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The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

Before the impact of groups like The Beach Boys, and The Mersey Sound and The Beatles changed music for ever, there was Rock and Roll, with huge stars such as Buddy Holly, Bill Hayley, and Elvis Presley. 239 more words


Bobby Vee - Day 32

365 Days of Music Appreciation – Day 32

Bobby Vee
1943-Present (Retired in 2010, diagnosed with Alzheimers)
Style – Rock and Roll, Pop
Achievements: Theodore Roosevelt “Rough Rider” Award, Rockabilly Hall of Fame, Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame. 678 more words

Music Appreciation

J-W CARTOON THEATRE:"Bubble Bath Dion"

At this time, it is with greatest of pleasure to bring you another in a series of my own original cartoons from the past, and this timeless classic was first created by yours truly way back in 2002, when I was still living in Philadelphia; This just happens to be my own little vision of what it would be like if the rock & roll legend… 21 more words

Dream In Music

Check out the Tab Hunter Confidential documentary trailer

The ubiquitous All American Boy, that defined “dreamy” for a generation of teens, had a secret to hide. Sorry, girls. I’ve heard of Tab’s time working with John Waters, which is, of course, wildly entertaining, but am looking forward to learning about the rest of his life, particularly his relationship with Anthony Perkins.


Latest Podcast: Why Every Under-30 Hollywood Actress Should Heed This Anniversary*

Clara Bow would’ve turned 110* on Wednesday. For a time, the original “It” girl was the biggest movie star in all the world. Then she turned  124 more words


Gino Vannelli-synth/pop 70's icon was The Man

So, Gino Vanneli waltzed into my girlfriend’s life back in 1974. I thought myself a singer and…she bought it. And then , here comes Gino. I thought I was the center of her universe. 150 more words

Amanda Peterson: How We Process the Death of a Teen Crush

I was struck by how news of the death of Amanda Peterson (Can’t Buy Me Love) resonated despite the actress being out of the public eye, and not merely film, for nearly a generation. 12 more words

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