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Archive | April 8, 2013

Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 4: Final Week Of The Blind Auditions


Picture Courtesy Of The Voice Oo – Blake Shelton and Usher look very intense. I love it! This show totally and utterly rocks, as long as you don’t take it too seriously. Will they create the next big superstar? Uhm maybe yes and maybe no. Do you care? Well, maybe yes, and maybe no. I […]

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Dancing Masterclass Discussion For Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Week Four


I have to confess – I have yet to see a single performance from last week’s episode. Mea culpa! I need an 8th day in the week for “catch-up” time. Ha! So, I am leaving it to all of you. How do you think this show is doing this year? Is Wynonna improving? I hear […]

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Creating The Annette (Funicello) Sound: [Video]


I found this video (featured below) so fascinating. The late Annette Funicello explains how the distinct Annette Sound associated with her singing was created. Apparently, she had a small voice so, to broaden the timbre, she basically recorded the song then sang live with the song – basically singing back to it, as she explains. […]

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Mickey Mouse Club Star, Annette Funicello, Dies At The Age Of 70


We lost a treasured Disney princess today named Annette Funicello. Look at that picture – a beautiful lady inside and out! I remember growing up to listening to her music and watching her movies. If you are a member of the baby-boomer era, how could you not resist the wholesome entertainment provided by Ms. Funicello […]

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dies At The Age Of 87


Picture Courtesy Of CNN And another legendary politician has passed away today, April 8th, 2013. Former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, died at the age of 87 years. Needless to say, the feisty politician, who was dubbed the “Iron Lady” by a Soviet Journalist, made tremendous inroads during her tenure as Prime Minister. She was […]

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