Natalie Cole

Before the daughter of Nat “King” Cole ever sang for an audience, she was lip-syncing in front of her bedroom mirror to the Supremes. Natalie Cole, the second of five children...

Ray Anthony

For his fifth birthday, Ray Anthony’s father bought him a trumpet. It wasn’t until the age of 12 when his trumpet was hidden as a punishment that he realized he couldn’t...

The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl With Bob Eubanks

In February 1964, The Beatles made their TV debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, catching the attention of Bob Eubanks. Wink Martindale catches up with Eubanks in an interview from 1977...

Alan & Marilyn Bergman

For Alan and Marilyn Bergman, being married and working together as songwriters had many perks. The two found that their relationship allowed them to be uninhibited in sharing...

Lawrence Welk Part 1

Lawrence Welk left home at the age of 21 and spent two years trying to get a job with bands with little success. Though his career got off to a rocky start, Welk would go on to...

Petula Clark

Petula Clark’s career began at the young age of nine. She got her start on BBC radio during World War II and in the years to follow she would perform hundreds of times for the...

Steve & Eydie

Husband and wife duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé performed back-and-forth comic banter while keeping music at the center of their act. While much of the act was meticulously...

Dick Clark

Dick Clark had taken over for a TV show that served as "filler” and showcased different musical acts. Young girls were invited to watch as the studio audience, but when they...

Pat Boone

Pat Boone’s first hit came with “Two Hearts, Two Kisses (Make One Love)” in 1954. His success continued as he sold millions of records through the 50s and early 60s and...

Peggy Lee

Norma Deloris Egstrom grew up far away from the big city life where her future would take her. While still a teenager, she left her small town of Jamestown, North Dakota to...

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