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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.
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Rare Marilyn photos for sale on eBay

Rare Marilyn photos for sale on eBay

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif., May 6 (UPI) -- U.S. singer, composer and jazz pianist Buddy Greco has announced he is selling on eBay his memorabilia collection, which includes rare photos of Marilyn Monroe.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007.
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Today is Monday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2006 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2005 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2004 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2003 with 139 to follow.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Herbie Steward was born this day in 1926 in Los Angeles. He was a member of Woody Herman's Second Herd. He was one of the original Four Brothers saxophone section on Herman's "Four Brothers" recording in 1947.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

A happy 80th birthday wish goes out to Chicago tenor saxophone titan Von Freeman, the father of fellow tenor Chico Freeman. The elder musician was both this day in 1922.
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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2002 with 139 to follow.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Nov. 24.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Nov. 23.
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Buddy Greco (born Armando Greco, August 14, 1926, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American singer and pianist.

Greco began playing piano at the age of four. His first professional work was playing with Benny Goodman's band. Most of Greco's work has been in the jazz and pop genres. He has had hits such as "Oh Look A-There, Ain't She Pretty", "The Lady is a Tramp", and "Around the World". He has recorded about 65 albums and 100 singles. He has had an active concert career playing in symphony halls, theatres, nightclubs, and Las Vegas showrooms (in the 1960s he made appearances with the Rat Pack). On screen, he was the nightclub singer, Lucky, in the 1969 film, The Girl Who Knew Too Much.

Greco has recorded albums for Columbia, Reprise and Pye his most popular albums were On Stage and Buddy's Back in Town both recorded on Columbia. His most successful single was "The Lady is a Tramp". It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. Greco recorded an album entitled Movin' On which included his version of the Marvin Gaye standard "What's Going On". Greco recorded sporadically after this album, but the live shows kept on coming and he has performed in most of the top nightclubs in the world. His last nationally charted record was "From Atlanta to Goodbye" on the Scepter label. It made Billboard's Easy Listening Top 40 in 1969.

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