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Musings

What the heck is a Cowboy Church? I passed several of them while cruising south of Dallas. And there is one here in Muscle Shoals, AL. 158 more words

Great American Songbook

I Was There...Sort Of-- Bobby Darin: Darin At The Copa

rSometimes you find an album that makes you ponder 3 ideas:

  1. I wish this album would never end.
  2. If only time machines were real….
  3. Why the hell wasn’t I born decades ago?
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Vinyl

RIPete Fountain

Ol’ Pete was my first musical idol. Soon after starting clarinet in the 5th grade Grandpa started motivating me: “Maybe some day you’ll play like Pete Fountain.” Dad had a few of his records, and then I went to see him at brand new Jones Hall for my 12th birthday. 200 more words

Great American Songbook

Tony Bennett’s 90th: Happy Birthday to an Elegant Gent

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The Style Sisters and I disagree about lots of things, but we all love the classy, sophisticated jazz singers and crooners who did (or do) songs from the… 316 more words

Fashion & Music

Tunes

With many hours on the road upcoming, my iTunes list will become more valuable than ever. My tastes are primarily jazz (swing), the Great American Songbook and classical (Mozart through Wagner, but some 20th century stuff too). 191 more words

Great American Songbook

Tip-Toe Thru the Tulips

Spring is here. In fact, it’s almost gone. But the tulips remain in bloom.

“Tip-Toe Thru the Tulips with Me” was not written as a comedy song necessarily, but it has been used for comedic effect through the decades. 622 more words

Humor In America