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First ever gold record ....

Born in 1904 in Iowa, bandleader and musician Glenn Miller inspired the World War II generation. He was one of the most popular bandleaders in the late 1930s and early 1940s with such songs as… 86 more words

This Day In History

The First Time, Again

The other day at work my friend Eric and I were discussing musical moments that had a significant effect on us. The magic of a first hearing was the conversational staple. 1,437 more words

Pop Culture

Glen Miller-Missing in Action

Music legend Glenn Miller’s plane vanished over the Channel without a trace on December 15 1944.

On the day he went missing, Dec. 15, 1944, Miller, an Army major, is believed to have boarded a UC-64A Norseman in Bedfordshire, England, as a passenger. 449 more words

History

Review: David S. Pumpkins - a Smashing Success

Finally something on SNL that wasn’t over-politicized crap 💩. See, the problem with blatant political humor, whether on the left or on the right, is that it often assumes that we are too stupid to get the message. 575 more words

Critic's Corner

Daily Prompt: The Big Band

They said there’d be music

They said there’d be dance

When I looked at the band

I did not think grand.

Tried to make my excuses… 263 more words

Photography

S_V_H In The Mood final image

In The Mood  is  finished. This is an upbeat jazz music, so I used different shades  of yellow, red, and multiple blues to add to the feeling of   movement. 307 more words

ART

S_V_H In The Mood image 2

Glen Miller made In The Mood a classic as an instrumental, but I also like this vocal version by the Andrews Sisters. The Andrews Sisters sound makes me think of the time when my parents where young, rock & roll was still a few years away, and  the middle class American was beginning to prosper like never before. 56 more words

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