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Art by Rob Goldstein
Dinah Washington-Backwater Blues
Usage Public Domain Mark 1.
6 days, 17 hours ago
Everything that is timeless now has somewhere had a foundation. And when it comes back in jolts, perhaps in the tune of a song or in the dust from old vinyl records, it retains its form. 534 more words
1 week, 6 days ago
Living To Listen: Reflections of a Music Junkie
Highlights of my last seven days’ worth of listening, ranked on a 10-point scale that correlates (+0.999999) with increases in my heart rate:
ANGRY ANGLES… 647 more words
2 weeks, 6 days ago
Today’s Jazz Figure is Dinah Washington.
Dinah Washington skirted the boundaries of blues, jazz and popular music, becoming the most popular black female recording artist of the Fifties. 355 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago
We continue Our Gems Week with Dinah Washington.
Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963), was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as “the most popular black female recording artist of the ’50s”. 989 more words
2 months ago
Sound the Trumpet: How to Blow Your Own Horn
I’m learning This Can’t Be Love, and stumbled across this great version from Dinah Washington. Was psyched to hear the playful trumpet solo from Clark Terry at around 2:00. 19 more words
2 months, 1 week ago