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In her prolific career, singer Margaret Whiting recorded 500 songs, including such signature hits as "It Might as Well Be Spring," "That Old Black Magic" and "Baby It's Cold Outside." Along with such legends as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, Whiting...
NEW YORK — The songs are among the most popular of the baby boom era — "My Girl," "I Want You Back," "Dancing in the Streets." They may be the staple of oldies radio; they haven't been part of a big Broadway musical. Now "Motown: The Musical"...
The first song the broader world heard from the Beatles wasn't one of the pop-music gems that seemed to flow so effortlessly from the pens of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, nor was it any of their versions of American R&B and blues songs that were a...
Tags: George Harrison, Music Industry, Norwich, Ringo Starr, England
Robert Morgan Fink Biochemist at UCLA Robert Morgan Fink, 96, a retired UCLA biochemistry professor whose groundbreaking research with his biochemist wife included developing a new technique in the late 1940s to study the thyroid, died Wednesday of...
Davy Jones was a promising 18-year-old actor from England when he found himself among the guest performers on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on Feb. 9, 1964 — the same night about 75 million people tuned in to catch the American debut of the Beatles. Like...
After Zac Brown chose to sing "Martin," a love song to his guitar, everyone on stage with him Tuesday night at Club Nokia for this year's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit concert quickly fell in line and served up songs inspired by their...
Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have sold part of their compound in the Hollywood Hills for $7,325,000, public records show. The entire property, listed at $12.5 million two years ago, included two houses and a one-bedroom...
Singer Melanie Brown, also known as Scary Spice from her days with the Spice Girls, has purchased a gated home in the San Fernando Valley area for about $3.15 million. The country French-style house has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms in more than 8,...
A Hollywood Hills home once owned by actress Dorothy Dandridge is on the market at $3,495,000. The restored 1926 Mediterranean has three bedrooms and five bathrooms in 4,368 square feet. Three terraces with city views provide space for entertaining....
David Frye, whose impressions of Presidents Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson and other prominent political figures vaulted him to popularity in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 77. Frye died Monday of cardiopulmonary arrest at his Las Vegas home,...
Tags: Richard Nixon, Elections, Boynton Beach, Las Vegas, Politics
Brand XApple has a big announcement (aren't they all?) scheduled for Tuesday morning -- and according to the Wall Street Journal, that announcement will be the arrival of the Fab Four in the iTunes store. The Beatles' catalog, which underwent a handsome...
Hank Jones, whose extraordinary combination of versatility, craftsmanship and creativity during his nearly eight-decade career earned him the reputation as a jazz pianist's pianist, has died. He was 91. Jones died Sunday at Calvary Hospital in New York...
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