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12 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Darlene Love. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Darlene Love, often where they are interviewed.

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12 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Darlene Love. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Darlene Love, often where they are interviewed.

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Chapter Eight: Phil Spector and Darlene Love

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Darlene Love was the anonymous voice behind many of Phil Spector’s earliest chart-topping teenage pop symphonies; songs like “He’s a Rebel” and “He’s the Boy I Love” bear Darlene’s uncredited but unmistakable vocal. Darlene talks about how she struggled to pull herself out of anonymity and into the spotlight, but how every attempt was thwarted by the same person behind the recording console: Phil Spector. Darlene’s story is a story about the battle for legacy in the face of a madman’s oppression.

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Sep 23 2020 · 34mins
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#55 - Darlene Love

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Tom chats to the legendary Darlene Love over Zoom. Darlene rose to fame as part of The Blossoms, making their own pop records like "That's When The Tears Start", but also working in the studio with Phil Spector, the Wrecking Crew and artists like The Ronettes and Frank Sinatra on iconic recordings like "Be My Baby" and "That's Life". Darlene's solo career and hits produced by Spector followed. Darlene talks about singing uncredited lead vocals on two number 1 hits by The Crystals and her friendship with the E Street Band's Steve Van Zandt, which led to 2015's LP "Introducing Darlene Love". She also picks the wonderful "Good Good Lovin'" by The Blossoms as her favourite of the recordings she has sung on.

Aug 20 2020 · 39mins

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EP21: Darlene Love

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Darlene Love is widely recognized as one of the most distinctive and powerful voices ever in popular music. She received worldwide attention in 1962 for her hit single “He’s a Rebel”. She has performed with and backed up artists such as Sam Cooke, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, Aretha Franklin and The Rolling Stones.

May 04 2020 · 52mins
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United in Song: Darlene Love

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United in Song: Darlene Love

May 02 2020 · 4mins

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Darlene Love ~ Rock & Roll Legend, Hall of Famer, Christmas Baby, PLEASE Come Home!!

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Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Inductee! Merry Christmas!! Featured in the Academy Award Winning Documentary "20 Feet from Stardom", Darlene Has done a LOT #1 Hit Make, Actress on Stage & in Motion Picture Blockbusters like the "Lethal Weapon" Movies Rolling Stone Magazine has proclaimed Darlene Love to be “one of the greatest singers of all time” and that certainly rings true, but perhaps Paul Shaffer says it even more concisely: “Darlene Love is Rock N’ Roll!” From her first number #1 Hit,"He's A Rebel", through her string of label hits with legendary producer Phil Spector, including "Da Doo Ron Ron", "He's Sure The Boy I Love & "Christmas Baby Please Come Home" a classic she sangs every Christmas season on the "Late Show with David Letterman (it is David's favorite). Darlene on Lead Vocals #1 Hit ~ "He's a Rebel" ~ The Crystals #10 Hit ~ "He's Sure the Boy I Love" ~ The Crystals Darlene solo ~ "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" In December 2010, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" first on its list of The Greatest Rock and Roll Christmas Song, saying that "nobody can match Love's emotion and sheer vocal power." Several of the classic hit song's she sings backup on: Sam Cooke's ~ "Chain Gang", Bobby "Boris" Pickett ~ "The Monster Mash" "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration" ~ The Righteous Brothers "Walking In The Rain" ~ The Ronettes The Beach Boys ~ "In My Room" "Poor Side of Town" ~ Johnny Rivers "Rock and Roll Lullaby" ~ B.J. Thomas "Let Us Pray" ~ Elvis Presley "Get It Right" ~ Luther Vandross And many other top 10 hits of the Rock n Roll Era. Her voice is on countless songs she sang backup on for artists like Sam Cooke, Elvis Presley, Dionne Warwick, Cher, Luther Vandross and Aretha Franklin. One of Darlene's biggest fans is "The "Boss" Bruce Springsteen. She has proven herself a talented actress as well, on stage and screen, starring as Danny Glover's wife in all of the LETHAL WEAPON films and lighting-up Broadway in such musicals as GREASE and the Tony-award nominated LEADER OF THE PACK. Darlene also starred for three years on Broadway as ‘Motormouth Maybelle’ in the Tony Award winning musical HAIRSPRAY. Darlene Love was just a high school sophomore in Los Angeles when she was discovered out of a gospel choir, and asked to join a burgeoning girl group called The Blossoms, who began recording for Phil Specter. Soon thereafter, other artists like Sam Cooke were attracted to her powerful sound, and sought Darlene on their recordings. With The Blossoms and Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans, Darlene sang lead vocals on some of the greatest music hits of the 60's. The Blossoms landed a weekly spot on the landmark television series SHINDIG & Elvis's 1968 Comeback Special and through the 60's and 70's, Darlene continued to perform with and back-up such diverse artists as The Beach Boys, The Mamas & The Papas, Tom Jones, The Righteous Brothers and Sonny & Cher. She has received great national press exposure, including a feature in PEOPLE magazine, a CNN television documentary on her life, and bookings on numerous national television programs, including NBC-TV's TODAY, Wendy Williams, CW and Oprah as her yearly stint on the David Letterman show which she has done 26 years strong. Darlene’s first studio Christmas album, “It’s Christmas, Of Course” was released December 2007 to national critical praise. In 2010 Darlene began a tour of Australia starring as ‘Miss Sherman’ in “Fame: The Musical”. Darlene has also released a CD and DVD of her live concert ”The Concert of Love” produced and released by Reel Good Productions. Her albums include AGE OF MIRACLES, recorded live in New York City and her first gospel album, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE released by Harmony records. A feature film based on Darlene’s autobiography “My Name Is Love” is in the works Along with more great new music for released in 2019. © 2019 All Rights Reserved © 2019 Join Me on ~ iHeart Radio @ https://tinyurl.com/iHeartBAS Join Me on Facebook @ Facebook.com/BuildingAbundant Success
Dec 20 2019 · 26mins
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Darlene Love: From Background To Limelight

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Darlene Love reflects on her singing career, and collaborating with Tom Jones and Elvis. Plus, Ophira and Jonathan debut a game called "Fact Bag." This episode originally aired July 13, 2018.
Dec 07 2018 · 53mins
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026: Darlene Love

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Whether you know Darlene Love from her smash hit, "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" on the Phil Spector holiday album, or from her profile in the film, "20 Feet From Stardom," this Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is a force to be reckoned with. In addition to her own work, Darlene Love has sang backup with Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Sonny & Cher, and so many more. In this edition of "Music Is My Life," from Berklee Online, she details her struggles with Phil Spector, and her journey to freedom.

Nov 15 2018 · 54mins
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Darlene Love: From Background To Limelight

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Darlene Love, the legendary singer and star of the documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, reflects on her career, and collaborating with artists like Tom Jones and Elvis Presley. Plus, Ophira and Jonathan debut a new game called Fact Bag.
Jul 13 2018 · 52mins
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Episode 95: Darlene Love

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May 07 2015 · 40mins
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AN INTERVIEW WITH DARLENE LOVE AND WOMEN WHO ROCK - Jul 20,2012

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On July 19th at 9 p.m. EST, we'll be talking music when we bring you GIRLS LIKE US…Women Who Have Rocked the Music World. This very special show is centered around the NY Times Bestseller GIRLS LIKE US, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon the brilliant work of award-winning journalist Sheila Weller. Also joining the show, Kathyrn Wat, Chief Curator of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, who'll talk about their upcoming exhibit on loan from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power. The exhibit highlights the flashpoints, the firsts, the best, the celebrated -- and sometimes the lesser-known -- women who moved rock and roll music and American culture forward. We'll be talking with the delightful raconteur, Dr. Jeannie Poole, who will be discussing her documentary PEGGY GILBERT AND HER ALL-GIRL BAND. As a performer on saxophones, clarinet, violin, and vibes, as well as a singer, arranger, and contractor for women musicians, Peggy Gilbert was a one-woman support network and staunch advocate for women since the 1920s. We'll be talking with music legend Darlene Love, whose number one single "He's A Rebel," topped the charts in 1962 and is still beloved today. Ms. Love has played with such greats as Sam Cooke, Dionne Warwick, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones and Sonny and Cher; she's also had a long and rich Broadway career, including a stunning portrayal of herself in the Tony Award-nominated jukebox musical Leader of the Pack. It's going to be a show you won't want to miss -- join us on July 19th at 9 PM ET and get ready to rock to some dynamic radio! The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is Talk Radio for Fine Minds.
Jul 20 2012 · 1hr 4mins
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