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The 1960s was an amazing decade. It was one of the most colorful and exciting times ever. It left a huge impact on pop culture, fashion and music. Big bellbottoms, big music, big hair and the Summer of Love—it truly was an amazing time. Artists like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Ronnettes all ruled big in the charts. But...
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Dancing is an entertaining skill that comes easy to some, while others have to pour their soul and hard work into learning a single style. Like food and music, dance also has been an integral part of our culture. Dating way back in time, the dance form has passed the test of time, with classics that we go back to...
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Bobby Darin was born Walden Robert Cassotto in New York in 1936. This talented man was an influential artist in the 50s. His life was full of tragic secrets at the same time he was rising to fame. Darin spent most of his life believing his mother, who gave birth to him at 18 out of wedlock, was actually...
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Music has a way of making us feel better. Songs from the olden days are unparalleled I think. They have a different feel and emotion and they evoke nostalgia. We can’t seem to find that sort of tune in today’s music what with all Nicki Minajs and Lil Wyanes. If you love all things classic, then you have hit...
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“Unchained Melody” is one of the most well-known tunes in the history of the music industry. It was written in 1955 with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret, while Todd Duncan sang the vocals. According to the song’s publishing administrator, more than 1500 recordings of the classic have been made by over 670 artists in multiple...
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Jerry Lewis is an American actor who is perhaps best known for his comedies and slapstick humor. He, along with Dean Martin, made the hilarious comedy duo, Martin and Lewis. He is respected and has been honored by his contributions in comedy, and he has also used his fame towards activism for muscle dystrophy awareness. The following video shows...
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Back in the time, songs were much different, don't you think? Singer added a teensy bit more effort into their singing style and a whole lot of focus on the lyrics. People were singing about everything from love to mythical creatures. All by unveiling the power of imagination and through keen observation. Take this novelty song, for instance, written by...
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Pink is an amazing singer and performer and we all know that. But I seriously had no idea what an extraordinary performer she actually is until I watched this video clip from her DVD, Live from Melbourne. This awesome footage clearly depicts what an aura filled charismatic performer Pink actually is. She not only stuns you with her amazing rock-solid...
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It’s been 32 years since the mass favorite movie Dirty Dancing premiered. The movie was actually not supposed to be a hit. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey hated working with each other from their previous association in “Red Dawn”. When writer and producer Eleanor Bergstein refused to cut the movie’s abortion part, an original main sponsor, Clearasil, opted out of...
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Fred Astaire is hailed as one of the best dancers and performers in the history of the entertainment industry. This vintage video features one of his most amazing performances. This famous footage from the movie “Broadway Melody of 1940” shows one of the greatest dance sequences of all time. Half of the credit goes to Fred, but the other...
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Michael Binder is a true movie aficionado. I am sure this movie buff has watched almost every movie out there. He writes about them and talks about them with his numerous followers, and in fact, he has managed to make a career out of it! A while back we saw a viral video featuring a medley of dance scenes...
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Patrick Swayze has had a huge influence in the entertainment business. He was not only an incredible actor, but Swayze was also known to be a remarkable singer, songwriter, and dancer as well. He passed away untimely in 2009 at the age of 57; and though he left the world way too soon, his works will always make us...
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When you think about a British boy band from back in the 60s, nothing but The Beatles comes to mind. But there were in fact a lot of other amazing boy bands in that era too. One of them is featured in the video below. Herman’s Hermits was formed in 1962 in Manchester and this incredible band was famous...
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This vintage footage from 1935 features one of America’s most beloved performers of all time; Shirley Temple. This was a scene from the film “Curley Top”. You are going to be taken back in time when you see the amazing young Shirley age from a little girl to an old woman right before your very eyes, as she performs...
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When you listen to the music that comes on the radio these days, you can’t help but miss the old songs. The new songs might be catchy, but the charm wears off after hearing it a few times. There is only so many times you can listen to The Chainsmokers or “Despacito”! These sorts of may come and go,...
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Once you leave this world, the family must make sure that the fallen soul rests for the remaining time being. Hence memorial service is a massive part of this process. But at times, even that becomes a tough job. Such is the story of our darling Edith Howard Cook. Her body was discovered in San Francisco. And a year later,...