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U2 - the most profitable, Led Zeppelin guitarist awarded with the Chevalier of Britain, Bob Dylan becomes a DJ

December 17 2005

Billboard magazine has published a list of the most lucrative concert of 2005 - he led the Irish rockers U2 on tour Vertigo. Since March of this year, the band gave 90 concerts, each of which took place with the full house, and sold tickets worth $ 260 million, collected 3 million viewers.

In second place - the legendary The Eagles with 77 concerts and $ 177 million, followed by Neil Diamond with 71 million and ex-husband, Rene Zellweger country singer Kenny Chesney to 63 million.

Also in the top 10 were: Paul McCartney, Elton John, Green Day, Rod Stewart and Dave Matthews Band.

The Rolling Stones, the list does not include as "Rolling Stones" recently went on tour in support of their new CD A Bigger Bang. Musical experts believe that the rockers are not just catch the Irish U2, but overtake them.

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Rock legend of Led Zeppelin awarded the Order of Chevalier of Britain
Ex-guitarist for The Led Zeppelin Jimmy Page has received from the hands of the British Queen Elizabeth II of the Order of Knight of the British Empire, reported BBC. This award he was honored for his help Brazilian orphans.

In 1994, Paige was living in Rio de Janeiro, responsible for advertising the new album. While in town massacre erupted between street gangs, many were killed, and the streets appeared homeless.

Jimmy Page in conjunction with British charity Task Brazil has opened a shelter in which street children were given food and clothing, provided medical and psychological care, as well as trained and assisted to find work.

In October the government of Rio de Janeiro, Jimmy Page was given the title of honorary citizen of the city.

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Bob Dylan becomes a DJ on American radio
In March 2006, XM Satellite Radio launches a weekly music program, to be known American singer and songwriter Bob Dylan.

Hour rock show Dylan will go on a 40-m satellite channel on the popular radio station, Deep Tracks.

The famous 64-year-old musician, who is increasingly called "rock legend" himself will select the music for his show, with songs accompanied by his commentary. In the studio will come to visit, where Dylan wants to be invited, including his colleagues on stage.

On account of Bob Dylan's 40 albums. His song Blowing in the Wind has become a classic. A song Like a Rolling Stone in August this year led the top authoritative magazine Uncut on the theme "music that changed the world." Rolling Stone magazine named this as the track "greatest rock and roll song of all time."

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