Category Archives: Music

Tuesday Tunes – “Libertango” by the Swingle Singers

. I’m always intrigued by the ingenuity of human beings - having been in choirs virtually all my life, one of the things that I am in awe of is really well-done a cappella music. The Swingle Singers – while the faces/voices may change as … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, “Sing, Sing, Sing”

I don’t know why, but music like this just makes me think of summer.  This is just lots and lots of fun! . The talented group of singers/dancers is called “Burn the Floor“.  You can get a copy of their … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Goodnight Moon” (The song, not the book…..)

. Sometimes I hear a song and I HAVE to find it…. Paul and Sarah were watching Kill Bill, Volume 2 a while back, and this song played as the credits rolled. Thanks to the Internet, I was able to find a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America! (2014)

. “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Surf’s Up!

. It wouldn’t be summer without some surfing tunes: . .

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Tuesday Tunes – “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess

Now that it’s summer, what better song to share than the haunting “Summertime” from George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess“? Here is Harolyn Blackwell’s ethereal performance (Paula Ingram plays the role of “Clara” in this 1993 “American Playhouse” staging; her voice is dubbed … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day!

.. What better way to celebrate this day than with a song specifically about the United States flag? Written by George M. Cohan in 1906 – and the first song from a musical to sell over a million copies of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Vacation”

The start of summer also means the start of summer vacation for many families – I’ve always liked this song by the Go-Go’s: Have a great day! .

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Tuesday Tunes: Kick-Off to Summer, 2014

. . Many folks consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the “official” start to the Summer season. There is the annual running of the Indy 500, the men fire up their grills, and the fashionable ladies are “allowed” to start wearing white shoes. I figured I … Continue reading

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Hello, June

. It’s the first day of June – what better way to start out the month than with this classic number from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” ? . . Wasn’t that fun? Hope you enjoyed it! .

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