Monthly Archives: October 2008

Carole King returns to Japan for tour and TV

CaroleKing.com has posted news about Carole King’s plans to return to Tokyo, Japan for the “Welcome to My Living Room Tour Japan 2008” with the following dates: November 10 Tokyo Orchard Hall November 11 Tokyo Orchard Hall November 14 Osaka … Continue reading

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JamesTaylor.com newsletter for Oct/Nov

JamesTaylor.com has released their newsletter for October and November. It opens with a reminder to vote on November 4 and this statement from James Taylor: “I’ve always been proud of my North Carolina roots. As this crucial election approaches I … Continue reading

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Studs Terkel dies

Author and historian Studs Terkel died today at the age of 96. The Chicago Tribune has an obituary. One of the few actors to survive the McCarthy-fueled blacklisting of the 1950s, Studs Terkel returned as a radio personality and author, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, everybody! I hope you have a safe and fun night, whether you are giving or receiving tricks and/or treats. Here’s a video treat for you! Watch for a Carly Simon cameo in this music video for the 1984 … Continue reading

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Joni Mitchell NOT performing at Keep A Child Alive Gala

The blog for the non-profit organization Keep A Child Alive announced last month that Joni Mitchell would be giving an “extraordinary live performance” as part of a line-up for their 5th annual Black Ball Gala on Thursday, November 13, at … Continue reading

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W & A likes Girls Like Us

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews site reviews Sheila Weller’s Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon – and the Journey of a Generation, giving it 4 out of 5 stars. [S]he manages to pull off the title’s … Continue reading

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James Taylor vote-buying charges dismissed

The Citizen-Times reports that last week’s charge by Republican officials that James Taylor’s North Carolina concerts in support of Senator Barack Obama amounted to vote-buying have been dismissed by the Buncombe County Board of Elections. Following at times heated discussion, … Continue reading

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