July 2, 2002 |
"On a lighter note," said David Baerwald during his show at the Mint on Sunday, to introduce a noir-ish out-of-love song titled "The Toughest Whore in Babylon." Well, that was a lighter note compared with the thematic thread of several songs he'd just done from his album "Here Comes the New Folk Underground."
November 20, 1987 |
The umbrella name given a current caravan tour of four freshman rock bands, "Four Play," turned out to be all too appropriate in its pun-manship as the tour wrapped up Wednesday at the Palace. The (good) idea was to take several young bands that would normally hit the road only as opening acts and send them out together in a group package for maximum exposure. But as Hurrah!
May 15, 1987 |
Cary Grant, in the '30s and '40s, wore his suits with the equivalent of Joan Crawford shoulders. The shoulders were unusually exaggerated, measuring some 6 1/2 inches wide. "It was a particularly good style for him, because he had small, sloping shoulders and a big head," pointed out Edward Sexton, a prominent Savile Row tailor.
December 1, 1987 |
George Tobin is a Los Angeles record producer who has had Top 10 hits with Smokey Robinson and Kim Carnes, but he knew two years ago that he was going to have trouble getting a record company to take a chance on his new discovery: a singer from Norwalk named Tiffany Darwisch. The problem: She was just 14 years old. The reaction, Tobin says, at company after company was: "You've got to be kidding." "Teen stars went out with Donny & Marie." "Come back when she grows up."