Natalie Cole

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Double Duds: The 10 Worst Duets Since "Ebony and Ivory"

    Thirty years ago this week, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder hit No. 1 on the charts with their duet, "Ebony and Ivory." The song spent seven weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and the past three decades as a joke. Perhaps history's most hackneyed call for racial harmony (which, admittedly, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Classic Christmas: Nat King Cole's The Christmas Song

    Over the holidays, we're looking back at some classic Christmas albums taking some track by track and just digging on others. ​Originally titled The Magic of Christmas, when it was released in 1963, this collection of Christmas songs was basically cobbled together in support of what many -- m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Upcoming: Adele, BT, Engelbert Humperdinck, Shonen Knife, Etc.

    ​Adele: Tue., Oct. 18. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Agnostic Front, The Mongoloids: CHANGED Mon., Sept. 19. Fitzgerald's. Bob Schneider: Thu., Aug. 4. McGonigel's Mucky Duck. BT: Fri., July 15. Rich's Houston. Cody Chesnutt: Sat., Aug. 6. Underground Live. Cymbals Eat Guitars: Fri., S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Play Ball! Baseball Songs Even A Non-Sports Fan Can Love

    ​Sports aren't really She Said's thing, though she does like to watch games where there's a lot at stake emotionally (Super Bowl XLIV) and she nearly always roots for the underdog. Mostly, she really enjoys the speed of college basketball, and the nostalgia of baseball. She Said's dad is by no mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Houston Symphony Guest Pianist and Classic Rock Fan William Joseph​ William Joseph might not be a familiar name yet, but he also might be the next classical/pop breakout star. The 31-year-old pianist, a native of the Phoenix area, has been playing since age four and has toured with Josh Groban and Il Divo, as well as appearing onstage with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Five Results

    Photos by Frank Micelotta/ FoxAuto Pilot: Jaime Foxx "performs" on American Idol Wednesday night.Blame it on the vodka, blame it on the Henny, blame it on whatever you wanna, but I'm going to place blame for the hiply generic feel of Jamie Foxx's new single squarely on the shoulders of everybody res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Sonidos y Mas: Getz/Gilberto Turns 45

    2009 marks the 45th anniversary of Getz/Gilberto, the album that established bossa nova in the international market - something that came at the right time, as the popularity of the unapologetically apolitical genre had begun to wean in its native Brazil. But it was not like Verve Records was exci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007
  • News

    March 1, 2007


    Fried Twinkies, $5 bumper cars, Hannah Montana and the hardest working kids in Texas

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2006

    Natalie He Ain't

    NBC/Today Show Felicia and Eric messed around with gender roles. So, I made sure to catch the Today show this morning, where a Houston couple, Felicia and Eric, are competing in "Today Throws a Wedding." Felicia is an assistant district attorney in Galveston, and Eric's a business systems analys ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2004
  • Film

    July 15, 2004

    Just One of Those Biopics

    The songs are immortal, even if Porter pic isn't

  • Music

    November 15, 2001


    Wednesday, November 21

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Silver and Gold (and Green)

    Some artists make holiday records for the beauty, not the bucks

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    Pretty Babies

    Inside the Miss American Rodeo Pageant: A tale of big hair, big money and little girls

  • Music

    March 7, 1996

    Hippie Chic

    Jewel is a one-name folkie with a multifaceted spirit