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Saturday | SouthCoastToday.com

Lighting 105 candles for Loretta

Not many people can say that they've lived through both world wars or have been alive for seven Red Sox World Series titles, but Loretta Allison can.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin, Jazz, New Bedford, MA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

New York Daily News

When Bing and Bowie harmonized

The 1977 duet of "Little Drummer Boy / Peace on Earth" between Bing Crosby and David Bowie, a radio standard every Christmas, almost didn't happen.


Related Topix: Jazz, Christmas, Chorus, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Bing Crosby's kids recall dad's duet with Bowie

David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Jazz, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chronicle Live

Wallsend couple celebrate 60 happy years - with a pop concert

Young-at-heart couple Kath and Bill Bell are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary - by taking in their first ever pop concert.


Related Topix: Jazz, Wedding

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Here's Tweeting at you, kid: Digicel MORE launches and nods to B&W classics

What would have happened if Ilsa could have WhatsApp'd Rick when she could not make that Paris rendezvous or if Bing Crosby and Bob Hope went on the Road to Pinterest? These and similar themes were explored at Timothy Oulton in Cane Gardens, St Thomas recently as Digicel MORE alerted the business community to a more select form of promotion.


Related Topix: Jazz, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Timeless Holiday Classic Holiday Inn Coming to Blu-ray & Digital HD

Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Holiday Inn, Musical Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, White Christmas, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz

Fri Jul 11, 2014


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.


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.


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

Thu Jul 03, 2014


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.


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.


Related Topix: Jazz