www.sheilae.comSheila Escovedo, better known as Sheila E., didn't really need Prince to discover her: Her dad is Latin jazz legend and timbalero Pete Escovedo, and she'd toured with Natalie Cole, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, among others, before Prince took her under his wing in 1983 and pushed ... More >>
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Could it have been this 45?The Register reports that the Cypress Police Department received a suspicious package Monday, which led to a call to the Orange County Sheriff's Department bomb squad. The dangerous package? "An old 45 single by The Carpenters, with a note asking police t ... More >>
Karen and Richard Carpenter visit the Nixon White House.National Lampoon years popularized the slogan, "That's not funny, that's sick." Surely, the folks there would therefore see the humor in a novel that centers on a love story with the late Karen Carpenter.Many readers will have to ask their pare ... More >>
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