A tribute to ABBEY LINCOLN
‘I Made My Life Mine’—an appreciaton of Abbey Lincoln, who was one of a kind—as was always her goal.

*GEORGE DAVID WEISSA tribute to the man who wrote ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love,’ “Oh What a Wonderful World’ and ‘Lullaby of Birdland’ and a was a tireless advocate of songwriters’ rights as president of the Songwriters Guild of America. A sidebar piece, ‘Stories Behind the Songs,’ includes video performances of these classic tunes as well as Frank Sinatra’s original recordings of Weiss’s ‘Oh What It Seemed To Be’ from 1946.

*GLORIA WINTERSThe ambitious, strong-willed Penny from Sky King was an early role model for young girls

*EDWARD KEAN‘Chief writer, philosopher, theoretician’ of the Howdy Doody Show who loomed large in Howdy’s success and gave the world “Cowabunga!”

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