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The Last Ovation Podcast presents short stories on various celebrities and discusses their lives, and tragic deaths. Ranging from Hollywood Classics to current Mega-Stars, The Last Ovation honors those who have impacted our lives through entertainment, song and dance.

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United States

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The Last Ovation Podcast presents short stories on various celebrities and discusses their lives, and tragic deaths. Ranging from Hollywood Classics to current Mega-Stars, The Last Ovation honors those who have impacted our lives through entertainment, song and dance.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 40 - Tommy Kirk

9/6/2022
Tommy Kirk was a classic Disney child actor, starring in dozens of films and making big money for the studio. But as he grew older, his celebrity status waned until the fateful day when he was cast aside by the industry he sacrificed his childhood for. Opening and Closing Music Credit: Deadly Roulette by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com/ Promoted by MrSnooze https://youtu.be/iYOvAO1rAM0 License: CC BY 3.0 https://goo.gl/Yibru5

Duration:00:31:03

Episode 39 - Jean Harlow

8/13/2022
Jean Harlow, the Original Blonde Bombshell, was on the fast-track to becoming Hollywood's brightest new star. But just 10 years into her career, Jean suddenly died, but the imprint she left in cinematic history, will live on forever. Opening and Closing Music Credit: Deadly Roulette by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com/ Promoted by MrSnooze https://youtu.be/iYOvAO1rAM0 License: CC BY 3.0 https://goo.gl/Yibru5

Duration:00:36:54

Episode 38 - Annette Funicello

1/25/2020
Annette Funicello was America's Sweetheart. Her fans loved her, and she loved everyone in return. A Mouseketeer for life, Annette was the Disney Queen, and she was simply "Annette". The Mickey Mouse Club Music - All rights to Walt Disney Productions

Duration:00:32:58

Episode 37 - Tim Bergling "Avicii"

11/3/2019
Tim Bergling created an electronica superstar named Avicii. Fans worldwide danced to his music and celebrities flocked to perform with him. Even with that popularity, though, Tim was struggling to keep going.

Duration:00:23:31

Episode 36 - Luciano Pavarotti

10/12/2018
Luciano Pavarotti breathed new life into opera during a time when opera was being displaced. The King of High C's knew how to entertain the masses, and his songs still top the opera charts.

Duration:00:29:30

Bonus Episode 7 - Susan Cabot

6/5/2018
Susan Cabot never made it past the B-List in Hollywood. Her career was over before it had ever begun and she eventually lived a reclusive lifestyle until she was murdered at the hands of her own son.

Duration:00:27:37

Episode 35 - Billie Holiday

4/22/2018
Billie Holiday never had an easy life. From birth she had to fight her way to the top, and poverty was the only life she ever knew. And yet she remains one of America's most notable jazz performers.

Duration:00:39:50

Bonus Episode 6 - Jon-Erik Hexum

3/26/2018
Jon-Erik Hexum had it all. Good looks, a strong career and an adoring fan base. Sadly, it all came crashing down when tragedy struck on the set of his new television show.

Duration:00:18:56

Episode 34 - Jim Croce

3/10/2018
Jim Croce was finally making it in the music world. But everything ended when a plane crash took him from us all. Luckily, his music lives on and Jim Croce will never be forgotten.

Duration:00:20:14

Episode 33 - The Andrews Sisters

2/26/2018
A trio of sisters from Minneapolis, The Andrews Sisters were exactly what America needed during World War II. But personal differences ripped the girls apart, shattering their professional careers. Tune in to hear their story.

Duration:00:34:34

Episode 32 - Aaliyah

2/18/2018
Aaliyah was a young star who had the whole world at her fingertips. But one tragic flight ended her life and impacted the music world forever.

Duration:00:22:27

Bonus Episode 5 - Anissa Jones

1/25/2018
Anissa Jones was a child star who had a bright future ahead of her. That is until she suddenly realized that in Hollywood, she was a dime a dozen in the land of child actors. Tune in to hear of Anissa's promising start, tragic downfall and sudden, heartbreaking death. This bonus episode was released two weeks ago exclusively to our supporters over at Patreon.com/thelastovation. If you would like to be included in this group that gets to hear these episodes the day they are released, please consider donating to The Last Ovation. Just $1 a month grants you special access to these episodes and more. Please consider donating today. Thank you for your support.

Duration:00:17:19

Episode 31 - Della Reese

1/15/2018
Della Reese was a legend, in both the musical and acting world. Having lived a life enriched with faith, love and kindness, Della Reese proved to be one in a million.

Duration:00:17:50

Episode 30 - Bing Crosby

12/23/2017
This is a Holiday Special Episode! Bing Crosby is an iconic Holiday singer. With many of his hit songs and films centered around Christmas, Bing Crosby is the next best thing to Santa Claus.

Duration:00:33:51

Episode 29 - Ricky Nelson

12/17/2017
Ricky Nelson entered the world an already-made celebrity. Not knowing what life was like outside Hollywood royalty, Ricky quickly found fame as a television star, a teenage heartthrob and a musical sensation. But all of that ended, when tragedy struck.

Duration:00:31:47

Bonus Episode 4 - Robert Johnson

12/8/2017
Robert Johnson was a man whose short life, and sudden death, are mired in legend and lore. Did he sell his soul to the Devil in order to play a mean guitar? In the end, that's up for you to decide.

Duration:00:21:27

Episode 28 - Marvin Gaye

12/3/2017
Tormented by his childhood and raised in a house where a belt was used as a weapon, Marvin Gaye led a tumultuous life. A legendary voice, Marvin was a soulful King. Unable to escape his past, Marvin died at the hands of his father. Tune in to hear Marvin's classics, his music, and his downfall.

Duration:00:50:05

Bonus Episode 3 - The Doll Family

11/19/2017
The Doll Family was a group of four siblings whose unique sizes meant that they were famous primarily in the circus world. The group were able to turn their situation into a prosperous act, and they all made their mark in show business. This bonus episode was released two weeks ago exclusively to our supporters over at Patreon.com/thelastovation. If you would like to be included in this group that gets to hear these episodes the day they are released, please consider donating to The Last Ovation. Just $1 a month grants you special access to these episodes and more. Please consider donating today. Thank you for your support.

Duration:00:10:51

Episode 27 - Pearl Bailey

11/10/2017
Pearl Bailey was a singer, an actress, a comedienne. She was a legend on stage and in front of the cameras. Tune in as we honor Pearl by providing her with a Last Ovation.

Duration:00:24:47

Bonus Episode 2 - Kim Walker

11/3/2017
Kim Walker had a promising career with a major role under her belt when the unthinkable happened. Unable to recover she was taken from her family, friends and fans far too soon. This bonus episode was released two weeks ago exclusively to our supporters over at Patreon.com/TheLastOvation. If you would like to be included in this group that gets to hear these episodes the day they are released, please consider donating to The Last Ovation. Just $1 a month grants you special access to these episodes and more. You may visit our site at Patreon.com/TheLastOvation

Duration:00:10:45