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Rock Icon Al Kooper, Super Sessions 5.1

By at 30 July, 2014, 12:37 am

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  In a career that spans fifty years, Al Kooper has managed to turn up at key points in the last five decades. He is often referred to as the “Zelig” or “Forrest Gump” of rock. Herald De Paris had the opportunity to speak the man, the myth, the legend, Al [...]

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Young Mary Sarah Sings Duets with the Legends of Country Music

By at 16 July, 2014, 12:54 am

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Mary Sarah started performing before she was in double digits, trying out Christian music and pop before discovering a more traditional country sound in Texas. She’s built up a strong social media following over the last few years, particularly on Twitter where she’s approaching 100,000 followers. She says with a [...]

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Three Dog Night’s Keyboard Master, Jimmy Greenspoon

By at 14 July, 2014, 1:14 am

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  Jimmy Greenspoon is a legendary keyboard player, composer, and author. Best known as a member of the band Three Dog Night, Greenspoon’s mother, Mary O’Brian, was a silent screen star who had film roles with stars such as Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin. His godfather was Jack Benny. His father was a successful businessman, [...]

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The Godfather of Hispanic Branding, Richard Montañez

By at 16 June, 2014, 2:47 am

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SAN FRANCISCO (Herald de Paris) –  Richard Montañez had worked as a janitor at the Frito-Lay Rancho Cucamonga plant in California since 1976, but that all changed when he decided Cheetos needed an extra kick.  Call it luck or a craving, but for Montañez it all began while eating a cup of corn.  “I saw [...]

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A Paris Conversation with the Legendary Judy Collins

By at 21 May, 2014, 12:58 am

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960’s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her presence shines brightly as new generations find [...]

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The Fierce Actress, Elpidia Carrillo

By at 29 April, 2014, 1:35 am

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  Elpidia Carrillo was born August 16, 1961 in Santa Elena, Michoacán, Mexico, a small mountain community where her grandfather was a landowner. When Carrillo was six years old, her father was murdered. Her brother moved the family of eight siblings to Paracuaro, where Elpidia attended school. Perhaps her best acted role [...]

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Rolling Stone Magazine’s Number Five ‘Greatest Drummers of All Time’ Terry Bozzio

By at 28 March, 2014, 5:46 pm

HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  Legendary drummer and educator, Terry Bozzio ranks number five in Rolling Stones’ 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time. He is also included in Modern Drummer’s Top 25 Drummers of All Time and ranks number nine in Esquire Magazine’s Ten Craziest Drummers Ever. Terry Bozzio, a San Franciscan native, began his [...]

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The Moody Blues’ masterful, mystical Michael Pinder

By at 1 March, 2014, 12:49 pm

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  Michael Thomas Pinder is the co-founder, keyboard player, and one of the three principal singers of the Moody Blues. His voice is iconic as chief reciter of Graeme Edge‘s poetry on the seminal Moody Blues albums. Pinder is a pioneering user of the early electronic keyboard instrument, the Mellotron, as a substitute for [...]

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An intimate conversation with Oak Ridge Boys’ Joe Bonsall

By at 10 February, 2014, 3:39 pm

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) – The Oak Ridge Boys are one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of this award wining group have spawned dozens of country hits and “number one” pop recordings, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards, and garnered a [...]

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New Wave icon, Dale Bozzio, Missing Persons

By at 10 February, 2014, 3:12 pm

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HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  Dale Frances Bozzio is best known as co-founder and lead singer of the 1980′s new wave band “Missing Persons.” She also is known for her work with Frank Zappa. In her solo career, Bozzio released three albums and one EP. While with Zappa she performed significant roles in two of his major works: Joe’s Garage and Thing-Fish. [...]

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