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Berks area bowling, January 17, 2019 - Reading Eagle 17 Jan 2019, 4:55 am

Berks area bowling, January 17, 2019  Reading Eagle

Miller rolls 300. John Miller III of Sinking Spring bowled his 21st 300 game in the Pepsi Men's Majors League at Berks Lanes. He also had games of 203 and 200 ...

Girls basketball notebook: Two players join 1,000-point club - The Advocate 17 Jan 2019, 3:28 am

Girls basketball notebook: Two players join 1,000-point club  The Advocate

Gracen Kerr, a 5-foot-4 junior guard for Kolbe Cathedral scored her 1,000th career point in a 58-27 win over Brookfield on Tuesday. On the same night, Lyman ...

Girls basketball Notebook: 2 players join 1000 point club - Laredo Morning Times 17 Jan 2019, 12:17 am

Girls basketball Notebook: 2 players join 1000 point club  Laredo Morning Times

Gracen Kerr, a 5-foot-4 junior guard for Kolbe Cathedral scored her 1,000th career point in a 58-27 win over Brookfield on Tuesday. On the same night, Lyman ...

Court date for local JP who once set $4B bond delayed again - KWTX 16 Jan 2019, 11:32 pm

Court date for local JP who once set $4B bond delayed again  KWTX

A trial on the removal of a local justice of the peace who earned national notoriety after setting a $4 billion bond for a murder suspect has been delayed for a ...

Lexi Thompson embracing authenticity, poised for big 2019 LPGA season - Golfweek 16 Jan 2019, 10:24 pm

Lexi Thompson embracing authenticity, poised for big 2019 LPGA season  Golfweek

Lexi Thompson has opened up and made emotional well-being her first priority. That's why 2019 could be her best season yet on the LPGA.

Pelosi pushes Trump to delay annual speech - NEWS.com.au 16 Jan 2019, 9:06 pm

Pelosi pushes Trump to delay annual speech  NEWS.com.au

With the partial US government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of ...

Edinburg EDC - Visit Edinburg Today - KGBT-TV 16 Jan 2019, 7:41 pm

Edinburg EDC - Visit Edinburg Today  KGBT-TV

CBS 4 (KGBT-TV) provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, sports coverage, entertainment programming and other information of interest for the ...

Bonnie McCloskey - WISC - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 16 Jan 2019, 4:59 pm

Bonnie McCloskey - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

MADISON-Bonnie J. McCloskey, age 79, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. She was born on Aug. 19, 1939, in Cassville, the daughter of ...

Norene Frances Jordan - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant 16 Jan 2019, 10:04 am

Norene Frances Jordan - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

JORDAN Norene F. 78 a resident of Naples Florida died on January 7th, designing a loving Husband just shy of 50 years and a life waiting for him -- September ...

Anne-Marie relies on DiGiCo all around the globe - EtNow.com 16 Jan 2019, 9:40 am

Anne-Marie relies on DiGiCo all around the globe  EtNow.com

Worldwide – Over the last three years, Anne-Marie's musical evolution has been nothing short of seismic: she has gone from playing to 300 people in a clu.

Post-Tribune Local Scoreboard for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 - Chicago Tribune 16 Jan 2019, 3:15 am

Post-Tribune Local Scoreboard for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019  Chicago Tribune

Scores, schedules and highlights in Sports from the Region in Northwest Indiana.

A Look Back: 1992 USAC National Sprint Car Season - FloRacing 15 Jan 2019, 11:35 pm

A Look Back: 1992 USAC National Sprint Car Season  FloRacing

LOCTITE/USAC NATIONAL SPRINT RACE RESULTS: March 21, 1992 -- Gainesville, Georgia -- Lanier Raceway. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jim Keeker, 26R ...

Did your MP vote for or against Theresa May's Brexit deal? - The Independent 15 Jan 2019, 9:48 pm

Did your MP vote for or against Theresa May's Brexit deal?  The Independent

Theresa May is facing a no-confidence vote that could bring down her government after MPs rejected her Brexit withdrawal agreement by a record 230 votes.

Personable, Popular, Pragmatic: Is Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar the Democrat’s Secret Weapon? - Vogue 15 Jan 2019, 2:00 pm

Personable, Popular, Pragmatic: Is Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar the Democrat’s Secret Weapon?  Vogue

America is awakening to the pragmatic, bipartisan, quick-on-her-feet charms of Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar.

Robin Lopez Is Trapped In Basketball Hell - Deadspin 15 Jan 2019, 1:50 am

Robin Lopez Is Trapped In Basketball Hell  Deadspin

Robin Lopez is having a bad time. The Bulls are awful, and are presently mired in a seven-game losing streak, with two games left on their current Western ...

Bulls management always planned to compensate Jim Boylen for his new job. Now, it's official. So why is everyone mad? - Chicago Tribune 14 Jan 2019, 4:05 pm

Bulls management always planned to compensate Jim Boylen for his new job. Now, it's official. So why is everyone mad?  Chicago Tribune

When management changed coaches from Fred Hoiberg to Jim Boylen, it planned to compensate Boylen for his new job. Now, it's official.

Duke Opens 2019 Campaign with Carolina Cup - GoDuke.com 11 Jan 2019, 10:47 pm

Duke Opens 2019 Campaign with Carolina Cup  GoDuke.com

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke track and field program begins the 2018 indoor campaign Saturday Jan. 12, traveling down the road to Chapel Hill, N.C., to compete ...

Petersburg residents turn out against cuts to library, rec hours - KFSK 9 Jan 2019, 6:54 pm

Petersburg residents turn out against cuts to library, rec hours  KFSK

Posted by Joe Viechnicki | Jan 9, 2019. Local residents Monday turned out to oppose some potential cuts to hours at the Petersburg library and community gym.

QUESTION & ANSWER with Jim Kerr: Breaking in new Jeep Cherokee - TheChronicleHerald.ca 9 Jan 2019, 5:36 pm

QUESTION & ANSWER with Jim Kerr: Breaking in new Jeep Cherokee  TheChronicleHerald.ca

Q: I'm going to be picking up a brand new Jeep Cherokee the day before I'm leaving to go skiing. From what I read, it sounds like I'll be just fine if I keep the ...

Woodstock Festival to Return for 50th Anniversary, Says Co-Creator - iHeartRadio 9 Jan 2019, 1:41 pm

Woodstock Festival to Return for 50th Anniversary, Says Co-Creator  iHeartRadio

Michael Lang, who dreamed up the first iconic Woodstock festival, is bringing it back after 50 years! | iHeartRadio.

Former Duke Letterman, Coach Jerry McGee Passes Away - GoDuke.com 7 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Former Duke Letterman, Coach Jerry McGee Passes Away  GoDuke.com

DURHAM, N.C. – Former Duke football letterman and assistant coach Jerry McGee passed away Sunday at the Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth ...

Dave Mowery: Catching up on digital news and 'The Boss' - Reading Eagle 4 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Dave Mowery: Catching up on digital news and 'The Boss'  Reading Eagle

Things I would have written about during my column-writing hiatus.

Jim Kerr - Reading Eagle 30 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Jim Kerr  Reading Eagle

There was a lot of detailed work involved in compiling 150 stories over 150 years.

Jim Kerr picks his top rides of 2018 - TheChronicleHerald.ca 27 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Jim Kerr picks his top rides of 2018  TheChronicleHerald.ca

It's that time again when I like to pick some of the top vehicles I've driven over the past year. With so many good vehicles on the market, it is difficult to pick one ...

New turn lane to ease backup on Robert Rose Drive at Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro - The Daily News Journal 26 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

New turn lane to ease backup on Robert Rose Drive at Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro  The Daily News Journal

Murfreesboro officials expect crews to complete a right-hand turn lane on Robert Rose Drive onto Thompson Lane by early 2020.

SAR installs officers - Cleveland Daily Banner 23 Dec 2018, 1:06 am

SAR installs officers  Cleveland Daily Banner

Chapter officers for 2019 took their oaths of office when the Col. Benjamin Cleveland Chapter, Tennessee Sons of the American Revolution convened its Dec.

Geddy Lee Says He and Alex Lifeson Will "Make Some Noise Together" Again - iHeartRadio 20 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Geddy Lee Says He and Alex Lifeson Will "Make Some Noise Together" Again  iHeartRadio

"I'm a musician, and I can't stop playing. So I'll do something soon." | iHeartRadio.

All the photos from the 2018 Supercars concert with Simple Minds - Newcastle Herald 24 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

All the photos from the 2018 Supercars concert with Simple Minds  Newcastle Herald

SCOTTISH rock heavyweights Simple Minds christened No.1 Sportsground as the new home of the Newcastle 500 Supercars concert in style on Saturday night ...

Simple Minds to leave Newcastle 500 Supercars fans thinking of '80s nostalgia - Newcastle Herald 23 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Simple Minds to leave Newcastle 500 Supercars fans thinking of '80s nostalgia  Newcastle Herald

IF you've ever watched a Hollywood film made in the '80s the chances are you know that iconic “hey, hey, hey, hey...oooo woah.” That unmistakable intro of ...

Stadium rock gods Simple Minds set to shake Number 1 Sports Ground in Newcastle on Saturday l Photos - Newcastle Herald 22 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Stadium rock gods Simple Minds set to shake Number 1 Sports Ground in Newcastle on Saturday l Photos  Newcastle Herald

As Scottish stadium rockers Simple Minds return to Newcastle for the Supercars weekend, Frontman Jim Kerr tells PENELOPE GREEN bigger things are in store ...

iHeart Shares Exclusive Conversation With Mick Jagger And Keith Richards About Stones Tour - Forbes 19 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

iHeart Shares Exclusive Conversation With Mick Jagger And Keith Richards About Stones Tour  Forbes

iHeart Share Exclusive Interview With Mick Jagger And Keith Richards On New Stones Tour. The Rolling Stones announced the 2019 No Filter tour, hitting NFL ...

In St. Petersburg, Simple Minds delivers career-spanning set at Mahaffey Theater - Creative Loafing Tampa 10 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

In St. Petersburg, Simple Minds delivers career-spanning set at Mahaffey Theater  Creative Loafing Tampa

“What if nobody remembers us?” Jim Kerr cheekily asked during some of his witty between-song banter last night from the stage at Mahaffey Theater.

Simple Minds return to San Francisco a rousing success - Martinez Tribune 26 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds return to San Francisco a rousing success  Martinez Tribune

©DEAN CHALKLEY Sarah Brown, Cherisse Osei, Ged Grimes, Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill and Gordy Goudie (pictured L-R) of the Simple Minds performed ...

Five Thoughts: Simple Minds at the Pearl (October 21) - Las Vegas Weekly 25 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Five Thoughts: Simple Minds at the Pearl (October 21)  Las Vegas Weekly

Anyone expecting a low-key, nostalgia-heavy set was doubtlessly surprised by how much of themselves the band put forward.

Five reasons to see Simple Minds - The Province 24 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Five reasons to see Simple Minds  The Province

Forty years and counting. In the sure-to-make-at-least-some-of-us-feel-old category, the band formed in Glasgow in 1977 and released its debut album Life In a ...

Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr, rocker and hotelier - San Francisco Examiner 23 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr, rocker and hotelier  San Francisco Examiner

Scottish rocker Jim Kerr often had been warned to plan early for retirement. So nearly two decades ago, he pounced on a remote property investment deal, th.

Simple Minds Tour Celebrates 40 Years as a Band - ThisisReno 22 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds Tour Celebrates 40 Years as a Band  ThisisReno

Simple Minds simply lit up GSR's Grand Theatre Saturday night. This show was another example of me deciding to 'check it out', not knowing much about ...

(Don't you) forget about Simple Minds: Their 18th album is another hit - OregonLive.com 21 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

(Don't you) forget about Simple Minds: Their 18th album is another hit  OregonLive.com

Jim Kerr, kneeling, and his Simple Minds co-founder Charlie Burchill, standing to his left, bring the current incarnation of the Scottish band to the Roseland ...

Guitarist Charlie Burchill sizes up our Simple Minds playlist—which doesn't include the band's biggest hit - Las Vegas Weekly 18 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Guitarist Charlie Burchill sizes up our Simple Minds playlist—which doesn't include the band's biggest hit  Las Vegas Weekly

The Scottish band—which plays the Pearl on October 21—has a discography that ranges from the experimental to the expansive.

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr Interviewed Ahead of Denver Concert - Westword 16 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr Interviewed Ahead of Denver Concert  Westword

Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr says he and guitarist Charlie Burchill are always working on songs. It's not like it was during the Glasgow-based rock band's rise to ...

Jim Kerr Of Simple Minds On Story Behind 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' And New Simple Minds Music - Forbes 15 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr Of Simple Minds On Story Behind 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' And New Simple Minds Music  Forbes

In the midst of a rare U.S. tour, Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr talks about the association of his band and music with the films of John Hughes, the group's ...

Simple Minds at the Fillmore, 5 Things to Know - The Oakland Press 12 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds at the Fillmore, 5 Things to Know  The Oakland Press

More than 40 years on, Simple Minds is still alive and kicking -- and doing all it can to make sure the world doesn't forget about it.

Pop Quiz: Jim Kerr of Simple Minds explains why the band disappeared from America - San Francisco Chronicle 12 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Pop Quiz: Jim Kerr of Simple Minds explains why the band disappeared from America  San Francisco Chronicle

In the 1980s, it felt like Simple Minds was everywhere. In its billowy satin suit heyday, the…

Simple Minds' Charlie Burchill previews Saturday's Pabst show - OnMilwaukee.com 11 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds' Charlie Burchill previews Saturday's Pabst show  OnMilwaukee.com

Simple Minds hasn't plated in Milwaukee in a long, long time, but that changes Saturday. We caught up with original member Charlie Burchill for a preview.

Simple Minds: Will you recognize them after a long time away? - Chicago Sun-Times 11 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds: Will you recognize them after a long time away?  Chicago Sun-Times

It's been an “embarrassingly long time” since Simple Minds have toured North America extensively, says the band's longtime frontman Jim Kerr. More than a ...

Concert review and photos: Simple Minds remind of their powerful songs - Atlanta Journal Constitution 8 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Concert review and photos: Simple Minds remind of their powerful songs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Five songs into their set, Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr smiled at the audience and said, after taking a deep breath, “We're exhausted already!” He was kidding ...

Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill previews Cleveland concert and reflects on career - WKYC.com 7 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill previews Cleveland concert and reflects on career  WKYC.com

Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill on band's career, why making new music is important, upcoming Cleveland concert and the one move he wishes the ...

Simple Minds hope you don't forget about them - Atlanta Journal Constitution 6 Oct 2018, 11:10 pm

Simple Minds hope you don't forget about them  Atlanta Journal Constitution

That staccato “Hey, hey, hey, hey” is all you need to hear to beat Shazam and identify Simple Minds' eternal hit, “Don't You (Forget About Me).” The 1985 smash ...

Jim Kerr Hits the Road with Simple Minds - Washington Life Magazine 4 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr Hits the Road with Simple Minds  Washington Life Magazine

The leader of the 80's rock giant talks past and present as his band tours North America for the first time in 20 years.

On Its First Extensive U.S. Tour in Years, Simple Minds to Play Hard Rock Live Next Week - Cleveland Scene 3 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

On Its First Extensive U.S. Tour in Years, Simple Minds to Play Hard Rock Live Next Week  Cleveland Scene

Famously, the Rolling Stones once said, “You can't always get what you want,” but for Jim Kerr of Simple Minds, sometimes you get exactly what you want.

Simple Minds won't let you (forget about them); band headed to Rocksino - cleveland.com 2 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds won't let you (forget about them); band headed to Rocksino  cleveland.com

Jim Kerr, kneeling, and his Simple Minds. co-founder Charlie Burchill, standing to his left, bring the current incarnation of the Scottish band to the Hard Rock ...

Jim Kerr from Simple Minds talks new tour - ChicagoPride.com 30 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr from Simple Minds talks new tour  ChicagoPride.com

The Scottish rock band Simple Minds created a sound for the '80s after forming back in 1977. The Breakfast Club soundtrack spawned the hit “Don't You (Forget ...

Simple Minds hope fans don’t forget about them - Boston Herald 28 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds hope fans don’t forget about them  Boston Herald

The Scottish band Simple Minds has never broken up, but U.S. fans can be forgiven for thinking they had. After all, it's been more than two decades since they ...

Jim Kerr says "no one's more excited" about Simple Minds touring North America again than Simple Minds - WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM 26 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr says "no one's more excited" about Simple Minds touring North America again than Simple Minds  WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM

Simple Minds launched their lengthiest North American tour in decades on Monday in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and frontman Jim Kerr says "no one's more ...

Simple Minds Talk Iggy Pop Stealing Their 'Goodies' Back In the Day -- And Singing With Bowie - Billboard 25 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds Talk Iggy Pop Stealing Their 'Goodies' Back In the Day -- And Singing With Bowie  Billboard

Simple Minds commemorated the 40th anniversary of its formation last year with the release of a new album, Walk Between Worlds. Now the Scottish group ...

REVIEW: Simple Minds won't let you forget about them at Sands Bethlehem Event Center - Allentown Morning Call 25 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

REVIEW: Simple Minds won't let you forget about them at Sands Bethlehem Event Center  Allentown Morning Call

Simple Minds retained, and displayed, the vehemence of its 1980s heyday Monday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, kicking off its first full North American tour ...

Steve Perry Releases 'We're Still Here,' Interviews With Q104.3 Jock Jim Kerr - californiarocker.com 21 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Steve Perry Releases 'We're Still Here,' Interviews With Q104.3 Jock Jim Kerr  californiarocker.com

By DONNA BALANCIA. Steve Perry debuts the video for his new single “We're Still Here,” off his forthcoming Traces album, due out Oct. 5. Traces is the former ...

Don't You Forget About Me: With new album, 1980s art-rockers Simple Minds kicking off first full U.S. tour in 16 years at Sands Bethlehem Event Center - Allentown Morning Call 21 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Don't You Forget About Me: With new album, 1980s art-rockers Simple Minds kicking off first full U.S. tour in 16 years at Sands Bethlehem Event Center  Allentown Morning Call

In its biggest hit, the song from the 1985 No. 1 teen movie “The Breakfast Club,” the Scottish post-punk art-rock group Simple Minds sang, “Don't You (Forget ...

Simple Minds play two area shows on first North American tour in two decades - The Reporter 21 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds play two area shows on first North American tour in two decades  The Reporter

Songs like "Don't You (Forget about Me)," "Alive & Kicking," "Sanctify Yourself" and "All the Things She Said" helped to define the 1980s. They should be in the ...

Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week - Allentown Morning Call 20 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week  Allentown Morning Call

Simple Minds at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Joan Baez at Kimmel Center, Drake Bell at Easton's OneCentreSquare, REO Speedwagon at Penn's Peak ...

Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson to Determine Future of Heart in Upcoming Meeting - iHeartRadio 14 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson to Determine Future of Heart in Upcoming Meeting  iHeartRadio

The Wilson sister's falling out left the future of Heart in question. | iHeartRadio.

Jim Kerr: Bowers people felt need to do something after 9/11 - Reading Eagle 10 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr: Bowers people felt need to do something after 9/11  Reading Eagle

The small community in Maxatawny Township dedicated a small memorial to those who lost their lives in the terror attacks.

Jim Kerr's melodies are far from simple - Press and Journal 6 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr's melodies are far from simple  Press and Journal

Ahead of this weekend's Grandslam open air concert in Inverness featuring Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall, Jim Kerr talks to Martin Hutchinson ...

Simple Minds Return to These Shores With a Great Album and Big Tour – Jim Kerr Interview - EntertainmentToday.net 6 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds Return to These Shores With a Great Album and Big Tour – Jim Kerr Interview  EntertainmentToday.net

In my view, it is superb when artists who have been around for years are still able to create new music and tour. Simple Minds is a band that evolved from the ...

‘We had some heady times in Dundee – it used to be quite rough!’, says Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill - The Courier 31 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

‘We had some heady times in Dundee – it used to be quite rough!’, says Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill  The Courier

Ahead of Simple Minds' long-awaited gig at Slessor Gardens on September 9, guitarist Charlie Burchill tells Michael Alexander about the “heady times” in ...

Jim Kerr and Simple Minds set to party in the park - Swindon Advertiser 2 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr and Simple Minds set to party in the park  Swindon Advertiser

JIM Kerr, lead singer with synth rock band Simple Minds, is a huge fan of Swindon's own pop icons XTC.

Exclusive interview with Simple Minds' Jim Kerr » Northern Life - Northern Life magazine 12 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Exclusive interview with Simple Minds' Jim Kerr » Northern Life  Northern Life magazine

Simple Minds lead singer, Jim Kerr and guitarist Charlie Burchill have been the creative core of Simple Minds since the group formed from the ashes...

Meet surfer who rescued 10-year-old boy swept out to sea in Lincoln City - KGW.com 10 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Meet surfer who rescued 10-year-old boy swept out to sea in Lincoln City  KGW.com

Two boys, ages 10 and 15, were swept out to sea by rip currents in Lincoln City. A surfer rescued one boy, while first responders saved the 15-year-old and ...

Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr talks about a life in showbiz as he heads to Coventry for arena tour - expressandstar.com 30 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr talks about a life in showbiz as he heads to Coventry for arena tour  expressandstar.com

He's rock's renaissance man; Jim Kerr is filling arenas once again. But, as he tells Weekend, he's no longer chasing the rock'n'roll dream .

Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees - Radio Ink 24 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees  Radio Ink

Voting results for the 2018 National Radio Hall of Fame's 24 nominations in six categories are in. Four of the categories were decided by a voting participant ...

Simple Minds rocker Jim Kerr reveals secret brother ‘adopted’ by parents aged three - The Scottish Sun 24 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds rocker Jim Kerr reveals secret brother ‘adopted’ by parents aged three  The Scottish Sun

SIMPLE Minds rocker Jim Kerr told of his love for his secret brother after speaking about him for the first time. The singer and childhood pal Joe Donnelly were ...

Q's With Simple Minds' Jim Kerr On Years Of Touring And Nostalgia - Pollstar 4 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Q's With Simple Minds' Jim Kerr On Years Of Touring And Nostalgia  Pollstar

This is thanks to their performance of anthemic “Don't You (Forget About Me),” at the end of the decade-defining, John Hughes-directed “The Breakfast Club.

Jim Kerr: Willow Grove wins, Pottstown loses in YMCA move - Reading Eagle 1 May 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr: Willow Grove wins, Pottstown loses in YMCA move  Reading Eagle

The Philadelphia Freedom Valley organization has $30 million for a new facility in Upper Moreland, but has no money to fix its Pottstown location.

Jim Kerr On Simple Minds - Forces Network 24 Apr 2018, 3:14 pm

Jim Kerr On Simple Minds  Forces Network

Hal Stewart meets Simple Minds front man Jim Kerr in an Original Music Special.

Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr on their iconic hit, David Bowie and touring Canada - Toronto Sun 23 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr on their iconic hit, David Bowie and touring Canada  Toronto Sun

Don't you forget about '80s Scottish synth-pop act Simple Minds.Arcade Fire certainly didn't.The Montreal group recently welcomed lead singer Jim Kerr onto ...

Watch Arcade Fire join forces with Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr in Glasgow - NME Live 17 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Watch Arcade Fire join forces with Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr in Glasgow  NME Live

Arcade Fire marked the end of their UK tour last night by joining forces with Simple Minds' Jim Kerr at their Glasgow show.

'Don't You (Forget About Me)' singer Jim Kerr recalls overnight fame from 'The Breakfast Club' - Fox News 12 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

'Don't You (Forget About Me)' singer Jim Kerr recalls overnight fame from 'The Breakfast Club'  Fox News

It's been 33 years since Jim Kerr crooned “Don't You (Forget About Me)” in 1985 — and audiences have kept their word.

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Kerr says Simple Minds will go out in style at Dundee - Evening Telegraph 10 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Kerr says Simple Minds will go out in style at Dundee  Evening Telegraph

From the humble beginnings of Simple Minds to rock superstardom across the world, the band have always had an affinity with the City of Discovery. And that ...

Alive and kicking - Simple Minds have a new album out and frontman Jim Kerr is very excited about it - Essex Live 15 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Alive and kicking - Simple Minds have a new album out and frontman Jim Kerr is very excited about it  Essex Live

The Scottish rockers are 40 years into their career but, as Darryl Webber found out, they're as enthusiastic as ever.

Simple Minds review – a jumbo celebration of past and present glories - The Guardian 14 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Simple Minds review – a jumbo celebration of past and present glories  The Guardian

A less blokey lineup sounds modern and impressively energised, while Jim Kerr sings with innate confidence.

Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr 'overwhelmed' as new album hits 23-year chart high - Daily Record 9 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr 'overwhelmed' as new album hits 23-year chart high  Daily Record

The legendary Scottish rock band's latest offering 'Walk Between Worlds' has hit No.4 in the charts and is their best performance since 1995.

Up close with Simple Minds as they celebrate 40 years of music - The Sun 8 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Up close with Simple Minds as they celebrate 40 years of music  The Sun

We walk between worlds with Simple Minds as they recall punk in the 70s, being 'out of control' in the 80s and now 'on a roll' with a new album and tour. After 40 ...

Jim Kerr of Simple Minds talks about headlining new Nottinghamshire music festival Grandslam 2018 - Nottingham Post 8 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Jim Kerr of Simple Minds talks about headlining new Nottinghamshire music festival Grandslam 2018  Nottingham Post

Simple Minds and The Pretenders are to team up for the first time since Live Aid at a huge outdoor concert taking place in Nottinghamshire this summer. Touring ...

Read Article Glasgow venue has a barrowland of memories for Simple Minds' Jim Kerr - The Sunday Post 5 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Read Article Glasgow venue has a barrowland of memories for Simple Minds' Jim Kerr  The Sunday Post

LAST year, Jim Kerr returned to the legendary Abbey Road studios for the first time in nearly four decades – and the experience couldn't have been more ...

My affinity with Dundee: Why Simple Minds legend Jim Kerr hopes to bring ‘luck’ to the opening of the V&A - The Courier 3 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

My affinity with Dundee: Why Simple Minds legend Jim Kerr hopes to bring ‘luck’ to the opening of the V&A  The Courier

As Simple Minds release their first album in four years, Michael Alexander chatted to lead singer Jim Kerr about the V&A, KT Tunstall -and the band's long time ...

As Simple Minds releases Walk Between Worlds Jim Kerr reflects on his career - The National 31 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

As Simple Minds releases Walk Between Worlds Jim Kerr reflects on his career  The National

THE 40-odd minutes of Walk Between Worlds, the 18th studio album by Simple Minds, flash by. If 2014's Big Music was, as Mojo magazine put it,…

Simple Minds star Jim Kerr on touring with ex-wife Chrissie Hynde 30 years after divorcing - The Sunday Post 30 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Simple Minds star Jim Kerr on touring with ex-wife Chrissie Hynde 30 years after divorcing  The Sunday Post

THEY met while their bands were on tour together and their break up was painful. But Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr and The Pretenders' frontwoman Chrissie ...

Chrissie Hynde and Jim Kerr to share stage for the first time since Live Aid - The Times 29 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Chrissie Hynde and Jim Kerr to share stage for the first time since Live Aid  The Times

They met while their bands were on the road and split amid the demands of their rock 'n' roll schedules.Now Jim Kerr, the Simple Minds singer, and Chrissie ...

Rock legends Chrissie Hynde and Jim Kerr to reunite on stage almost 30 years after divorce - Express 29 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Rock legends Chrissie Hynde and Jim Kerr to reunite on stage almost 30 years after divorce  Express

Simple Minds and The Pretenders are going on the road together again, almost 30 years after the bands' respective front people – Jim Kerr and Chrissie Hynde ...

Jim Kerr: Photo of Class of 1941 at Reading High turns up in unusual spot - Reading Eagle 3 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Jim Kerr: Photo of Class of 1941 at Reading High turns up in unusual spot  Reading Eagle

The image is inside a Danish craft brewery in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland.

Jim Kerr: Had I been taken by 'homeless' man? It really didn't matter - Reading Eagle 29 Oct 2017, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr: Had I been taken by 'homeless' man? It really didn't matter  Reading Eagle

I saw sincerity in the face of a stranger who approached me in an Exeter Township parking lot.

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr to go 'head to head' with ex-wife - The Sunday Post 20 Nov 2016, 8:00 am

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr to go 'head to head' with ex-wife  The Sunday Post

SIMPLE Minds' Jim Kerr is set to race ex-wife Chrissie Hynde to the Christmas number one spot. The Alive and Kicking singer, 57, and Chrissie, 65, have both ...

Jim Kerr's playlist – Neil Young, Lou Reed, the Dubliners and more - The Guardian 8 Nov 2016, 8:00 am

Jim Kerr's playlist – Neil Young, Lou Reed, the Dubliners and more  The Guardian

Ahead of the first ever Simple Minds acoustic album, the band's frontman picks five songs that have shaped him.

My favourite photograph by Jim Kerr - Express.co.uk 22 Nov 2015, 8:00 am

My favourite photograph by Jim Kerr  Express.co.uk

BECOMING a father for the first time brought a special love and happiness to Simple Minds frontman Jim, 56, as he tells Danny Scott.

Jim Kerr interview: The Simple Minds frontman on his council high-rise, love of hiking and the Ikea in Catania - The Independent 24 Oct 2015, 7:00 am

Jim Kerr interview: The Simple Minds frontman on his council high-rise, love of hiking and the Ikea in Catania  The Independent

There is never going to be a band like The Who again I grew up with their music, and when I saw them recently [as part of a run billed as their last big tour] I felt ...

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr: 'I’d rather see De Niro than David Bowie or David Byrne' - The Guardian 25 Feb 2015, 8:00 am

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr: 'I’d rather see De Niro than David Bowie or David Byrne'  The Guardian

Simple Minds' album Sparkle in the Rain gets a reissue next month, so let's revisit a Smash Hits article from September 1982: Jim Kerr's Glittering Dream – now ...

Jim Kerr Bio


Scottish singer

July 09, 1959, (59 years old)

http://www.simpleminds.com/

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