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Rosemary Clooney

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Featured, Singer | Comments Off on Rosemary Clooney

Yes, she’s the aunt of George Clooney. But Rosemary Clooney was a huge success in her own right, as both an actress and a singer....

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Americana: Radio City Music Hall

Posted by on Oct 7, 2011 in Americana, Featured | Comments Off on Americana: Radio City Music Hall

Imagine every man, woman, and child in America inside the art deco palace called Radio City Music Hall. Wait! Not all at once! My latent...

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Song: "White Christmas"

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010 in Holiday, Songs | 1 comment

My favorite Christmas album in my childhood was Bing Crosby’s Merry Christmas, which was released as an LP in 1949 and has never...

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Singer: Bing Crosby

Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in Singer | Comments Off on Singer: Bing Crosby

How popular was Bing Crosby? Well, he sold more than a half billion records. In addition, he was a megastar in movies and on radio and TV....

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Song: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)"

Posted by on Dec 5, 2009 in Holiday, Songs | 1 comment

The most-performed Christmas song isn’t “White Christmas” or “Silent Night”, but “The Christmas...

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