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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Hoagy Carmichael, composer, pianist, singer, actor & bandleader (1899-1981)

John Monk Saunders, novelist, screenwriter & director (1895-1940)
Arthur Hiller, director (1923- )
Geraldine Page, actress (1924-1987)
Robert Vaughn, actor (1932- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Hoagy Carmichael Day

Celebrating the genius of Hoagy Carmichael on his birthday. Even if you’ve never heard his name, you’ve heard his songs, as they’ve become standards, performed by hundreds of artists.

with the fabulous, Jane Russell


November 22 in history

498 – Symmachus was elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, while Laurentius was elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore.

845 – The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeated the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the… 559 more words


From Hoagy To Popcorn: Croydon Municipal Mines Carmichael Tunes, Vintage Pop, R&B and Film Music

St. Etienne co-founder Bob Stanley’s Croydon Municipal imprint from the Cherry Red Group continues to have some of the most eclectic releases out there, emphasizing classic fifties and early sixties pop, R&B and beyond. 1,627 more words


Monday Magazine -------October 27, 2014.

Welcome to the Bumbastories Monday Magazine, which features no ads, no promos, no UTubes, no quotes, no re-posts, and a minimum of saturated fats. In fact, this week’s magazine promises to be brief, or at least not so long-winded. 650 more words

Many Rivers to Cross

Top Song God Thelonious Monk had a birthday on October 10. He would’ve been 97. His fellow musicians in the forties scratched their heads over his sui generis music, but he never wavered, and became a revered master among jazz lovers before his death in 1982. 1,177 more words

Popular Music History

Headphones in Hospital

And now I’m (not RIGHT now you understand otherwise I couldn’t be typing this or even see) lying in bed with my watermelon pattern eyemask on and earphones plugged in in a rather sensorily deprived and yet enhanced state listening to… 275 more words