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- Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:02 am
- Forum: Song IDs
- Topic: [Answered] Bunny Hop, Ray Anthony
- Replies: 5
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http://www.npr.org/programs/morning-edition/2013/03/29/175585519/?showDate=2013-03-29 Usually, NPR's daily program listings credit the music played during the segment. In this case, they credit Ray Anthony's "Bunny Hop" as well "The Egg and I" by The Seatbelts. Often, you can play a sample to double...
Okay, you had a hot floor, but your next choice kills the mood, how do you recover? How important is it that you recover, and I'm not necessarily saying swing, but weddings and other events?
So I'm at a dance, a couple of us do shots at a bar, I get a D.C. quarter and say, "Kind of appropriate for tonight." They ask why and I show that the tails side is a tribute to Duke Ellington. "Duke who?" Okay, we're dealing with a new crowd here, born after 1980, maybe I've got shirts that are old...
(aside: there's this wonderful tool called "google". it lets you find information about, for example, jazz musicians and their lives. quite useful.) I already checked Wikipedia, often a top search result on Google. Although, I found some more information, it doesn't hold the candle to the wonderful...
I came across this biopic starring Danny Kaye as Red Nichols and wondered how much of it was true, because I couldn't identify a large enough interlude to his recording career to justify the dramatic plot point of leaving the business to care for his polio-stricken daughter. Thought someone here mig...
- Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:32 pm
- Forum: Swinging Music
- Topic: Les Paul documentary on PBS American Masters
- Replies: 10
- Views: 4350
A little bump. I hope they show the doc again because of Les Paul's passing, but right now, PBS is in pledge drive mode in Michigan-- a great opportunity, but one they will undoubtedly pass on.