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David Bowie and Bing Crosby Creating Harmonies at Christmas

David Bowie and Bing Crosby Creating Harmonies at Christmas

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By Dave Price Forty years ago this holiday season, two iconic, distinctive singers – one America’s greatest pop crooner and the other a much younger British rock innovator – teamed up to produce one of the most popular Christmas duets ever recorded.

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Since Christmas in 1957, the Jingle Bells Have Rocked

Since Christmas in 1957, the Jingle Bells Have Rocked

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By Dave Price Once the sounds of rock n’ roll started filling the airwaves by the late-1950s, it was only a matter of time until someone would record and release the first Christmas-themed rock song destined to become a holiday classic. And that honor goes to Bobby Helms with...

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The Queen of Christmas – Darlene Love

The Queen of Christmas – Darlene Love

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By Dave Price If any singer ever deserved the title Queen of Christmas, it’s Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love. Love, who scored huge hits in the early 1960s with her version of “He’s a Rebel” and “The Do Ron Ron,” was the lead vocalist on four...

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Lynda Carter – A Wonder Woman For Life

Lynda Carter – A Wonder Woman For Life

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By David Price Fictional superheroes can be reimagined and redesigned to attract new fans from new generations. But for Baby Boomers, their crime fighting Amazon Princess will always be Lynda Carter who shows us today that she still is a wonder of a woman.

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Men’s Shed Movement – Building Support for Aging

As the 21st Century dawned, medical experts in Australia noticed an alarming trend – a disturbing increase in chronic health problems, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, and even suicide among the country’s aging men. A novel solution was proposed and the “men’s sheds” movement began.

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