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Burt Bacharach's musical magic is your Memorial Day YouTube project
The Pitch talked to Kansas City native Burt Bacharach this week, and we came away convinced that the Grammy- and Oscar-winning composer, who turned 85 recently, is as relevant as ever.
Thu May 23, 2013
Legendary Guitarist -- Who Wrote 'We Will Rock You' -- Says Why 'The...
Legendary Guitarist -- Who Wrote 'We Will Rock You' -- Says Why 'The Voice' Doesn't Rock Him, Calling It 'the Ultimate Insult to Music' A famous rock guitarist served up a scathing appraisal of the singing competition format "The Voice," calling it "absolutely the dullest, dumbest, most depressing program on TV" and "the ultimate insult to music ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Kate Clanchy's top 10 coming-of-age novels
Signs of growing up ... John Mills as Pip in the 1946 film version of Great Expectations.
10 Burt Bacharach songs you should know
At the Seattle Times' morning news meeting, an editor expressed surprise that a story about composer Burt Bacharach's newly published memoir was among the most-read items on our website today.
Tourism playlist sings the praises of the Valleys
Manic Street Preachers, Sir Tom Jones and Only Boys Aloud are among the musicians featured in a campaign launched to encourage more people to visit the Valleys Some of the biggest names in Welsh music feature on a innovative tourism playlist that it is hoped will attract more tourists to the South Wales Valleys.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tom Jones a Vital Presence at Bowery Ballroom Concert
At 72, Tom Jones still sounds like Tom Jones big as a sequoia, impossibly deep, occasionally full of ham.
Mon May 20, 2013
Rod Stewart's "Time" Debuts at #1 in the UK, Sets British Albums Chart Record
Rod Stewart 's latest album scored a #7 debut on the Billboard 200 chart, but it's made an even bigger splash on the other side of the pond.
Sat May 18, 2013
PW's Weekend Picks: May 17-19
Tom Jones is the man on so many levels. His most recent, Spirit in the Room , is a stunning achievement from a 72-year-old stud.
Tue May 14, 2013
This is South Wales
Parking problems! Man crashes new Porsche into store
A MAN thought his new Porsche was in reverse when he attempted to pull out of a parking bay but instead accelerated forward, crashing into a Cardigan store.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Paul Anka doing it his way after half a century
Paul Anka says he doesn't believe in retirement. He recently released a new autobiography, "My Way," and a CD, "Duets." When: 7:30 p.m. May 15 Where: Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, 2 Southbridge St., Worcester How much: $49.50-$79.50. 571-7469 or www.thehanovertheatre.org Not only has Paul Anka done it his way, the chart-topping teen ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Photo: Tom Jones impersonator Steve McCoy performs "Hey T
Single Sign-On: You can use Facebook account to log in to LasVegasSun.com. Tom Jones impersonator Steve McCoy performs "Hey There Delilah" during a fundraiser to benefit trombonist Mike Turnbull, who is recovering from stage-four thyroid cancer, at New Song Anthem Church Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Sun May 12, 2013
Bacharach pens his back story
Burt Bacharach appears May 14 with Mitch Albom at the Alex Theatre in Glendale to discuss the songwriter's new autobiography, "Anyone Who Had a Heart." Burt Bacharach was never a fan of rock 'n' roll, even as the distinctive, graceful love songs he wrote with lyricist Hal David began sharing space on the frenetic '60s and early '70s pop charts.
Pop singer Tom Jones looking to attract younger fans
Septuagenarian Welsh rocker Tom Jones says his U.S. tour for his new album "Spirit in the Room" is aimed at drawing in younger listeners.
The Voice 'fulfilled my dream of singing to Sir Tom Jones' as two Welsh hopefuls crash out
She may have lost out in tonight's battle round of The Voice but singer Elise Evans says singing The Green Green Grass of Home to her mentor Sir Tom Jones felt like winning the show.
Mel Gibson Belts Out His Favorite Tom Jones Song ... Kind Of
Ask anyone to belt out their favorite Tom Jones song and you'll probably get " It's Not Unusual " -- arguably one of the most famous songs of all time.
104.7 The Mix
She's A Lady
Tom Jones became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the British Invasion.
Fri May 10, 2013
Burt Bacharach box set to be released
Universal Music Catalogue will celebrate the work of one of the most accomplished and well loved popular composer/songwriters with the release of the definitive Burt Bacharach collection on 10th June '13. Entitled 'The Art Of The Songwriter - Anyone Who Had A Heart' it will feature 6 CDs of music that take the listener through an astonishing six ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Bacharach writing musical with Elvis Costello and Chuck Lorre
In a couple of days , Burt Bacharach will turn 85 and his professional life couldn't be busier.
Tue May 07, 2013
Wrexham family back plan to honour Spanish Civil War hero
Rhos Community Council is pressing ahead with a plaque to commemorate miner Tom Jones, who was born in Lancashire in 1908, but brought up in Rhos, near Wrexham.
Sat May 04, 2013
Bbech tree news
Morgantown Bank & Trust Makes First Donation from Bank's School...
Future Donations Expected to Increase As Program Grows- Tom Jones, President/CEO of Morgantown Bank & Trust presented Butler County Schools Superintendent Scott Howard with a check for $839.60 for the first donation from the bank's school spirit card program.