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  1. Mad About Movies heads to WinchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Hampshire Chronicle

    THE award-winning singer Robert Habermann tells the incredible story of the Hollywood Musical in Mad About Movies at Theatre Royal Winchester on Thursday June 7. From the magical moment when film star Al Jolson uttered the immortal works; "You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet!" in the first 100% talking picture, The Jazz Singer, in 1927 to the kaleidoscopic musicals of Busby Berkeley, starring Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler and a bevy of chorus girls.

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  2. When strangers were welcome here: A hopeful mixtape By Dennis Hartley @denofcinema5Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... heritage first appeared in the soundtrack for Richard Fleischer and Sidney J. Furie's 1980 remake of The Jazz Singer (thankfully, Diamond's stirring song has had a longer shelf life than the film, which left audiences and critics underwhelmed). ...

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  3. Ask Amy: Ia m worried about my grandchildRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... but because I'm a movie buff, I am familiar with the strange career of Al Jolson. When I first saw “The Jazz Singer” - as a child in the '60s - my mother explained blackface as “something that some people used to think was OK, ...

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  4. Ask Amy: When I complain about women grabbing me, I'm belittledRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    ... old, but because I'm a movie buff, I am familiar with the strange career of Al Jolson. When I first saw "The Jazz Singer" - as a child in the '60s - my mother explained blackface as "something that some people used to think was OK, but it really ...

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  5. Future of CBS show - Scorpion' uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... Diamond sang his song with the same name in the movie. Any ideas? That would be the 1980 version of "The Jazz Singer" with Diamond playing the son of a Jewish cantor pursuing instead a dream of pop stardom. The song "America" (also known as "Coming ...

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  6. Television Q&A: Is - Scorpion' coming back?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Post-Bulletin

    ... Diamond sang his song with the same name in the movie. Any ideas? A: That would be the 1980 version of "The Jazz Singer" with Diamond playing the son of a Jewish cantor pursuing instead a dream of pop stardom. The song "America" (also known as ...

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  7. Miracle League hits another homer for those with special needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Vegas Thunder and Wranglers minor league teams, and still plays adult league hockey with a mask depicting "The Jazz Singer" and the Thunder and Wrangler logos. - The tributes keep pouring in for David Humm, the Las Vegas football great who died ...

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  8. Op-Ed Contributor: Saying a Prayer I Don't Believe InRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... say the full Kaddish over Roy Cohn's dead body. And it was chanted by Neil Diamond, playing a cantor, in "The Jazz Singer," and by all of the workers in the factory in the last scene of "Schindler's List." Most improbably, it is even recited by ...

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  9. Seven totally racist movies your parents loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | Salon.com

    ... that many of the most troubling films of the past are also some of the best. Unlike, say, Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer" or Neil Diamond's "The Jazz Singer," some racist films are also enduring works of art that you absolutely, positively ...

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  10. Neil Diamond Gives Up Touring After Parkinson's DiagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Forward

    ... Don't Bring Me Flowers," "America," "Yesterday's Songs," and "Heartlight." He starred in the 1980 remake of "The Jazz Singer," which garnered him three Top 10 singles: "Love on the Rocks," "Hello Again," and "America." Diamond was inducted into the ...

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  11. Neil Diamond gives up touring after diagnosed with Parkinson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Don't Bring Me Flowers," "America," "Yesterday's Songs," and "Heartlight." He starred in the 1980 remake of "The Jazz Singer," which garnered him three Top 10 singles, "Love on the Rocks," "Hello Again," and "America." Diamond was inducted into the ...

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  12. Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The Morning Call

    ... and "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" with Barbara Streisand. He's also had 17 Top 10 albums. His 1980 disc "The Jazz Singer" sold five times platinum and his 1974 "Greatest Hits" album sold four times platinum. In all, 11 of his albums have sold ...

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  13. Neil-Diamond-9273707-1-402Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | BIO

    ... his 1978 duet with Barbra Streisand. In 1980, he tried for success on the big screen with his remake of The Jazz Singer . Critics were less than kind regarding his efforts, but the film's soundtrack featured such hits as "Love on the Rocks" and ...

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  14. Review: Great songs, showmanship at Neil Diamond concert in PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... wonderfully desolate "Solitary Man." He followed with "Love on the Rocks," the booming ballad from 1980's "The Jazz Singer." Then came the winsome "Play Me" and "Song Sung Blue," a loping singalong that reached No. 1 in 1972. For a lesser artist, ...

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  15. Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's, retires from touringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... y winner's hits include "Sweet Caroline," "America," "Hello Again," and "Love on the Rocks" from the 1980 "The Jazz Singer." He has sold over 125 million albums and has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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  16. California Route 66 Museum temporarily closes after break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Route 66 News

    ... orville. The museum opened in 1995 in what was the Red Rooster Cafe, a site for the 1980 Neil Diamond movie "The Jazz Singer." It's one of the oldest Route 66 museums on the road.

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  17. Neil Diamond to get lifetime achievement award from Recording AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... Neil Diamond relaxes with his guitar. Diamond is shortly to make his film debut in a remake of 'The Jazz Singer'. Original Publication: People Disc - HC0035 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images) American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond concentrates during ...

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  18. Lucie Arnaz Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with Latin RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Show" and later in the critically acclaimed "Sons & Daughters" on CBS. On film, Lucie has co-starred in "The Jazz Singer" with Neil Diamond and Sir Laurence Olivier, as well as starring in several made for television movies including "Who Killed The ...

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  19. Fascinating 'Disaster Artist' in theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    There's a terrific podcast called "How Did This Get Made?," where hosts Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas dissect and mock a bad movie. Its recent episode dismantling Neil Diamond's 1980 film "The Jazz Singer" was brutal and hilarious and probably won't be on Diamond's playlist.

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  20. California Route 66 Museum enters into partnership with local Cracker BarrelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Route 66 News

    ... in 1995, is housed in the former Red Rooster Cafe, which was used in a scene of the 1980 Neil Diamond film "The Jazz Singer." A few Route 66 purists may grouse over a local organization working with a Corporate America chain. However, this situation ...

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