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Darin Duets

Darin Duets

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 14th 2018

A native New Yorker born 81 years ago today packed an amazing amount of activity into his regrettably short life: a velvet-voiced Grammy®-winning singer/composer of songs and chart-topping recording a

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In His Own Words

In His Own Words

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2018

After decades of writing melodies ranging from cleverly ragtag to professionally functional to supremely memorable with words by Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers, following the

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Family, Faith, Fairgoers – and a Birthday Boone

Family, Faith, Fairgoers – and a Birthday Boone

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 1st 2017

Seven weeks ago, singer/actor Pat Boone attended the red-carpet Hollywood premiere of his latest movie A Cowgirl’s Story (2017) and talked about the film’s message of family and faith, two key mark

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The Eventful Journey to a Happy Ending

The Eventful Journey to a Happy Ending

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 21st 2015

From David Shipman’s The Great Movie Stars – The International Years in 1972: “Jean Simmons has always been taken for granted. As a child player in Britain she was expected to be one of the best chi

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