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November 22 in history

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

845 – The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeated the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the  576 more words

History

Christmas Song of The Day - Hoagy Carmichael

Here is a chestnut that even I didn’t know existed. I know of Carmichael from other songs covered by artists such as George Harrison, but this is one I don’t know. 13 more words

Poetry

Significant Songs (152)

Memphis In June

This one is taking us way back. First recorded in 1947 by Hoagy Carmichael, who wrote the lyrics.

When I first heard this, I was very young. 218 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections

Stardust - Louis Armstrong

This wonderful recording of Hoagy Carmichael’s great song Stardust was made in 1931 by Louis Armstrong with his big band. After the heights that Armstrong reached in the 1920s, starting with King Oliver and then with the Hot Fives and Hot Sevens, some jazz critics maintain that the 1930s were a comparative wilderness. 31 more words

Jazz

2017 Summer Concert #7

On August 20, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the seventh concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The band will be joined by the… 171 more words

Community Band

Magic moment sure to delight young readers

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Alesha Hughes