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The Last Chapter in the Life of Mrs. Sammy Davis, Jr. By Pamela Sherrod
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Description: Altovise Davis died on March 14, 2009 before she could address the controversies that surrounded her past. At the time, she was embroiled in a legal battle over the rights to the Sammy... More > Davis, Jr. Estate, and a tug-of-war over a film to be made about her famous husband's legacy. There was more at stake, however, than just the rights to a motion picture and the murky issues surrounding her husband's estate. There was another battle, another tragic story unfolding - the one which no one ever spoke of.< Less
The History of American Pop Music, Volume One By Nick Quinn
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This coloring book series explores the diversity of American Pop Music, from its conception, with “Blues” music, in the early 1900’s, to the popular sounds we hear on the radio... More > today. This book series highlights the creativity and pioneering spirit of the American musician. Hopefully, this book series will guide and inspire the next generation of artist, musicians and entertainers to develop new sounds, new songs and new forms of expression.< Less
Make Nice By Mark Pritchard
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It's 1960, and Frank Sinatra is at the height of his power and influence in Hollywood. Bobby Blaine, a peripheral member of the Rat Pack, chafes under the singer's egomania and bullying. He tries to... More > land roles without Sinatra's help and encounters only failure, until he is asked to do one last favor: pick up Marilyn Monroe in Reno, where she is having a nervous breakdown trying to finish "The Misfits," and deliver her into the clutches of Sinatra's Mafia pals at the Cal-Neva Lodge. Bobby hires Gene, a 20-year-old would-be beatnik, as his driver. Gene falls in love with a Mexican-American motel maid, encounters the racism of the day, and like Bobby, tries to become his own man. Bobby and Gene's struggles shine a light on the hidden ways of the world of the early 1960s, where a presidential candidate could carry on affairs under the nose of reporters, a world of Hollywood double-crosses, political shenanigans, bad Beat poetry, a hapless Broadway producer, and a comedian with a broken heart.< Less
Make Nice By Mark Pritchard
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It's 1960, and Frank Sinatra is at the height of his power and influence in Hollywood. Bobby Blaine, a peripheral member of the Rat Pack, chafes under the singer's egomania and bullying. He tries to... More > land roles without Sinatra's help and encounters only failure, until he is asked to do one last favor: pick up Marilyn Monroe in Reno, where she is having a nervous breakdown trying to finish "The Misfits," and deliver her into the clutches of Sinatra's Mafia pals at the Cal-Neva Lodge. Bobby hires Gene, a 20-year-old would-be beatnik, as his driver. Gene falls in love with a Mexican-American motel maid, encounters the racism of the day, and like Bobby, tries to become his own man. Bobby and Gene's struggles shine a light on the hidden ways of the world of the early 1960s, where a presidential candidate could carry on affairs under the nose of reporters, a world of Hollywood double-crosses, political shenanigans, bad Beat poetry, a hapless Broadway producer, and a comedian with a broken heart.< Less
Raunchy Roach By Butch Berry
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Cartoons from the online daily strip "The Raunchy Roach Show" which ran on the Art Comics Syndicate website from 1996 thru 2001. Raunchy Roach is an angry cynical talkshow host with a... More > serious chip on his shoulder. The strip, often called everything from "Funny as hell!" "Sick as s**t!" to "The Far Side gone sour!" Topics range from whatever happened to Sammy Davis Jr's glass eye to if a woman had a nipple on her nose, would she still have to cover it with a bra?< Less
THE MYSTIC TRUMPETER By Jerry Marshall
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What happens when a Jewish horn player from the Bronx starts hearing voices...those of Jesus, God, deceased family members, and even John Lennon? He listens. Jerry Marshall (nee Marshall Jerome... More > Rosenkrantz) was the music director for the Fountainebleu Hotel, the Diplomat, and other top night clubs on Miami Beach in era of Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Liza Minelli, Lena Horne, all of whom he performed with. Unbidden, the voices of numerous spirit guides began to channel through him, directing him to write a book detailing these conversations. THE MYSTIC TRUMPETER is both memoir and instrument of one man's spiritual revival.< Less