I'm the product of a mixed marriage. My father was pure Connecticut Yankee, from the roots of his gingery hair to the tips of his Sperry Topsiders®. Mom was born in Oklahoma.
Dad didn't approve of country music, which he referred to as "that gawdawful yodeling," and wouldn't have it on the radio. But when Dad was out of the house, Mom would tune in to the country station. She loved to sing along and I'd harmonize, singing soprano to her deep alto. Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Patti Page (Mo... [Read more]
A “secret” anything for the boy band known as One Direction is probably few and far between these days. Since being selected through one of the most complex vetting processes ever devised, each of the “boys” has probably signed away a good deal of the element of secrecy to Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment family in exchange for future earnings. The members of One Direction had even been previously rejected as individual contestants on the British music competition program The X Factor and wer... [Read more]
I have a confession to make: You'll find the radio presets in my car tuned to an assortment of NPR stations (going over a hill in rural Connecticut usually results in the loss of reception) and my Pandora account is heavily weighted toward music recorded prior to 1980. So, what the heck am I doing working for a site dedicated to providing opportunities to see the latest, greatest, most popular entertainment? [Read more]
Music sensation Taylor Swift is set to paint the country RED as she embarks on a 58-date tour across the US and Canada throughout 2013. Starting on March 13 in Omaha and concluding with a three-day set in Nashville in September, Swift is hitting up cities across the US and Canada in support of her smash hit album RED, the blockbuster new album that sold 1.2 million copies in its first week. [Read more]
"Britney Spears taught me you can rise after you fall.Lady Gaga taught me it's okay to be different.Taylor Swift taught me how to deal with a broken heart.Michael Jackson taught me to always love the people around me.Katy Perry taught me how to live.But most importantly, Rebecca Black taught me the days of the week."
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