travel wise, KVPI-FM was again all over the state and the country. We followed the LSU Eunice softball team to Mississippi and Texas, LSU Eunice baseball team to Oklahoma and the Mamou and Ville Platte Pony softball teams to Texas. KVPI-FM followed the Fairview Lady Panthers basketball team to the state tournament where they won another state championship

 

  • Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead at 71

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    Jack Bruce, bass player, singer and songwriter for legendary supergroup Cream, has died.  He was 71.

    A message on the musician's official website reads, "It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad and all around legend. The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts."

    Bruce formed Cream in the mid-sixties with guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker; their name came from the notion all three of them were the "the cream of the crop" on their respective instruments.   In addition to playing bass, Bruce also sang many of the band's best known tunes, and co-wrote classics like "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room" and "I Feel Free."  Bruce's bass playing influenced a generation of musicians, including Sting, and Geddy Lee of Rush.

    After Cream split in 1968, Bruce continued to play live, and release albums, both solo and as part of various groups, such as the blues trio West, Bruce & Laing.  In 1993, for the first time in 25 years, Cream reformed to perform together: the occasion was their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    Cream reunited in 2005 at the Royal Albert Hall in London for a series of four shows, and for a single show at New York's Madison Square Garden.  The shows were recorded and released as a live CD and DVD.

    In 2012, Bruce told ABC News Radio that there had been talk of another reunion in 2013, but that it looked like it wasn't going to happen because Ginger Baker was once again on the outs with Eric Clapton.  While Bruce said he knows that there's a lot of love for Cream, and he wouldn't be "churlish" enough to refuse to do a couple of reunion concerts at some point, he noted, "I've got so many other things happening and I don't wanna be a tribute band to myself."

    Bruce continued to tour and record; his most recent album, Silver Rails, came out this past March.  Asked in 2012 what kept him going, Bruce told ABC News Radio, "I think the music helps to keep you going and if you think about some of the great classical instrumentalists as well as uh, as well as conductors and so on, the music....you can tell after you finished a concert, you feel and look ten years younger, you know?  Everyone should be a musician!"

     Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis tells ABC News Radio that while Bruce isn't always remembered for his singing, his unique vocal style helped define Cream's sound.  "'Sunshine of Your Love,' 'White Room,' both of those songs have Jack Bruce in the lead vocal," notes DeCurtis. "Not only was he a great bass player, but he was a powerful, very emotional singer and he gave that group both a muscular sound and also a muscular delivery in the vocals."

    DeCurtis says that Bruce, along with Baker and Clapton, laid the groundwork for the music of the seventies. "Led Zeppelin, for example, is a band that was influenced by Cream," he says. "They defined a style of rock-and-roll that made you take rock-and-roll seriously because these guys were amazing players. They weren't just teenagers bashing around."  

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  • Carlos Santana & Son Playing National Anthem at Tonight's World Series Game

    Maryanne Bilham/RCA RecordsJust a reminder that Carlos Santana will be playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" tonight before Game Four of the 2014 World Series between his hometown San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals.  The guitar legend will perform an instrumental version of the national anthem accompanied by his son Salvador.

    The game, which will take place at San Francisco's AT&T Park, will air on Fox starting at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    Meanwhile, Santana's latest studio effort, Corazon, his first Spanish-language album, recently picked up a 2014 Latin Grammy Award nomination in the Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album category.  In addition, the guitarist's Corazón: Live from Mexico -- Live It to Believe It concert documentary received a nod for the Best Long Form Music Video.  This year's ceremony will be held on November 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Area in Las Vegas, and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT.

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  • Faces Keyboardist Ian McLagan to Perform at Select Dates on Nick Lowe's Holiday Tour

    Jim Chapin; Dan Burn-FortiIt looks like Ian McLagan will be a very busy musician for the rest of the year.  The famed Faces and Small Faces keyboardist, who currently is out on a U.S. headlining tour in support of his latest solo album, United States, has been tapped to be a support act for most of the shows on Nick Lowe's forthcoming holiday trek.

    Lowe's outing will promote the veteran singer/songwriter's 2013 Christmas album, Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family.  The 13-date stateside tour is scheduled to run from a December 3 show Minneapolis through a December 20 concert in Brooklyn, New York.  The gigs will feature Lowe playing a mix of his classic songs alongside various holiday-themed tunes.

    So far, McLagan is only confirmed to appear at five of the announced shows, but is expected to join the bill at more stops.  Meanwhile, Ian has eight upcoming concerts of his own. His itinerary runs from a show Saturday night in New Haven, Connecticut, through a November 20 visit to The Woodlands, Texas.  At all of these dates, McLagan will be accompanied by bassist Jon Notarthomas of his longtime backing group The Bump Band.

    Here are McLagan's upcoming headlining dates:

    10/25 -- New Haven, CT, Cafe Nine
    10/27 -- Lexington, KY, Woodsongs Radio Hour
    10/29 -- Newport, KY, Southgate House Revival - Sanctuary
    10/30 -- Berwyn, IL, Fitzgerald's Nightclub
    10/31 -- Des Moines, IA, Vaudeville Mews
    11/1 -- Oklahoma City, OK, The Blue Door
    11/20 -- The Woodlands, TX, Dosey Doe

    Here are Nick Lowe's holiday concerts:

    12/3 -- Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue
    *12/4 -- Madison, WI, Barrymore Theater
    12/6 -- Chicago, Old Town School of Folk Music
    12/7 -- Chicago, Old Town School of Folk Music
    *12/9 -- Ann Arbor, MI, The Ark
    *12/10 -- Cleveland, OH, Beachland Ballroom
    12/12 -- Alexandria, VA, Birchmere Music Hall
    12/13 -- Collingswood, NJ, Scottish Rite Theater
    12/14 -- New York, NY, Bowery Ballroom
    12/16 -- Boston, MA, Paradise
    *12/17 -- Fall River, MA, Narrows Center for the Arts
    *12/19 -- Albany, NY, Swyer Theater at The Egg
    12/20 -- Brooklyn, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg

    * = McLagan also confirmed to perform.

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  • Chaka Khan Performs Tribute to Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire

    PAUL BERGEN/AFP/Getty ImagesChaka Khan will perform a tribute to the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White,  tonight during the 13th annual “A Great Night in Harlem” at the Apollo Theater in New York City. The event is a fundraiser for Quincy Jones’ Jazz Foundation of America which assists needy musicians around the country.

    White’s brother, Earth, Wind & Fire bass player Verdine White, will participate in the tribute along with Questlove from The Roots and Ray Parker Jr.  EW&F released its first Christmas album, Holiday, on Tuesday.

    Jones will also present the foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award to jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.

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  • Ray Davies Says Conflict Between Brother and Drummer Mick Avory Could Quash Kinks Reunion

    Decca Label GroupRecent comments from The Kinks' Ray and Dave Davies have suggested that the contentious siblings are finally close to agreeing on doing a new project together in the coming year. NowRay now has revealed a major roadblock is standing in the way of a band reunion.

    The 70-year-old singer/songwriter tells U.K. newspaper The Telegraph that the obstacle to reunion is Dave's refusal to play with the group's founding drummer, Mick Avory.

    "I really can't play with my brother as that name, The Kinks, and not have Mick in," explains Ray.  "Mick will work with him but Dave doesn't want to work with Mick.  Sibling rivalry is nothing on their rivalry.  I have no idea what's wrong with them."

    Ray and Dave's animosity toward each other has been well documented, but Dave and Mick's mutual dislike goes way back as well.  They've reportedly come to blows on numerous occasions dating at least as far back as 1965.

    Asked whether the disagreement was impossible to overcome, Ray answered, "Yeah.  This week it is."

    Meanwhile, Ray's complicated relationship with his brother is one of the focal points of the stage musical he wrote based on The Kinks' early years.  Titled Sunny Afternoon, it opened recently on London's West End.

    Ray describes the production as "a song cycle about two lads who didn't really fit together." He adds, "I never really had a relationship with my brother in a normal way.  But what's wonderful is the telepathy we have.  Or did have."

    Sunny Afternoon is playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre through January 31, 2015.

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  • Report: Orchestral Version of The Who's "Quadrophenia" Due Next Year

    Geffen/Universal MusicPete Townshend is working on an orchestral version of The Who's classic 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia that will be released next year.  Information about the new project was reported on the official website of the London Oriana Choir, which recorded backing vocals for the album Thursday night at London's AIR Studios.

    According to the message, Townshend will be featured on the record alongside famous British tenor Alfie Boe, with accompaniment from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  Pete's longtime partner, Rachel Fuller, was responsible for orchestrating the songs, with help from the choir's Martin Batchelar.

    Townshend was in attendance for Thursday's recording session and reportedly told the choral group that he was "surprisingly pleased" its performance and excited about how the project is coming together.

    A note on the choir's Twitter feed reports that a concert celebrating the orchestral Quadrophenia album's release is scheduled to be held at London's Royal Albert Hall on July 5, 2015, and that tickets for the show will go on sale early next year.

    Incidentally, AIR Studios has been the site of recordings sessions for several of Townshend's solo albums, including Empty Glass, All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes, and White City: A Novel.

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  • Joan Jett Honored at Little Kids Rock Gala; Performed with Alice Cooper, Tommy James, Billie Joe Armstrong

    Mark Jaworski Studios/Little Kids RockJoan Jett was the woman of the hour Thursday night at the sixth annual Little Kids Rock benefit gala, where she was honored with the organization's 2014 Rocker of the Year award.  The event, at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, was highlighted by a star-packed tribute to Jett that featured several performances by Joan herself.

    The show's lineup included Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Tommy James, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Darlene Love, Gary U.S. Bonds, E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt and saxophonist Jake Clemons, Social Distortion's Mike Ness and the Beastie Boys' Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz.  In addition, students from the Little Kids Rock's music-education programs took part in the performance.

    All of the stars played songs that Jett and her band The Blackhearts recorded over their long career.  During the evening, Joan teamed up with James on a version of his classic hit "Crimson and Clover," duetted with Armstrong on a rendition "Don't Abuse Me" and sang "Be My Lover" with Cooper.  For the finale, the concert's entire lineup hit the stage to sing "I Love Rock 'n' Roll."

    The gala also included the presentation of the Big Man of the Year award, an honor named after late E Street Band sax player Clarence Clemons, which was bestowed on Clarence's nephew, Jake Clemons.  Jake then played a couple songs, including Clarence's 1985 solo hit "You're a Friend of Mine," with some of the Little Kids Rock students.

    The benefit, which also included a memorabilia auction, raised about $1.5 million for the charity.  Little Kids Rock provides musical instruments and music lessons to young people in inner-city schools.

    Here's a list of some of the gala's performances:

    "I Hate Myself for Loving You" -- Cheap Trick
    "Eye to Eye" -- Gary U.S. Bonds and Jake Clemons
    "Victim of Circumstance" -- Brody Dalle
    "Bad Reputation" -- Jesse Malin
    "Little Liar" -- Darlene Love
    "Love Is Pain" -- Mike Ness
    "Crimson and Clover" -- Tommy James and Joan Jett
    "Fake Friends" -- Kathleen Hannah with Ad-Rock
    "Don't Abuse Me" -- Billie Joe Armstrong and Joan Jett
    "Be My Lover" -- Alice Cooper and Joan Jett
    "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" -- Joan Jett with many others

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  • Listen to Bette Midler Sing TLC's "Waterfalls"

    Warner Bros. RecordsThe notion of Bette Midler covering a #1 hit by the '90s R&B supergroup TLC may not sound like a very good idea...but it turns out the Divine Miss M's version of "Waterfalls" is a lot better than you'd think.

    Midler recorded the song for her upcoming album It's the Girls!, a tribute to great girl groups.  She's turned the tune -- a cautionary tale about the dangers of both drug dealing and of having casual sex during the height of the AIDS epidemic -- into a slow, mournful piano ballad.  She's also cut out the song's rap interlude, which was originally performed by the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes.

    "Waterfalls" was #1 for seven weeks in 1995 and received two Grammy nominations.  It's considered TLC's signature tune.

    On It's the Girls!, Bette also tackles songs made famous by The Shirelles, The Ronettes, The Chiffons, The Supremes, Martha & the Vandellas and more.  The album's due November 4.

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  • Joan Jett Helps Design Rocking New Hot Topic Apparel Collection

    Business WireJoan Jett is helping Hot Topic celebrate its 25th anniversary by collaborating with the retailer and fashion designer Daang Goodman, founder of the TRIPP NYC company, to create a rockin' apparel line.  The Joan Jett X TRIPP NYC Fashion Collection for Hot Topic features clothing items that mix the punk-rock pioneer's own style and attitude with the gritty styles of downtown New York City.

    The collection features eight pieces, among them a skinny jean with pleather laces and metal zippers, a belted twill jacket with lace-up sleeves, a pleather jacket with metal zippers, and a red-and-black sweater featuring a heart design.  Each item also includes a specially designed label -- a heart with lightning bolts inside it -- that combines the logos of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts logo and TRIPP NYC.

    Joan can be seen modeling some of the clothes in a new YouTube video promoting the collection.  Jett and the Blackhearts' classic song "Bad Reputation" plays throughout the clip.

    "Working with Daang and TRIPP NYC was effortless, as we approached this collection from the same fashion sensibility and DIY spirit," Jett says in a statement.  "I'm blown away by how the collection turned out -- these clothes are some of my favorite new additions to my closet."

    Adds Goodman, "When I finally met Joan, I felt as if I'd known her forever, and was so excited to be working with her…I've been designing for a girl like Joan all of my life!  And I know the Hot Topic girl is going to love it!"

    The new clothing line will go on sale starting November 4 at Hot Topic stores and via HotTopic.com.   Hot Topic also is launching a contest offering the chance to win the entire collection.

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  • Glen Campbell's Musical Legacy and Alzheimer's Disease Chronicled in New Film, "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me"

    Image Courtesy of PCH FilmsGlen Campbell's Goodbye Tour is captured in the new documentary film, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, opening in select theaters Friday.  The movie chronicles Campbell's diagnosis with Alzheimer's Disease in 2011 and the 151 shows he played until the disease made it impossible for him to go on performing last year.

    I'll Be Me doesn't shy away from showing the renowned singer/guitarist's descent into dementia, but it also serves as a reminder of the multi-platinum career that put Campbell in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005.

    Scenes from The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour variety show on CBS and his acting role in the Western True Grit alongside John Wayne are included in the movie along with vintage performances of his signature hits "Rhinestone Cowboy," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and many more. The film also shines a light on Glen's role as a session guitarist on classic songs from The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and many more acts.

    Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and country stars Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Blake Shelton are among the celebrities singing Campbell's praises in I'll Be Me.  Footage of Glen's performance at the 2012 Grammy Awards is also included.

    Glen's children, Ashley and Shannon, played in their father's band on The Goodbye Tour. Even though they knew their dad was a living legend, meeting his fans on the road made a huge impression on them.

    Ashley tells ABC News Radio, "Just [to] hear their own stories of what the show meant to them, and what Glen Campbell means to them.  It was just so inspiring to know that my dad had inspired so many people. "

    Campbell's wife, Kim, meanwhile, hopes I'll Be Me introduces Glen's music and legacy to an entirely new generation of fans.

    She says, "A lot of people aren't even aware that he's one of the greatest guitar players that ever lived, and that he's played on so many hits before -- as part of the Wrecking Crew -- before he was ever a solo artist himself. He maybe didn't get the credit that he deserved for so many years. Now, I hope that this film will help people really understand how great of an artist he was."

    To find out where Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me is playing in your area, go to GlenCampbellMovie.com.

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  • REPORT: MINKA KELLY AND CHRIS EVANS ARE BACK ON

    Rumors are circulating that Minka Kelly and Chris Evans are dating again after they were spotted picking up lunch together on Tuesday (October 21st.) Sources are telling E! News that the former couple was just enjoying a "friendly lunch" but other news outlets claim that this is just one of a few recent hangouts they have had.

    Chris and Minka were also spotted at a karaoke night together in Massachusetts last month. A witness told People, "It looked like a family night out. They were with a bunch of people, including Chris's family, and Chris and Minka sat in the back while other people in their group got up and did some karaoke." Another source added, "They sat next to each other, they were off in a corner, having drinks and keeping to themselves but still part of the group. They kept a very low profile. They're really cute!"

    • The on-again off-again couple first started dating in 2007 before breaking up and getting back together in 2012. They split up again last year.

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  • MELISSA RIVERS WILL PROBABLY SUE OVER HER MOTHER'S DEATH

    Melissa Rivers has allegedly been advised to sue the medical facility who performed the procedure that led to her mother's death last month. Sources tell TMZ that a lawsuit may be Melissa's only way to get to the bottom of what really went down during the surgery.

    Taking legal action will force the doctors and staff at Yorkville Endoscopy to give sworn depositions regarding the events that led up to when Joan's breathing stopped. Melissa is reportedly angry over the situation because she believes the facility and the department of health knows what happened but are not giving any answers.

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    CHRISTIAN BALE CAST AS STEVE JOBS: Christian Bale will be playing Steve Jobs in a new biopic from Aaron Sorkin. Sorkin confirmed the casting to Bloomberg TV saying, "What we needed was the best actor. It's like the NFL draft. There are some people who make a science out of exactly the guys they need to draft a middle, inside linebacker who can do this...and other teams say, 'Who's the best athlete on the board.' We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range, and that's Chris Bale." The Apple mogul was recently portrayed by Ashton Kutcher in Jobs which received mixed reviews.

    TV DRAMA BASED ON ARCHIE CHARACTERS IN DEVELOPMENT: Greg Berlanti, known for his work on Dawson's Creek as well as CW's Arrow and The Flash, is working on a live-action drama based on the characters featured in Archie comics. The show will be called Riverdale -- named for the fictional town where the characters live. According to Deadline, "The series will showcase the eternal love triangle of Archie Andrews, girl-next-door Betty Cooper and rich socialite Veronica Lodge and will include the entire cast of characters from the comic books -- including Archie's rival Reggie Mantle and slacker best friend Jughead Jones. Popular gay character Kevin Keller also will play a pivotal role, with other characters from Archie Comics' expansive library also slated to appear, including Josie and the Pussycats." The show is being developed at Fox.

    MARC CHERRY DEVELOPING 'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA' FOR ABC: Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry is working on a television adaptation of Phantom of the Opera for ABC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will be "a drama with musical elements in the same vein of ABC's Nashville. The new Phantom is described as a contemporary reimagining of Gaston Leroux's gothic novel and set in the sexy and cutthroat world of the modern-day music business." Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical adaptation of the work is the longest-running show in Broadway history.

    CBS CUTS 'CSI' EPISODE ORDER: CBS has reduced the episode order for the current season of CSI. The 15th season will consist of only 18 episodes rather than the usual 22. It is believed that the decision was actually made back in May as part of a plan to help launch midseason shows including the CSI spin-off, CSI: Cyber.

    COURTNEY LOVE JOINS 'EMPIRE': Courtney Love has landed a role on Fox's upcoming hip hop industry drama, Empire. The recurring role is as rocker Elle Dallas -- an artist signed to the label at the center of the show. Empire will premiere midseason. It comes from Lee Daniels, known for The Butler, and stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, and Gabourey Sidibe.

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  • 'TEEN WOLF' STAR ENDS ENGAGEMENT

    Tyler Posey, star of MTV's Teen Wolf, has called off his engagement to his childhood sweetheart, Seana Gorlick, after over a decade of dating.

    The 23-year-old confirmed the news to Us Weekly saying, "We have broken up. I get sad talking about it. I'm just gonna get it out there now so that hopefully people start hearing about it." Tyler first proposed during a vacation in Hawaii in 2013. It is unclear what caused the split.

    • He discussed the engagement at Comic Con last year saying, "I couldn't really put it into words when I was that young but I always had this really strong connection to her and it's just been something I can't really explain other than I want to marry you and be with you forever. You just know. You definitely just know and I know."

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  • CELEBRITY GOSSIP

    JENNIFER LAWRENCE BUYS A NEW L.A. HOME: Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly dropped over $7 million on a new home in L.A. The five-bedroom 5,550 square-foot pad includes a home gym, gourmet kitchen, stone courtyard, and swimming pool. It used to belong to Jessica Simpson. New parents Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher also recently moved onto the same block in Beverly Hills.

    DANIEL RADCLIFFE DEFENDS HIS POSITION ON WEALTHIEST BRIT LIST: Daniel Radcliffe is challenging Heat magazine's recent list of wealthiest people under 30 in the UK. One Direction came in at the top spot with 124.99 million with the Harry Potter star worth $102.48 million which Radcliffe claims to be unfair since One Direction consists of five people. He told the magazine, "There's five of them! That doesn't count! Not that I care but I am definitely first!" Robert Pattinson, Keira Knightley, and Adele round out the top five.

    ZELDA WILLIAMS GETS TATTOO TRIBUTE TO HER FATHER: Zelda Williams pays tribute to her father, Robin Williams, in a new tattoo she got on her hand. The ink is a picture of a hummingbird in flight with Robin's birthday -- 07/21/51 -- written below it. She shared a photo of the finished product on Instagram on Wednesday (October 22nd) and wrote, "For poppo. Thank you to the incomparable @dr_woo_ssc for so beautifully bringing my reminders to life. I'll always put my hand out to shake with a smile. As for this Instagram, I don't know in what capacity I'll continue using it in the future, but I'm leaving it up regardless so that fake accounts hoping to use my name or misuse my family's photos will get no traction. To be clear, this is MY ONLY account. Publicly, I have Twitter, and this. If other people post quotes and photos claiming to be me or my family, please, do not send them personal information or click links, even for charity. They could be utilizing sympathy to scam you. For the record, no one has ever or will ever speak for me but me. Thank you." Robin passed away on August 11th.

    CHRIS ROCK OFFERS AN UPDATE ON TRACY MORGAN: Chris Rock recently chatted with USA Today where he provided an update on Tracy Morgan's condition since his involvement in a car accident back in June that took the life of comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair. Chris told the newspaper, "He's OK. I saw him not too long ago. He doesn't live too far from me. I went by his house and showed him a copy of the movie. He was very happy. He's got physical therapists. There's a lot of rehab going on. He's traumatized -- his friend died." Tracy has a role in Chris' upcoming movie, Top Five.

    KEIRA KNIGHTLEY REFLECTS BACK ON HER PROM NIGHT: Keira Knightley was asked about her prom date while playing a game of 20 questions with her Laggies co-star Sam Rockwell. She revealed, "It was a she. Neither of us got invited by anybody else. No guys came anywhere near us. But she had black tie because it was black tie." Keira added, "She actually texted me at lunch. She is over from New York visiting her mom in England and wondered if I was there to have dinner with her."

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  • ANNE HATHAWAY WAS A DAY LATE TO MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY'S PARTY

    Anne Hathaway and her husband committed a major party foul after being invited to a soiree at Matthew McConaughey's house while they were filming their new movie Interstellar. The Oscar winner admitted her mistake while promoting the project at a recent press event.

    She said, "My husband and I drive up. It's a Sunday. It's a beautiful day. There are no cars around and we thought, OK, we're on time. We're on time for once. Matthew goes, 'Yeah, you gotta come in.' Matthew turns around, again with a smile and goes, 'The party was last night.'" Anne went on to reveal that her co-star was a good sport about it and asked them to stay for a glass of wine which turned into several bottles.

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  • MINNIE DRIVER HAS STRONG OPINIONS ON CHILD ACTORS

    Minnie Driver works closely with a child actor on NBC's About a Boy but doesn't think parents should be putting their children in show business. She discussed her issues with show biz kids while promoting her new film Beyond the Lights to Us Weekly.

    She told the magazine, "I'm not really for the whole kids in show business thing. It's really difficult even when you meet lovely parents of children who are in show business. There is still the fact that they're not having a childhood. They are out of their element, and in the element of an adult world which is not always appropriate. It seems to me there is always a certain level of desperation that makes a person put a child in that position."

    • Minnie has a six-year-old son named Henry.

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