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
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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
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
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.”