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Dinah Shore was a favorite of my mom. She was, no doubt, a favorite of more than a few dads in America as well. I know some were a little turned off by her sugary sweetness but, the truth is, that’s who she was! I’ve known two people who worked with Dinah Shore and knew¬†her […]

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Just found this fascinating clip of Doris Day on The Mike Douglas Show from 1975-76? Doris Day was not one for doing too many talk shows so this was something of a rarity for her. You’ll see the reason she’s on was to promote her autobiography written with A. E. Hotchner. One of my favorite […]

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Today is Doris Day’s birthday so who better to feature on Musical Friday than the wonderful Miss Day? This charming lady started her career as a band singer with Les Brown and his Band of Renown. From the Brown Band she moved into wholesome, fun, musical motion pictures at Warners Brothers. She eventually showed her […]

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Next Sunday, February 24, 2013, the Academy Awards will be telecast across the globe. I will, in all likelihood, NOT be watching or, if I do, it will be sporadically and with little interest. In addition to the fact that I’m not real interested in Hollywood films in the new millennium, I am even more […]

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