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BOOKING BING CROSBY

book 1 The first biography we bought was Bing Crosby by Jerry Andrade that carries the strap-line ´Unveiling the Legacy, controversies and enduring influence of the iconic entertainer´. The author says of Bing Crosby that he was ´a true legend´. Throughout the text the author reminds us that Crosby effectively the country's first superstar, much acclaimed both domestically and abroad. Crosby was a celebrity both on and off stage because of his catchy songs, memorable name, and easy-going, endearing nature. When Bing Crosby first came to California as a young man with little, he quickly rose to fame. Even though these words may appear exaggerated, they aren't. Over the course of his lengthy career, he appeared in over 70 films and cut almost 1,600 songs. Bing Crosby could be heard at stations as far away as India, according to soldiers who returned from World War II; his music had a magnetic effect on just about everyone who heard it. The life that is detailed in this book is examined in great detail.
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THE DOLLY PARTON EXPERIENCE

When Dollywood decided to modernize Chasing Rainbows, they realized a single building wouldn’t do Dolly justice.
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BACK TO BLACK

as we approach 15 years since her passing
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BIOPICS, BASEBALL AND BALDERDASH

Nobody expects biopics to be great, proclaimed Kayleigh Donaldson in a recent edition of the admirable Paste magazine. In an article that, otherwise,  literally knocked it out of the park  she unfortunately stepped on my dreams
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SOME OF ME: by Isabella Rossellini (Author)

This book is utterly original, human, and provocative. Like the author herself.
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IF YOU DON’T KNOW ISABELLA ROSSELLINI

If you haven't met Isabella Rossellini yet, we need to talk!  She is a model, film star and philanthropist and we will share the story of her illustrious family and multifaceted career
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there will be an answer: LET IT BE

the lyrics of the single Let It Be seemed cemi spiritual and personal and also quasi religious, perhaps the phrase, Let It Be, was actually a request from The Beatles to fans and media alike not to ´murder to dissect´ as Wordsworth put it.
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WE´RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOOKSHELF for The Wizard Of Oz

Maybe, if the cast and crew and producers could just extend the current tour for just one grand finale here on our adopted island this wonderful play and obviously production could take a swan song  in our 800 seater theatre here at Jameos Del Agua.
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OPPENHEIMER wins big at Oscars

The 2024 Oscars undoubtedly felt less exciting than some previous years. After all there were no big shockers like the Moonlight mishap, no major underdog vindications like the culmination of last year’s Everything  Everywhere   campaign.
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CAN A SONG ENHANCE A FILM?

There is nothing more enjoyable for me than to listen to, or read, experts speaking enthusiastically about their subject.