Tag Archives: music

Judge Judy Drops Byrd, Tori Spelling’s Luke Perry Regrets & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Hawkins-Byrd & Sheindlin in 2018 (Image via Twitter) DO YOU REMEMBER?: Petri Hawkins-Byrd, 64, the ever-stoic bailiff on Judge Judy for 25 years, is venting — turns out he was not asked to join Judge Judy Sheindlin, 78, on her new venture, Judy Justice: “She informed me I…
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Jane Powell, ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ Star, Dies @ 92

Jane Powell, a leading lady of the '40s and '50s — and later an indefatigable star of musicals on the road — died Thursday, September 16, at the Wilton, Connecticut, home she once shared with her child actor-turned-publicist husband Dickie Moore (1925-2015). Cute as a button! (Image via MGM) ExtraTV reports the 92-year-old actress died…
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I’m With Yma — A Blast from the Past

I fell hard for Yma Sumac — born on this day 99 years ago — when I went off to college in cosmopolitan Chicago, where I was able to browse LEGIT used record stores near my Hyde Park dorm. I saw her 1950 Voice of the Xtabay album and was enchanted. I bought it and…
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More Than Lily Munster: Celebrating Yvonne De Carlo

Trodding the boards in Follies (Image via Playbill) In honor of the great Yvonne De Carlo's birth anniversary (she would be turning 99 — five months younger than Betty White is), check out these videos, which illuminate some of the breadth of her talent beyond her charming and iconic performance as Lily on The Munsters. First…
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