Category Archives: Broadway/TV/Film

Play Ball! (Opening Day, 2014)

I don’t follow baseball all that closely (I’m a football kind of a gal), but I’ve always wanted to see a YouTube video with one of my favorite “baseball” songs – “What A Game!” from the musical Ragtime, mixed with pictures from … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Your Feet’s Too Big”

. This cute song is from a live stage performance I saw on TV many, many years ago; it’s called “Your Feet’s Too Big“. I was wracking my brain trying to remember where I had seen this song. As it turns … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – A Little Romance

. Because today is a day of romance, I thought I’d share one of the best renditions of “My Funny Valentine” that I’ve ever heard – Michelle Pfeiffer’s version from the movie “The Fabulous Baker Boys”: ♥ . ♥ Hope … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Don’t Be Cruel” (from “Magic City”)

I first heard this on Showtime’s series “Magic City”, and HAD to find it - it’s from 1975, and is sung by Billy Swan. This is a very cool version of the Elvis Presley classic! . . Have a great day! . … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Drowning on Dry Land”

I gotta tell you, I am absolutely LOVING the music that they are playing on this series! This one played at the end of Episode #106 – “The Harder They Fall“. Here is “Drowning on Dry Land”, performed by Albert … Continue reading

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“Somewhere in Time” Theme – Maxsim Mrvica

Sometimes when you start exploring YouTube on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon, you stumble across the most beautiful things: . The gentleman playing this gorgeous arrangement of the theme from one of my all-time favorite movies is a young man … Continue reading

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“Claire de Lune”

. If you ever have a stressful day, this tune is a wonderful tonic… This is a lovely arrangement of Claude Debussy’s hauntingly beautiful “Claire de Lune” performed on a 10-string guitar – I heard a version of this on the “Falling … Continue reading

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They’re Baaack….. (“Strike Back” Season 3 Starts Tonight)

. Last year, we started watching a show/series on Cinemax called “Strike Back” – it very quickly became one of our guilty pleasures. There’s plenty of nice eye candy for Paul and me (some of it is definitely for “mature” audiences, though, IYKWIMAITTYD) There’s … Continue reading

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“You’ll Never Walk Alone” from “Carousel”

Boy, I really needed to hear this song today…. Audiences first heard this beautiful song on Broadway in 1945 – and it became an instant classic. Many performers have made this song part of their repertoire, but my personal favorite … Continue reading

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“Summertime” from Porgy and Bess

In the heat of the 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 … Continue reading

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