"Hey. It's me." Nothing says relaxing like an old friends voice. We share. We gloat. Heck, we even lie a little. So c’mon tell me something I don’t already know. Because hey, its only Paul…how dangerous could this get? -Kyle Prater, Poet
SHECKY GREENE is the most famous night club act. Even the name "Shecky" is synonymous with comedian. As a headliner in Las Vegas, his shows have been seen by millions. Shecky Greene is a man with many stories, like how about the time Elvis Presley opened for him? Or his many times as a guest on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show, or the Merv Griffin Show.
Shecky Greene is rightfully a legend...a comedian who not only tells jokes, but sings, improvises songs and has never been too shy of becoming physical on stage.
Shecky really opens up in this interview, including his opinions on some of the younger comedians.
BOBBY WEINSTEIN is an inductee of the Songwiters Hall of Fame, and with good reason. He has written many hit songs, mostly with the late Teddy Randazzo, including Goin' Out of My Head, It's
Gonna Take a Miracle, I'm on the Outside (Looking In) and many more. His songs have been recorded by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Steve Lawrence, Dionne
Warwick, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Ella Fitzgerald and Linda Ronstadt just to name a few.
Frank Sinatra, Jr. is a singer and concert performer and recording artist, like his father the legendary Frank Sinatra. He is also a conductor and songwriter. Few people have as much passion for the American Songbook as Frank Sinatra, Jr. In this in-depth interview, Frank Sinatra, Jr. gives us a unique insight into these great songs as well as the wonderful composers and lyricists who wrote the songs.
For fans of this type of music, you will have a very happy hour of listening!
As some of you know, my interest is primarily in interviewing lyricists and composers—the great songwriters. I am umbillically connected to Simon & Garfunkel, perhaps thee great duo in American music. My mom, who tends to have the best taste in music, loved them, and saw them when she was in college. The year was 1962 and the place was Buffalo, New York. Those were years with war and strife, but she loved the songs and the harmonizing. “’Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was a song of hope,” she said. Click here for more...