Bing Crosby was once considered the greatest crooner of all and his recording of “White Christmas” remains the best-selling single of all time, with an estimated 100 million copies sold world-wide. And yet the distortion of Bing Crosby’s accomplishments and reputation has been as remarkable as his career. Here, we debunk many of the mythsRead more..
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From acclaimed actors, musicians, novelists and sports writers, to daring athletes and caring doctors, we lost some of our finest citizens in the past year, including William McCool, one of the seven astronauts who died in the space shuttle Columbia tragedy and two gifted, world famous entertainers, singer Rosemary Clooney and actor Richard Harris. ℘℘℘Read more..
The singing legend Rosemary Clooney died on June 29, after a long battle with lung cancer. She was laid to rest on Friday, July 5, in her hometown of Maysville, Kentucky. Clooney, 74, had been singing for more than half a century. In 1945 when she was 16 she and her 13-year-old sister, Betty, wereRead more..
The Grand Dame of the Big Band era is still moving hearts. ℘℘℘ The houselights in the expensive supper club on New York’s East Side slowly began to dim one evening last spring and conversation, which had given the room a friendly buzz, also began to fade. Through a door at the end of theRead more..
Actors Milo O’Shea and Gabriel Byrne and author Malachy McCourt were iust a few of the luminaries who attended the New York City-based lrish Repertory Theatre’s 7th annual Broadway benefit, Song of the Century, which celebrated the best of lrish entertainment in the 20th century. Byrne hosted the event along with actress Sinéad Cusack, whoRead more..