Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, The Washington Post Published 2:57 pm PDT, Tuesday, April 30, 2019 FILE - This April 10, 1996, file photo shows one of the four pairs of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" on display during a media tour of the "America's Smithsonian" traveling exhibition in Kansas City, Mo. Federal authorities say they have recovered a pair of ruby slippers worn by Garland that were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minn., in August 2005 when someone went through a window and broke into the small display case. The shoes were insured for $1 million. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File) less FILE - This April 10, 1996, file photo shows one of the four pairs of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" on display during a media tour of the "America's Smithsonian" ... more Photo: Ed Zurga / Associated Press 1996 … [Read more...] about The case of Dorothy’s stolen ruby slippers
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PUBLISHED: 20:00 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke Freddie Mercury, lead singer with the rock group Queen pictured at Live Aid. Photo: PA Wire This month it’s 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston. Buddy Holly (aircrash)February 3, 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that rock ‘n’ roll superstar Buddy Holly died in an air-crash alongside fellow singers Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson.Bespectacled Buddy Holly had swiftly developed a love for rock ‘n’ roll after opening for Elvis Presley on tour dates in Texas during 1955. His style swiftly changed from country to rock and he became a prolific songwriter, penning such all-time classics as That’ll Be The Day, Peggy-Sue, … [Read more...] about How old were these stars when they died?
Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Meredith Goldstein Globe Staff November 29, 2018 David Allan Boucher has arrived early for “Bedtime Magic.”He’s in a studio at Magic 106.7, the Boston radio station he’s worked at since it launched in 1982. Within a couple of hours, he’ll be on the air, delivering the nighttime show he’s hosted for decades.It will be relaxing. It might be a little bit sexy (although he probably wouldn’t use that word). Advertisement The 8 p.m. to midnight shift will bring listeners a mix of Boucher’s deep, soothing voice and some easy listening. He’ll introduce some timeless favorites — maybe Richard Marx’s “Right Here Waiting” or Celine Dion’s “The Power of Love” — and tell everyone that it’s OK to wind down. To relax. To disconnect. With him. Get The Weekender in your … [Read more...] about David Allan Boucher is here to tuck you in
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):7:31 p.m.Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says they found 8 more bodies Friday from a deadly Northern California wildfire that is only half contained.The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in the country in at least a century is 71.___7:25 p.m.Northern California authorities say more than 1,000 people are now on a missing persons list but stressed that it doesn't mean they are all actually missing.Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Friday that a list that he released Thursday of 631 names has now increased to 1,011 names.He called it "a dynamic list" that will fluctuate up and down and urged the public to consult the list to see if their names are on it and let authorities know if they are OK. 70 PHOTOS Camp Fire, Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire sweep across California See Gallery Camp Fire, Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire sweep across California THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: The Woolsey Fire … [Read more...] about More than 1,000 unaccounted for in wake of California fires