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To Have and Have Not [1944)

Was you ever stung by a dead bee?  Their sting can’t possibly be as piquant as 19-year-old Lauren Bacall in this classic.  Humphrey Bogart would agree.  260 more words

Classic

Say "Si Si"

Legh Knowles, Clyde Hurley, Mickey McMickle, John Best (tp); Glenn Miller, Paul Tanner, Tommy Mack, Frank D’Annolfo (tb); Hal McIntyre, Wilbur Schwartz, Jimmy Abato, Tex Beneke, Al Klink (reeds); Chummy MacGregor (p); Dick Fisher (g); Rollie Bundock (b); Maurice Purtill (d); Ray Eberle, Marion Hutton (vcl); Jerry Gray, Bill Finegan (arr). 324 more words

Form&Function:Blueprint for Music

When I was in college, I took a music class
titled “Form and Function”. The curriculum consisted mostly of analyzing simple ABA song forms and then… 519 more words

1929–2014 ➤ Bacall slouched, she simmered and she gave as good as she got

❚ THE ONLY TIME I MET LAUREN BACALL was at London’s Hayward Gallery in the late 70s. I was minding my own business admiring a huge colourful painting by David Hockney, when that unmistakably smoky voice boomed into my ear: “Aw, that is a perfect match for the curtains in the ocean room back home!” I just about suppressed laughing out loud and we became instant pals for the duration. 427 more words

North America

This Changing World

RCA Victor Studios, New York – November 22, 1939, 1:15-4:15 PM

043909-1      In an Old Dutch Garden (RE vcl)    Bluebird 10553

043910-1      This Changing World (RE vcl)         Bluebird 10526… 570 more words

UADS - Ray Charles

Last year the French TV-channel M6 run a program “Un air de star”, where a group of artists impersonated various French and international artists. Here is Amaury Vassili’s brilliant performance as Ray Charles. 9 more words

MUSIC