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Surprising Song Writers: Famous Artists Who Wrote Songs That Others Turned Into Chart Toppers

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

What do The Shirelles' "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?," The Chiffons' "One Fine Day," Little Eva's "Loco-Motion," The Drifters' "Up on the Roof," a...

First Nighter: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Is Beautiful Where It Counts

David Finkle | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Before we get to what's wrong with Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim, let's establish what's so right that it instantly joins the ranks of irresistible jukebox tuners Jersey Boys, Motown The Musical and Mamma Mia.

Beautiful, the Carole King Musical Opens in San Francisco

Erika Milvy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Erika Milvy

Premiering in San Francisco before its January New York opening, Beautiful, The Carole King Musical, is yet another Juke box musical. But unlike other recent musical biographies about musical careers, the Carole King story is really about music making.

Reflections on a (Missed) High School Reunion

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

I was disappointed that I wouldn't get to hang out with some of my favorite people. But though I missed the laughs and the hugs, the very process of cancelling gave me another gift which is, in a way, even more meaningful.

'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' at 50: A Song for the Ages

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Seventh grade metal shop had nothing to do with shopping and, for this suburbanite of Jewish descent, everything to do with avoiding death by power to...