Jazz-funk organist Charles Earland, who helped revive interest in the traditional Hammond B-3 organ, died Dec. 11 of a heart attack in Kansas City, Mo. He was 58. Earland was found dead in his hotel…
“Lady” Marion Worth, sultry ballad singer on the Grand Ole Opry for 17 years, died Dec. 17 at Tennessee Christian Medical Center in Nashville of complications from emphysema. She was 64. Worth, one…
Spanish-language radio operator Latin Communications Group signed a pact Wednesday to merge into Univision station group owner Entravision Communications Co. for in excess of $250 million.
Joseph Glassman, a music editor for Universal Studios who worked with Alfred Hitchcock, Henry Mancini, John Williams and Steven Spielberg, died Dec. 11 of natural causes at his home in Brentwood. He…
BRAZIL Throwing its hat into the increasingly crowded Latin American Internet ring, Brazilian Internet portal Universo Online (UOL) has launched its U.S. Spanish-lingo service, its fifth new market…
Columbia Pictures. has upped John Cacavas to exec director of worldwide distribution analysis, a new post.
Artist Group Intl. has tapped Bill Manning exec VP/chief operating officer. Manning will be responsible for the daily operations of the company whose client list includes Billy Joel, Ricky Martin and…
Leading kidvid outfit EM.TV & Merchandising and the German media funds Victory Media Group are to co-produce 100 series over the next five years, backed by private German financing.
James Logan Anderson Jr., longtime manager of the songwriters Ashford and Simpson, died Oct. 24 of complications from asthma at Roosevelt Hospital in New York. He was 48. Born in Dayton, Ohio…
Hank Snow, whose gaudy rhinestone suits and million-selling hit song “I’m Movin’ On” made him a country music legend for more than 40 years, died Monday at his home in Nashville. He was 85. “He had…