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Patti Page, the Oklahoma-born pop singer whose gossamer voice on "The Tennessee Waltz," "The Doggie in the Window" and other 1950s hits offered a soothing counterpart to the revolutionary new sound of rock 'n' roll, died New Year's Day in Encinitas,...
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Pop & HissThe Bard and country music have more similarities than you’d think — one being explorations of tragedy. Sure, Dolly sang about her ‘Romeo,’ but why hasn’t there been more coming together of the two?...
Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most...
Culture MonsterEight musicians flank Leslie Uggams as she sings her way through "Uptown Downtown," an autobiography told in music, at the Pasadena Playhouse. But really, there are nine instrumentalists up there, because Uggams herself could be listed among the horns....
Culture MonsterCritics lukewarm to new 'Catch Me If You Can' musical...
- The Gravel Pit, Sucking on a Holiday Treat. An avowed tribute to the bubblegum pop of The Archies (who didn’t release their own Christmas album until just a few years ago), this mid-‘90s pop confection arrived as The Gravel Pit was...
It wouldn't be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick's 46th anniversary,...
Channel Guide MagazineThe other day, we told you about the Yule Log that has been produced by iN DEMAND for VOD cable viewers in the last decade or so. But the famous televised Yule Log that started it all on WPIX in New York in 1966 is also still burning strong on many...
Turn It UpIggy Pop and James Williamson in London, 1972. (Courtesy of Columbia Records) When Iggy Pop and the Stooges played their final concert in 1974, Pop was knocked cold by a bottle hurled from a hostile audience. The band disintegrated amid......
Zap2ItIt's natural with the dawn of a new year to bid farewell to the old, and to those who left with it. In terms of television talents lost in 2010, though, the ritual hits particularly close to the heart. A number of genuine icons of the home screen...
KTLA NewsNEW YORK -- Mitch Miller, the goateed Master of the Singalong, who became a hugely popular recording artist and an unlikely television star a half century ago by leading a choral group in familiar old songs and inviting people to sing along, died Saturday...
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