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  • TCM Fest: Andrews, Plummer reunite for 'Sound of Music's' 50th

    TCM Fest: Andrews, Plummer reunite for 'Sound of Music's' 50th
    When the red carpet was first rolled out for the "The Sound of Music" in 1965, star Christopher Plummer wasn't all that interested in celebrating the film's opening. Rather than spend the whole night at the movie's glitzy premiere in New York, Plummer...
  • 27 fun facts about Stevie Wonder

    A marketing-savvy producer dubbed the 11-year-old musician Little Stevie Wonder. What a prophetic decision, because Stevie turned out to be one of the most revered musicmakers of our time, with catchy, creative songs about relationships and social issues....
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2015. There are 292 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 14, 1923, President Warren G. Harding became the first chief executive to file an income tax return, paying a levy of $17,...
  • Celeb birthdays for the week of March 8-14

    March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Singer Peggy March is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 57. News anchor Lester Holt is 56. Actor Aidan Quinn is 56....
  • Clark Terry dies at 94; jazz trumpeter with Ellington and 'Tonight Show'

    Clark Terry, a versatile jazz trumpeter and fluegelhorn player whose long career included stints with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson and a 12-year run in the NBC Tonight Show Orchestra as the network's first...
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' and 'You Don't Own Me' singer, dies at 68

    Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' and 'You Don't Own Me' singer, dies at 68
    Lesley Gore, best known for singing the 1960s hits "It's My Party," "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me," has died. She was 68. Gore died Monday in New York City after a battle with cancer, said Blake Morgan, the chief executive of ECR Music...
  • Lesley Gore dies at 68; singer found fame with 'It's My Party'

    Lesley Gore dies at 68; singer found fame with 'It's My Party'
    Lesley Gore rocketed to pop music stardom by singing about a typical 1960s teenage girl's emotional distress over another girl stealing her boyfriend, but Gore may have created her more lasting legacy with a follow-up hit that ushered nascent feminism...
  • 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

    'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68
    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68....
  • Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter, dead at 68

    Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter, dead at 68
    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68. Gore died of cancer at New York-...
  • New Festival of the Desert to open with Renee Fleming, Quincy Jones

    New Festival of the Desert to open with Renee Fleming, Quincy Jones
    Before the hordes of music fans descend on the Coachella Valley in April for the annual festival, the desert community will play host to a different kind of gathering in March devoted to the performing arts. The inaugural, one-day event, titled the...