Human Nature, a vocal quartet whose popularity down under rivaled that of the Beatles, wanted to see if their newest show would play as well in the United States as it did in their homeland — especially since they were now embracing a very uniquely American form of music.
Donny Osmond is a realist. The pop star and former teen singing idol has no intention of being one of those cradle-to-grave entertainers. And that, he says, is why he’s already preparing for life after show business.
After falling short two years ago, fans of KISS were thrilled that the explosive, fire-breathing, blood-spitting rock band was finally being installed into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in April. But their excitement turned to disappointment when the band — now celebrating its 40th anniversary — said it wouldn’t perform during the April induction ceremony.
They’re only a fraction of the 2,100 employees who will lose their jobs when Showboat Atlantic City closes at the end of August. But a case could be made that the people who service the casino’s House of Blues brand-within-the-brand represent the soul of the resort and gaming hall.