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Nina Simone starts the recording of her ‘Pastel Blues’ album…

Nina Simone’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is a studio album recorded on March 21, April 1 & 6 1964 May 19 & 20 1965 and released the same year by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Be My Husband (Andy Stroud) – 03:20 . 2.Nobody Knows You When You’Re Down And Out (Jimmie Cox) – 02:38 . 3.End Of […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘These are the Blues’ with Roy Eldridge and…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘These are the Blues’ is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don […]

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]


Starting and ending with ‘Layla’ made famous by Derek And The Dominos, we made a playlist powered by Hittin’Around. It has Bob Seger, Nina Simone, Janis Joplin, Derek And The Dominos and many more.