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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

Aretha Franklin

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


George Raft : Not Your Average Johnny Part 1.... Johnny Angel (1945)

From RKO comes this George Raft pot boiler featuring Claire Trevor along for the mystery involving murder, deceit, a ghost ship and Hoagy Carmichael.

Emerging from a fog bank Captain George Raft’s ship comes across an abandoned freighter. 587 more words

Daily Take

Happy 108th Birthday to Charles "Bud" Dant! (6/21/1907)

Happy 108th Birthday to Charles “Bud” Dant! (6/21/1907). The trumpter recorded four sides with Hoagy Carmichael’s Collegians on 4/27/1928 in Richmond. The recordings included “March of the Hoodlums,” “Walking the Dog” (Gennett 6474, Champion 16453, and Champion 40001) and two unreleased sides, “Shimmy Shawobble,” and “Smile.”


MOVIE: Johnny Angel (1945)

MOVIE: Johnny Angel (1945)

Based on the story Mr. Angel Comes Aboard by Charles Gordon Booth

Screenplay by Steve Fisher

Adaptation by Frank Gruber

Directed by Edwin L. 193 more words

Film Noir