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Hoagy Carmichael, Songwriter

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Hoagy Carmichael, Songwriter

Yes, I do have a soft spot for songwriters. They’re the heart of American popular music, but the least appreciated (and compensated)....

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Rosemary Clooney

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Featured, Singer | Comments Off on Rosemary Clooney

Yes, she’s the aunt of George Clooney. But Rosemary Clooney was a huge success in her own right, as both an actress and a singer....

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Ashman and Menken, Songwriters

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Ashman and Menken, Songwriters

It’s very possible you’ve never heard of Ashman and Menken. But I’m a huge fan. I’m especially awed by the lyrical...

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