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November 14, 1995 | BUDDY SEIGAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Singer-songwriter Peter Cetera was looking forward during the summer to his first tour since leaving rock band Chicago a decade ago. He had long missed the energy of being on stage, and he also had a new record label and a new album of mostly original material he was eager to play in concert. But on July 2, his plans were postponed. "I had it all ready to go, and then I got in this pretty serious motorcycle accident," he said in a recent phone interview.
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November 14, 1995 | BUDDY SEIGAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Singer-songwriter Peter Cetera was looking forward during the summer to his first tour since leaving rock band Chicago a decade ago. He had long missed the energy of being on stage, and he also had a new record label and a new album of mostly original material he was eager to play in concert. But on July 2, his plans were postponed. "I had it all ready to go, and then I got in this pretty serious motorcycle accident," he said in a recent phone interview.
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August 10, 1986 | PAUL GREIN
"SOLITUDE/SOLITAIRE." Peter Cetera. Full Moon. Cetera's cool, glassy vocals were an integral part of Chicago's sound, providing a contrast to the band's hot, blaring instrumental attack. But outside the context of the group, his vocals seem chillingly robotic. Part of the problem with his second solo album is that the songs lean heavily on techno/rhythm riffs that encourage a clipped, bloodless vocal style.
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March 28, 1987 | DENNIS HUNT
This may be hard to believe, but there's a dark side to starting a solo career with two No. 1 singles. Ask singer Peter Cetera. He's still trying to straighten things out. Last year the former member of the pop-rock band Chicago started his solo career with a No. 1 single, "Glory of Love," the theme from "The Karate Kid Part II." But most fans of the record didn't even know it was Cetera singing the song, which he'll perform at the Oscars on Monday.
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March 28, 1987 | DENNIS HUNT
This may be hard to believe, but there's a dark side to starting a solo career with two No. 1 singles. Ask singer Peter Cetera. He's still trying to straighten things out. Last year the former member of the pop-rock band Chicago started his solo career with a No. 1 single, "Glory of Love," the theme from "The Karate Kid Part II." But most fans of the record didn't even know it was Cetera singing the song, which he'll perform at the Oscars on Monday.
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April 29, 1990 | DENNIS HUNT
These days pop-rock sound tracks are usually unsatisfying packages featuring one or two likable songs and the rest filler. But this one, from the hit romantic comedy, is loaded with gems, from David Bowie's updated "Fame 90" and Natalie Cole's "Wild Women Do" to Red Hot Chili Pepper's "Show Me Your Soul." But there are two sappy clunkers--by Jane Wiedlin and Peter Cetera. The gem of this collection, of course, is Roy Orbison's classic rendition of the title song.
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October 27, 2002 | Michael Soller, Michael Soller is a PhD candidate in history at UCLA.
Iraq is consumed ... by a bizarre brand of election fever as it prepares to reelect President Saddam Hussein.... Party officials have chosen the Whitney Houston song "I Will Always Love You" as the campaign theme tune.--The Times of London, October 10, 2002 * To: Kim Jong Il From: First Foreign Minister Kang Sok Joo Re: Campaign theme song At your direction, I announced to the world earlier this month that North Korea has "a nuclear weapons program and more."
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December 9, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Don't drink and drive, say members of the groups Jan & Dean, Heart, Quiet Riot, White Lion, Toto and (guitarist Ace) Frehley's Comet, as well as Paula Abdul, Jon Butcher, Barbie Benton and Jeff (Skunk) Baxter, who on Thursday recorded audio and video spots to kick of the 1988 holiday campaign of Recording Artists Against Drunk Driving.
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May 31, 1989 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Top Adult Contemporary Singles 1."Miss You Like Crazy," Natalie Cole 2."Everlasting Love," Howard Jones 3."Through the Storm," Aretha Franklin, Elton John 4."Second Chance," Thirty Eight Special 5."After All," Cher, Peter Cetera 6."Thinking of You," Sa-Fire 7."Wind Beneath My Wings," Bette Midler 8."Promises," Basia 9."The Best Years of Our Lives," Neil Diamond 10."Talk It Over," Grayson Hugh 11."Giving Up on Love," Rick Astley 12."Cry," Waterfront 13."
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November 14, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND and STEVE WEINSTEIN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Two prominent, if recently transplanted, Idahoans--pop singer Peter Cetera and actress Pamela Sue Martin--have testified in opposition to plans to build a nuclear weapons plant in the state. Cetera, the former bassist-vocalist of Chicago (and now a solo act) who lives in Boise, spoke at the public hearing recently and urged the federal government to "stop making our state a nuclear dumping ground for the rest of the country. We have enough bombs."
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August 10, 1986 | PAUL GREIN
"SOLITUDE/SOLITAIRE." Peter Cetera. Full Moon. Cetera's cool, glassy vocals were an integral part of Chicago's sound, providing a contrast to the band's hot, blaring instrumental attack. But outside the context of the group, his vocals seem chillingly robotic. Part of the problem with his second solo album is that the songs lean heavily on techno/rhythm riffs that encourage a clipped, bloodless vocal style.
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March 25, 1991 | BETTY GOODWIN
The Scene: It's been held only once before, but, hey, no problem. L'Orangerie's second annual champagne-drenched pre-Oscar fete on Friday night was proclaimed by all a "tradition." In any case, it may be the only party held during Oscar-countdown week where there were no speeches, awards or honorees. Once again, Harry Winston jewelers and Relais & Chateaux, the international restaurant and hotel directory, underwrote the evening.
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