The Killers Honor Tom Petty With Joyful “American Girl” At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions [Video]

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The Killers Honor Tom Petty With Joyful “American Girl” At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions [Video]

first_imgOn Saturday night, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame officially welcomed their 2018 induction class at a lavish ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Hall. As always, the night was filled with star-studded performances celebrating the evening’s guests of honor. This year, the Rock Hall inducted Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, The Cars, and Nina Simone in addition to “Early Influencer” Sister Rosetta Tharpe.The Killers‘ frontman Brandon Flowers was perviously tapped to give the induction speech for The Cars, one of his biggest early influences. However, he wound up playing a much bigger role in the show than expected, as The Killers opened the ceremony with an un-scheduled performance of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers‘ “American Girl” (complete with “Free Fallin’” vocal quotes) in honor of the recently-departed rock legend, who himself was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.As Flowers told Rolling Stone, “To pay tribute to Tom Petty who has just done nothing but enrich our lives, and then for me to get to induct the Cars into the Hall of Fame, I mean, this is a hell of a night for me. People don’t realize how New Wave Tom Petty was. You don’t associate him with that movement at all, but a lot of those videos, and even some of the sentiments in the songs and the way that they’re presented were very New Wave. And then he obviously evolved, which, he was so great at that.”Below, you can watch The Killers’ show-opening tribute to Tom Petty at the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony below:The Killers – “American Girl” (Tom Petty cover) – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction[Video: MarchofTheRashbaum]The Killers are set to headline a number of large-scale festivals this summer, including Boston Calling, BottleRock, Bonnaroo, and Firefly. For a full list of The Killers’ upcoming tour dates, hit the band’s website.[H/T Rolling Stone]last_img read more

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Allegri: I hope Pjanić will recover soon

first_imgFootball players of Juventus defeated Roma last night in Turin with a result of 1:0, in the 17th round of the Italian championship.Phenomenal striker of the Old Lady Gonzalo Higuain scored in the 14th minute for the victory of Juventus.Two national team players of BiH played since the beginning of the match – Miralem Pjanić in Juventus and Edin Džeko in Roma.In the 51st minute Pjanić was substituted by Juan Cuadrado because of an injury, while Džeko played the entire match. Coach of Juventus Massimiliano Allegri said after the match that he hopes that Pjanić’s injury is not serious.“Pjanić got a kick in the hip, I hope he will recover on time. Daniele Rugani played very well and he silenced Edin Džek completely,” said Allegri.Allegri added that this is not a crucial victory for Juventus because the end of the championship is far, but this victory gave a great advantage to the club from Turin.After last night’s match Juventus has seven points more than Roma.(Source: fokus.ba)last_img read more

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Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, January 03, 2013•11:40 a.m. Jason M Stallings, 35, Wellington was arrested and charged with domestic violence and battery in the 500 block. S. C, Wellington.•1 p.m. Officers investigated child in need of care in the 300 block. E. 14th, Wellington.•2:20 p.m. Officers investigated a burglary and theft in the 600 block. N. G, Wellington.•2:21 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of a tag in the 300 block. N. B, Wellington.•2:30 p.m. Non-injury, hit and run accident in the 900 block. S. Washington, Wellington involved an unknown vehicle and a parked and unoccupied vehicle owned by John A. Venskus, Wellington.•4:59 p.m. Officers took a report of lost property of a tailgate in Wellington.•7:20 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property in the 100 block. N. Plum, Wellington.last_img read more

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