Who was John Lennon? Neither his contemporaries, nor we could give a definite answer. Many consider him a man who, with all his essence and musical talent, served the cause of peace and the fight against violence.
However, success in show business and entertainment industry has its price. John Lennon paid it in full.
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Lyudmila Gurchenko half a century ago became a popular favorite, truly a superstar. Diva of the national cinema has overcome a difficult path, earning success and recognition. Whatever Ludmila Gurchenko did, she didn’t know what it meant to save effort. “When I step on the stage and hear your applause, it’s like a rise in the sky, a flap of wings.”
All celebrities sought her attention, but there were times when Lyudmila Markovna was not noticed and was considered to be a close-minded provincial who dared to consider herself a person in art. Continue reading
Coming from a simple family, Yevgeny Martynov managed to graduate with honors from the music and pedagogical institute, where teachers gave him the nickname “Gift” for his unique talent. A few years after graduation, he came to Moscow, becoming a real gift for millions of Soviet people. His pure and bright lyrical songs were sounded almost daily from all repeaters, giving listeners joy and faith in a bright tomorrow. Continue reading
Maria Callas was amazingly beautiful. She was admired, feared. However, with all her genius and controversy, she always remained a woman who wanted to be loved and needed. In 1957, the Greek singer was on top of fame. She just turned 34. Her figure has gained amazing slimness after three years earlier she lost half the weight. The world’s best couturiers dreamed of Callas appearing in the toilets they had created. Continue reading
Romina Power and Al Bano sang many love songs. Love is a song for two. If she is happy, then the melody will be lively and fun. But it’s worth jealousy or insecurity to creep into the souls of the singers, as in the music you hear falsity, and the text does not add up to verses, and the once beautiful sounds of a sensational hit are becoming quieter … Continue reading