If you’ve ever seen Happy Days, you’ll probably remember Richie Cunningham singing “I found my thrill….” These are the opening lines to the 1940 hit Blueberry Hill. The tune to Blueberry Hill was written by Vincent Rose. Rose, who was born in Italy, was a musician and bandleader. He conducted the Montmartre Orchestra in the Read More
Frank Sinatra is best known for his hit, My Way. To all who heard him sing the song, the song seemed to fit him. Some even believed he may have written the song himself, but he didn’t. So it’s not surprising, that the song was written specifically for him by Paul Anka. Paul Anka was Read More
Frank Sinatra was the biggest star of his day. He suffered numerous ups and downs throughout his career. Yet, how did it all begin? Francis Albert Sinatra was born on December 12, 1915. From all accounts his birth was extremely traumatic and he almost did not survive. He had a scar on his left ear, Read More
After finishing with their animated feature, The Little Mermaid, Walt Disney’s animation department turned their attention to their next project. In 1987, they decided to adapt the fairy tale of Beauty and the Beast into their next animated feature film. The Disney CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, ordered the script be re-written in the style of a Read More
The world was saddened by the unexpected passing of Whitney Houston. I remember seeing her in The Bodyguard while still in high school. Enjoy this performance of one of her most popular songs.
Sad to hear about the passing of Davy Jones, best known as a vocalists and his role on The Monkees. I watched Davy Jones growing up, so hearing of his passing brings a lot of childhood memories back. Below is a clip of his performance on Brady Bunch in his memory.