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Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
Pop & HissThe veteran songwriter mixes recent tunes with tales of his vaunted past. A quick synopsis of any Richard Harris movie, according to Jimmy Webb, goes like this: He plays the king. He yells a lot. He dies at the end.......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGMotown Records was a hit factory for black musicians in the early 1960s, churning out smash after smash R&B song. So hoping to follow that same path to success, the fledgling vocal group that singer Florence LaRue joined in 1965......
How to win tickets to see The Fifth Dimension, Wanda Jackson, Late Nite Catechism and more at Sellersville TheaterLehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGSeeing rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson, 1960s and ‘70s vocal The 5th Dimension, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, “Late Nite Catechism: The Series” or The Music Of ABBA at an intimate venue such as Sellersville Theater 1894 is pretty cool.......
Magic City Casino is hosting David Cassidy, Florence LaRue and The 5th Dimension at its amphitheater at 8 p.m. Saturday. Cassidy began his musical career at a young age and has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, including four multi-platinum...
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Geithner says he is encouraged at progress Europe is making in addressing debt crisis PARIS (AP) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday he is very encouraged with the progress Europe is making in coming up with a plan to shore up the...
The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
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Lehigh Valley MusicTop 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. TOWER OF POWER What makes Tower of Power so, well, powerful 40 years into its career is that it’s a band of true believers. There’s no nostalgia in the band’s storied horns,......
Lehigh Valley MusicWhen it comes to songwriting, Jimmy Webb has few peers. His lyrics are rife with stunning imagery, his music with nuances and emotions that carry those words into your head and heart. As a singer, Jimmy Webb is a great......
Orlando Theater BlogHere's a preview of the next Broadway touring show to stop in Orlando, thanks to presenter Florida Theatrical Association. It's the musical “Hair,” which opens at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre on Tuesday. (Full performance information is...
Web Reporter5 a.m. This Is Radio Clash by The Clash Free by Phish Age Of Aquarius by The 5th Dimension Mercy by Duffy Let's Get It Started by Black Eyed Peas Lovely Day by Bill Withers Electric Dreams by Human League Misty Mountain Hop by Led...
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