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August 6, 1992 | ANNA CEKOLA, Anna Cekola is a free-lance writer who regularly contributes to The Times Orange County Edition.
Singer/songwriter Rita Coolidge will headline the 1992 Fiesta in San Clemente on Sunday, performing such hits as "Higher and Higher" and "The Way You Do the Things You Do" during a free 90-minute concert. Coolidge will take the stage at 4:30 p.m., the culmination of a day's worth of events and entertainment for the five-year-old Avenida del Mar street festival. "She's the frosting on the cake," said Sue Monlux, an event organizer with the San Clemente Chamber of Commerce.
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February 14, 1996 | BUDDY SEIGAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
She has been one of pop music's great disappearing acts in America, filed under the category "what ever happened to?" for longer than she'd care to recall. But Rita Coolidge--who sings tonight at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano--has remained active and popular overseas and is attempting a domestic comeback with a new U.S. album. Coolidge was a ubiquitous presence on the music scene in the '70s through her platinum-selling "Anytime . . .
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February 14, 1996 | BUDDY SEIGAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
She has been one of pop music's great disappearing acts in America, filed under the category "what ever happened to?" for longer than she'd care to recall. But Rita Coolidge--who sings tonight at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano--has remained active and popular overseas and is attempting a domestic comeback with a new U.S. album. Coolidge was a ubiquitous presence on the music scene in the '70s through her platinum-selling "Anytime . . .
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August 6, 1992 | ANNA CEKOLA, Anna Cekola is a free-lance writer who regularly contributes to The Times Orange County Edition.
Singer/songwriter Rita Coolidge will headline the 1992 Fiesta in San Clemente on Sunday, performing such hits as "Higher and Higher" and "The Way You Do the Things You Do" during a free 90-minute concert. Coolidge will take the stage at 4:30 p.m., the culmination of a day's worth of events and entertainment for the five-year-old Avenida del Mar street festival. "She's the frosting on the cake," said Sue Monlux, an event organizer with the San Clemente Chamber of Commerce.
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December 25, 1989 | DANIEL CERONE and SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Christmas Earthquake Relief: "Christmas With the Stars: An International Earthquake Special," a program to raise money for victims of the earthquakes in San Francisco and Soviet Armenia, will be rebroadcast tonight from 8-11 on KDOC-TV Channel 56. The program, which originally aired Dec.
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June 6, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Claude Akins, Rita Coolidge and other celebrities will join studio head Samuel Z. Arkoff at 11 a.m. today at the ruins of the Pan Pacific Auditorium to present a petition to County Supervisor Ed Edelman, seeking to restore the 54-year-old landmark building that was destroyed by fire May 24. More than 1,000 signatures have been collected in support of the restoration. Letters from Bob Hope and Col. Tom Parker (Elvis Presley's longtime manager) will be given to Edelman as further support of the rebuilding project.
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November 9, 1991
Guitarist Delaney Bramlett will perform Monday on a weekly blues show, "Blues Monday," on KSBR-FM (88.5). Bramlett led the '60s blues-rock group Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, which at times featured guest appearances by Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Dave Mason, Rita Coolidge and Tex Johnson. Bramlett, who has sinc worked as a supporting musician in the studio and on concert tours, is attempting a solo comeback. "Blues Monday" airs each week from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
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January 23, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN and VICTOR VALLE, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national international news services and the nation's press
A group of top stage, screen and recording stars will gather Sunday on the Paramount lot in Hollywood to record "For You, Armenia," a song written by Charles Aznavour and Paul Williams to benefit the Armenian Relief Society's Earthquake Relief Fund. Among those scheduled to join the songwriters for the recording session are Dionne Warwick, Ray Parker Jr., Rita Coolidge, Sammy Davis Jr., David Soul and members of the band Toto.
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September 14, 1998
Roots-leaning rock acts, topped by former Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker, will play a benefit concert Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano to help pay the medical bills of Jeff Castro, an avid fan from Huntington Beach who was injured in a recent automobile accident. Also appearing are the Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, Hot Rod Lincoln (with Rita Coolidge as guest singer) and Paula Nelson (daughter of Willie).
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April 20, 1986 | JANE GREENSTEIN
"HEARTBREAK HIGHWAY." Rubber Rodeo. Polygram. With a name like Rubber Rodeo, you might expect this outfit to be yet another twanging and banging cowpunk band. Instead, the group offers a lightweight blend of middle-of-the-road pop and country that doesn't carry a whole lot of punch. With the exception of the spirited title cut and "When Worlds Collide," these are the kind of ho-hum love-gone-wrong songs you'd expect to come from Rita Coolidge or Anne Murray.
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