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what a wonderful world

We remember Sam Cooke. ‘Who Did Send You?’

This day (December 11, 1964), in Los Angeles, California, died Sam Cooke, an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer. Tracklist : Twistin’ the Night Away (1963) . Documentary (1964) . Blowing in the Wind . You Send Me . Old Man River . w/ Jackie Wilson – Cha Cha Cha (1958) . Tracklist : […]

Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) . Blues Walk . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) . What a wonderful world . Laura (1994) . w/ Arnett […]

Sony Masterworks publish Gloria Estefan’s twenty-seventh album :…

Gloria Estefan’s “The Standards” is her first English-language album since 2011 and her twenty-seventh overall, released on September 10, 2013 by Sony Masterworks Track listing : 1.Good Morning Heartache (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham) – 04:22 . 2.They Can’t Take That Away from Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:03 . 3.What a Difference […]

Dr. John releases ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch,’ a tribute…

Dr. John’s ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch’ is a tribute album to Louis Armstrong, released on August 19, 2014 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.What A Wonderful World (George Douglas, Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) – 04:10 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) – 06:13 . 3.Tight Like This (Langston Curl) […]

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 […]