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Rock Hall of Famer Darlene Love conquers all

Rock Hall of Famer Darlene Love conquers all

This week Oprah Winfrey announced that her OWN network’s first scripted TV movie will be a treatment of the memoir “My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story." This is a cherry on the top of a lot of recent good fortune for Love, who will perform a Valentine’s Day concert at Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse. Also sweet, attending the March 2 Academy Awards, where “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” a profile of Love and other under-appreciated (and often un-credited) backup singers of the past 50 years, is up for a best-documentary Oscar. “This is probably one of the best times of my life,” the singer, 72, says from her home in Rockland...

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