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47. 'I'll Be Home', by Pat Boone

I’ll Be Home, by Pat Boone (his 1st and only #1)

5 weeks, from 15th June to 20th July 1956

Having just read back through my last post – poor old… 901 more words

Uk Singles Chart

My Weekly Spock: That Darn Hat! (Photos)

If you’ve ever seen Baffled with Leonard Nimoy and Susan Hampshire you might have noticed Nimoy wearing this brown bucket hat in a couple of scenes: 202 more words

Leonard Nimoy

90. Jerry Keller - Here Comes Summer (1959)

Here Comes Summer is often considered one of the first tailor-made summer anthems. The problem is, in the UK at least, that it arrived late. It entered the charts in August 1959 and didn’t reach number 1 until 9 October, toppling… 367 more words


Thank You, Billy Graham

“The closest thing America has ever had to a national pastor.” – NBC-TV’s Lester Holt 

Last night I watched the full hour of the Canadian daily Christian talk show… 177 more words


Jazz standards and Peggy Lee's full-bodied Black Coffee

It’s logical to begin at the beginning, but with this particular writing project, I find it helpful to start in a place that’s best for me. 606 more words

Music Journalism

I've Fallen into Classic TV and I Can't Get Up

Greater love hath no husband than to tell his wife about a Murder She Wrote marathon. “It’s running all day Saturday and Sunday,” Tim tells me wearily, thereby consigning himself to another room for pretty much two solid days. 274 more words

Movie Briefs

January 18, 1948: The Kid's Got Talent?

As the program began, the spinning of a wheel would determine the contestants’ order of appearance. As the wheel spun, Ted Mack would chant the magic words: “Round and round she goes, and where she stops nobody knows.” It was January 18, 1948, and… 286 more words

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