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2006-03-03 18:55:41

By Dan Ouellette NEW YORK (Billboard) - With his latest CD, "Live With the Metropole Orkest: My Flame Burns Blue," Elvis Costello builds another strong case for his prowess as a vibrant jazz vocal stylist.

2005-11-06 23:34:22

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.

2005-10-20 07:12:38

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - It could be just what the world needs now -- Burt Bacharach writing lyrics.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.