Collectors keep Bing alive

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Bing Crosby is not spotted at fast food restaurants...resident has just returned from the Bing Crosby Friends and Collectors Society's...was only later that he discovered Bing Crosby was the unnamed singer on the record...

Lost World Series film found in singer's cellar

NEW YORK --- Bing Crosby often found himself dreaming of the...TV specials, the vice president of Bing Crosby Entertainment stumbled across two gray...and other additional programming."Bing Crosby was away ahead of his time," said...

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Bob Hope introduced new style of humor to America

...Zoglin writes.From childhood, Zoglin loved Hope for his films, including the classic Road comedies he made with Bing Crosby, and the zippy monologues that were a staple of his TV specials.Then the idea for a biography struck as Zoglin researched...

Travel: Rocking out in Seattle

...and independent, true revolutions in sound were born in the city ? the home of Nirvana, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Bing Crosby and Macklemore.Grunge is one of the city's claims to musical fame, but the musical history isn't entirely summed...

Child star Shirley Temple dies at 85

...draw from 1935 to 1938, a record no other child star has come near. She beat out such grown-ups as Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranking of the top 50 screen...

Kirby: Holiday spirit never makes it to the roads

...the best!"Pam Harmon writes, "My favorite Christmas song is The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth duo sung by Bing Crosby and David Bowie. Who would have thought that two singers with such opposing styles would blend so beautifully? It...

News comes in big, small doses each week

...today's Your Faith section. If your church isn't listed, let us know. An updated list will be in Tuesday's editions.Had we checked, I would have been warmer and drier, but left with no idea what Bing Crosby was singing about.

Ex-House Speaker Foley dead

...pioneer stock on both sides of the family.His father, Ralph, was a beloved judge for decades and a school classmate of Bing Crosby's. Ralph Foley's father, Cornelius, brought the family to Spokane in 1907 with the Great Northern Railroad...

The best little golf and cocktail party ever

...Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau.Some say the tournament's laid-back vibe is reminiscent to the old Bing Crosby Clambake at Pebble Beach ? sans the celebrities. Gainey believes it's becoming the Hilton Head of the fall...

Dine & Dish: Good food, and plenty of it, at Luigi's

As I slipped a couple of quarters into the amber-glass fronted jukebox, Bing Crosby's voice filled the air: "Sweet and lovely, sweeter than the roses in May," he warbled.Crosby recorded the song in 1931...