This day (January 21, 2002), in Los Angeles, California, died Norma Deloris Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee, an American jazz and popular music singer. Tracklist : Is That All There Is? (1969) . Peggy Lee And Toots Thielemans – Makin’Whoopee . w/ Petula Clark – Wedding Bell Blues . Why Don’T You Do Right . Manana […]
January 16, 1971 – the guests on American NBC variety show “The Andy Williams Show” are Lorne Greene, Ray Charles, “Mama” Cass Elliot and a young British artist named Elton John .
Roger Waters & Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker & Buddy Miles, Etta James & Chuck Berry, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot & Elton John, Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash & Johnny Depp, Bono & Johnny Depp, Brandi […]
‘The Wonderful World of Andy Williams’ is an album recorded (partly) on January 13, 1963 with members of his family and released on December 31, 1963 By Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Canadian Sunset (Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood) – 02:32 . 2.Sing A Rainbow (Arthur Hamilton) – 02:40 . 3.Dream (Johnny Mercer) – 02:40 . […]
Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean Luc Ponty, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are […]
December 11, 1960 – you do not want to miss Ella Fitzgerald, Andy Williams and Perez Prado at “The Dinah Shore Chevy Show” on NBC
Antonio Carlos Jobim – who passed away today twenty six years ago – has performed with a myriad of artists Brazilian or not, of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi, Quinteto Vocal , Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto […]
This day (October 13, 1941), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Paul Frederic Simon simply known as Paul Simon, American musician, singer-songwriter, one half of Simon & Garfunkel Digest Tracklist : Sounds of Silence (w/ Art Garfunkel, Holland, 1966) . I Am A Rock (w/ Art Garfunkel, 1965) . Overs (w/ Art Garfunkel, 1967) . […]
Eddie Kendricks who passed away today (in 1992) was a member of The Temptations from their first incarnation as “Prime” till his departure in 1971. That is more than ten years of falsetto singing , ten years of hit songs (he co-wrote some, he sung them all) That is the 60s in Mowtown soul, that […]
Jamie Cullum’s ‘Catching Tales’ is his fourth (following ‘Twentysomething’) album released on September 26, 2005 by Ucj, Candid Records. Track Listing : 1.Get Your Way (Allen Toussaint, Jamie Cullum, Dan Nakamura) – 04:01 . 2.London Skies (Jamie Cullum, Guy Chambers) – 03:43 . 3.Photograph (Jamie Cullum) – 05:47 . 4.I Only Have Eyes For You […]
This day ( September 25, 2012) in Branson, Missouri, U.S., died Howard Andrew Andy Williams, an American singer.
Ray Charles who would have turned 89 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Andy Williams, Michael Hutchence, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson Here, they are reunited in […]
Besides her collaborations with Louis Armstrong and a “youth” album conveniently called “Ella & Friends,” Ella Fitzgerald‘s recorded repertoire is quite poor on the “duo” front. On television, this is another story. Track Listing : 1.Medley – 07:52 . 2.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 07:36 . 3.Can’T We Be Friends (Paul […]
Andy Williams’ ‘Born Free’ is an album (due to remain on Billboard’s Top LP’s chart for 79 weeks), released on April 10, 1967 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Born Free (John Barry, Don Black) – 02:27 . 2.Somewhere My Love (Maurice Jarre, Paul Francis Webster) – 02:38 . 3.Spanish Eyes (Bert Kaempfert, Charlie Singleton, […]
Elton John whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of “oldies” artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Olivia Newton John, Cher, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, RuPaul, Spice Girls, Leann Rimes, George Michael, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass […]