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A DAY-lightful 1975 television extravaganza with John Denver arrives on DVD “Doris Day Today”

A DAY-lightful 1975 television extravaganza with John Denver arrives on DVD “Doris Day Today”

November 25, 2007 1 Comment

Doris and guest star John Denver sing their hearts out in Doris’s 1975 variety-entertainment special “Doris Day Today”. Many of you were eagerly counting down the days to the 20 November 2007 as it was the grand occasion that Doris’s only remaining TV special came to DVD format in the USA. It was also that […]

US Rapper-Actor Ludacris remixes Doris Day’s seasonal classic “Here Comes Santa Claus”

US Rapper-Actor Ludacris remixes Doris Day’s seasonal classic “Here Comes Santa Claus”

November 25, 2007 No Comments

US Rapper-Actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges plays a record-spinning elf with a Doris Day fixation in the holiday movie ‘Fred Claus’. With Thanksgiving now over, shopping malls and radio stations across the USA have started to play their holiday music selection. Hip-Hop favourite Ludacris is here to help kick off the Christmas season with his new seasonal […]

Eric Braun, one of Britain’s most famous showbiz writers dies aged 86

Eric Braun, one of Britain’s most famous showbiz writers dies aged 86

November 21, 2007 No Comments

Eric Braun, one of Britain’s most famous showbiz writers, has died at the age of 86 at Brinsworth House, the Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Home in Middlesex. Eric Douglas Hugo Braun was born in Marylebone, London, in 1921, the son of the Swiss-born millionaire Hugo Braun. Educated at the Oratory School, Reading, he took a degree […]

As far as former Queen band member Brian May is concerned “Doris still rocks best!”

As far as former Queen band member Brian May is concerned “Doris still rocks best!”

October 10, 2007 No Comments

The lead guitarist of rock band Queen recently posted a gushing tribute to Doris Day on his official blog at www.brianmay.com. Brian May CBE is best known around the world for being the lead guitarist of the English rock band Queen. He was also the talented tunesmith of many of the band’s biggest hit singles, […]

Warner Bros. (USA) dazzle us with yet another DVD boxset “The Doris Day Collection – Volume 2”

October 2, 2007 1 Comment

In 2005, the American movie house surprised us all with their first “lavish” DVD extravaganza of classic Day films. It has been a long time coming but in stores from the 10th April 2007 is the firey follow-up release. Just to recap the first volume was a sheer delight from start to finish and set […]

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Jazz supremo Sue Raney celebrates her 50th anniversary with a Doris Day tribute album

Jazz supremo Sue Raney celebrates her 50th anniversary with a Doris Day tribute album

September 30, 2007 2 Comments

The California-based singer and vocal coach released in July 2007 her tribute album to Doris Day entitled “Heart’s Desire”. In 1957, the American songstress, aged 17, signed to Capitol Records. She subsequently released her debut LP “When Your Lover Has Gone” which was produced by Nelson Riddle. For Raney’s latest project, during the month of […]

Doris Day provides episode commentary for her final TV show DVD set “The Doris Day Show: Season 5”

September 4, 2007 No Comments

Discovering Doris has been given an advance scoop about the last of MPI Home Video’s Doris Day DVD releases. It’s amazing to think that it was only in 2005 that the MPI Media Group began their digital quest to re-issue 130 TV-made shows on DVD. Thanks to their involvement fans not only in the USA […]

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American author Tom Santopietro considers the artist & the woman

American author Tom Santopietro considers the artist & the woman

June 4, 2007 3 Comments

After many, many false starts Tom Santopietro’s book on Doris Day is finally in stores for all to enjoy. It would be fair to say that this thoughtful account of her career and life has been well worth the wait! Tom Santopietro has worked for the past twenty years in New York theatre as a […]

Doris Day establishes an annual scholarship in memory of her son, Terry Melcher

May 31, 2007 No Comments

In May 2007, the first veterinary student was honoured with a new scholarship founded by Doris. The annually presented veterinary scholarship in shelter medicine was set-up this year in memory of Doris’s son Terry Melcher who passed away in 2004. The first “Doris Day & Terry Melcher Scholarship” was created with funds donated by Doris’s […]

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Sony BMG’s “The Magic of Doris Day” CD is a Top 20 British best-seller

Sony BMG’s “The Magic of Doris Day” CD is a Top 20 British best-seller

May 16, 2007 1 Comment

On 29 January 2007, SonyBMG – UK released their new CD celebrating Doris Day’s “evergreen” legacy of song. Backed by a major TV-advertising campaign the CD on its first week of release charted at #20 on the UK album charts. It is hoped that this success will spark yet another renaissance like that of the […]

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Happy Holidays from Doris Day

Doris Day has recorded a special message for her fans in time for the Happy Holiday...

Doris Day “Delighted” by new Charity Single for her beloved Animal Foundation

American singers Scott Dreier and Jane Monheit have recorded a new duet version of Doris Day’s...

Doris Day reveals another good deed by her Animal Foundation

We were deeply touched to read in Doris Day’s latest newsletter about a darling four-legger named...