May 11, 1998 |
What a crying shame. The Mavericks have earned back-to-back Country Music Assn. awards and platinum- and gold-selling albums. Yet in an ironic twist, the quartet has enjoyed success despite receiving very little mainstream country-radio airplay. The band further distances itself from the Nashville radio establishment with its new album, "Trampoline" (MCA), which sounds nothing like the formulaic country-pop of Garth Brooks, Terri Clark or Brooks & Dunn.
May 22, 1992 |
Joanie get angry? Not a chance. Ask singer Joanie Sommers about k.d. lang'srecent, satiric cover of Sommers' 1962 hit "Johnny Get Angry," and she'll tell you it's wonderful. "I'd love to meet her someday," the youthfully voiced Sommers said recently in a phone interview from her Los Angeles home. "She's definitely doing it differently." Before she scored a Top 10 pop hit in 1962 with "Johnny Get Angry," Sommers was singing jazz. Her first album for Warner Bros.
October 12, 1989 |
Karen Anacker and Sherry Paine are ecstatic. As two of five Orange County choral singers in New York this week on a special project, they are realizing the almost-impossible dream of singing in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, accompanied by members of the New York Philharmonic. This is it. This is the big time, especially for people who are not full-time professional singers.
February 12, 1991 |
Chevy Chase had it clear in his mind why he was at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank on Sunday, one of nearly 100 stars recording "Voices That Care," a song and video of support for allied troops in the Persian Gulf. "I made sure I was getting the five-grand fee," the comedian quipped after the celebrity chorus finished recording the gospel-toned power-ballad late Sunday afternoon.