David Bursteen – Elvis Bedding

Legends Home Bedding, a Hollywood, California based company announced they will be introducing The Elvis Presley Home Bedding Collection in August. The bedding sets are licensed by the Memphis, Tennessee based Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

Legends’ President of Sales, David Bursteen, said, “The quality bedding will be a sophisticated statement, with a touch of flair.  Legends Home Bedding will provide Elvis fans a new and elegant way to dress up their home with beautifully crafted home bedding.  The collection is not only inspired by, but also bears the likeness of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™, Elvis Presley.”

Ines Brigman, Legends’ president of operations, said, “We’ve created two new and unique styles in queen size bedding sets...

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Dawn Wells

Dawn Elberta Wells (born October 18, 1938) is an American actress widely known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom, Gilligan’s Island, during its run from 1964 until 1967.
Wells was born in Reno, Nevada, where she attended Reno High School. She later attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she majored in chemistry. She transferred to the University of Washington in Seattle, where she graduated in 1960 with a degree in theater arts and design. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

In 1959, Wells was crowned Miss Nevada and represented her state in the 1960 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
In Hollywood, Wells made her debut on ABC’s The Roaring 20s and was cast in episodes of such television series as 77 Sunset Strip, The Cheyenn...

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Denny Tedesco | The Wrecking Crew Movie

Denny Tedesco, director of  The Wrecking Crew movie

The Wrecking Crew movie, with music of The Beach Boys, The Association, The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra, and others.

What is the Wrecking Crew?

The Wrecking Crew were a group of Studio Musicians in Los Angeles in the 60s who played on hits for the “Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Mamas and Papas, Tijuana Brass, Ricky Nelson, Johnny Rivers and were Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound. The amount of work that they were involved in was tremendous.

They were also involved in groups that I like to call, The Milli Vanilli’s of the day. A producer would get the guys in and lay down some instrumental tracks...

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Gary Calamar

Gary Calamar, president of Go Music, is a five time Grammy-nominated producer and music supervisor. He has received accolades from his peers for his work on HBO’s “True Blood” and “Six Feet Under.” He is currently overseeing the music on some of the most critically acclaimed and popular shows on television. Those shows include “True Blood” (HBO), “Dexter” (Showtime) and “Longmire” (A&E).

Gary is the longtime host of a hit radio show every Sunday night on public radio powerhouse KCRW in Santa Monica. Gary’s unique brand of “adventurous pop music both timely and timeless” has been a favorite of listeners for over a decade. Through the years Gary has hosted live performances and interviews with musical greats. These artist make up a smorgasbord of musical genre...

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Greg Renoff

Greg Renoff was born in the Bronx and grew up in New Jersey. Renoff earned his Ph.D. in American history from Brandeis University and is the author of of The ‘Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820–1930’ and ‘Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal,’ which will be published by ECW Press in October 2015. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife and two daughters.

Van Halen Rising Manifesto

Back in 2009, I had a two-part revelation about my favorite band, Van Halen, and its place in the pantheon of rock’s greatest acts.

The first part involved Van Halen’s history...

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Ivor Davis

Author/Journalist Ivor Davis, The Beatles and Me On Tour

London-born Ivor Davis first came to America in the early sixties and was appointed West Coast correspondent for the 4-million-a-day circulation London Daily Express in l963.

His first big assignment came the following year: to hang out, travel with and get to know the four members of a new pop group from Liverpool who were tearing up the world with their music: the Beatles.

He was the only British daily newspaper correspondent to cover the Fab Four’s first American tour from start to finish, given unparalleled access to John, Paul, George and Ringo on the road, in their hotel and during long nights of card and Monopoly games as they talked frankly about their bizarre new life. He also ghosted a regular newspaper column for George...

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Jim Berkenstadt

Jim Berkenstadt is the Rock And Roll Detective®. A true Sherlock Holmes, Berkenstadt uncovers the lost history and mysteries hidden within decades of popular music. An international authority on The Beatles, he has co-authored three other books: Black Market Beatles: The Story Behind The Lost Recordings; Nevermind Nirvana; The Beatles Digest; and he edited John, Paul & Me: Before The Beatles. Berkenstadt has consulted to The Beatles and the Estate of George Harrison on numerous film and album projects. He lives in Wisconsin.

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Joe Cipriano

Joe Cipriano began his career as a broadcaster in Waterbury,  Connecticut, while still in high school. Since then Joe has worked on  the air for the Fox, NBC, ABC and CBS TV and Radio networks,  achieving success on and off camera.

For over 25 years now Joe is known as the Original and best known “Voice” of FOX.

For  the last 16 years Joe has held a similar position as one of the  Signature Voices at CBS.

He also spent two years as the voice of NBC  Dramas from 2005 to 2007. Wow, this guy gets around!

In the past several years Joe Cipriano has also been the “live”  announcer for many of television’s biggest events such as the  prestigious Grammy Awards which is broadcast live from Los Angeles to  195 countries reaching an estimated 1.7 Billion viewers.

Joe has also bee...

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Ken Scott

There’s no question that producer/engineer Ken Scott holds a unique place in music history. As one of only five engineers on The Beatles records, Ken’s work has left an indelible mark on hundreds of millions of fans with his skilled contributions to Magical Mystery Tour and The White Album. As producer of four David Bowie albums (including the seminal The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars) and two of the biggest-selling Supertramp albums (Crime of the Century and Crisis? What Crisis?), the sound Ken crafted has influenced several generations of music makers.

Those credits alone would be enough to set his name in the annals of music, but that’s only a brief slice of what Ken has done...

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