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Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Sneak Peek at Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin' with Frank and Bing, Coming to PBS This August

Celebrate the Oscar-winning composer who wrote high-flying songs for Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, such as "Moonlight Becomes You" and "Come Fly With Me" in PBS 's JIMMY VAN HEUSEN: SWINGIN' WITH FRANK & BING special, featuring interviews with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Harry Crosby, Tony Bennett, Shirley MacLaine and more.

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Related Topix: Chanson, Going My Way, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Family, The Bells of St. Mary's, Jazz, Frank Sinatra Jr.

Mon Jul 07, 2014

National Public Radio

Billy Eckstine: A Crooner Who Crossed Barriers

Billy Eckstine was smooth as silk. He was tall and handsome, sported a pencil-thin mustache and sang in a distinctive baritone.

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Related Topix: Billy Eckstine, Jazz, Blues, The Mills Brothers

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Tricia's retro film review: The Bells of St. Mary's

The Bells of St. Mary's is the 1945 drama starring Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman.

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Related Topix: Family, Drama Movies, The Bells of St. Mary's, Jazz, Celebrities, Ingrid Bergman

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

'Imbecile Slush': Surprising Early Reactions To Crooning

In 1932, a new singing style was emerging: crooning. What we might consider easy listening now wasn't necessarily received cordially by its contemporaries.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Some famous Big Band male singers continued success into the '50s and '60s

The first column told about female Big Band artists, and this one features male singers.] Virtually all significant orchestras of the Big Band Era of the 1930s and 1940s had a featured male vocalist, and on some occasions, singers such as Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby became star attractions of the bands they performed for.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Jazz, Chanson, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Nat 'King' Cole

Examiner.com

Celebrity Real Estate: Megan Fox buying Bing Crosby home

Actress Megan Fox is a celebrity homeowner as well as a celebrity mom. She and husband Brian Austin Green purchased the former carriage house of Bing Crosby in 2014.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Jazz, Brian Austin Green

Thu Jun 26, 2014

National Ledger

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green - Celebrity House Hunters

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green are celebrity House Hunters, the couple have found a home to buy in Toluka Lake, specifically they have bought Bing Crosby's old home.

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Related Topix: Brian Austin Green, Home Listing, Home, Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Jazz

New York Post

Even more clips (70, in fact) of flicks you cana t find on DVD

"Porgy and Bess," "The Virginian," "Love With the Perfect Stranger" and "Persons in Hiding" are among the classic flicks you won't be able to find on DVD.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, Musical Movies, Porgy and Bess, Theater, Virginia, Anything Goes, Comedy Movies, Jazz

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Worcester News

Pianist for the greats comes to club

Brian Dee has performed as a session musician during his career and his piano playing can be heard on recordings by Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby as well as Peggy Lee and Johnny Mercer.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz, Johnny Mercer, Chet Baker

Tue Jun 24, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green buy new home

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have splashed out $3.35 million on a new home which previously belonged to Bing Crosby.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Brian Austin Green, Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Jazz

Sun Jun 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 6/15/2014

BOB AND BING Chestnut Fine Arts Center 5/15-6/22/2014 Bob and Bing celebrates the music and comedy of two iconic Hollywood stars.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Road to Singapore, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Road to Morocco, Bob Hope, Oldies, Jazz

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