Tag: musician

When Paul Zirjacks recently learned of Rotary’s beneficent gift to Iola Middle School’s orchestra program, it inspired him to visit a long-neglected closet. There sat his late wife Judy’s cello.  “It had become part of…

During his lifetime, Richard Pearman brought music to the local community. He played his trusty fiddle with the Moonlight Ramblers and entertained residents of local nursing homes for 50 years. Now, even in death, Pearman…

I’ve got a name, I’ve got a name; And I carry it with me like my daddy did   In terms of longevity, A.J. Croce’s music career long ago eclipsed that of his father, the…

Along about 6:30 tonight Altoona’s population — listed at 380 — will swell when senior citizens stream into town for the Saturday night dance. “They like old country, songs by Hank Williams, Marty Robbins, Bob…

Eddie Money, who left behind a career as a New York police officer to become one of the top-selling rock stars of the 1970s and ‘80s, with hits like “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take…