101 Gold’s Posts
101 Gold’s Posts
Bearded men across the world have gathered to celebrate their facial hair. 300 men participated at the bi-annual World Beard and Moustache Championships in Germany. The contestants came from 20 countries around the globe. The event was started in 1990 and is currently headed up by Juergen Burkhardt.
It was 37 years ago today that Elvis Presley last recorded professionally. Elvis, who was finishing up his latest round of sessions, recorded in the Jungle Room of his Graceland mansion in Memphis. He taped his vocal for a cover of “He’ll Have To Go,” which had been a Number Two hit in 1960 for the late Jim Reeves.
Stevie Wonder has announced that he will perform his Grammy Award winning 1976 album, Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety in December. Wonder will perform the opus on December 21st in Los Angeles at the 18th annual House Full of Toys benefit at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Pollstar reported that during Wonder’s press conference yesterday (October 29th) at the venue, he explained, “This is my celebration of song, life and love. What is amazing to me is how relevant this album is today. After all, I could never write all the songs in the key of life; but there will be others who will carry on the message of song, love and life.”
Cher is set to appear as guest judge on Dancing With the Stars. According to the Huffington Post, the icon will perform her hit, “Believe” and her new single, “I Hope You Find It” before heading to the judging panel to join Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. In the upcoming episode, the last contestants standing will compete in two dance rounds, including Tango, Argentine Tango, Contemporary, Viennese Waltz, Jazz, Disco and Foxtrot.
The couple that will receive the highest score from the judges in the first round will not face elimination. As for the second round, the six remaining couples will compete in a “dance off.”
The five teenagers Ringo Starr photographed in New York back in 1964 have been identified and will soon be heading to meet Ringo in Las Vegas. Thanks to a search held by USA Today, the Beatles fans featured in the shot from Ringo’s upcoming photo book, Photograph, set for publication on November 22nd, have been located. Nearly 49 years after the picture was snapped, the crew appeared on NBC’s Today show and recreated the photo.