Russ Giguere of The Association – Words He Uses to Describe…
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Russ Giguere of The Association – Words He Uses to Describe…

Russ Giguere of The Association Words He Uses to Describe… by Jay S. Jacobs In the introduction to his new autobiography Along Comes the Association, long-time band member Russ Giguere good-naturedly explains to the reader who exactly he is and why he felt the need to write about his life in The Association. It is … Continue reading

Kristin Chenoweth Lights Up the Stage at the Paley Center LA
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Kristin Chenoweth Lights Up the Stage at the Paley Center LA

Kristin Chenoweth Lights Up the Stage at the Paley Center LA by Lindsey Blick The amazing Kristin Chenoweth lit up the stage at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Ca this past Wednesday (February 27th) during Pop Entertainment was privileged enough to have the opportunity to sit-in on the intimate conversation with this … Continue reading

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp
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Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp by Mark Mussari “There were two of me,” Jimmy Webb states at one point in his highly engaging new memoir The Cake and the Rain (St. Martin’s Press). Truer words could not be spoken by the composer of some of contemporary music’s … Continue reading

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew
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Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi Building Up the Wrecking Crew by Jay S. Jacobs The Wrecking Crew was the house band for an entire generation.  But chances are, you’ve never heard of them. The Wrecking Crew was a loose collective of studio musicians who played on many of the biggest hits of the … Continue reading

Ronstadt Generations – Rooted In Family
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Ronstadt Generations – Rooted In Family

Ronstadt Generations – Rooted In Family By Mark Mussari http://www.popentertainment.com/features_music/ronstadts.htm “Though leaves are many,” the Irish Poet William Butler Yeats once observed, “the root is one.” Sit down to talk with the members of Ronstadt Generations — Michael J. Ronstadt and his sons Michael G. and Petie — and you’ll feel the strength of their … Continue reading

Courtney Jaye – Looking For Some Love and Forgiveness
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Courtney Jaye – Looking For Some Love and Forgiveness

Courtney Jaye – Looking For Some Love and Forgiveness by Jay S. Jacobs When we last left Courtney Jaye, she had just released her debut album Traveling Light, which in my opinion was one of the ten best albums of 2005.  At the time her label Island/Def Jam was hoping that she would become a huge star.  … Continue reading

Phoebe Snow – Make Things All Right
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Phoebe Snow – Make Things All Right

Phoebe Snow Make Things All Right by Ronald Sklar The way Phoebe Snow can manipulate her vocal chords to achieve intense highs and duck-for-cover lows matches only the highs and lows of her own personal wild ride. Her voice, most well known for her 1974 hit, “Poetry Man,” is nothing short of a gift; however, … Continue reading