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  Sting (musician)
Gordon Sumner (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police.
Gordon Matthew Sumner was born in Newcastle, England to Audrey and Eric, a milkman.
In the summer of 2003, Sumner was made an Commander in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/go/Gordon_Sumner.html   (1017 words)

  
 Sting (musician)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police.
Sumner was born in Newcastle, England to Audrey and Eric, a milkman.
Also in 2003, Sumner was placed 81st on the 100 Worst Britons list by polls conducted by Britain's Channel Four.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/sting__musician_   (1184 words)

  
 Rehumanize Yourself
Gordon Sumner woke up, climbed into a shiny metal box, and fought the rush hour hell down to the plant to build his very small component of Ford cars.
Gordon might have been picked in the amateur draft after his senior year and live out his dreams of playing in the majors.
Gordon was grabbed in a bear hug by Deloris Johnson, who was sitting next to him.
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 City of Sumner - Sumner Community Connection -April 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The City of Sumner has received an "A" bond rating from Standard and Poors for the $8 million bonds that have been sold to finance the ULID 67 sewer project in the north end.
Gordon is continuing with his private practice in Fife, but plans to "slow down" and begin enjoying a real retirement.
Sumner is an ideal community for bike patrols, considering the flat terrain and compact residential and business areas.
www.ci.sumner.wa.us /scc/scc0497.htm   (3769 words)

  
 Sting (musician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sumner was born in Newcastle, England to Audrey and Ernest Sumner, a milkman, and raised a Roman Catholic.
Before playing music professionally, Sumner worked as a ditch digger and a primary school teacher.
In the summer, Sumner was made a Commander in the Order of the British Empire.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Gordon_Sumner   (1752 words)

  
 Sting (musician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sumner was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England to Audrey (a Protestant) and Ernest (a Catholic via his own mother, Agnes White, whose father was an Irish stevedore) Sumner.
Before playing music professionally, Sumner worked as a ditch digger and a music teacher at a Catholic primary school.
He once performed wearing a fl and yellow striped jersey that fellow band member Gordon Solomon had noted made him look like a bumblebee, thus he became Sting.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gordon_Sumner   (2138 words)

  
 The Man Who Would Be Sting
Although he avoided the coal mines, he did spend some time working at his father's dairy--which showed that Gordon truly lacked direction, since he was well aware that his father did not enjoy working there ("No, my father didn't really enjoy getting up in the morning at four o'clock every day, no.").
Gordon also worked short stints as an unskilled laborer on a construction site, a bus conductor, and a tax collector.
What is certain is that the Gordon of this time period had a love for sweaters, wearing all that he could get his hands on.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/Sting/76705/4   (556 words)

  
 knot.magazine : print
Sumner's band, Fiction Plane, has labored in the trenches of the college music scene since the late '90s while attempting to avoid any association with Sting.
Sumner mentions his "babe" repeatedly, but I can't figure out if he is talking about is girlfriend, child or dog (From where did the line "I forgot to feed my babe today" come?).
While I'm sure Sumner hates being referred to in the context of his father, he needs to let his guard down a little bit.
www.knotmag.com /?print=652   (1604 words)

  
 Charles Sumner
An aggressive abolitionist, Sumner attacked the fugitive slave laws, denounced the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, and on May 19–20, 1856, delivered his notable antislavery speech called “The Crime against Kansas.” A master of invective, he singled out as his special victim Senator Andrew Pickens Butler of South Carolina, who was not there to reply.
Sumner wrote and spoke widely, and there are two editions of his works (15 vol., 1870–83; 20 vol., 1900).
Cultural relativism and the savage: the alleged inconsistency of William Graham Sumner.
www.infoplease.com /id/A0847202   (451 words)

  
 kartooner.com » Gordon Sumner’s Greatest Hits
Gordon Sumner isn’t the local book salesman with a rocking band.
Sumner is in fact the real name of the singer Sting.
Gordon Sumner’s Greatest Hits is filed in General and currently has No Comments.
www.kartooner.com /archives/2003/03/16/gordon-sumners-greatest-hits   (196 words)

  
 Sting Website
Gordon Sumner - nicknamed ‘Sting’ for the fl and yellow striped sweater he would wear while performing, After disbanding the Police at the peak of their popularity in 1984, Sting quickly established himself as a viable solo artist, one obsessed with expanding the boundaries of pop music.
Sting incorporated heavy elements of jazz, classical, and worldbeat into his music, writing lyrics that were literate and self-consciously meaningful, and he was never afraid to emphasize this fact in the press.
Welcome to Sting "Gordon Matthew Sumner" Website, and its dedicated to the one who is recognized as a musical genius who has been able to adapt to the changing musical preferences of fans, while always delivering quality songs.
www.westlord.com /sting   (353 words)

  
 Fiction Plane on Altarnative.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The comparisons are inevitable because Sumner did inherit a great set of pipes, but Fiction Plane  (Sumner, Brown, guitarist Seton Daunt and drummer Pete Wilholt), will not trade on Sting’s famous name.
Releasing their first full-length album after a decade of trying on sound styles and band names, one of which (Santa’s Boyfriend) was one unfortunate experiment, might seem odd, but it took that long for everything to work out.
Brown and Sumner started a band in high school,  “But for a while we were all kinda’ doing our own thing,” and went on to play in other bands separately,” he remembers.” After college the time seemed right for all of them to work together.  While the time was right, the place was not.
www.altarnative.com /2003/may_june/features/fiction_plane.shtml   (423 words)

  
 Sting: The Secret Life of Gordon Sumner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sting: The Secret Life of Gordon Sumner Review: If you're looking to learn about Sting, this is not the book for you.
Sting: The Secret Life of Gordon Sumner Review: This writer's 1999 rendering of Sting's life is pitiful.
Sting: The Secret Life of Gordon Sumner Review: After Sting has published his own autobiography Broken Music this month, this so-called "complete biography" on Sting has made itself superfluous....Sting beats Wensley Clarkson in style, authenticity and truthfulness.
www.textkit.com /0_1857821254.html   (238 words)

  
 The Ghost of Gordon Sumner
# posted by The Ghost of Gordon Sumner : 3:16 PM
And the press is after you/ jumping over fences just to see who's cool...
Two things for a slow Friday, both of which prove that for all the information that can be had on the internets, without the weird, random shit, it's just potatoes without gravy:
theghostofgordonsumner.blogspot.com   (722 words)

  
 Gordon - Orange Tabby - January 23, 1999
Gordon - Orange Tabby - January 23, 1999
He is a good boy and chases any bug that may sneak in the house.
Gordon Sumner is named after my favorite musician, "Sting," the lead singer of the "Police."
www.catoftheday.com /archive/1999/January/23.html   (177 words)

  
 Congressman Bart Gordon - Sumner Town Uses Federal Funding For New Sewer System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Administration is providing the town of just over 200 residents with a $196,000 grant and a $104,000 low-interest loan.
The town is also using a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to fund the project.
The town’s sewage will be treated at the city of Portland’s wastewater-treatment plant, officials noted.
www.gordon.house.gov /gordon/pressarchives/2002/July/07-30-02+Sumner+Town+Uses+Federal+Funding+For+New+Sewer+System.htm   (193 words)

  
 The Ghost of Gordon Sumner: 08/01/2004 - 08/31/2004
If you're in the DC area tonight, and you want to put your hands to better use than self-love, then DC 9 is hosting the DC National Rock Paper Scissors Tournament.
The band seems to be popping its cherry left and right; the name of the album is taken from a song on the album (a first) and the cover art, however blurry, is all of the members (another first).
I would measure the success of a night by the way by the way by the amount of piss and seed I could exude over the columns that nestled the P.A. If you're a fan at all of Patti Smith, you should subscribe to her mailing list.
theghostofgordonsumner.blogspot.com /2004_08_01_theghostofgordonsumner_archive.html   (5604 words)

  
 Newsbulletin
In his talk, Sumner said the United States must take steps to address "a significant loss of both enlisted and junior officers" and suggested that the decline is due in part to the U.S. not taking care of its veterans.
Sumner retired from the United States Army in 1978 after more than 35 years of service, including in Korea from 1946 through 1948 and in Vietnam in the late 1960s.
Sumner is a consultant to the Laboratory on matters involving the development of alternate energy sources in third world nations and in technology transfer to foreign nations and private industry.
www.lanl.gov /orgs/pa/News/111400text.html   (2995 words)

  
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 Join Howard Phillips to Visit the Panama Canal
You are cordially invited to join me and Lt. General Gordon Sumner (USA-Ret.) on a four-day, action-oriented visit to Panama, arriving May 9 and returning May 12, 2005.
Since the withdrawal of all U.S. forces at the end of 1999, Panama (which has no military, except a coast guard) alone has been directly responsible for the defense of a target which is high on terrorist wish lists (just as the Japanese hoped to cripple the Canal during World War II).
General Sumner is the former Chairman of the Inter-American Defense Board, and served as Ronald Reagan’s Ambassador-at-Large for Latin America.
www.conservativeusa.org /panamatrip05.htm   (794 words)

  
 OBITUARIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sally Sumner Ford, 66, of 409 W. Gilbreath St., died at 4:35 p.m.
Conrad Sumner of Burlington; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Allen Gordon Snipes, 90, of Springview Assisted Living in Graham, died at 6:15 p.m.
www.thetimesnews.com /2000/00-09/00-09-11/obits.html   (1241 words)

  
 sting musician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Missing imageGordon-Sumner-Sting.jpg Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and...
The radiant Sacred Love is a vivid and frequently gorgeous reminder that Gordon Sumner is first and foremost a talented singer-songwriter.
Sumner (son of Gordon Sumner, better known as Sting) know this well...
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 The Daily Mail (London, England): On Sting's tail; JIM BERRYMAN has known Sting since he was a rebellious schoolboy ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Daily Mail (London, England): On Sting's tail; JIM BERRYMAN has known Sting since he was a rebellious schoolboy called Gordon Sumner.
On Sting's tail; JIM BERRYMAN has known Sting since he was a rebellious schoolboy called Gordon Sumner.
JIM BERRYMAN has known Sting since he was a rebellious schoolboy called Gordon Sumner.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:131875634&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (253 words)

  
 An Interview With Sting - 80sxchange.com
Now, the man born Gordon Sumner 52 years ago is happily in love - with his wife, their six children and his life.
Sting will be getting together with a few thousand of his closest friends for a musical party celebrating "Sacred Love" tomorrow at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
I've been Sting longer than I was Gordon Sumner.
www.80sxchange.com /forums/showthread.php?t=23676   (1184 words)

  
 hip online: artist: Sting
Gordon Sumner, Oct. 2, 1951, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England) became one of the most famous faces of the '80s.
Aside from writing a memorable string of hit singles and albums between 1979-83, highlighted by the No. 1 song "Every Breath You Take" from 1983's hugely successful Synchronicity, the one-time schoolteacher turned pop star regularly appeared in such films such as Quadrophenia (1979), Brimstone And Treacle (1982), Dune (1984), The Bride and Plenty (both 1985).
In 1993, Sting rebounded with Ten Summoner's Tales--an album which even in its pun-filled title (summoner = Sumner) revealed an upbeat contrast to the dour The Soul Cages.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/s/sting   (894 words)

  
 Featured Artist #47: Gordon Sumner, "Sting" - Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gordon Matthew Sumner was born in Wallsend, Northumberland England on October 2, 1951.
He left behind his old guitar to Gordon, starting him down a path of musical exploration that is still going strong over four decades later.
Before becoming lead singer of the band The Police, Sting was a ditch digger, as well as a school teacher at St. Paul's Roman Catholic First School in Cramlington, England.
www.musicianforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=148185   (1724 words)

  
 Gordon Sumner, p/k/a Sting v Michael Urvan - Internet Law - Legal - Domain Dispute Case Summary Archives - Lawyer - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1.1 The Complainant is Gordon Sumner, professionally known as "Sting", a citizen of the United Kingdom who maintains a residence in the United States.
7.2 Pursuant to paragraph 4(i) of the Uniform Policy and paragraph 15 of the Uniform Rules, this Administrative Panel denies the request that the Registrar, Network Solutions, Inc, be required either to transfer to the Complainant, Gordon Sumner, p/k/a Sting, or to cancel, the domain name "Sting.com".
A Notification of Complaint and Commencement of Administrative Proceeding was sent to the Respondent on June 20, 2000.
www.muscovitch.com /sting.shtml   (10834 words)

  
 Sting | The Police | Kate and Leopold | Gordon Matthew Sumner | Trudie Styler | Joe Sumner | Kids Entertainment News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sting, whose real name is Gordon Matthew Sumner, has also been doing his fair share of charity events.
In 1989, with the help of his wife and a Brazilian Indian chief, Sting helped start the Rainforest Foundation US (RF-US) to stop the destruction of the rainforests in Brazil.
One day Sting came to practice in a striped soccer sweater and the trombone player, Gordon Solomon, said that Sting looked like a bee.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p4232.htm   (391 words)

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