Arts & Entertainment

Press Releases

The Madison Public Library will host "A Tribute to Les Paul and Mary Ford" on Thursday, April 9th at 11:00am

9faebb12915ad63c3e36_4a1ea339306f143e0185_stock_image_-_arts_-_v2.jpg
9faebb12915ad63c3e36_4a1ea339306f143e0185_stock_image_-_arts_-_v2.jpg

Husband and wife duo, Tom and Sandy Doyle, will present their Les Paul/ Mary Ford Tribute on guitars, percussion, and flute.  In addition to playing their great hits, Tom gives a captivating talk about Les Paul,the father of the electric guitar and pioneer of sound. He worked with Les Paul for over 40 years as his sound performance engineer/ guitarist in New York City and was a close confidante. 

Les Paul and Mary Ford were a popular 1950s husband-and-wife musical team in which Les played the guitar and Mary sang. In 1951 alone, they sold six million records.They first appeared on the pop charts in 1950. Between the years 1950 and 1954, Les Paul and Mary Ford had 16 top-ten hits. They had five top-ten hits within nine months. "Tennessee Waltz", "Mockin' Bird Hill", "How High the Moon" (#1 for nine weeks), "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise" and "Whispering". From August 1952 to March 1953 they had five more top-ten hits; "My Baby's Coming Home", "Lady of Spain", "Bye Bye Blues", "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" and "Vaya Con Dios" (#1 for 11 weeks). In 2009, they were inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame.

Tom and Sandy’s CD, A Tribute to Les, Mary and More, will be available for purchase at the program. This is a free program that is open to the public.  Reservations are required. Call (973) 377-0722, Ext. 2.  The Madison Public Library is located at 39 Keep Street.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Madison

Girl Scouts and CCM Announce the Launch of New National STEM Badges

July 19, 2018

Randolph, NJ, July 17, 2018 – The Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey today announced the launch of 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages 5–18 at County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education.

The badges, which are immediately available, not only enhance the one-of-a-kind Girl Scout experience, ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.

 

 

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...