Frank Sinatra Remembered in Small Hometown

Victoria Kupchinetsky, Ramon Taylor Before singer Frank Sinatra became a global household name, he was a local boy from a small New Jersey town across the river from Manhattan. In that town — Hoboken — a street is named after
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Popular Jazz and Swing: America’s Original Art Form

(The following is excerpted from the U.S. Department of State publication, American Popular Music.) Jazz music was the anthem for the first well-defined American youth culture. Rebelling against the horrors of mechanized warfare and the straitlaced morality of the 19th century, millions of college-age Americans adopted (more...)

Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of Whitney Houston

February 19 is a sad day: Whitney Houston’s funeral in Newark’ s New Hope Baptist Church. It is the church where she first showcased as a child. Flags in New Jersey are lowered to half-staff. In issuing the order, Governor Chris Christie says, “Houston leaves a legacy that will (more...)

Whitney Houston: “I’m Either My Best Friend Or My Worst Enemy”

" The biggest devil is me. I'm either my best friend or my worst enemy,'' Whitney Houston told ABC's Diane Sawyer in a 2002 interview Terrible news from Los Angeles: american singer and actress Whitney Houston has found died at the age of 48. She was staying at the Beverly Hilton (more...)

Make Way For White

I hate keeping my readers in the dark. And I’ve been doing a poor job at bringing them out of it when it comes to music lately. So, finally, I bring you to the light—also known as Jordan White. White is an American rock music and was raised in our very own Pennsylvania. (more...)

Lady Antebellum is Among The Winners

Lady Gaga and country trio Lady Antebellum were among the winners of the Grammy Awards. The members of Lady Antebellum said they were left in tears backstage by their unexpected wins, which also included three awards in the country field, all generated by their album "Need You Now." "We'll probably (more...)

“Stereo Love” Dominats The European Charts

Edward Maya has dominated the European charts with his debut single 'Stereo Love,' which features vocals by singer Vika Jigulina. The song and the music video were both included on the compilation NRJ Music Awards 2010. The music video was filmed in Greece, as Edward Maya stated in an interview that Greece (more...)

One Of The Most Famous Men In America

Of the five million Russians living in America, Frish , is one of the best known personalities. Described as the Merv Griffin of Russian-American entertainment, the versatile Frish is a well regarded TV and radio host and a singer, too—in multiple languages. His TV chat shows, featuring many Americans, from the late (more...)


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