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Never play anything that don’t sound right. You might not...

Never play anything that don’t sound right. You might not make any money, but at least you won’t get hostile with yourself. – Hoagy Carmichael: http://dlvr.it/CNXSW1

Hoagy Carmichael

Meandering through cemeteries

Meandering through cemeteries, seeking specific graves, reflecting on the names and dates on tombstones…Maybe there is something wrong with me. Or maybe not.

Cemeteries are rarely completely devoid of the living. 571 more words


0987 Barnacle Bill, The Sailor - Hoagy Carmichael And His Orchestra (1931)

This American drinking song dates to the 1800s and was adapted from the folk song Bollocky Bill The Sailor. It was first recorded in 1928 by Carson Robison and Frank Luther. 45 more words


Georgia On My Mind - How Does Compliance Enhance Shareholder Value?

Can you get a sense of place from listening to a song? In an article in the Financial Times (FT), entitled “The Life of a Song – Georgia On My Mind… 1,243 more words


Skylark - N'Digo Foundation Gala - 2012

Title  Skylark
Composer  Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael
Live at  N’Digo Foundation Gala, Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois
Year  2012 (June 30)
Country  USA

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Georgia On My Mind: Hoagy Carmichael, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the great popular tune Georgia on My Mind. We will review the original by Hoagy Carmichael, and covers of that song by Ray Charles and Willie Nelson. 3,119 more words

Rhythm And Blues


I went in search of the definitive recording of the greatest ballad ever written, Stardust.  I don’t understand why this song is so overlooked.  The melody is breathtaking.   338 more words