October 1, 2009
Tomorrow, Peggy Santiglia Davison will drive to Washington and, not for the first time, watch a lithe young actress in the production of "The Jersey Boys" pretending to be her. Chances are, it will be a joyful experience, though not an entirely comfortable one. Davison, now 65 and a resident of Carroll County, was one of the Angels, the three-member girl group that enjoyed stratospheric popularity for a few years in the early 1960s. The Angels toured the world. They performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
August 5, 2007
A MOJITO AT LIBERATORE'S OF WESTMINSTER Singer / songwriter Peggy Davison, 62, is the lead singer of the 1960s girl band, The Angels, whose best-known hit was "My Boyfriend's Back." She lives in the Westminster area with her husband. 'Fess up: Do you ever get sick of that song? I used to. There was a time in the late '70s and '80s when I was really into fusion; funky rock. ... Now, it doesn't bother me because I appreciate the fact that not everybody had hit records. If I want to do something separate, I can. Now, I have more leeway because [The Angels]
May 13, 2007
THE LAST DETECTIVE: SERIES 3 -- Acorn / $39.99 He is known to his colleagues on the Willesden police force as "Dangerous" Davies, but like almost everything else about this unassuming English detective, it is a term of disrespect. Everyone mocks Davies, and yet he always solves the crime -- as conservative, plodding and predictable as his approach might be. Season 3 of the British TV series based on the Dangerous Davies novels of Leslie Thomas arrives Tuesday on DVD, and it's a delight.
April 6, 2007
Live and Become, a word-of-mouth hit dramatizing the plight of Ethiopian Jews in Israel, has packed houses in college towns and enjoyed four- or five-month runs in upscale communities such as West Newton, Mass. Today it finds the Baltimore home that you'd expect for any French/Israeli/Italian/Belgian co-production: the city artplex, the Charles Theatre. But a chosen few Baltimoreans got the first look at it a year ago at the William & Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival.
September 4, 2006
On July 17, 2006, KATHLYN MAY DAVISON daughter of the late Clement and Alice Davison A Memorial Service will be held Friday, September 8th at 2 P.M. at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc.
July 25, 2006
Frances G. Davison, a homemaker and active Oak Crest Village resident, died of internal bleeding Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 85. The former Frances G. Brammer was born in Ferrum, Va., and raised in West Virginia, where she attended public schools. She was a graduate of Strayer's Business College in Washington, and during World War II was a secretary at the Pentagon. In 1941, she married Len Davison and became a homemaker. After raising her family, she returned to work in the 1960s at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory in Silver Spring.