Erik pays tribute to Nora, other local, foreign music icons
mb.com.ph – Moviegoer
By NESTOR CUARTERO
August 1, 2011, 8:00am
Just a thought: Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content. – Louis L’Amour
MANILA, Philippines — There is no escaping the Nora Aunor fever in and out of showbiz.
While the superstar’s homecoming tomorrow, Aug. 2, is being awaited by many, like it or not, groups of Nora enthusiasts are quietly laying the groundwork for a retrospective of Aunor films directed by Elwood Perez.
The group hopes to put up the film showing in September.
Among the films in the line-up are “Till We Meet Again,” “Bilangin ang Bituin sa Langit,” and “I Can’t Stop Loving You.” The films were made one after the other following another resurgence in the superstar’s career in the mid-1980s.
Erik Pays Homage To Nora: Now comes Erik Santos, who announced July 26 that in his forthcoming concert at the Music Museum on August 12 and 13, a few songs popularized or identified with Ms. Aunor will be part of the repertoire.
Erik’s new show, called “Power Icons,” pays tribute to musical legends, men and women alike, who have impacted the music industry.
Echoed are songs popularized by Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Basil Valdez, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, and Nora Aunor.