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Georgia On My Mind


Written in 1930 by Stuart Morrell and Hoagy Carmichael, this was a demo recording for one of my guitar classes.

1930s Song

Songs of The Day : Hoagy Carmichael with Jane Russell - I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes), and Hoagy Carmichael with Lauren Bacall - How Little We Know

Happy birthday to the legendary songwriter responsible for the standards Stardust, Heart and Soul, The Nearness of You, and Georgia On My Mind, to name but a few. 34 more words


Words I've loved to have written...

This, to me, is not eloquence or the kind of word-smithing where you feel your breath go “pfooosh” in awe over the elegance. This is simple emotion, raw longing and heartbreak. 141 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Geraldine Page, actress (1924-1987)

Elizabeth Patterson, actress (1875-1966)
John Monk Saunders, novelist, screenwriter & director (1895-1940)
Harry Wilson, actor (1897-1978)
Hoagy Carmichael, composer, pianist, singer, actor & bandleader (1899-1981) 26 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

November 22 in history

498 – Symmachus was elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, whileLaurentius was elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore.

845 – The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeated the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the… 556 more words




Words by Johnny Mercer, music by Hoagy Carmichael 1933.  The story is that Mercer saw Hoagy snoozin’ on his couch and said, “I’m gonna write a song called ‘Lazy Bones’.” Carmichael said, “Well, let’s get at it.”  Johnny said the first line, Hoagy started playing a melody on piano, and the song was finished in twenty minutes.

1930s Song

Throwback Trailer: To Have and Have Not (1944)

In Vichy France, fishing boat captain Harry (Humphrey Bogart) avoids getting involved in politics, refusing to smuggle French Resistance fighters into Martinique. But when a Resistance client is shot before he can pay, Harry agrees to help hotel owner Gerard (Marcel Dalio) smuggle two fighters to the island. 31 more words

Throwback Trailer