Previous updates to the WHAT'S NEW page
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10/17/10 - A recap of Rosemary's "6th child's" performance in Cleveland on Oct. 16 has been added to the site. Michael Feinstein is a phenominal performer who had a wonderfully loving relationship with Rosemary.

10/6/10 - Check out this recap from Tony Bennett's recent concert in Danville, KY. As always, Tony mentioned his fellow, original "American Idol" in the show. If you haven't been to a Tony Bennett concert recently - you should make your way there now!

10/1/10 - The Bing Crosby Archive and Collector's Choice Music have a great early Christmas present for Rosemary fans - check out this upcoming release "Bing & Rosie: The Crosby-Clooney Radio Sessions." This 2-CD set will be released on November 9th. Click here for more information.

9/23/10 - Check out this video from 1992. It's Rosemary being interviewed in The Rosemary Clooney House by fellow Kentuckian, Diane Sawyer.

9/18/10 - Members of Rosemary's family joined in the dedication of George Clooney's costume from "The American"

Miss Patti Page's autobiography This Is My Song: A Memoir was recently published. In it Patti pays tribute to her good friend Rosie. The Rosemary Clooney Palladium inturn pays tribute to Patti with a new page at Rosie's home on the internet. Check out the photos of Rosie and Patti together, and the video of Patti singing A Foggy Day at Rosemary's Ella Award presntation.

Rosemary's husband Dante's home on the web has been updated with a new video clip featuring him singing to her on their 2nd wedding Anniversary. He surprised her during an interviw with Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America. The clips includes him singing Just in Time and her singing Our Love is Here to Stay.

3/12/09 - Jimmy Boyd passed away on March 10th. Back in the early 50s he recorded a few songs with Rosemary. Check out a couple of them here.

3/11/09 - a few additions have been made to the Library, so stop by for a visit and enjoy some Rosie reading. Also check out a short video clip which has been added to the site. It's a rare clip from a 1963 episode of "The Dick Powell Show" entitled "The Losers." It features Rosemary singing a beautiful hymn.

Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.Satellite Radio Plays Rosemary!! If you miss hearing Rosemary on the radio, or would just like to hear more of Rosemary - look no further than the Siriusly Sinatra channel on XM (channel 73) and Sirius (channel 75) Satellite radio. Sign up for a free trial and you might even think its Siriusly Clooney!! In addition to a healthy dose of Rosemary you'll hear all the greats singing songs from The Great American Songbook, plus shows featuring members of Frank's family. It's more than worth the subscription price.

Rosemary's lifelong best friend, Blanchie Mae Chambers passed away on January 11, 2009. She would have been 85 on February 3. Remember Blanche and her blessed friendship with Rosemary by clicking here. You will find funeral arrangements, information on where to send tributes, photos and more.

12/23/08 - Be sure to check out Christmas with Clooney an article by Matt Connor which details the long-lasting impact that "White Christmas" had on Rosemary's life and career. Matt conducted several interviews with friends and associates of Rosemary who witnessed the impact first-hand.

12/19/2008 Paramount is planning a re-release of the DVD of White Christmas in 2009. Interviews and filming took place in Augusta, KY on December 19 at The Rosemary Clooney House which is home to the largest collection of White Christmas memorabilia in the world.

Click here for an article about the filming and click here for information about Augusta's White Christmas parade.

Interviews were conducted with Nick Clooney, Gail Darley, Mica Darley and Steve and Heather French Henry. The producer of the new material for the DVD also hopes to conduct additional interviews with family of the movie's stars and remaining cast members. In addition to the interviews, they filmed the "White Christmas" parade and spent time going through the collection which includes: Bing's uniform; Rosemary's red robe: Vera's white Mandy outfit; Mary Wickes, Veral Ellen and Rosemary's dresses from the Cast Party scene; the Rhinestone Gloves from "Love You Didn't Do Right By Me"; a blue fan from the Sisters routine; and both Rosemary's and Vera's Sisters dresses.

8/22/06 - New York City's 92nd Street Y will include "The Last Girl Singer: Rosemary Clooney and Her Way With Words" as part of their Lyrics and Lyricists series. There are five performances scheduled from January 6-8, 2007. Deborah Grace Winer, artisitic director; John Oddo, musical director, John Pizzarelli, vocals & guitar; and Debby Boone, vocals (1/7 & 1/8). Click here to order your tickets.

The week of June 29, 2006, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey's Radio Deluxe program was a Salute to Rosemary Clooney. They were joined by John Oddo and Deborah Grace Winer. You can listen to the entire program, by downloading it here.

6/06 - Catch the BBC's phenominal program ROSIE ALL THE WAY being broadcast live on the internet, Sunday's in June at 8 p.m., by Cinciannti's WVXU radio station. Click here for more information about this program. Read Nick's review of the program, and his column about the Cincinnati broadcast. 



5/31/06 - The Rosemary Clooney House will hold a special dedication service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 3rd to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the house's soft opening. A costume worn by Rosemary when she co-starred with Bob Hope in Here Come the Girls will be unvailed. Nick and Nina Clooney will join others in this special recognition which coincides with  Augusta's "Arts in the Garden" festival.



1/7/06 - The Rosemary Clooney House website has been updated with photos and press from the Oct. 2005 Grand Opening. In addition to photos of the participants visitors will get a glimpse of the hundreds of items that make up the house's impressive collection.

Also added to the site are photos and descriptions of several items that can be purchased from the house. Items included two different ornaments, two different t-shirts and autographed copies of "Girl Singer" signed by Joan Barthel.

9/29/05 - Details of the Grand Opening Weekend for The Rosemary Clooney House have been finalized. Will include a fundraiser, book signing, ribbon cutting, Rosemary's bedroom, the Miss America Room, preview of materials salvaged from 1019 Roxbury Drive, and much more. Click here for more details.

Rosemary's movie "Red Garters" is now available on DVD.

Rosemary's son Miguel Ferrer is starring in the recently released movie, "The Man."

6/14/05 - The Rosemary Clooney House held it's "soft-opening" on June 4, 2005. Well over 1,000 visitors "Came On-A Rosie's House" to see priceless memorabilia from her career while experiencing the peace and tranquility of Rosemary's house on the river. Visit for more information and to plan your visit.

4/26/05 - RITA COOLIDGE to headline the ROSEMARY CLOONEY CONCERT October 1 in Maysville, KY - Tickets for the Rosemary Clooney Concert are on sale and prices will remain the same as last year, ranging from $250 per person for the butler-served dinner to $90 each for the Rosie basket. Tickets can be secured by calling Duff Giffen at 606-564-9419 or by calling Lundy's at 800-785-8639.

4/19/05 - The Henry's opened THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY HOUSE for a press preview on April 19, 2005. Reporters, videographers and photographers were given a sneak peek at the rennovations and some of the memorabilia which will be on display. Click here for more information.

4/10/05 - Check out Debby's updated tour schedule.

3/30/05 - TESSA ROSE FERRER, granddaughter of Rosemary Clooney, named Queen of the 78th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Click here for details.  

3/27/05 - "REFLECTIONS OF ROSEMARY" by Debby Boone will be released on the Concord Label April 26, 2005. A page has been added to the site that gives details about the CD and also Debby's upcoming performance schedule. Pre-order you copy today.

Several links have been updated on the website. The Nelson Riddle family has launched the official Nelson Riddle website.  

The Hal Linden Music Company has released "The Best of Rosemary Clooney," a songbook containing the sheetmusic for 21 songs Rosemary recorded.

JUNE 4, 2005 - THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY HOUSE will open to the public during Augusta, Kentucky's ART IN THE GARDEN WEEKEND. Make plans now to visit this historic community and Come On-A Rosie's House.

Monday, June 20, 2005 at 8:00 PM - JVC Jazz Festival New York - ROSEMARY CLOONEY: AN ALL-STAR REMEMBRANCE OF AMERICA'S GIRL SINGER at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium. A benefit for the Weill Music Institute's Professional Training Workshops, this evening features a once-in-a-lifetime assemblage gathered to honor one of the greatest vocal talents of our time. Presented by George Wein and Festival Productions, Inc., in partnership with Carnegie Hall. Debby Boone will co-host the event.

According to the Producers of THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSIC FESTIVAL, this year's event will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2005.

12/7/04 - Wallace Silver has produced three limited edition "White Christmas" silver items to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of this classic movie. Thanks to all who made donations.

The notebook, White Christmas : May Your Days Be Merry and Bright and May All Your Christmases Be White celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the film White Christmas, by paying tribute to the classic film. It contains biographical information about the film’s cast, behind-the-scene stories about making the film,and the story of its success. The CD in the back of the book includes Bing Crosby’s classic version of White Christmas,as well as two other versions by Louis Armstrong and Vince Gill. Order your copy today.


Bing Crosby's Restaurant & Piano Lounge has opened in Walnut Creek, CA. The restaurant is decorated with memorabilia from Bing's life and career and features live entertainment. If you are in the San Fran area....make plans to stop by.

10/26/04 - Information added about
THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY HOUSE which is planned to open in Augusta, Kentucky in the late Spring of 2005. The plan is for the home Rosemary owned on Riverside Drive to become a living tribute to her life and career.


10/2/04 - Photos and recap of the Sixth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival have been added to the site.

9/23/04 - Silent Auction details added. Check out the many donated items, including some from Rosemary's personal collection, as well as many autographed items from her friends and family.

9/7/04 - Details added to the Sixth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival page about the dedication of Rosemary's Highway marker in front of the Russell Theatre on Friday, Sept. 24.

9/1/04 - General Admission tickets now available for the Sixth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival. Click here for more details on obtaining this $15.00 tickets.

8/26/04 - Plans have been announced for "The Clooney-Crosby Connection II" program which will take place during the Sixth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival and will feature Kathryn Crosby, Nick Clooney and video clips edited by film archivist Bob DeFlores. The program is Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. at Field's Auditorium, Maysville Community College. Tickets $20 at the door. 

A silent auction will once again be held during the festival to help raise funds for the restoration of the Russell Theatre. The Rosie-themed-baskets will be available for preview during the morning program and the auction will take place in front of the Russell Theatre prior to the evening's main event. Check back for a listing of the items and information on absentee bidding.

The NEW ROSEMARY CLOONEY PALLADIUM BULLETIN BOARD is up and running. All fans are encouraged to take their questions, comments, discussion about our favorite "girl singer," her life, her career, her friends & family to the board. News & information will be shared their first!!

6/2/04 - Roberta Flack to headling 6th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival - September 25, 2004. Click here for more information and ticket reservation form.

4/16/04 - An exclusive feature, "The 4 Girls Phenomenon" has been added to the site. Written by Matt Connor, this story weaves together the details of the act with the funny stories of its principal players and observers. The feature is based on extensive research and hours of interviews with the surviving members of the 4 Girls 4, and their friends and family. Audio and video files, and never-before-seen photos help to make this the most comprehensive piece ever compiled on this phenomenal part of Rosemary's career!!

Numerous articles have been added to the library.

For the first time ever, Rosemary's album of children's recordings, Clooney Tunes is now available on CD. For more information and to order, click here.

3/27/04 - A section devoted to Rosemary's widower Dante DiPaolo has been added to the site and can be accessed in the Family section of the Links page. Dante was an accomplished dancer on both screen and stage, as well starring in a number of motion pictures.

An article from Collier's, December 25, 1953 has been added to the library. The article is entitled "Fabulous Joe Ferrer" and details many of Rosemary's first husband's successes. The article includes several pictures of the then newlyweds.

Details for four more Lux Show programs have been added to the Episode Guide.

3/22/04 - WOSU.TV, the PBS Station in Columbus, Ohio, has informed the Palladium that they will broadcast "Rosemary Clooney: Girl Singer" on Wednesday, March 24 at 9:30 p.m. Obtain a copy of the program (DVD or VHS), with the additional song and interviews, by making a contribution to PBS.

3/21/04 - A page detailing the contents of the DVD Rosemary Clooney: Singing At Her Best has been added to the site. This DVD will be released on April 6, 2004. The page contains song selections, duet partners, ordering information and a brief review.

Nick Clooney's official campaign website is up and running and includes the ability to make contributions online. Visit it at

Additions continue to be made to the Episode Guide for Rosemary's television series. You might be amazed at songs Rosemary performed but were not commerically released. 26 songs from those performances are available on the CD "The Rosemary Clooney Show: Songs from the Classic Television Series."

Folks who have enjoyed the PBS Special, Rosemary Clooney: Girl Singer might want to take note of the fact that the DVD/VHS availalbe from PBS stations includes additional interviews and song performance not broadcast. Click here for more information about obtaining the program from PBS.

3/17/04 - With the help of RosemaryFans, the Palladium has added a Episode Guide which begins to detail the guests and song selections from Rosemary's two television series. The clips for the PBS special as well as the songs from the new CD were taken from the first series "The Rosemary Clooney Show." If you have additional details about "The Rosmary Clooney Show" or "The Lux Show Starring Rosemary Clooney" please pass them on to the Palladium.

3/5/04 - Additions have been made to the Rosemary Clooney Show CD page, which include a review of the companion PBS special.

3/4/04 - The Rosemary Clooney Show CD page has been added to the site, with track listing and ordering information. The page also contains some photos of Rosemary around the time these shows were made....look close and you'll see Rosemary and Jose from one episode and also Rosemary dressed as Little Red Riding Hood from an episode with Boris Karloff.

2/18/03 - Pre-order the Concord Records release The Rosemary Clooney Show: Songs from the Classic Television Series which will be available on March 23, 2004. This CD is being released in conjunction with the PBS special Rosemary Clooney: The Girl Singer that will begin airing in March on local stations. The special includes clips from Rosemary's hit TV series of the 50s. Check you local listings for times in your area. Pre-order your copy of the CD today by clicking on the CD's artwork.

2/9/04 - In accepting his award for best pop traditional album, Tony Bennett said last evening, "I've been very fortunate to receive 11 of these wonderful Grammys, but, if I may, I'd like to give this one to Rosemary Clooney." He went on to say that, "Mike Nichols, the great director, said of Rosemary Clooney, 'She was the Spencer Tracy of singers; the most natural, honest singer that lived.'" He went on to say, "She's been my sister in show business all these years," dating back to a TV talent contest that she won and he was runner-up.

2/8/04 - A link to the Honolulu Symphony Musician's has been added to the Links page. Without this great group of musicians THE LAST CONCERT CD wouldn't have been possible.

Concord Records is set to release on March 23, Rosemary Clooney: "Songs from the Classic Television Series." This CD will coincide with the special that will air in March on your local PBS stations.

A new DVD will be released in April entitled Rosemary Clooney: Singing at her Best. Pre-order your copy from today.

1/22/04 - Information about making contributions to Nick Clooney's campaign has been added to the Nick Clooney for Congress page at the website.

1/21/04 - The Rosemary Clooney estate, has authorized LSL Productions to complete a DVD entitled "Rosemary Clooney: Girl Singer". This retrospective on Rosemary's career will premier on Public Television this March. It will be available to the public later in the year.

The Last Concert CD page has been updated with Grammy news.

Updates have been made to Bette's section of the site. New dates have been added to her tour and she continues to give loving tribute to Rosemary in all her interviews, including looking into withdrawing from the Grammy's so as to not go up against Rosemary.

NBC recently airred a program entitled "An Evening with Scott Hamilton & Friends." The program featured the greatest performers skating their magic to the accompaniment of special musical guest Michael Feinstein. The Palladium believes that Rosemary may have been a catalist for the friendship between Michael and Scott, as Scott was a huge fan of Rosemary. This program is available on DVD from Amazon. Rosemary fans will enjoy seeing her longtime accompanist, John Oddo at the ivories, as well as Matt Cattingub on sax and Steve Moretti on drums.

Fans of Rosemary's son Miguel Ferrer, will once again be able to catch him on Crossing Jordan on NBC, come February.

12/4/03 - GRAMMY NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED - Rosemary Clooney's work appears in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category twice — as an artist and in homage by another artist. Nominees include Clooney's own The Last Concert album going head-to-head with Bette Midler's Bette Midler Sings The Rosemary Clooney Songbook, as well as A Wonderful World by Tony Bennett and k.d. lang, As Time Goes By&ldots;The Great American Songbook: Volume II by Rod Stewart, and The Movie Album by Barbra Streisand.

11/28/03 - A "Nick Clooney for Congress" page has been added to the site, which includes news reports of his announcement and the subsequent reaction.

Numerous updates have been made to the Bette Midler section of the site, including reviews, interviews and additional tour dates. The transcript of Nick's call to Bette on Larry King Live will be of most interest to Rosemary's fans.

9/30/03 - Concord Records will release "Rosemary Clooney: The Best of the Concord Years" on October 7, 2003. Track listing and other information has been added to the site.

9/30/03 - Watch the TODAY show today and tomorrow for appearances by Bette Midler. On 9/30 she'll be interviewed (est. 8:18 a.m.) and Wedneday 10/1 she sings (w/Barry Manilow) as part of their concert series. Check out the BETTE cd page for reviews, ordering information and promotion schedule.

9/24/03 - Nick's wrap-up of the festival weekend has been added to the Fifth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival Page

9/23/03 - Rescue the Russell is $23,850.00 closer to reaching its goal of restoring the theatre and housing a Rosemary Clooney museum.

9/22/03 - Reports and photos of the successful events which occurred during the Fifth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival have been added to the website.

9/16/03 - Tony Bennett, Patti Page, Patsy's Italian Restaurant and others make generous donations to Rescue the Russell's Silent Auction to be held during The Fifth Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival. Place your absentee bids by 9/19.

9/15/03 - Preview soundclips added to Bette's CD page.

9/10/03 - Info from Columbia's press release about Bette Milder Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook CD has been added, including quotes from Bette & Barry about Rosemary and the making of the CD.

9/5/03 - Maysville's Ledger-Independent ran an article about "The Clooney-Crosby Connection" program today.

The cover art for Bette's CD has been added.

9/1/03 - Nick Clooney's article "Special Guests to Grace Festival" has been added to the site.

8/29/03 - The Rescue the Russell website has been updated and includes ordering information to purchase the Rescue the Russell Christmas cards. Not only are these lovely holiday greetings, they are sure to become collectors' items as well (the red inset box does not appear on the cards).

The cards feature the marquee of the Russell Theatre announcing Bing & Rosemary in "White Christmas." All the proceeds from the sale of the cards go directly to helping fund the restoration of the Russell Theatre.

8/18/03 - Bluegrass Satellite and Rescue the Russell will present "The Clooney-Crosby Connection" during The Rosemary Clooney Music Festival. Kathryn Crosby will reminsce and answer audience questions while reknowned film archivist Bob DeFlores will present rare vintage video clips of Bing and Rosemary. The program will take place 9/20 at 10AM at the Opera Theatre in Maysville. Tickets are $20 at the door. 100% of the proceeds benefit Rescue the Russell.

Bette Midler's "Rosemary for Remembrance" will be released September 20. Pre-order now at Amazon.

Help keep Rosemary's dream of restoring the Russell Theatre alive by adopting a duck for the annual "Ducky Derby." Just $5.00 to adopt one duck. Call 606-564-5082 to adopt your duck.

7/29/03 - Just added, a Palladium exclusive, THERE FOR EACH OTHER: Recalling the stellar relationships between Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, by Matt Connor

7/28/03 - The Rosemary Clooney Palladium extends its deepest sympathies to Bob Hope's family. In addition to being a wonderful entertainer, Bob was a loving and loyal friend to Rosemary. The "Old Friends" are together again!!

7/1/03 - See Rosemary's son, Miguel Ferrer starring in the play "The Exonerated" in New York, August 12-17.

6/30/03 - Radio Yesteryear will repeat their tribute to Rosemary on Tuesday, July 1st at 2 a.m. eastern time. Listen live on the web.

6/29/03 - In the end, nothing was more important to Rosemary then her family. On this, the first anniversary of her death, we've added an article Rosemary wrote in 1960 about this subject entitled "I want eight more children."

6/28/03 - Tune in to Radio Yesteryear at 7 p.m. on June 29th Eastern for a live tribute to Rosemary Clooney.

6/18/03 - A few more links have been added to the "Rosemary on the Radio" section of the links page. On June 29th, Australian Radio Yesteryear will air a two hour tribute to Rosemary. In July, David Kenney will re-broadcast his program's listener tribute to Rosemary from last year.

6/15/03 - The Rosemary Clooney Palladium recommends the book "Pilot Your Life" by Rosemary's goodfriend Ron Shaw. Click here to read more about the Pilot Pen CEO's book, and view a couple of photos of Ron and Rosemary's lifelong friendship.

6/14/03 - At the prompting of the Australian Radio Yesteryear broadcast, a section has been added to the Links page called "Rosemary on the Radio" which lists some of the stations around the world which play Rosemary on the radio and/or web. If you know of other stations who broadcast on the web or simply play Rosemary's music, please send an email to so links can be added to their station websites.

Another addition has been made to the video collection page - a Bing Crosby Oldsmobile show with Rosemary as a guest was added.

6/5/03 - Some additions were made to the "video collection" page, as well as a new email address to place orders. If you miss seeing Rosemary performances, give Tom's collection a glance, you won't be disappointed with the vast collection of vintage Rosemary performances.

The Palladium wishes Barry a speedy recovery and we hope that wall recovers quickly too.

6/1/03 - An article entitled "Her Life is a Song" written about BETTY CLOONEY in 1955 was added to the library.

The Barry Manilow website tells us that the Bette/Barry tribute CD to Rosemary will be released in the fall.

5/29/03 - Happy 100th Birthday to Rosemary's good friend Bob Hope. (Their recording of "Ya Got Class" is playing in the background.)


5/27/03 - Thanks to Barry Manilow's #1 FAN, we've added a photo of Bette, Barry and Rosemary to the hompage.


5/26/03 - A page of photos has been added from a celebration held at Patsy's restaurant on the eve of what would have been Rosemary's 75th Birthday.

Rosemary's husband and brother flew in from Lake Como, Italy for the event. Read about their vacation in Nick's Column.

The majority of the recording has been completed for the Bette Midler - Barry Manilow tribute album.


5/23/03 - Today we celebrate Rosemary's birthday. She would have been 75....


5/21/03 - In honor of Rosemary's birthday on May 23, the Palladium thought it would be nice to remember one of Rosemary's happiest celebrations, so we've added a gallery of photos from Rosemary's book signing party which took place on November 22, 1999 at Patsy's restaurant in NYC.


5/20/03 - An article written by Matt Connor entitled "Remembering the 'Girl Singer': A visit to Rosemary Clooney's hometown" has been added to the site. It provides a beautiful accounting of the activities surrounding the 4th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival.


5/19/03 - According to the Bette Midler site "BOOTLEGBETTY.COM" the new CD will in fact be a tribute to Rosemary. "This will also be a historic CD in that it brings Bette back together with longtime collaborator, musical director...the fantabulous, Barry Manilow! Barry will produce and appear on the CD...They begin recording this week...hopefully this means the CD will be out before [Bette's] tour starts in November. Mister Manilow will not be going on the road with Bette."

5/18/03 - The Palladium is trying out a new look for its main pages (home, links, lyrics & library). We've done some house cleaning and hope you find it a little easier to navigate around Rosemary's home on the web.


5/10/03 - Rosemary's longtime conductor, arranger, pianist JOHN ODDO will be performing that role for TONY BENNETT on his European tour this summer. They are sure to have wonderful stories to share. Pretty good gig for John!!

  In anticipation of the BETTE & BARRY on ROSEMARY ought to make sure they have in their collection Rosemary's CD "At Long Last" which features a fun duet with Barry on How About You (in the style of Rosie & Bing's famous duets).

       Rosie fans ought to check out John Pizzarelli's latest release LIVE AT BIRDLAND, which was recorded with his trio in the Autumn of 2002. It includes a track which features John telling a Rosemary story.


5/8/03 - New York Post columist Cindy Adams reports that Barry Manilow and Bette Midler will be recording an album of Rosemary Clooney tunes. Both Barry and Bette admired Rosemary very much. This should be a terrific tribute. Rosemary dueted with Barry on "Green Eyes" a track on his CD "Singing With the Big Bands."

Various reports indicate that the home Rosemary lived in on Roxbury Drive in Beverly Hills has been sold.

A beautiful article has been added to the site entitled "A Rose in Autumn." It is a tribute/remembrance written by Rosemary's friend Matt Connor.

Updates have been made to the Rescue the Russell portion of the website, including acquiring the site name and adding a membership form.

On behalf of all of Rosemary's fans, The Palladium wishes her dear friend Bob Hope a Happy Centennial and remembers her dear friend Bing Crosby as he would also have celebrated his 100th Birthday this May.

On May 23, we will celebrate Rosemary's 75th Birthday. In honor of Rosemary, the Palladium encourages her fans to buy a brick or make a contribution to "Rescue the Russell" and help keep Rosemary's dream of restoring the theatre alive.


4/18/03 - A page has been added to the site which includes the Press Release from the University of Kentucky regarding their tribute to Rosemary on April 25, 2003. An article written by Nick is also included. This is an event you won't want to miss.

On Friday, April, 11, the Wall Street Journal reported on the sale of Rosemary's Beverly Hills home

Two items of interest to Rosemary fans have recently been released:

Rosemary's good friend Merv Griffin's new Autobiography "Merv: Making the Good Life Last" was released earlier this year and includes several Rosemary mentions and also a picture of she and Merv together.

CROSSING JORDAN, the show Rosemary's son Miguel stars on, has just released a CD Soundtrack from the show, which includes Rosemary's version of "Black Coffee"


3/16/03 - An Article entitled "Career all relative to Boone: Grammy-winning singer inspired by Clooney's legacy" has been added to the Palladium. Includes information about an upcoming Debbie Boone concert.


3/11/03 - the University of Kentucky School of Music's KY Jazz Repertory Orchestra will hold "A Tribute to Rosemary Clooney, with Nick Clooney, host" on Friday, April 25, 2003 at 8 p.m. The event will take place at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Order tickets by calling, 859.257.4929 Prices are $25.00 adults, $10.00 students. A press release has not yet been sent out about this event, so there are still good seats available. The press release will probably go out soon.


On Friday, March 7 - A portrait of Rosemary Clooney was unveiled in the Kentucky Capital Rotunda. Rosemary and three other women's portraits were being added to the Kentucky Women Remembered permanent exhibit. The exhibit includes watercolors of 35 other women who have made outstanding contributions to the state. The exhibit is a Kentucky Commission on Women project. Artist Paula Jull created the exhibit. Alison Lyne of Logan County has painted the honorees the last two years.


2/19/03 - In the March Issue of IN STYLE magazine, George Clooney was asked for his recommendations for CDs. Here is what he recommended: SINGS THE MUSIC OF COLE PORTER, by Rosemary Clooney, COME AWAYWITH ME by Norah Jones, ONE BY ONE by the Foo Fighters


2/17/03 - Over 40 Lyric Pages have been added to the website.

With George mentioning his dad's game show, The Money Maze in his recent interviews, it seemed appropriate to add a 1975 article entitled "Nick Clooney Recalls the Day 'My Grandfather's Hair was Purple,'" to the website. In addition to its references to The Money Maze, it includes a nice picture of Rosemary and her mother.

Visit the "official" website of the 5th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival.

Stay tuned for information about how you can win a free copy of a Rosemary CD!!

Check out Concord Records ecard which features Rosemary's latest CD The Last Concert.


1/26/03 - An interview with Miguel Ferrer has been added to the Library.


1/25/03 - A number of pages on the website have been updated with recent articles/reviews/additions. Check out the following:

THE LAST CONCERT page for recent reviews.



Look at the LIBRARY for new articles featuring remembrances by Tony Bennett and Nick Clooney.

A number of Rosemary related recordings have recently been released or are slated to be released soon. Check out NEW RELEASES for more information and also an article about how a Rosemary recording came to appear on Michael Feinstein's newest release "Livingston & Evans Songbook".

CHECK OUT: "A Dash of Rosemary!" It's a new musical celebrating the life of Rosemary, being produced in NYC March 5-16, with the hope an Off-Broadway or regional future.

A new review of ROSEMARIE's book HOLD THE ROSES, has been added.


12/13/02 - Reservation form for the 5th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival has been added to the site.

Nick's Review of the Tribute to Rosemary was added to the Hollywood Remembers Rosemary page.


12/12/02 - Maysville announces plans for the 5th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival.

As George has been doing press for his latest movies, he's also been paying tribute to his Aunt Rosemary. Click here to read a collection of quotes.


12/11/02 - HOLLYWOOD Remembers Rosemary pphotos and brief article have been added - check back for more updates to the "An Evening to Remember Rosemary" page.

A perfect gift for an Rosemary fan is now up for auction at ebay. The proceeds of the auction go to help restore the Russell Theatre in Maysville, Kentucky. ROSIE GIFT BASKET at ebay

Linda Ronstadt is scheduled to perform at the 5th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival in Maysville, Kentucky in September of 2003.

More photos have been added to the WHITE CHRISTMAS page.

Nick writes about Rosemary's acting debut.

A review and photos from Rosemary's friend John Pizzarelli's 11/1 concert in Columbus, Ohio, was added to the site.

11/20/02 - Additional reviews added to the LAST CONCERT CD page.

A recap of the first half of the Tribute to Rosemary from the BING! Conference was added to the site. This first half features recollections by Rosemary's friend, from 4 Girls 4, Margaret Whiting.

Be looking for the movie that is going to be made about Buddy Rich's life. It is to star Rosemary's son, Miguel Ferrer and be produced by her nephew George Clooney's production company.


11/14/02 - Reviews added to the LAST CONCERT CD page.


10/26/02 - The Maysville Younger Woman's Club honored Rosemary's Memory at the 4th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival by presenting her family with a beautiful brass Christmas ornament. You can order the ornament through the mail by visiting the Maysville Younger Woman's Club's website. The cost is $11. The front features on each point of the star a word or phrase identified with Rosemary: Rosie, Maysville KY, Rosemary Clooney Festival, Hollywood, Girl Singer. The back features a photo of Rosemary. More details at the website.

10/24/02 - A page dedicated to Nick Clooney's new book "The Movies That Changed Us" has been added. It includes link to order, reviews, a Post article which includes quote from Rosemary's friend Blanche Chambers, and a schedule of known book signings by Nick.


10/23/02 - A printable reservation order form for the December 10th Memorial Service has been added, along with a copy of the invitation letter from Rosemary's children.

10/17/02 - Articles with details about "The Last Concert" have been added, along with liner notes and a complete track listing.

More details about the Dec. 10 Memorial for Rosemary have been added.

10/13/02 - Amazon is taking pre-orders for "Rosemary Clooney: The Last Concert" which will be released 11/19.

10/1/02 - 4th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival highlights page updated with additional photos/story and link to the EXTRA video.

Pictures from the Augusta Carillon Dedication on Sunday, September 29 were added.


9/29/02- 4th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival highlights added.

EXTRA! Will air interviews and highlights from the festival on their program, either 9/30 or 10/1

NEW CD - Be looking for a new Rosemary CD, to be released by Concord Records in mid-November, entitled "Rosemary Clooney, the last concert. With the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Matt Catingub."


9/26/02 - More details for Rosemary's service in LA on Dec. 10, were reported by Army Archerd today. Check out "Celebrating Rosemary"


9/25/02 - Maysville's Ledger-Independent reports that a new designation for a Maysville area highway is being planned to honor the Clooney family. The Mason and Bracken counties are working together to designate a portion of Kentucky 8 between Maysville and Augusta as the Clooney Highway.

Michael Feinstein's "A Message to Rosemary" has been added to the "Rosemary's Friends Remember" tribute page.

An article (with photos) about Nick, entitled "A Clooney carries on" was added to the site.

Rosemary on TV:
ER - Going Home - Oct 10 11:00A TNT
A mystery patient (Rosemary Clooney) wanders from room to room through the hospital and continually breaks into song;

ER - The Gift - Wed Oct 16 11:00A TNT
``Madame X'' (Rosemary Clooney) returns to serenade the hospital staff with carols on Christmas Eve

Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982 Movie with just taped commentary by Nick Clooney -
Sep 25 02:00P Goodlife Network
Oct 14 02:00P Goodlife Network
Oct 29 02:00P Goodlife Network

A couple links were added to the Links page.

9/21/02 - The Memorial Service for Rosemary in LA, will be held on December 10, 2002 at Merv Griffen's Beverly Hilton hotel. Merv will serv as MC for the evening, and the proceeds from the event will go to The Rosemary Clooney Fund for the Support of Pulmonary Research at the Mayo Clinic. Individual tickets are $300 and corporate sponsored tables are $25,000. More details to follow here shortly.

An article from December 23, 1990, entitled "Hey there, she's on a high flying could" was added to the Library.

A tribute entitled "When I needed 'Someone to watch over me," by Elizabeth Kaminsky was added to the Tributes/Obituaries page.

Additions were made to the Video Collections page, including Rosemary's appearances on "I've Got A Secret," "The Andy Williams Show," and "Evening at the Pops" with Linda Ronstadt.

Links for some of the "Rosemary Clooney Music Festival" performers were added to the site as well as additional information about the schedule for the weekend.

Individuals can register for a single day of the Bing Conference at Hofstra University for just $40.00. The tribute to Rosemary will be held on November 14, 2002 and Sal Scognimillo from Patsy's has been added to the panel. A pdf version of the registration brochure can is now available.

9/12/02 - Another article was added to the Tributes/Obituaries page which includes thoughts on Rosemary by Cincinnati Pops Conductor Erich Kunzel.

9/11/02 - Alison Krauss, Ron Block, The Whites, and The Peasall Sisters are the members of the "Down from the Mountain" musical tour who will be performing at the "Rosemary Clooney Music Festival" on September 28. Join DANTE, NICK, MIGUEL, GEORGE and other family members in paying tribute to Rosemary in her hometown.

From Sept. 3, 2002 New York Daily News: "George Clooney and his cousin Miguel Ferrer are planning a memorial service here for Rosemary Clooney. 'My mother adored New York City,' Ferrer told reporter Leah Sidney at the 100th-anniversary party for Cadillac held recently in Pebble Beach, Calif. 'It's where she had her first success, and she never forgot it.' Ferrer, star of NBC's 'Crossing Jordan,' said Tony Bennett, Michael Feinstein and Diana Krall are among the singers who will take part."


Additions made to the "Bing! Crosby and Americal Culture" conference page. The cost for the three day conference will be $100.

Additions have been made to the page of photos from the funeral.

9/4/02 - "Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story" will air on the Goodlife TV network on Sept. 6 at 9 p.m. and Sept. 9 and 25 at 2 p.m.

9/2/02 - A wonderful and rare addition has been made to the Palladium Library. An article, written by Rosemary herself, entitled "Friend or Phony?"


9/1/02 - A tribute from RoseMarie was added to the "Rosemary's Friends Remember" page, along with a few pages devoted to RoseMarie, including one about her new autobiography "Hold the Roses" and another about "4 Girls 4".


"Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story," the made for tv movie based on Rosemary's autobiography "This for Remembrance" which originally aired on CBS in 1982, will be re-broadcast on the GoodLife TV Network with an introduction by Rosemary's brother Nick, a regular host on the network.


Your encouraged to purchase a brick for the Rescue the Russell theatre. The brick will be engraved with your name and will be part of the Walk of Fame outside of the theatre. Bricks already in place include those of Michael Feinstein, Steve Moretti, George Clooney, Nick and Nina and even their dog Spags.


Nick Clooney stands in front of the Maysville Fire Department's Kinney Mack fire truck by the floodwall murals Thursday as a television crew from the GoodLife Network shoots another segment for the upcoming special ``Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story." The crew is one of three filming in the area this week. Bob Warner/Maysville's Ledger-Independent.

Another article was added to the Tributes/Obituaries page entitled "Clooney's Art Was in Her Commitment to the Songs It's from the July 2 issue of New Jersey's Courier-Post.

Rosemary's two recordings from the 70s, "Look My Way" and "Nice to be Around" which were not widely available in the USA, and up until now have never been available on CD, are being released by EMI international as a "twofer" and can be ordered through AMAZON.

LOOK MY WAY was recorded in Nashville,Tennessee and includes: "Half as Much" "Roses in the Garden" "When will I be loved?" "Storms Never Last" "Look My Way" "'Twas a Sunny Day /There I've Said It" "I'm Not Lisa" "Don't the Good Times Make it all Worth While" "Singing the Blues" "When You Got Love" "The Very Thought of Losing You"

NICE TO BE AROUND was recorded in London and includes: "You" "Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover" "Send in the Clowns" "Music" "Thank You Baby/All By Myself" "My Little Town" "The Hungry Years" "I Won't Last A Day Without You" "Nice To Be Around"



"A Tribute to
Rosemary Clooney"
Nov. 14, 2002
held in conjunction with Hofstra University 's Conference: "BING! Crosby and American Culture"


8/27/02 - The date for the Los Angeles Memorial Service has been moved to December 10th. Details will be forthcoming soon.


8/26/02 - Additional programs were added to the Rosemary Audio/Video Collection order form. They include two "4 Girls 4" performances, a concert entitled "Rosemary Clooney With Love," and the Dick Powell Show episode "The Losers" featuring Rosemary, plus many others. Order Your Rosemary performances today and give yourself an early Christmas present!!


8/22/02 - An article entitled "Miguel Ferrer recalls keeping beat for Rosie, Bing" from the Cincinnati Enquirer, August 4, 2002 was added to the Tributes page.


8/19/02 - Updated information regarding the 4th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival: A TRIBUTE TO ROSEMARY has been added along with articles from Maysville's Ledger-Independent regarding the festival. Order your tickets today to join the Clooney family for an evening remembering Rosemary.

A new photo of Joan Barthel and Rosemary has been added to the "Rosemary's Friends Remember" page.


8/14/02 - A tribute from Rosemary's co-writer for GIRL SINGER, Joan Barthel, was added to the "Rosemary's Friends Remember" page.

 "Beyond the thorns" an interview with Rosemary from 1977 by Fernando Dovalina, who has also provided the Palladium with a first person accounting of the interview and exclusive photos.

A list of a collector's Rosemary Performances from television and radio has been compiled and added to the Palladium, along with an order form for you to obtain copies of these rare performances. CLICK HERE TO EXPAND YOUR VIDEO COLLECTION OF VINTAGE and RECENT ROSEMARY PERFORMANCES ON TV AND RADIO

The collection includes 30 episodes from the THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY SHOW from the 50s, as well as appearances on PASSWORD, WHAT'S MY LINE and others, as well as radio shows she did with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.


8/7/02 - Two additional tributes were added to the "Rosemary's Friends Remember" tribute page.


7/28/02 - A page called "Rosemary's Friends Remember" was added to the site. It contains tributes from some of Rosemary's friends. It will be updated as additional contributions are received.


7/26/02 - A page called "Patsy's & Rosemary: A Shared History" was created and added to the website in honor of the cookbook which was just published called "Patsy's Cookbook: Classic Italian Recipes from a New York City Landmark Restaurant" The book is from Rosemary's favorite restaurant in New York City, a place she called home.


7/15/02 - Updates to several of the main pages on the site, including, Lyrics, Shop, Links, Tribute/Obituaries, Discography Links, and Radio/TV Tributes.


7/6/02 - More updates to the Tribute page, and a radio/tv/internet tribute listing added.


7/3/02 - Home Page & Obituaries/Tribute pages continually updated. "The Copa Cat Pack Remembers" page was added, and a new Concert Recaps Page Created with additional links to concert photos and recaps.


6/30/02 - Obituaries Page added.


6/26/02 - Added to Rosemary's Recovery page two updates including the following:
Excerpt from Army Archerd's column
Variety, June 26, 2002
I am sorry to tell you that Rosemary Clooney is again undergoing treatment.

She was hospitalized briefly earlier this month and is now at home continuing treatment. She underwent lung cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in January and was finally released and returned home in May, where her family has been regularly at her side.


6/17/02 - According to a Michael Feinstein interview, the first release of his new FEINERY RECORDS label will be a release of radio duets of Rosemary Clooney and Bing Crosby. Michael says he came across the recordings in Rosemary's basement a couple of years ago. Look for the release in the Fall.


6/4/02 - Reservation Information for the 4th Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival in Maysville, Kentucky on September 28, 2002 has been added to the site. Tickets go on sale to the general public on June 10, 2002. An order form is available by clicking here. Also added is a link to pictures from the 3rd Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival.

A quote from Nick's 5/17 column was added to the Rosemary's Recovery Update page.


There are a number of Rosemary related releases available on CD that make a wonderful addition to any collection:

Released May 21, 2002, Bluebird's Best: The Girl Singer is a compilation of recordings taken from Rosemary's RCA days and includes collaborations with Bing Crosby, Nelson Riddle and Perez Perado.


The Original 1956 Broadway Cast Recording of Li'l Abner has been released and includes two songs cut before the show's opening: "The Way to a Man's Heart" and "It's a Nuisance Having You Around," performed by Percy Faith and Rosemary Clooney, respectively.



Mostly Mercer featuring Rosemary Clooney singing "I'm Old Fashioned," & "Ask Me Again"


Michael Feinstein & Friends is a wonderful video featuring Rosemary Clooney singing several songs including "Your're not sick, "You're just in love"


5/8/02 - Brief article from the Kentucky Post added to the "Rosemary's Recovery" page, confirming Rosemary is home in Beverly Hills.

5/3/02 - According to Miguel (Rosemary's son who stars in Crossing Jordan) who appeared on THE VIEW on Friday, May 3rd, Rosemary was released from the Mayo Clinic this past week and is back home in California to continue her recovery.

 4/7/02 - Rosemary's 1958 release "Swing Around Rosie" with the Buddy Cole Trio, has been remastered and will be released on CD on April 9. You can purchase the CD at Amazon by clicking on the LP Cover.


2-27-02 - Read Nick Clooney's column in the Cincinnati Post entitled "Rosemary finally gets a Grammy" Watch the Grammy Awards on CBS at 8 p.m. EST. Read the feature written for Rosemary's Lifetime Achievement Award by Diana Krall.

2-21-02 - Article from Cincinnati Post added to Rosemary's Recovery Page. Check out this article about the Copa Cat Pack drummer Steve Moretti in the St. Petersburg Times where he talks about Rosemary.

2-20-02 - Rosemary's Recovery Page updated. Approximately 73 new lyric pages were added to the site, many courtesy of Rosemary Fan KATIE and composer LEW SPENCE (the links at the bottom of those pages have to be fixed). A press release regarding Rosemary's canceled show at the Carpentar Center was added to the tour page.


2-6-02 - Rosemary's Recovery Page updated.

1-14-02 - AP News Wire indicates that Rosemary undewent successful lung cancer surgery on 1/11/02. A Rosemary's Recovery page has been added to the Palladium to provide updates on Rosemary's recovery. Rosemary is a believer in prayer, so please be praying for her.

In light of Rosemary's health, the February run at Feinstein's is being postponed.

1/4/02 - Rosemary's "Sentimental Journey" is nominated for a grammy in the Traditional Pop Vocal Category. The award show will air 2/27/02.


12/17/01 - Rosemary will be appearing at Feinstein's at the Regency February 19 through March 2, 2002. Call 212-339-4095 for tickets or check out the tour page for more information.

12/11/01 - Grammy Awards announce that Rosemary will be one of five recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Awards presented at the Grammy Awards Ceremony in February of 2002. Congratulations Rosemary.


10/29/01 - "Clooney Works Her Magic" a review by Philip Elwood in the San Francisco Chronicle was added to the Library.


WHERE: Virgin Megastore, corner of Stockton and Market streets, San Francisco, CA -- WHEN: Monday, October 29, 2001; 5:30 pm -- INFO: 415/397-4525

Rosemary will be signing copies of her latest CD, "Sentimental Journey;" The Girl Singer & Her New Big Band"

ADDED NEW TOUR DATES - Two dates with Rosemary and the John Pizzarelli Trio, December 1, at the Foxwoods Casino in CT and December 2, Detroit, MI.


9/17/01 - Concert Review of Rosemary's performance with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra on 9/15/01 added to the Palladium Library. The previously scheduled interview with Larry King scheduled for 9/21/01 has been canceled.


9/11/01 - Order Form for "First Annual Rosemary Clooney Muisc Festival" Collectibles added to the site. You can purchase t-shirt, mug and lapel pins.

9/6/01 - Two TV appearances added to Rosemary's schedule: 9/21/01 - LARRY KING LIVE and 10/12/01 - THE VIEW

9/5/01 - New date added to Rosemary's tour schedule. December 15, 2001 at Count Basie Theater in Redbank, NJ (For tickets call the box office at 732-842-9000)

8/22/01 - SOLD OUT - City of Maysville reports that the 3rd Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival is SOLD OUT


7/20/01 - The Liner Notes, written by Will Friedwald, plus the track listing for Rosemary's "Sentimental Journey" have been added to the site.

7/18/01 - Two dates were added to Rosemary's tour schedule.

7/11/01 - Pre-order Rosemary's August 14 Release "Sentimental Journey" by clicking on the CD's cover art.

The City of Maysville has updated their website which includes some new pictures of Rosemary.

Rosemary performed with the Count Basie Orchestra at Interlochen, Michigan on July 2, 2001.

A new, free, email group called RosemaryFans has been established to take the place of the board. Members can share news, opinions, questions and receive updates.


6/22/01 - Review of Rosemary's 6/18/01 London concert, written by Mark Burgess added to the Palladium Library.


6/18/02 - From Nick Clooney's column "Los Angeles. The ''Big Kahuna'' band that appeared at the Rosemary Clooney Music Festival in Maysville last September is one of the great pop music finds of the last decade. The high energy swing band electrifies audiences everywhere and the multi-talented leader, Matt Catingub, drives them with enough power to see L.A. through its next rolling blackout. Their second album on Concord is just out and wait until you hear their backup of Debby Boone on ''Princess Poo-poo-Ly Has Plenty Papaya.'' It's a pip."

Article from the Irish Times  (6/16/01) added to the library - "The Clooney versions: Perfect Voice/ Singer Rosemary Clooney seems to always hit the right notes, from string-laden ballads to swinging big numbers"

6/15/01 - Article from London's - THE TIMES "Melodrama queen: Life for Rosemary Clooney has been a wild ride but she still shines" was added to the Palladium library as well as The dog who came to dinner: 'Where did your dog Spags get its name?'' by Nick Clooney for his Cincinnati Post column..


6/13/01 - Audio File of Rosemary's track from Big Kahuna's "Shake Those Hula Hips" was addedd to the site. "And the Angels Sing"


6/5/01 - Concord's 15 track CD of WWII music "An Era to Remember: Pearl Harbor to VJ Day" - featuring Rosemary's "Sentimental Journey" and
"There'll Be Bluebirds Over the Whie Cliffs of Dover" is onsale now at Amazon where real audio samples are available - click on photo  to go to cd information at Amazon


5/31/01 - Pictures and recap of Second Rosemary Clooney Music Festival and information on the Third Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival.


5/23/01 - Several tour dates added, including two in Hawaii! Happy Birthday 73rd Birthday Rosemary!!

5/19/01 - TV Radio Mirror article from March 1958 entitled "The Ring Around Rosie" was added to the Palladium Library.

The Gallery Pages have been updated with thumbnails of Glamour photos and Candid shots.

DON'T FORGET AandE's BIOGRAPHY of Rosemary airs May 31, 2001.

The Big Kahuna and The Copa Cat Pack's next Concord CD will be released on June 12, 2001. It's titled "Shake Those Hula Hips" and features guest appearances by Rosemary and Debby Boone. 


5/16/01 - Las Vegas Sun interview with Rosemary entitled "A Dash of Rosemary" was added to the Library.

April 23, 2001 - Cleveland Plain Dealer review of Rosemary's Concert on April 22 at the Tri-C JazzFest.

March 29, 2001 - Chip Deffaa's New York Post Review and Stephen Holden's New York Times Review of Rosemary's "Sentimental Journey" at Feinstein's 3/27 - 4/7 added to the Library.


March 28, 2001 - Two new dates added to Rosemary's Tour Schedule: 6/18 - London, and 6/20 Dublin.

April 10th "Concord's Women in Jazz---The New Century" CD will be released. Rosemary's BRAZIL is one of the tracks. It's available for preordering at AMAZON.COM

March 7, 2001 - SET YOUR VCRs. "Rosemary will appear on the Rosie O'Donnell Show on March 28 with the Big Kahuna...They'll perform some material from her forthcoming album and she'll sit as a panel guest as well."

Rosemary's CD "Sentimental Journey" is now scheduled for a July 24, 2001 release.


March 4, 2001 - Review of Rosemary's March 3rd concert with Louisville Orchestra added to the Palladium Library.

February 1, 2001 - New dates added to Rosemary's Tour Schedule, including a March date in Florida, an April date in Ohio, and a September date in Indiana.
Rosemary is currently recording selections which will appear on her next release.


January 30, 2001 - For now, Rosemary's next release will be called "Sentimental Journey," and it is described as a "classic girl singer project with the Big Kahuna Big Band." It is scheduled for a 6/26 release but of course that could change.

Rosemary will be honored with the MANHATTAN ASSOCIATION OF CABARETS & CLUBS (MAC Awards) on Sunday, April 1st, 2001 at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, NYC. Additionally, Rosie O'Donnell and John McDaniel will receive the MAC Board of Directors Award.

Rosemary is quoted in Gary Giddin's biography of Bing Crosby (Vol. 1), "A Pocketful of Dreams" which was released on 1/25/01 and, is, in part, dedicated to Rosemary.  You can purchase the book at by clicking on the photo to the right.


December 17, 2000 - Review  of Rosemary's 12/14/00 performance entitled "Clooney: Charisma plus" added to the Palladium Library.


December 13, 2000 - Added to the Palladium Library is Salt Lake Tribune's review of Rosemary's White Christmas Party entitled "Clooney Is Gracious, Endearing in Yuletide Symphony Show." and the Orange County Register's interview of Rosemary entitled "All Her: The holiday season and Rosemary Clooney seem to be inseparable."

On Sunday, December 10th, Liz Smith was on hand at the Beverly Hilton to receive the Louella O. Parsons award. The inimitable Hal Kanter m.c'd and Rosemary Clooney and Debbie Boone serenaded.


Two new articles have been added to the Palladium Library: 11/29/00 New York Post "DREAMY CLOONEY IN TUNE WITH THE HOLIDAYS"   and 12/8/00 Christian Science Monitor "Singer recalls a 'White Christmas' past"

Click Here to buy the recently released DVD version of Rosemary's Holiday Classis White Christmas. This version includes commentary by Rosemary as well as a retrospective interview with her.


October 13, 2000 - Dates for Rosemary's White Christmas Party at Feinstein's added to the Tour Page.


September 20, 2000 - Concord Records has confirmed that they will record Ms. Clooney's concert at the Music Festival in Maysville on September 30, 2000. Appearing with Ms. Clooney will be Debby Boone and Heather Renee French.

Rosemary Clooney THE SONGBOOK COLLECTION a 6 CD set of previously released material will be released on September 26, 2000.


September 11, 2000 - Information added to Tour Page for a two day event honoring Rosemary as the The 2000-01 Helwig Distinguished Artist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  On 10/16/00 at 6:30 p.m. will be the Helwig Artist Special Dinner with the Clooneys - Hosted by President Lawrence K. Pettit, a black-tie optional benefit dinner will be held in Rosemary and Nick Clooney's honor. For advance reservations for dinner with Rosemary, Nick and Nina call 724-357-2232 or 357-2547 for an invitation; RSVP Mon., Oct 9 Indiana Country Club $75;

Aand On 10/17/00 The 2000-01 Helwig Distinguished Artist: Rosemary Clooney will perform with Her Very Special Host, Brother Nick Clooney & the IUP Jazz Ensemble at Fisher Auditorium, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 8:00 p.m. Reg $12, Disc $9, I-card $6. Individual Tickets go on sale: Mon, Oct 2, 2000 - (724) 357-2547

August 10, 2000 - A few direct links added to the Palladium Shop page, for Rosemary & Dante items for sale at Amazon, as well as for Jose, Miguel, Grabri & his wife Debby. More links will be added soon.

August 9, 2000 - "Gold in Young Voices" from Pathfinder, December 12, 1951 added to the library. This is possibly the first magazine in which Rosemary appeared on the cover. Also added a few more reviews to the Variety Reviews page, and another review to the Brazil Reviews page.


August 3, 2000 - Added to the site were: Rosemary Clooney's Maysville, a page which highlights the sites of most significance to Rosemary in her hometown of Maysville, Kentucky; The Russell Theatre, a page which provides information about and depicts the current state of the theater which premiered Rosemary's first movie "The Stars are Singing," and which she is helping to restore; Best Friends, Always - Rosemary and Blanchie Mae, a page which tells a little of the story of a friendship that has lasted more than 60 years; Walk of Fame contribution form, a page that includes a form which you can print off to send your contribution to "Rescue the Russell" and even buy a personalized brick for the "Walk of Fame" if you like; and added to the library are some Variety Reviews of some of Rosemary's performances in the 60's.

July 30, 2000 - Added to the site were lyrics to I'll Be Seeing You, links to Guy Mitchell and Johnny Mercer websites plus links to info about John Oddo and Joe Cuccuzo on the links page, additional review added to BRAZIL reviews page.


July 26, 2000 - Two articles added to the library. Look  for the * to find the latest additions.


July 25, 2000 - Three new dates added to Rosemary's tour schedule. Expect more to be added soon. Added to the links page is a link to Diana Krall's official website.


July 24, 2000 - LA Times Review of Rosemary's performance at the Hollywood Bowl on 7/21/00 added to the site.


July 14, 2000 - A t-shirt has been designed for Rosemary's latest CD and the Palladium website. If you are interested in obtaining a t-shirt, please write to for more information. T-shirts can be made for any size and in the color of your choice. Additionally a smaller version of the design can be placed on the back of the t-shirt if you wish. They make great conversation pieces!!

July 13, 2000 - Recaps of Rosemary's June 15th performance at Jazz at Ravinia and a recap of the Fourth of July from the Heartland concert with the Cincinnati Pops which was televised live on PBS. Also added were some pictures from two of Rosemary's earlier performances, one from 1957 in Amsterdam, and a second from the July 10, 1981 Northsea Jazz Festival. Be looking for Rosemary on Seasame Street on July 14, 2000.


July 5, 2000 - A link added to the links page for Nick Clooney's Cincinnati radio program.


June 29, 2000 - A recap of the "imusic fanclub" evening at Rosemary Clooney's performance at Feinstein's at the Regency on June 3, 2000, has been added to the site.  Two articles added to the library, one entitled "Hollywood's Favorite Songbird" from the Jan. 1955 edition of the Saturday Evening Post, and a second entitled "...What Makes Rosie Glow?" from the 9/53 edition of Redbook.

Be looking for Rosie on your PBS station July 4th, as they broadcast live from the Cincinnati Pops, Fourth of July in the Heartland. Rosie will be headlining, and her brother Nick will serve as M.C.


June 16, 2000 - Another Review added to the Brazil Reveiws page. This review by Bob Powers, can also be found at Rosemary Clooney Has Done It Again!

June 14, 2000 - Another review added to the Brazil Reviews page. And a June 1953 Modern Screen article entitled "Our Rosie" added to the Library.

From Army Archerd's column 6/13/00...."The
Primetime Emmy ballots, delivered over the weekend, always unveil some interesting items, such as: the performers ballot has 1,102 performers hoping to get a nomination....Twenty-four Oscar winners are vying for Emmys including: James Coburn, Richard Dreyfuss, William Hurt, Jack Lemmon, Jason Robards, Christopher Walken, Julie Andrews.....All in the family [POSSIBLE] nominees who could be arriving together include: Michael J. Fox (''Spin City'') and Tracy Pollan (''Law & Order''), Ted Danson (''Becker'') and Mary Steenburgen (''Picnic''), Rob Lowe (''West Wing'') and Chad Lowe (''Now and Again''), Martin Sheen (''West Wing''), Emilio Estevez (''Rated X'') and Charlie Sheen (''Rated X''), George Clooney (''Fail Safe'') and Rosemary Clooney (''A Rosie Christmas'')." Let's go Rosemary!!!


June 13, 2000 - "Rosemary Clooney's Saddest Song" added to the library. It's a March 1976, Ladies Home Journal article.

June 8, 2000 - A reservation form for the 2nd Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival has been added to the site along with more information about the festival. Reviews of Rosemary's newest CD, BRAZIL and her Feinstein appearance have been added, as well as a direct link to purchase the new CD, and a photo of Rosemary and John in the studio, plus a few new links in the library, including a 1956 Good Housekeeping article.

9 Dates have been added to Rosemary's tour schedule. She will be in Florida, Oregan, Arizona, New York, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, California and Utah over the next 12 months. Try and catch her if you can.

April 29, 2000 - Tons of Lyric Pages (60+) were added to the site with links from the discography page.

Some articles added to the Palladium Library.

April 29, 2000 - Preview of Rosemary's BRAZIL CD with ARTWORK and a Rosemary QUOTE from the liner notes. CD is to be released by Concord on 6/6/00

April 17, 2000 - A promotional flyer for the 2nd Annual Rosemary Clooney Music Festival was added to the site.

April 9, 2000 - 5 additions were made to the Palladium library - those with a red * are the latest additions.

April 3, 2000 - Another date added to Rosemary's Tour Schedule - Fri., Aug. 11, 2000 - Musikfest

April 1, 2000 - A Guestbook was added to the Palladium for visitors to sign and view.

April 1, 2000 - 17 Articles/Reviews were added to the Palladium's Library

Rosemary's next Concord CD will be released  June 6, 2000. It is titled "Brazil." Diana Krall appears as well as John Pizzarelli, Jr.

In Production is an A&E Biography about Rosemary. Portions of her concert at Drury Lane in Chicago were taped for use in this feature.


March 31, 2000 - Added link to Dante's filmography at allmusic to the links page.


March 29, 2000 - Lyrics to "Love You Didn't Do Right By Me" and ticket information for Rosemary's concert at Chicago's Ravinia in June.


March 27, 2000 - Recap of Rosemary's concert at Chicago's Drury Lane Theater on March 25, 2000 was added to the site.


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