David Salidor

The Glorious Corner: Farewell To WPLJ, Adam Lambert,Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” and More

LAST DANCE WPLJ — Our colleague, WOR’s Tom Cuddy, pulled off last night what was undeniably one of the most significant and yes, bittersweet, nights we can remember in quite some time. It was billed as Farewell To WPLJ (at Steve Walter’s Cutting Room) and just an amazing outpouring of people (past and present) showed; Bill and Jeannine Ayres; Matt Suchin; […]

Debbie Gibson: Get Ready To Dream Again

Music News Desk by David Salidor (originally appeared in The Improper) (All photos courtesy of dis COMPANY) I worked full-time for Debbie Gibson for six years and in that time saw her emerge as a huge star in the late 80’s. “Only In My Dreams,” “Shake Your Love,” her second album Electric Youth, with the […]

The Glorious Corner: “Star Trek Discovery”, Patrick Stewart, Elton John and More

PICARD RETURNS — (via Deadline) The Paleyfest panel for Star Trek: Discovery was in its final minutes when showrunner Alex Kurtzman offered a vague yet tantalizing tidbit about the still-untitled Picard series that will soon bring Patrick Stewart back to the Starfleet universe in his iconic Star Trek: The Next Generation role. Accompanied by eight cast members from […]

The Glorious Corner: Robin Leach Memories, Famed Violist Jean Luc Ponty in NYC, Project Grand Slam Hits the #1 Slot on Billboard’s Jazz Chart, Mark Bego’s Revised Aretha Franklin Queen of Soul/Tribute Edition Remain #1 and More!

    G.H. Harding  LEACH PASSES — Two weeks back we lost Robin Leach, who I knew for three decades. Leach started out at the Daily Mail in the U.K., the Star and People here and then launched what was to become his signature package, the syndicated Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous(1984-1995). On this […]

The Glorious Corner: Paul McCartney’s “Egypt Station”, Musician Stephen Bishop is Back, WOR’s Tom Cuddy, Eric Clapton’s First Full Christmas Album and More

  G.H. Harding  THE BISH IS BACK — For me, the best show of the year so far, was Stephen Bishop, at Steve Walter’s Cutting Room last Thursday. Stephen Bishop (born November 14, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and guitarist. His biggest hits include “On and On,” “It Might Be You” and “Save It […]

The Glorious Corner: R.I.P. Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon, What The Oscars Left Out, Mia Moravis’ “Session Girls”, Mark Bego’s “Eat Like A Rock Star” and More

  G.H. Harding A GIANT PASSES —From The Sacramento Bee: Talk about the perfect coda: Tower Records founder Russ Solomon died with a drink in his hand and a smart-aleck remark on his lips.The swashbuckling, visionary entrepreneur who built a global retailing empire and the most famous company in Sacramento history died Sunday night of […]

The MacWire Interview With dis Company’s PR-Pasha David Salidor

  M.A. Cassata This month David Salidor is celebrating his company’s 34th anniversary. Salidor started out with a scant few clients in 1984; among them Profile Records, who would soon launch Run DMC; Jellybean Benitez, who would soon go onto to rule the world of dance music and produce a new singer called Madonna; celebrity […]

The Glorious Corner: Paul Simon’s Final Stand, Joanna Bonaro’s ‘Good ‘n Screwed’, Steve Van Zandt and More

    G.H. Harding  GOOD ‘n SCREWED — Actress-writer Joanna Bonaro didn’t pull any punches on her Generation Gap radio-interview with Josh Accardo and Maureen Van Zandt (wife of Springsteen guitarist Steve Van Zandt), tub-thumping her forthcoming TV skein Good ‘n Screwed, which focuses on the travails of a woman, at 47, suddenly getting a […]

The Glorious Corner: TV Show Fall Finales, Queen Movie Bio On Hold, Keifer Sutherland, Matt Lauer, Billy Bush and More!

  G.H. Harding  TV NEWS — Hard to believe that several shows have already had their so-named Fall Finale. This was certainly not a TV season to remember, although NBC’s Blindspot, has been something of a rarity in that they’ve certainly stepped up their game with riveting plots and just outstanding acting. The Blacklist, also a […]

The Glorious Corner: Micky Dolenz At Winter’s Eve, Matt Lauer Fired, Elvis Carney Awards, Carry You On Holiday Concert, and More!

    G.H. Harding  DOLENZ AT WINTER’S EVE —Micky Dolenz, the voice of The Monkees, was front-and-center Monday night at Dante Park in Lincoln Square, performing a terrific 5-song set and with Broadway’s Lea Salonga, helped light the city’s first Xmas tree of the season. We spied Q1043’s Jim Kerr sitting near the stage as […]

The Glorious Corner: Blondie, Bill O’Reilly The Guess Who’s Burton Cummings, Netlix’s Grace and Frankie, and More!

      G.H. Harding  BLONDIE BACK — Blondie have announced their 11th studio album. Pollinator is out May 5 via BMG. It was produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Sleater-Kinney, Swans) and features Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange), the Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Laurie Anderson, Charli XCX, Sia, Joan Jett, TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek, […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Clay Cole Remembered, R.I.P. Bernard Fox, Marcus Goldhaber’s Kickstarter Goal, Project Grandslam and More!

    G.H. Harding  CLAY COLE REMEMBERED — This week in 2010, the legendary Clay Cole passed away. If you’re not familiar with Cole, he was one of the premiere broadcasters on TV presenting music. Clay Cole was born Albert Rucker, Jr. on January 1, 1938, in Youngstown, Ohio. He became a stage and radio actor; then […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Bob Dylan, Jon Bon Jovi, Iggy Pop, Debbie Gibson and More!

  G.H. Harding  DYLAN SPEAKS — Per The New York Times: We finally have an answer. Bob Dylan will, indeed, accept his Nobel Prize in Literature — probably. In his first comments on the award, made in an interview with The Telegraph, the British newspaper, Mr. Dylan was asked whether he would attend the Nobel ceremony in Sweden in December. His response was characteristically […]