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Erstwhile darlings of the neo-swing revival, the award winning jumpin’ jazz / retro swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is set to release a new album, entitled “How Big Can You Get”, next month. The CD pays tribute to the legendary big band leader and jazz singer Cab Calloway, and was recorded in honor of what would have been Cab’s 100th Birthday.


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Pin-up icon Bettie Page died December 11, 2008, at 85. Although fans worldwide recognized her as Queen of the Pin-Ups, few knew the other facets of her life, from her failed marriages to her time behind bars to her love of travel. Writer Bruce Lewis details the fascinating story of America’s favorite pin-up.


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Keely Smith, a musical sensation since the Rat Pack era, is still going strong. Dovetailing with her latest album, a tribute to her late husband and musical partner Louis Prima, Smith is heading out on tour with the U.K.’s top swing combo, the Jive Aces, bringing classic Vegas swing to generations of music lovers!


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Everyone should have one great holiday CD with songs you can listen to over and over again at Christmas each year. Sleigh Me, the first compilation CD from ATOMIC Magazine, is just such an album, filled with musical delights from some of today’s hottest swing and big band artists


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On December 8, The Doors’ Jim Morrison would have celebrated his 65th birthday. This year, the momentous occasion will be marked at Barney’s Beanery, the legendary West Hollywood hangout on Route 66, which served as a stomping ground and home away from home for the rock icon.


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Tired of the Rockettes’ Christmas Spectacular at Radio City? Feeling ho-ho-hum about the entertainment offerings this holiday season? Well, goodfella Mickey Marchello has a year-end offer you can’t refuse, with a swingin’ musical showcase that will have you ring-a-ding-dingin’ in the holidays in style!


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