Connie Francis

The inspiration for Miss Malice’s drag act, she says, is “lesbian pulp novel covers, 60s B-movie heroines and mid-century
The recording is a rare musical confluence. It is brightened by Jeffrey Biegel's performance history of the Gershwin and Ellington and fueled by his up-close-and-personal interactions with Keith Emerson and Neil Sedaka.
This week's playlist features music from Peaches, Snoop Dogg, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Eminem, and more.
This week's playlist includes music by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Pigmeat Terry, Ruth Brown, The Decemberists, and more.
I remember dressing the morning of the show, putting on my snappiest outfit, aware that the TV cameras would probably do head shots of the audience, as they often did in the smaller Philadelphia studio.
Teenagers back in the day who actually wore poodle skirts and experienced the Brylcreem era remember -- first hand -- the musical explosion that came to be known as rock 'n' roll.
This week, we feature music by Peaches, Sly & The Family Stone, Kate Bush, Roy Orbison, and more.
Mitch Miller, the musical maven of middle-of-the-road pop who died in Manhattan Saturday at 99, became a household name via his early-'60s TV show Sing Along With Mitch.