Larry king was born November 19, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City to Orthodox Jewish parents. He started his broadcast career as a disc jockey in Miami, Florida on WAHR (now WMBM) May 1, 1957.
This is Al Hirt and his band at West Virginia Jazz Festival 1987. They perform the 1964 hits Cotton Candy, Sugar Lips and Java. The song Java was #4 on Billboard Hot 100 and Cashbox and #1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Charts in 1964.
Alberto Vargas, a renowned Peruvian painter of pin-up girls, was born February 9, 1982 in Arequipa. His father was photographer Max T. Vargas and Alberto started out trying to follow in his footsteps. With his fathers encouragement he turned more to airbrushing and painting, studying in Europe, Zurich and Geneva prior to World War I. A French magazine cover by Raphael Kirchner, on a La Vie Parisienne issue is said to be his main influence.
I picked some cool Christmas videos that I liked and thought you might enjoy. Merry Christmas!
Uschi Nerke introduces Keith Emerson (Keyboards), Greg Lake (Bass, Guitar, Vocals) and Carl Palmer (Drums) to perform “Take a Pebble” on the 1970 show, the German, Beat-Club.
A little cymbal stand issue on Danny Seraphine’s drum kit , an ad-lib guitar part by Terry Kath turning into 25 or 6 to 4. Lead singer Peter Cetera (bass). Includes an incredible guitar solo by Terry.
Octave Atlanta is an all female a cappella singing group founded in 1996. The group has two excellent CD’s, “Stars in the Atlanta Sky” and “Rockin’ around the Peachtree” (Christmas CD). I have seen them many times and it is always a great and fun show.
You can book them for your event. They have performed at weddings, sang the Star Spangled Banner, performed at parties and can tailor their performance to meet your needs. For information check out their website.
The Bangles performing live in Nurburgring, Nurburg, Germany June 14, 1986. They do Manic Monday and If She Knew What She Wants in front of a huge festival crowd. There is an interview with Michael Steele and Vicki Peterson.
I love all the traditional Christmas songs but I also hear an original occasionally that really sticks with me. Here are are few that I really enjoy!
Rita Wilson is an American actress, singer songwriter and producer. She was born in Hollywood, California October 26, 1956 as Margarita Ibrahimoff. Her mother was Greek and her dad a Bulgarian Muslim. Rita married Tom Hanks in 1988. As an actress, it started in 1972 on the Brady Bunch episode “Greg’s Triangle”.