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Entertainment News Archive - November 06, 2005

By Corinne Heller TEL AVIV, Israel (Reuters) - British singer and songwriter Phil Collins said on Sunday he would be open to a reunion of his old band Genesis, a day before he is set to perform in Israel as part of his what he calls his final tour.

By Gail Mitchell LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Legendary singer/songwriter Sam Cooke had a dream. So did biographer Peter Guralnick.

By Jim Bessman NEW YORK (Billboard) - Bacharach and ... Bacharach? It's true. The celebrated composer, whose surname is usually paired with Hal David's, has -- for the first time in six decades of writing love songs -- penned his own lyrics.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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