Phil Everly, one half of the popular music duo the Everly Brothers, died Friday of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 74.
"We are absolutely heartbroken," his wife, Patti, told the newspaper, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking. "He fought long and hard."
Allan McKeown, the husband of Tracey Ullman who also served as a producer and co-creator of her comedy shows, died at his Los Angeles home on Tuesday after a battle with prostate cancer, Variety reports. He was 67.
Glee is approaching its milestone 100th episode, and as part of the celebration, fans will be able vote on which songs the cast should perform during the hour.
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Starting today, viewers can choose from a pool of 30 songs that have been performed throughout the past five seasons. The top 10 vote-getters will be remixed and performed by the current members of thye show's New Directions.The episode will feature the seniors reminiscing about their favorite high school moments as graduation approaches.
Despite the show's title, it's a little tough to feel happy and excited about Glee this season. Following the sudden death of Cory Monteith this past July, many of the headlines about the series have been about the death of his character, beloved quarterback and New Directions member-turned-substitute director Finn Hudson, and how the series will move forward without one of its most important characters. For Gleeks across the country and around the world, the thought of watching Glee without Finn is a sad one. However, like any good musical, the show must go on, especially when that show is known for delivering heart, humor and those feel-good moments. Glee returns for its fifth season Thursday (9/8c, Fox), and although there's something missing from the new season, there are plenty of other reasons to tune in for Season 5...
Let it Glee!
Glee is devoting the first two episodes of its fifth season to covering Beatles songs — and a newly released teaser video shows how Mr. Schue (Matthew Morrison) gets the New Directions gang on board to tackle the music of the Fab Four.