Fine Art In Cloverdale

It was my pleasure to act as emcee for the sixth annual West Fine Art Show at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. The two men who created this display for artists from Western Canada were on hand: Brian Croft on the left, Murray Phillips on the right. The variety of styles and formats was most impressive. Brian…

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Losing A Legend: B.B. King, 89

When there was a theatre named for me it was my great pleasure to introduce the “King of the Blues” and spend some time talking with him. He did most of the show from a chair set up for him on the stage. Many folks who caught his show that night will long remember seeing…

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Neil Sedaka Returns!

Carole and I took in the Neil Sedaka show and it was great seeing this musical icon once again. If Neil just decided to stay at home and wait for the mailman he could literally sit down and count the money from the multitude of songs he has written. Neil has always been a charming…

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Remembering Terry Black

I first saw Vancouver-born singer Terry Black when he appeared on CHAN-TV‘s Dance Party. Host Buddy Clyde had many contacts in L.A. and got him signed to Dunhill Records, the label for The Mamas and Papas, P.F. Sloan, and Barry McGuire. Terry had moderate success with 1964’s Unless You Care and 1972’s Goin’ Down (On…

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