updated 07/01/1985 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 07/01/1985 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Despite a gag sign to the contrary, rocker Gregg Allman, 38, and friend Diane Marshall definitely were there for a party at New York's Hard Rock Cafe. The seldom-seen singer said he was working on a new album featuring "some hard rock and lots of love songs—that's what I write now. Just don't call it Southern rock. And please, you're not going to print anything about Cher, are you?" Nope.
Secret agent man
No, Britain's Prince Edward hasn't turned his back on the regal life for an exciting career in counterespionage. The 21-year-old Cambridge student—and third son of Queen Elizabeth—was merely doing his bit by acting as an amateur security guard at the school's annual college ball. Later, the high-spirited student Prince eagerly turned in his trench coat and hat to join the revelries.