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Part IV—Broadway Tastes Rock Music

Part IV—Reclaiming the ‘Top Forty’

PREVIOUSLY:  Part III—Examining Early Chart Toppers includes early #1 hits “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” and “Mack the Knife.”

The fluke of Louis Armstrong’s single “Hello, Dolly!” bumping The Beatles from the number one spot in 1964 is the modern-day equivalent of someone like James Taylor recording “I’ve Decided to Marry You” and it bumping One Direction.  592 more words

Musical Theatre Musings

Today I am...

…dedicating my o’ so precious energy to The Now ☀️
^ typed to the sound of Satchmo ✨


Crossing Over. . . A Cat's Eye View

Crossing Over. . . a cat’s eye view.

Karen Noel:

Before we begin I would like to share something Satchmo reminded both Karen Nowak and I about, do NOT beat yourself up about anything in your past. 444 more words

Manic Monday: Louis Armstrong - "Louis Armstrong"

So, the past couple of weeks while I’ve been busy with work and whatnot, I’ve also been listening a lot to this box set, which contains 15 CDs of Louis Armstrong-recordings and over 11 hours of music. 181 more words


Trying to be perfect is very tiring, it wears you out. I know, because I tried it for years. The girls in my generation were raised to be perfect.

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Daily Prompt

In The Early Days

Karen Noel:

In the early days of our life together Satchmo was timid. Friends commented on my “invisible cat”.

The turning point, for Satchmo, came when my then partner and I adopted 2 puppies. 471 more words