Amazon John" & Olivia Newton-John Easterling receive the First Annual 2012 ACEER Legacy Award for their dedicated lifework and ongoing financial support to preserve the Amazon Rainforest. This prestigious award was presented to the Easterlings on October 12th during the 2012 TriVita, Inc. “Wellness Celebration Summit” held in Park City, Utah.
Hello, I am DjPault. This blog is dedicated to Olivia Newton-John. I have been hopelessly devoted to Olivia ever since my aunt took me to see "Grease" in 1978 when I was eight years old. On this blog you'll find rare pictures, the latest news and more. I also run an 80's remix blog called Burning The Ground so come visit me there too.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Sunday, October 7, 2012
Brand new compilation set for release in Australia on October 19, 2012.
Before Grease, Xanadu and Physical, Olivia Newton-John was already one of the most successful recording artists of all time.Her early career in country music had included an amazing 10 No.1 singles, including a record seven consecutively on the American Country Charts with similar results in both the UK and Australia. MY COUNTRY is a never-before released compilation, documenting Olivia's amazing repertoire in this genre. Among the 20 chart-toppers from 1971-1978, are some of Olivia's most recognised songs: Banks of the Ohio, Have You Ever Been Mellow, I Honestly Love You and Let Me Be There. MY COUNTRY is the definitive collection of Olivia's country hits and is a must for millions of her fans.
Now available for Pre-Order
1. Banks Of The Ohio
2. If You Could Read My Mind
3. Take Me Home, Country Roads
5. Help Me Make It Through The Night
6. If Not For You
8. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
9. Don't Stop Believin'
10. Every Face Tells A Story
12. Ring Of Fire
13. Let Me Be There
14. If We Try
15. If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
16. I Honestly Love You
17. Long Live Love
18. Have You Never Been Mellow
19. Loving Arms
20. Please Mr. Please
Artist: Olivia Newton John
Media Content Format: CD Album
Label / Studio: RODEO RECORDS
Number of Discs: 1
Friday, October 5, 2012
Me & Olivia!
An amazing journey through hit after hit. Olivia wowed the sold out concert in Norman, Oklahoma on Wednesday night. Olivia's voice was clear and in perfect form. I don't think I have ever heard her sound so good. The light show was great. But the set list was even greater Olivia performed most of her hits plus added some album tracks that she has never performed live before. She also announced the upcoming release of her new Christmas CD with John Travolta titled "THIS CHRISTMAS" which is available for pre-order on Amazon and will be released November 13. I waited after the show for almost two hours for ONJ to emerge from the back of the arena where her tour buses were waiting. She graciously stopped and signed autographs and took pictures with the many fans who were waiting for her. A perfect ending to a perfect evening.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Guest-stars include Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, James Taylor, Chick Corea, Kenny G, Cliff Richard
“You’re the One That I Want” Songwriter Contributes To New Original Duet.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2012— When your first single from the Grease album, the biggest movie musical of all time, is chart-topping “You’re the One That I Want, and it becomes the best-selling duet in pop music history - that’s a tough act to follow. But almost 35 years later, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have combined their iconic voices for This Christmas, available November 13 from Universal Music Enterprises. A true labor of love made specifically for “the giving season,” Travolta and Newton-John will donate the artist proceeds from the album equally to their respective charities, the Jett Travolta Foundation and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
One of the highlights of the album is the one original song, the aptly titled “I Think You Might Like It.” This is the sequel to John and Olivia’s Grease smash, “You’re the One That I Want,” a new tune by that song’s writer/producer John Farrar, marking yet another This Christmas-spawned reunion. “John Farrar was just as hard on me now as he was then,” laughs Travolta. “We went for perfection on it.” “It was really fun to do that,” says Olivia. “If it wasn’t for that song, we wouldn’t be here talking about it 30 years later.”
Produced by veteran keyboardist/arranger/orchestrator Randy Waldman, This Christmas is the audio equivalent of those classic network TV specials hosted from the stars’ homes, an intimate, warm set of traditional holiday songs from an all-star lineup that includes Barbra Streisand (“I’ll Be Home for Christmas”), Tony Bennett and the Count Basie Orchestra (“Winter Wonderland”), James Taylor (“Deck the Halls”), Chick Corea (“This Christmas”), Kenny G (“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”), Cliff Richard (“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”) and the original “I Think You Might Like It” by writer/producer John Farrar.
The idea for the collection came from Travolta after receiving a Christmastime text from his old friend Olivia noting that their 1978 smash, “You’re the One That I Want,” had just become the best-selling duet in pop music history. “From the moment we decided to do this, magic happened,” says Travolta. “Everyone we contacted agreed to do it.”
“It just fell into place,” added Newton-John, a four-time Grammy® winner, who has scored five No. 1 singles and two chart-topping albums, selling a total of more than 100 million albums worldwide. “With our busy schedules, I don’t know how we got it done. John and I have always connected. That’s never gone away. When we’re together, we have a good laugh and feel bonded to one another. We’ve been through some amazing experiences together.”
“My desire was to make This Christmas an intimate album, not something too ostentatious or showy,” says Travolta, who early in his career was featured as an actor/singer/dancer with the touring company of Grease. “I wanted people to be able to play it around the house or in the car during the holidays, and make us part of your celebration. Gathering around house listening to Christmas music has always been an important part of that time of the year to my family.”
But the real importance of This Christmas is the money it will raise to fund Travolta and Newton-John’s charities - one to combat children’s disabilities, including autism and seizures, named after John’s late son, Jett; the other to help search for a cure for cancer and to help victims of the disease.
“We all felt a wonderful, joyful energy while recording this album,” adds Olivia. “We want to make a lot of people smile and happy. It’s a project that we’re hoping turns into a perennial, one that can continue to raise money for these causes year after year, a gift that keeps on giving.”
1. Baby It’s Cold Outside
2. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (featuring Kenny G)
3. I’ll Be Home for Christmas (featuring Barbra Streisand)
4. This Christmas (featuring Chick Corea)
5. Silent Night
6. The Christmas Waltz
7. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (featuring Cliff Richard)
8. Winter Wonderland (featuring Tony Bennett and The Count Basie Orchestra)
9. White Christmas
10. I Think You Might Like It
11. The Christmas Song
12. Deck the Halls (featuring James Taylor)
13. Auld Lang Syne/Christmas Time Is Here (Medley)