‘The Williams Whirlwind’ (1993)

THE WILLIAMS WHIRLWIND DINOSAURS, SINATRA HIGHLIGHT HIS BUSY LAST YEAR AT THE POPS By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page B1, May 9th, 1993 John Williams, still at home in California last week, called in to talk about…

‘Pops’ Williams to Retire in ’93’ (1991)

POPS’ WILLIAMS TO RETIRE IN ’93 TO LEAVE CONDUCTOR’S JOB, MAINTAIN LOCAL MUSIC TIES By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, December 20th, 1991 John Williams will retire as conductor of the Boston Pops at the close of the…

‘The Music Man’ (1990)

THE MUSIC MAN – JOHN WILLIAMS WRITES THE SOUND TRACK FOR AMERICA’S MAKE-BELIEVE By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page B23, October 7th, 1990 LOS ANGELES — The Universal Studios tour is a joyride through a land of…

‘A New Recording Contract for Pops’ (1989)

A NEW RECORDING CONTRACT FOR POPS By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 110, December 14th, 1989 John Williams and the Boston Pops signed a new recording contract with Sony Classical, a division of CBS records, on Monday.…

‘The Sugarplum Fairy Talks Turkey’ (1989)

THE SUGARPLUM FAIRY TALKS TURKEY By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 24, November 26th, 1989 “All Christmas observances in our family are fairly traditional,” says Boston Pops conductor, John Williams, “with gifts and lots of slimming things…