What is starkly noticeable in the wake of Rivers' death is how much has changed for funny ladies since Rivers first walked onto the Tonight Show stage in 1965.
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She was "The Last of the Red Hot Mammas" and the first to dare sing risque songs about the glories of independent women-hood: "I'm Living Alone and Like It" and "Ain't Women Wonderful."
This week our playlist includes music by John Coltrane & Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Charles Mingus, Sophie Tucker, and more.
Tyne Daly has been acting for 49 years. She relays the astonishing fact during her current and irresistible cabaret act at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.
This week, we recommend Rilo Kiley, Cheap Trick, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Muse, Sophie Tucker, and Mary J. Blige.
When Jan Griffith's beloved dog, Sophie Tucker fell overboard from her family's yacht she feared her pet had drowned.
But Sophie Tucker, a grey and b...
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