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Let There Be More Melissa Manchester

Charles Donovan | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Charles Donovan

Back in the early 1970s, when Melissa was a gigging singer/songwriter trying to make a name for herself in New York, a series of events ushered her along. She took a songwriting class taught by Paul Simon, joined Bette Midler's ensemble and met the woman who was to supply words for some of her most enduring songs - Carole Bayer Sager.

Hiroshima 70 Years On - An Act of Evil or an Act of Morality?

Peter Allen | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK
Peter Allen

How will the world mark Hiroshima? With sadness perhaps, with pride perhaps, with sorrow, with despair? How will the people of Japan remember the event and how will the thousands who visit Japan pay their respects?