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MUSIC: TRUMP will put "HEART & SOUL" into running USA

Above photo was seen tonight in somebody’s twitter feed… which reminded me of this “HEART & SOUL” Oldie-Goldie…

Heart And Soul (1938) – Bea Wain… 280 more words

MUSIC

May 19th in Gennett History, 1925: Hitch’s Happy Harmonists Recorded “Washboard Blues”

May 19th in Gennett History, 1925: Hitch’s Happy Harmonists under the direction of Hoagy Carmichael recorded “Washboard Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 3066, Buddy 8005, and Brunswick 02206. 44 more words

Gennett

Wildcard Monday III: A Score By Hoagy Carmichael

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our “Wildcard” series of posts, each one featuring a notable musical comedy from a composer who’s never been featured in a series of his own! 498 more words

Broadway

Happy Mother's Day 2016!

On this Mother’s Day, I lovingly dedicate that above William Wordsworth poem… present that video bouquet to my late Mom. After all, the daffodil had been her favorite spring flower. 901 more words

Life

Obscure but Worthy: Looking at Revivable Songs, “My Resistance Is Low”

By Roger Crane, the Song Scout

Introduction

What is an overlooked but delightful song? Well, it is one that is inexplicably ignored, one that is eminently revivable but, for whatever reason, is seldom performed and rarely encountered. 652 more words

Roger Crane

Concert Review – ‘Fascinating Rhythm’

Hello everyone! :)

Yesterday, I enjoyed attending the event ‘Fascinating Rhythm’ with my parents. This was a local event presented by the Llandaff Theatre Company. It was an amateur performance of singers and music of nostalgic music from the 30s, 40s and 50s. 268 more words

Music

Keeping the GAS (Great American Songbook) Flame Burning: “Skylark”

By Roger Crane, the Song Scout

Background/Discussion
Jazz players have an expression “too hip for the room,” meaning the music is too good to be commercial. 518 more words

Song Scout