Chuck Berry’s First Hit “Maybelline” Turns 55

Chuck Berry is without a doubt one of the true architects of the 1950s pop culture explosion that came to be called “rock ‘n’ roll.” With his trademark Gibson guitar and a cache of self-composed songs that would become certifiable classics, Berry “duckwalked” his way into the pages of history. Chuck Berry, without doubt, was…

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Merry Christmas!

On behalf of my family, may you have a happy and joyous Christmas and a fabulous New Year. If you want to join a great party make sure you come to the Red Robinson Show Theatre on New Year’s Eve. You can buy tickets for the show alone, which features Foreigner or you can buy…

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2010: The Curtain Falls

Every year for two decades I wrote a column for TVWeek magazine at the end of each year, saluting those in show business who had passed on. It was an interesting exercise as it brought to light just how many recognized personalities had died in the past 12 months.  In keeping with that tradition I…

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