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  • Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'

    Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'
    This summer, programmers at Go Country 105 radio in Los Angeles unveiled a new single called "Country Strong" and asked listeners to guess who was the twangy alto belting out lines about how she's "hard to break, like the ground I grew up on." ----------...
  • Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'

    Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'
    During her heyday in the 1940s and '50s, dimple-cheeked Monica Lewis was known as "America's Singing Sweetheart": She warbled such chart-topping hits as "Autumn Leaves, "I Wish You Love" and "Put the Blame on Mame" and starred on the radio on such...
  • Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way

    Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way
    Dean Martin didn't have any interest in doing a weekly musical-variety series when NBC approached him in 1965. "In those days you were either a movie star or a TV star," said his daughter Deana Martin, who is also a singer. "He came home one night and...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: The 200th episode!

     
    Five years and 200 episodes ago, "Dancing With the Stars" debuted on ABC, a small reality-TV series imported from across the pond, in which celebrities were paired up with professional ballroom dancers and pranced around a rectangular stage vying for........
  • 'The Nat King Cole TV Show' coming to iTunes on Feb. 15

     
    Nat King Cole fans have a Valentine's week treat in store this year: His estate will begin posting episodes of his groundbreaking 1950s series “The Nat King Cole TV Show” for digital downloading on iTunes. For a too-brief period in......
  • Pianist/singer Judy Carmichael poetry in motion at Musikfest Cafe Jazz Brunch

     
    By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call They say that with stride piano, all the work is done by the left hand. Yet watching Grammy-nominated jazz pianist/vocalist Judy Carmichael hit her groove at the Musikfest Café Jazz Brunch on......
  • RIP Jerry Leiber: half of one of rock's great songwriting teams

     
    Jerry Leiber, with partner Mike Stoller, wrote many of the hits that helped define rock music....
  • Jerry Leiber appreciation: A songwriter who helped change pop music

     
    An appreciation of Jerry Leiber who, writing for Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee, The Coasters and more as the lyricist half of the Leiber and Stoller songwriting team, helped change pop music and set the template for future artists....
  • Noble Acts

     
    She bewitches and beguiles in PBS’ Downton Abbey, but just who is Michelle Dockery, the girl behind the impervious Lady Mary?...
  • Words from Wings' drummer: Denny Seiwell talks Paul McCartney, area upbringing and new jazz trio

     
    When Lehighton native Denny Seiwell left the tiny Carbon County town for a burgeoning career as a drummer in the lodges of the Poconos, then the clubs of New York City, jazz was his music of choice. He played with......
  • Aztecs give fans a special brand of fever

    Aztecs give fans a special brand of fever
    Peggy Lee popularized the song "You Give Me Fever" back in 1958, and fans of the San Diego State University Aztecs are picking up the refrain in 2011. The football team had a winning season and a bowl championship under their belt and the basketball team...
  • Home built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann available for lease

    Home built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann available for lease
    A gated home in the Pacific Palisades/Brentwood area built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann is available for lease at $15,500 a month. Constructed in 1939, the 5,266-square-foot house on an acre of property has been updated to enhance the...