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Cyndi Lauper debuts new blues album at Town Hall

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Cyndi Lauper is a savvy survivor. Of course, she’s not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And it’s a scandal. Lauper is the real deal. Not only does she have the hits, she’s also a multi talented musician and composer who constantly reinvents herself. On Wednesday[...]

Motown Rules as Friars Toast Smokey Robinson

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: A great New York night: the Friars Club took over the Waldorf Astoria main ballroom and toasted Motown’s Smokey Robinson and Steiner Studios founder David Steiner. Steiner probably drew the big donor crowd, which was fine. He’s a lovely guy. But it was Smokey who brought the music.[...]