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Dolly on Britney, History of the Wheaties Box & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Go West, young lady! (Image via video still) GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: Dolly Parton recalls her lawsuit against Porter Wagoner while lending support to Britney Spears. She also compares herself to Mae West. It amazes me how Mae West is a punchline and Madonna is a source of contempt…
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Darlene Love Fest: Singer Turns 80 with Song

The concept of a musical performance being magical is a cliché, but there is something otherworldly about a Darlene Love concert. All that glitters really is gold. (Images by Matthew Rettenmund) Her pipes are transcendent, she channels gospel as if calling the angels and she looks like no 80-year-old woman you've ever seen, challenging doubts…
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Singer B.J. Thomas Dies @ 78

B.J. Thomas, who sang the evergreen hits "Hooked on a Feeling" and "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," died Saturday, May 29, at his Arlington, Texas. He was 89. Thomas in his heyday, and in recent times The versatile singer had previously announced he had terminal lung cancer in March. His Facebook page broke the sad news…
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Spacey Comeback WON’T Feature Redgrave, Buy Indy’s Hat & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Vanessa & Franco over 50 years ago, in Camelot (Image via Warner Bros.) VARIETY: If Franco Nero, 79, couldn't get his own wife — legend Vanessa Redgrave, 83 — to commit to appearing in his pre-ill-fated film, but could get Kevin Spacey ... that is not shaping up to…
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Cher Turns 75, Announces Biopic!

Cher — 75 years old today, May 20 — is the gift that keeps on giving. You better believe it!(GIF via GIPHY) Already a tireless singer, live performer and actor who's been a household name for 56 years, she is now allowing her storied life and career to be turned into a big-screen biopic. She…
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