Owl Singalong, Raffi’s latest album (now available on CD and digital download) is one of his best. The title song is inspired by the owls that call to each other in his back yard, what he calls “the charming hooo […]
Bruce Springsteen has a consolation prize for those who had tickets to the New York performance that had to be cancelled because of the snowstorm — and for everyone else. The recording of his Chicago concert is available for free […]
Singer/songwriter/actress/businesswoman Dolly Parton turns 70 today! This song was inspired by her childhood, born the fourth child of 12, to mother, Avie Lee and father, Robert Lee, in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Here she sings one of her […]
David Bowie has died of cancer at age 69. So we did not lost one of the singular artists of the 20th century — we lost a dozen. Bowie was a musician, a performance artist, and an actor whose constant […]
I was delighted to see that there is a documentary about Louis Sarno, whose work I have admired since I saw the wonderful film Oka! directed by Lavinia Currier.
Talk about a win-win — take a look at Prizeo, where celebrities offer chances to win once-in-a-lifetime, dream-come-true prizes to people who support their charitable causes. Sir Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, Jeff Gordon, One Direction, Lady Antebellum, Hunter […]
Two hit tunes from the hottest pop divas are both called “Bang Bang.” One is Beyoncé’s sultry, glamorous cover of the Cher oldie in this teaser for her HBO special. Ariana Grande, Jesse J, and Nicki Minaj have an unrelated […]
The wonderful singer Ella Jenkins turns 90 this week! You can wish her a happy birthday on the Smithsonian’s tribute page. You can preview her new collection of multicultural songs. And we have one to give away! Send me an […]