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  • Ella Fitzgerald-"I'm Glad There Is You"

    01/17/2017 6:08:09 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 5 replies
    "I'm Glad There Is You", has been sung by countless people, i.e. Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Lena Horne, Julie London, Tony Bennett, Vic Damone, Sammy Davis Junior, Rosemary Clooney, Beyoncé, The Temptations, etc. It's very hard to pick the best, so I'll just throw out to the FR group to weigh in, and tell me in your own opinion which version is your favorite.
  • Music and memories. Wayne Newton 1968

    01/17/2017 5:58:35 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 1 replies
    youtube ^ | 1/17/2017 | slef
    Wayne Newton would be the perfect entertainer for the inauguration. He is the king of Las Vegas. Still going strong.
  • Shotgun Guitar played and SHOT by Rev. Peyton

    01/15/2017 5:29:56 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | Dec 4, 2016 | bigdamnbandofficial
    Shotgun guitar played and shot by Rev. Peyton of Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band. The three string Guitgun was conceived by Rev. Peyton and custom made by our pal Bryan Fleming who is an expert custom pickup designer (He hand wound the pickup for it!).
  • First Bets Placed On Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Super Fight (Irishman a 10-1 underdog)

    01/15/2017 4:30:48 PM PST · by drewh · 13 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | JANUARY 15, 201710:31AM | Damon Martin
    THE prospect of a Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight has created a mega-buzz about megabucks. UFC boss Dana White was on The Herd on Friday, countering the boxer’s $15 million offer to the UFC superstar with one of $25 million to each combatant in a proposed boxing bout. The superfight lends itself to the perfect storm for Las Vegas linemakers. And it didn’t take long for one to post odds. Dave Mason of weighed in with his opinion on Twitter. In short, McGregor is quite the long shot. Follow Dave Mason @DaveMasonBOL Nice. @danawhite offers @TheNotoriousMMA & @FloydMayweather $25M...
  • WWE Hall OF Fame Legend Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka Dead at Age 73

    01/15/2017 1:33:18 PM PST · by drewh · 3 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/15/2017 12:02 PM PST
    Jimmy Snuka, the WWE Hall of Famer, has died after losing his battle to stomach cancer. Jimmy wrestled from the 1970s onward ... all the way through 2010. Jimmy came into the WWE as a heel, and became famous for his acrobatic wrestling style. He eventually turned and became a good guy. He had a number of shots at the WWE championship -- both as a villain and hero -- but never won. The Fijian wrestler, also known as Superfly Snuka, would often punish his opponents with his signature move -- the Superfly Splash ... which was an epic body...
  • Bayley to get Wrestlemania 33 Moment Similar To Daniel Bryan

    01/15/2017 2:19:06 PM PST · by drewh · 10 replies
    One India News /Wrestling Observer ^ | Jan 15 2017 ast | Raja
    Going by the rumour mill, Sasha Banks will not win the title there as Charlotte will be keeping her winning streak intact with some shenanigans. : Bayley cemented A spot in the championship picture after winning the number one contender’s match against Nia Jax. With a little help from Sasha Banks, she connected with the Bayley-to-belly to put Jax away and winning the bout. She is set to challenge Charlotte for the Raw Women’s championship at the Royal Rumble PPV. The infamous moment when Raw was occupied by the fans (image courtesy Youtube) Going by the rumour mill, she will...
  • Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka, Wrestling Legend, Dead at 73

    01/15/2017 1:34:33 PM PST · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | January 15, 2017 | Jason Diamond
    Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, the high-flying Fijian-born professional wrestler who rose to fame alongside icons Hulk Hogan, "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Andre the Giant in Vince McMahon's WWE (then the WWF), is dead at the age of 73. His death comes less than a month after murder charges were dropped in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend Nancy Argentino. WWE superstar and Snuka's daughter Tamina Snuka announced her father's death on Instagram.
  • Why Trump’s Inauguration Day will be better without celebs

    01/14/2017 7:29:07 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | 2017-01-14 | Salena Zito and Dana Schuster
    There will be no Beyoncé wiggling on stage. Bruce Springsteen, Ariana Grande, John Legend and Elton John aren’t going to be there either. In fact, pretty much every A-lister from the Hollywood and entertainment world has decided to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. And whether or not Trump himself is wrestling with that public rejection, the people who voted for him are not. The “blue-collar billionaire” will have a day that’s more befitting of the working-class base that put him in the White House: one without fanfare or celebrities or fancy couture (although his wife, Melania, will most certainly...
  • Wartime singer Dame Vera Lynn: Reaching 100th birthday incredible adventure

    01/14/2017 9:11:32 PM PST · by gasport · 40 replies
    Express & Star ^ | January 13, 2017
    Renowned wartime singer Dame Vera Lynn has described reaching her 100th birthday as "an incredible adventure of song, dance and friendship".
  • Guitarist who avoided Buddy Holly plane crash dies at 85 (Tommy Allsup)

    01/14/2017 8:34:44 PM PST · by lowbridge · 9 replies
    Fox news ^ | January 13, 2017
    Tommy Allsup, a guitarist best known for losing a coin toss that kept him off a plane that later crashed and killed rock `n' roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "Big Bopper" Richardson, has died. He was 85. -snip Tommy Allsup was part of Holly's band when the Lubbock, Texas, singer died in the Feb. 3, 1959, plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. Allsup flipped a coin to see who between him and Valens would get a seat on the plane and who would have to take the bus to the next stop on the tour.
  • Jennifer Holliday Pulls Out of Trump Inauguration, Apologizes to LGBT Community

    01/14/2017 9:44:08 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 122 replies
    The Wrap ^ | January 14, 2017 | Itay Hod
    Jennifer Holliday has canceled her appearance at Donald Trump’s inauguration event next week, calling her decision to perform a “lapse of judgement.” Jennifer Holliday Pulls Out of Inauguration Performance, Apologizes to LGBT Community (Exclusive) Jennifer Holliday has canceled her appearance at Donald Trump’s inauguration event next week, calling her decision to perform a “lapse of judgement.” In an open letter, provided exclusively to TheWrap, the “Dreamgirls” star apologized to the LGBT community, saying she was “uneducated on the issues that affect every American at this crucial time in history and for causing such dismay and heartbreak to my fans.” The...
  • People Outraged Over A White Man Playing Michael Jackson

    01/14/2017 9:24:07 AM PST · by kevcol · 62 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | January 13, 2017 | Amber Randall
    White actor Joseph Fiennes had been cast to play Michael Jackson in an episode of the cable show “Urban Myths,” reports USA Today. Sky Arts, the U.K. broadcaster of the show, pulled the episode “Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon,” after the trailer for it drew criticism from Jackson’s family. Paris Jackson, one of Jackson’s children, said the episode trailer offended her so much that she almost threw up. “I’m so incredibly offended by it, as I’m sure plenty of people are as well, and it honestly makes me want to vomit,” she wrote.
  • T-Bone Burnett: Fear Country

    01/14/2017 5:09:14 AM PST · by Fai Mao · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2006 | T-Bone Burnett
    Turn the bass down before playing. This one will blow your sound system out if you don't. T-Bone can be an squired taste Fear County
  • New Bio Finally Gives "Wicked" Wilson Pickett His Due

    01/13/2017 9:52:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    HoustonPress ^ | BOB RUGGIERO
    In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson PickettBy Tony FletcherOxford University Press, 320 pp. $27.95It was October 13, 1966, and Wilson Pickett was pissed off. And as friends, bandmates, producers and girlfriends knew, you did not want to piss him off. Not for nothing was he referred to — and reveled in — his nickname as “The Wicked Pickett.” At Rick Hall’s storied FAME studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Pickett and his crack band had just laid down a definitive, smoking take on a little tune about a girl who loved her car more than her man....
  • Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face

    01/13/2017 5:21:25 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 39 replies
    One of Idol's signature hits. Enjoy.
  • Warren Zevon - Lawyers, Guns and Money

    01/13/2017 9:53:18 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 34 replies
    YouTube ^ | 01/13/2017 | Warren Zevon
    I went home with a waitress the way I always do How was I to know she was with the Russians, too? I was gambling in Havana - I took a little risk Send lawyers, guns, and money Dad, get me out of this
  • 2 Members of R&B Band Tower of Power Hit by Train, Injured

    01/13/2017 2:30:23 AM PST · by sushiman · 32 replies
    ABC New ^ | 1/13/17 | Associated Press
    Two members of Tower of Power, a group that has been an R&B institution for nearly 50 years, were hit by a train Thursday night as they walked across tracks before a performance in their hometown of Oakland, but both survived, their publicist said.
  • Why liberal elites are so resentful of middle America

    01/12/2017 11:25:34 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 49 replies
    The New York Post ^ | January 11, 2017 | Salena Zito
    This week we saw a few perfect examples of why liberal coastal elites are so resentful of middle America: It’s because the supposed rubes and rednecks aren’t more resentful of the elites — or, more specifically, the elites’ “success.” They don’t aspire to be like their self-appointed betters. Some Americans just don’t need much; they don’t think there’s anything wrong with wanting to have a 1,500-square-foot house, watch football and go to church on Sunday. They don’t want to leave their hometowns to come to Silicon Valley or Washington, DC, or Manhattan. They place great value on community and living...
  • Maine Police Department Uses Classic Rock Song In Winter Safety Message

    01/09/2017 7:24:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Police in Bangor, Maine, are making use of a 1970s progressive rock hit by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band to encourage people to clear the snow off their cars before driving. Sgt. Tim Cotton posted on Facebook on Tuesday that the group’s song “Blinded By The Light” can serve as a reminder of how dangerous it is to drive with vision obscured by snow.
  • ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Played On A 100-Year-Old Fairground Organ | You’ve Never Heard Anything....

    01/09/2017 1:05:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 66 replies ^ | January 9, 2017 | staff
    FULL TITLE: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Played On A 100-Year-Old Fairground Organ | You’ve Never Heard Anything Like This… Bohemian Rhapsody Will Never Be Heard The Same Way, Again… If you were to make a list of rock songs that should be given a 5-Star rating, there are many songs that should be included. Stairway To Heaven, Hotel California, Thunderstruck, Dream On, Welcome To The Jungle, and many others. But there is one song that truly stands out amongst them all and that song is Bohemian Rhapsody. Written by legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, this is a song that is still revered...
  • Beauty and the Beast doll is labelled as 'creepy' with shoppers saying it looks more ...

    01/09/2017 9:16:01 AM PST · by RummyChick · 56 replies
    daily mail ^ | 1/8 | unity blott
    Shoppers have been left in hysterics after spotting something rather unusual about the latest piece of Disney merchandise. The Belle doll, launched to promote the upcoming Beauty and the Beast remake, appears to have been modelled on leading actress Emma Watson but Twitter users think she looks more like Justin Bieber. Soon after hitting shelves, images began circulating on Flickr and Twitter comparing the doll to the Canadian star. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Marvel’s ‘Captain America’ parodies campus SJWs, but with company’s history fans can’t tell

    01/07/2017 7:41:21 AM PST · by Hube · 4 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 1/7/2017 | Dave Huber
    The latest issue of Marvel Comics’ Captain America: Sam Wilson features writer Nick Spencer taking jabs at campus social justice warriors (SJWs). Which seems quite, well, odd given Spencer’s far-left politics and hatred for all things conservative/Republican. As confirmation, readers and fans on Twitter and elsewhere couldn’t figure out whether to take the writer’s latest creation, the “Bombshells,” seriously or not. The Bombshells show up at a college to thwart an appearance by what Heat Street’s Ian Miles Cheong calls an amalgam of right-wing provocateurs Lauren Southern and Milo Yiannopoulos (although the woman’s name is Ariella Conner which indicates to...
  • Gems from "Follow Thru" & "Hold Everything" Victor Light Opera Company

    01/06/2017 11:10:42 PM PST · by Arthur McGowan
    YouTube ^ | 1929 | DeSylva-Brown-Henderson
    Victor Light Opera Company--Gems from "Follow Thru" and "Hold Everything"
  • "Changer" - original metal, by Yours Truly

    01/06/2017 5:10:13 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 12 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 12/6/17 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Just to be clear, this is a Warhammer 40,000-inspired song, and is not about any particular politician. For a free download of "Changer" click here, and then click on More and choose Download.
  • Gospel singer Kim Burrell's radio show is canceled just days after she was dropped from the Ellen D

    01/05/2017 8:14:26 PM PST · by Morgana · 17 replies ^ | January 5, 2017 | Valerie Edwards and Hannah Parry For
    FULL TITLE: Gospel singer Kim Burrell's radio show is canceled just days after she was dropped from the Ellen DeGeneres show following homophobic sermon Gospel singer, Kim Burrell's radio show has been canceled following her church sermon in which she called homosexuality 'perverted' and a 'sin'. Texas Southern University announced on Wednesday that Burrell's Bridging the Gap would no longer be airing on its airwaves. Burrell's show on KTSU-FM 90.9 began nearly seven months ago in June. 'The Kim Burrell show is no longer airing as part of KTSU Radio programming,' TSU said in a statement. Scroll down for video
  • San Antonio Spurs Troll Mariah Carey

    01/05/2017 3:35:07 PM PST · by RummyChick · 4 replies
    twitter ^ | 1/3/17 | spurs
  • What sank the Titanic? New documentary claims fire weakened hull

    01/05/2017 1:48:18 PM PST · by Red Badger · 45 replies ^ | Thursday, January 05, 2017 12:41PM | Staff
    Did an intense fire on board R.M.S. Titanic lead to one of the worst disaster's in maritime history? A new documentary by author and journalist Senan Molony suggests the emergence of pictures hidden in a forgotten album for a century prove that the supposedly unsinkable passenger ship was weakened by a smoldering coal fire even before it left on its catastrophic maiden voyage. Titanic, which at the time of its sinking in 1912 was the biggest ship afloat, hit an iceberg in the north Atlantic on the night of April 14 and went down with the loss of about 1,500...
  • Dan Nainan has been telling every newspaper he can find he's 35. He's 55.

    01/05/2017 10:18:11 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 13 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | January 5, 2017 | Ben Collins
    Dan Nainan is known as a 35-year-old former Intel engineer who now makes millions as a comedian. The fact that he’s 20 years older is the least weird part of his story. Last week, it happened again. This time it was Forbes, smack dab in the headline. “Millennial Dan Nainan Left Intel To Make His Millions Entertaining Others With Comedy.” Millennial Dan Nainan has been the go-to millennial in a whole lot of news stories in the past year. He was 35 in an AP story that appeared in the Chicago Tribune about undecided voters on Nov. 6, two days...
  • Woo! Watch Ric Flair, 67, deadlift 400 pounds

    01/05/2017 9:13:03 AM PST · by mountn man · 25 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Jan 05, 2017 6:49 AM | Sporting News
    Ric Flair has a New Year's message to the world: deadlift this. The WWElegend is 67 but on Wednesday posted a video to Twitter that shows him deadlifting 400 pounds with the accompanying words: "I.Will.Never.Retire." After finishing the impressive feat of strength, Flair gives more of a "whoa!" than a solid"woo!", his trademark. Still, the video drew a range of responses from fellow wrestlers, past and present, as well thousands of others. Of course, the "Nature Boy" is never one to miss an opportunity. Hours after the video went viral, Flair was pitching merch from his online store.
  • Sweden video: Muslims fire rockets at crowds and police on New Year’s Eve in Malmo

    01/04/2017 2:54:00 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 14 replies ^ | 01/04/2017 | Robert Spencer
    “It’s also the case that when police are there they can be a target for someone who wants to shoot a rocket at them, so it’s difficult for them to police. No arrests were made and no police reports filed however.” In the early hours of the morning, Malmo police were also forced to shoot a 28-year-old man in the leg twice after a short stand off. Officers were called out at around 5.30am after someone was “feeling ill”, however at the scene they found an axe and knife-wielding male. “When the patrol arrived they found the man intimidating, which...
  • Pissing off the left better than most. MILO Confirms: ‘Yes, I Am Doing The Audiobook’

    01/01/2017 9:38:07 AM PST · by tony75034 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Dec 31, 2016 | Charloe Nash
    Milo, who calls Trump 'Daddy' has been a supporter of MAGA since Trump first said it. This has pissed off the entire left, especially on campus in what Milo has named 'The Dangerous Faggot Tour', in which he destroys feminists, Clinton supporters, the racists of the Black Lives Matter movement, Soros, Podesta and the rest. He even has a city named after him in that furturistic fantasy novel series that is pissing off the left. Like how dare an author not be a socialist or communist? Look on Maps at this article posted here a month ago, there is a...
  • 'Santa Claus doesn't exist,' conductor tells kids at Italian Frozen show

    01/01/2017 8:34:47 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies ^ | 31 December 2016 11:58 CET+01:00
    Maybe, facing the combined power of Disney and Christmas, orchestra conductor Giacomo Loprieno should have just let it go. At the end of a musical adaptation of the children’s movie “Frozen,” Loprieno stood up after the last notes had died away, with an urge to convey to his young audience an unpalatable truth. “Santa Claus doesn’t exist,” he said. Stunned parents who had taken their kids to the event in Rome on Thursday took to social media to express their fury, the press reported on Saturday. …
  • Live New Years Eve at the Apollo Theater - Glasgow 1979 -1980

    12/31/2016 7:25:08 PM PST · by Mariner · 8 replies
    BBC via Youtube ^ | December 31st, 1979 | Blondie
    Happy New Year! I hope you enjoy this as much I did. And yes, it was recorded 37 years ago.One of the most underrated bands of the 20th century.
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic

    12/31/2016 5:29:46 PM PST · by WhatNot · 5 replies ^ | U.S Army field Band
    Battle Hymn of the RepublicThe United States Army Field Band performs "Battle Hymn of the Republic". Lyrics by Julia Ward Howe; Music by William Steffe; Setting by Peter J. Wilhousky and Arranged by James Neilson. Led by First Lieutenant Alexandra Borza.
  • The Kinks’ Ray Davies receives knighthood in New Year Honours List

    12/31/2016 4:57:43 PM PST · by sushiman · 52 replies
    NME ^ | 12/30/16 | Damian Jones
    Well deserved methinks . Sir Raymond Davies !
  • TCM Remembers Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016)

    12/31/2016 3:32:20 AM PST · by Bratch · 22 replies
    Turner Classic Movies ^ | December 30, 2016 | TCM press release
    TCM Remembers Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016) Turner Classic Movies pays tribute to Debbie Reynolds on Friday, January 27 with the following festival of films. This program will replace the previously scheduled movies for that day so please take note.  The new schedule for Friday, January 27 will be:  6:00 AM It Started With A Kiss (1959) 7:45 AM Bundle of Joy (1956) 9:30 AM How the West Was Won (1962) 12:30 PM The Tender Trap (1955) 2:30 PM Hit The Deck (1955) 4:30 PM I Love Melvin (1953) 6:00 PM Singin' In the Rain (1952) 8:00 PM The Unsinkable Molly Brown...
  • How Musicians Die

    12/30/2016 7:28:48 PM PST · by Rockitz · 115 replies
    Washington Post via ^ | 30 December 2016 | Washington Post via Tyler Durden
    The passing of George Michael this week reminded many of the seemingly short life expectancy of musicians (and performers in general). In fact, as on study found, while blues, jazz, and country singers typically live as long as the average American; rock, techno, punk, metal, rap, and hip hop stars die significantly sooner. “I hope I die before I get old,” The Who’s Roger Daltrey sang in “My Generation” in 1965. This didn’t happen for Daltrey, who is now a ripe 71, but it did to many other musicians. Dianna Theadora Kenny, a professor of psychology and music at the...
  • Norwegians are about to lose their FM radio and they’re not happy about it [DAB forced switch]

    12/30/2016 3:56:02 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies ^ | 21 December 2016 10:28 CET+01:00 | The Local/NTB/AFP
    In just a matter of weeks, Norway will tune out FM radio for good and become the world’s first country to switch over to digital-only transmissions. Norway's government has decided that the nation’s FM airwaves will fall silent from January 11, 2017, starting in Nordland and gradually moving south. After nearly a century of the analog system, which revolutionized music listening with high-fidelity stereo sound compared to mono AM transmissions, the changeover to Digital Audio Broadcasting’s advanced version (DAB+) will render the country’s almost eight million radio sets obsolete. Although it has been in the works for years, most Norwegians...
  • Report: Cowboys plan to play Tony Romo on Sunday

    12/30/2016 2:47:15 PM PST · by Red Badger · 66 replies ^ | December 30, 2016, 8:00 AM EST | by Michael David Smith
    Tony Romo will make his 2016 debut on the first day of 2017. Romo, who has missed the entire season after suffering a back injury in the preseason and then being demoted in favor of Dak Prescott, is expected to play on Sunday, January 1, against the Eagles, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. That appears to be a change in plans for the Cowboys, who had previously indicated that they wouldn’t risk an injury to Romo in a meaningless game and would turn to Mark Sanchez if they decided to give Prescott some rest in the regular season finale. The...
  • Singer resigns from Mormon Tabernacle Choir, says she ‘could never look myself . . .

    12/30/2016 2:03:09 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 49 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | December 29, 2016 | Peggy Fletcher Stack
    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's acceptance of the invitation to sing at Donald Trump's inauguration has spawned widespread debate among the faithful and thousands of signatures on a petition demanding the decision's reversal. Now the choir's participation has even more fallout: the resignation of a female singer. "Since 'the announcement,' I have spent several sleepless nights and days in turmoil and agony. I have reflected carefully on both sides of the issue, prayed a lot, talked with family and friends, and searched my soul," Jan Chamberlin wrote in a resignation letter to the choir president and choir members. "I've tried to...
  • Should the government stop funding NPR?

    12/30/2016 5:31:44 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 55 replies
    Public television and radio stations like PBS and NPR got $445 million from the government in 2012—or about 0.014 percent of the federal budget. I don't understand why the American taxpayer should subsidize any television or radio stations. $445, in my opinion, is a lot of money. A lot of money. NPR is another very liberal outlet. I say defund NPR. What say you?
  • "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" - a truly twisted cover, by Yours Truly

    12/29/2016 11:24:46 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 1 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 12/29/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg" (performer); Traditional song
    I've had a nasty case of laryngitis for the past several days, so I decided to do a cover of the children's song "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," using my mutilated voice to provide vocals. Yeah, I'm not too clear on that chain of logic either. For a free download of "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" click here, click on More, and choose Download.
  • Inauguration Performers

    12/29/2016 10:04:08 AM PST · by Dogbert41 · 9 replies
    Would love to see him playing there, and in particular this song, All I Want.
  • Carrie Fisher’s mother Debbie Reynolds reportedly hospitalized for ‘possible stroke’

    12/28/2016 2:00:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 133 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 28, 2016 | Victor Morton
    According to a report on TMZ, the 84-year-old Ms. Reynolds was rushed to the hospital from the Beverly Hills home of son Todd Fisher around 1 p.m. PST. She was reportedly at the home to discuss funeral plans for Ms. Fisher.
  • Princess Leia Second Line To Celebrate Carrie Fisher

    12/28/2016 12:18:42 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 54 replies
    Offbeat ^ | DECEMBER 28, 2016 | SAM D'ARCANGELO
    The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus will celebrate Carrie Fisher’s life with a Princess Leia-themed, second line-style parade in New Orleans on Friday evening. Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the popular Star Wars film series, died yesterday at the age of 60. According to, participants will gather at Markey Park in the Bywater at 3pm. The approximately one-hour parade will begin at 4pm, andd will travel one block north down Mazant Street before turning right on Dauphine Street. It will then turn left on Poland Avenue and make its way to Castillo Blanco (Chewbacchus’ headquarters) on the corner of...
  • Silent Night Happy New Year 2017

    12/28/2016 5:26:46 AM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski's Youtube Ministry ^ | 12/28/2016 | Revski
    This video instrumental, Christmas at 2016, has a 2017 New Year greeting at end. The mandolin instrumental is covered by, Revski - o7jimmy.
  • Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old Veteran With Home Visit and Performance

    12/27/2016 9:40:22 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 50 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 26, 2016 | People
    Taylor Swift is known for surprising fans with one-of-a-kind experiences — showing up at weddings, bridal showers, and even inviting them over for dance parties at her house. And on Monday, she continued the tradition — surprising a 96-year-old World War II veteran with a visit to his Missouri home. Cyrus Porter had made headlines for being the oldest “Swifty” — telling Ozarks First that he’s been to multiple Swift concerts, using his love for the 27-year-old singer to bring him closer to 20+ grandchildren.
  • Tragic loss of the Red Army Choir

    12/27/2016 4:17:11 AM PST · by ThinkingBuddha · 82 replies ^ | Apr 7, 2013 | Red Army Choir
    Tragically lost in Christmas day plane crash.
  • What concerts/performances did you attend in 2016.

    12/26/2016 4:46:29 PM PST · by GSWarrior · 182 replies
    12/26/2016 | GSWarrior
    As I get older I attend fewer concerts. I wish they began at 4pm instead of 10pm. Here's my list: The Mekons Wynonna and the Big Noise Pere Ubu KT Tunstall Hiss Golden Messenger Kris Kristofferson Valerie June Dry Branch Fire Squad
  • Inauguration performer Jackie Evancho’s album sales skyrocket

    12/26/2016 11:14:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 27 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | December 26, 2016 | Nicole Bitette
    Jackie Evanch-who? Jackie Evancho — the virtually unknown 16-year-old singer slated to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20 — is laughing all the way to the bank as her recent album sales have skyrocketed since her performance was announced.