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11.24.2011 | | Posted at 07:04 AM

Sunset Playhouse’s Bing thing

By Russ Bickerstaff
In making out my personal schedule of shows for the coming month, I find local stages awash in holiday cheer. In and amidst shows that are returning from perevious seasons, there are a few shows that only sound like they’re returning from previous seasons. One such show is the Sunset Playhouse’s  Bing Crosby: Christmas On The Air. The name is so universal—I’m sure I’ve seen somethin...
Monday, May 31, 2010

So Rare: Treasures from the Crosby Archive, Bing on Broadway (Collector’s Choice Music)

Mention Bing Crosby to many Baby Boomer rock fans and eyes will roll. For them, he represented everything out of date. He was dad’s favorite singer. But as recent biographies have shown, Crosby was once a hipster and an innovator; as a young white man exploring the black music of his day (the 1920s)...