The Daily Cartoon and Live Briefing: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Proceeds go to the Flagler Beach Police Department. Palm Coast Starlight Festival: Celebrate the holiday season with your friends and neighbors at the City of Palm Coast’s Starlight Festival in Central Park at 975 Central Avenue, Dec. 11 from 4 to 9 p.m.. The Starlight Festival will look a little different from previous years. Instead of a parade, the floats will park along Central Park; you can view the floats at your leisure while you merrily stroll. And here’s Love in that unforgettable SNL skit:centerThe Live Calendar is a compendium of local and regional political, civic and cultural events.flaglerlive.com
Phil Spector's death resurrects mixed reaction from skeptics
This Nov. 19, 2019 booking photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows Phil Spector. Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his "Wall of Sound" method and who later was convicted of murder, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. But while Spector made his mark as a revolutionary music producer, the stories of him waving guns at recording artists and being convicted of murder overshadowed his artistry. The reaction to Spector’s death resurrected some mixed feelings about his life and legacy. Some lauded his early contributions to rock music, while others struggled to forgive his volatile past.
A record 39 holiday songs dominate Billboard Hot 100 chart
(Apple TV+ via AP)NEW YORK – Tis the season to be jolly: A record 39 holiday songs have dominated this week's Billboard Hot 100 chart, including nine holiday tunes in the Top 10. Other holiday songs in the Top 10 include Dean Martin's “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow” at No. Some acts have multiple holiday songs on the chart, including Bing Crosby, Kelly Clarkson, Michael Bublé, Perry Como and Carrie Underwood. Here's a full list of the 39 holiday songs on this week's Billboard Hot 100 chart:— No. 8, Dean Martin, “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow”— No.