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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 20) Today's birthdays include country's Johnny Tillotson, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Jimmy Winston of Small Faces in 1945 (age 57); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 20) Today's birthdays include country's Johnny Tillotson, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Jimmy Winston of Small Faces in 1945 (age 57); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Fri., April 19) The first WLS National Barn Dance was broadcast in 1924. Roy Acuff's Top 5 single, "(Our Own) Jole Blon" debuted on the chart in 1947.
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Of Human Interest: News-lite

NO JOKE Back in the 1970s, National Lampoon Radio got laughs out of fanciful references to coming spectator sports -- including celebrity boxing and wheelchair diving.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Jan. 19) Today's birthdays include Phil Everly, one-half of the Everly Brothers, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Janis Joplin in 1943; Shelley Fabares in 1944 (age 58); Rod Evans of Deep Purple in 1945 (age 57); Dolly Parton in 1946 (age 56); Hot Choco
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Jan. 19) Today's birthdays include Phil Everly, one-half of the Everly Brothers, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Janis Joplin in 1943; Shelley Fabares in 1944 (age 58); Rod Evans of Deep Purple in 1945 (age 57); Dolly Parton in 1946 (age 56); Hot Chocolat
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2001 with 79 to follow.
By United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Oct. 13)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

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Marie Osmond
12/6/73.1973..Bob Hope.14-year-old Marie Osmond.Silver Bells..12/06/73.Hollywood:.In a winter setting, Bob Hope and 14-year old Marie Osmond sing "Silver Bells" on Hope's NBC-TV comedy special which will be aired 12/9. Marie is making her network debut on the show. This Christmas will be the first in 23 years that Bob Hope has not been overseas entertaining U.S. servicemen, however, even this holiday season, he will be entertaining GI's at hospitals in the United States...UPI..UPI Photo Archives.
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Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959) is an American singer, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family The Osmonds. Although she was never part of her family's singing group, she gained success as a solo country music artist in the 1970s and 1980s. Her best known song is a cover of the country pop ballad "Paper Roses." In 1976, she and her singer brother Donny Osmond began hosting the TV variety show Donny & Marie.

Born Olive Marie Osmond in Ogden, Utah to Olive and George Osmond, Marie Osmond was raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The only daughter of nine children, her brothers are Virl, Tom, Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay, Donny, and Jimmy Osmond. From an early age, her brothers maintained a career in show business, singing and performing on national television. Osmond debuted as part of her brothers' act The Osmond Brothers on the The Andy Williams Show when she was three, but generally did not perform with her brothers in the group's television performances through the 1960s.

Aside from her two eldest brothers (who are deaf), Marie was soon the only family member not involved in the music business. After the initial success of The Osmonds in 1970, Marie's older brother Donny was gaining success as a solo artist on the Pop Music charts and was becoming a teen idol. The Osmonds' management convinced Marie to try her hand as well. She signed with the family's record label, MGM Records and began making concert appearances with The Osmonds. Her style was more directed towards country music, in contrast with her brothers' pop music.

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