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Published Date: 4/1/2015
For a few short years in the late 1950s, rockabilly music rode the top of the charts, and rockabilly musicians were just about the coolest cats around. The music they made formed a bridge between old-time country music and the brand-new sound of rock 'n' roll, and they...
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Published Date: 4/1/2015
Billie Holiday was born on this day in 1915. In her honor, we revisit one of the sadder stories in the annals of American pop music...
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Published Date: 3/19/2015
Elizabeth Taylor played many parts during her decades as a Hollywood star. Child star, Oscar-winning actress, entrepreneur, style maven, activist and humanitarian... We remember and celebrate Taylor, who died March 23, 2011, with a look at her many real-life roles.
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Published Date: 3/17/2015
Ferlin Husky started out playing in honky-tonks before moving up to entertaining Allied troops during World War II aboard Merchant Marine ships. Back on dry land, he made a name for himself as an up-and-coming country talent. In fact, he made a few names for himself,...
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Published Date: 3/15/2015
Actress and comedian Ann Sothern spent 60 years in show business, turning up in everything from "America's Sweetheart" to "My Mother the Car." She received five Emmy Award nominations during the 1950s and took home a Golden Globe in 1959 for "The Ann Sothern Show." ...
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Published Date: 3/12/2015
Jack Kerouac was one of the most famous of the Beat Generation writers, the underground darlings of the 1950s who scoffed at conformity and convention. Kerouac is known best for his legendary road trip novel, "On the Road," but his other celebrated works include "Big...
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