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Adele's 'Someone Like You' might have been an international chart success, but it's now entered at number 22 of the funeral music chart. The track, which in July 2011 became the first single of the decade to sell a million in the United Kingdom, has...
Why do Cole Porter's songs still get under our skin? For starters, his lyrics show a degree of poetry, wit and insight unattained before he began penning hits in the late 1920s and rarely has been matched in American song since (though Stephen...
Ask anyone who loves jazz to the name the top tenor saxophonist of all time, and he or she probably will answer in a flash. To many, it's Sonny Rollins, at 82 still a giant. Or Gene Ammons, the long-gone, soulful player from the South Side of Chicago....
Bebo Valdes, the legendary Grammy-winning Cuban pianist, composer and father of his equally accomplished pianist son, Chucho Valdes, has died in Sweden at 94. During his artistic prime, in the 1940s and '50s, the elder Valdes ranked among the key...
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What's in a name? If you're a Chicagoan and your surname is Capone, everything. There is perhaps no more notorious name associated with the city (except perhaps Gacy, or for a time, Bartman). Growing up, Deirdre Marie Capone lived what she calls a "shame-...
Love Songs & Valentines Dinner Theatre Show will be presented at the Oakhurst Tea Room in Somerset at 6 p.m. Feb. 14. The show is presented by Alabaster Productions, featuring Mary McCormack, with special guest Jessie Glover. "The great romantic songs...
Tony Lip, 82, a veteran character actor known for playing mob roles on "The Sopranos" television show and in films, died Friday at a hospital in Teaneck, N.J. Family members told New Jersey's Record newspaper that Lip, a resident of Paramus, N.J., had...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - latimes.comAngus Scrimm always thought that he would be the star of “sophisticated, witty drawing-room comedies.” But instead of making people ......
Remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s work takes many shapes. One of them is a Sunday night performance by Young Jeezy at Pompano's Club Cinema. Jeezy's "Its tha World" mixtape dropped this past December, adding to the ranks of trap hip-hop records...
The Hartford CourantJubilant Sykes has sung classical and spiritual music at the Metropolitan Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, London's Barbican Centre and the Hollywood Bowl. But Hartford Stage is a decidedly different venue for a veteran of...
A dream I have. I originally worded that the other way around, but didn’t want to trivialize the brave vision of Dr. King, who, as I was explaining to the kids the other day, should be represented right next to Lincoln on Mount Rushmore, which...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGThe good news: Two people from counties surrounding the Lehigh Valley showed up on the premiere episode of Season 12 of “American Idol” on Wednesday. The bad news: Neither is going to the Hollywood round. Both were joke contestants never......
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