Finally, more Judy Garland on Blu-ray! Both A Child Is Waiting and “I Could Go On Singing” are scheduled for release on Blu-ray. This is great news! The last new Judy Garland Blu-ray release was Easter Parade on February 19, 2013. (The Wizard of Oz was released in another boxed set on October 1, 2013, but that was … Continue reading
CHAPTER FIVE SCOTT SCHECHTER – PART ONE The late Judy Garland/Liza Minnelli historian, author, and multi-media producer, Scott Schechter, was perhaps the most maligned of all the major players in Garfandom, even to this day. The incessant, unwarranted personal and professional attacks on him and his work went on for about fifteen years before he … Continue reading
Attention vinyl collectors – Judy Garland is returning to vinyl! UME (Universal Music Enterprises) is partnering with Hits Magazine to release new, limited edition, vinyl-only re-releases of these classic Capitol Records LPs: “Miss Show Business” — new liner notes by Lorna Luft (2015 is the 60th anniversary of this album) “Judy At Carnegie Hall” … Continue reading
Interview with Stevie Phillips – Author of “Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me…: A Memoir”
Stevie Phillips‘ new book, Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me…: A Memoir has caused quite a stir in Garfandom and become somewhat controversial. Here at The Judy Room and Judy Garland News & Events, we like to hear from everyone, including those who’s opinions or viewpoints might not be … Continue reading
The track listing and cover art for the upcoming release (Fall 2015) of Judy Garland: The Best of Lost Tracks 1929-1959 has been announced. NOTE: FOUR brand-new-to-CD tracks have been added, along with the newly remastered “best of” tracks that are featured. John Haley, the expert audio engineer who gloriously restored and remastered the tracks in … Continue reading
The summer edition of “Garlands for Judy” is now available. 77 pages in all! Click on the image above to download the print-ready version. CLICK HERE to download the web-friendly version (smaller file size). Or, browse through the pages ONLINE HERE (no downloading required). Enjoy!
Saturday, June 10, 1922 – Judy Garland was born Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, delivered by Dr. H.E. Binet of Grand Rapids, at the Itasca Hospital, weighing in at 7 pounds. Judy was the youngest of three children born to Francis “Frank” Avent Gumm and Ethel marion (nee Milne) Gumm. She was … Continue reading