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Song: "At Last"

Posted by on May 31, 2010 in Songs | Comments Off on Song: "At Last"

It’s the 1960 recording by Etta James that makes the list of Great American Things. The song itself has been around since 1941, when...

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Song: "Unforgettable"

Posted by on Feb 10, 2010 in Songs | Comments Off on Song: "Unforgettable"

This is one of the greatest songs from the Great American Songbook. Nelson Riddle arranged it, and Nat King Cole (Great American Things,...

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Song: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)"

Posted by on Dec 5, 2009 in Holiday, Songs | 1 comment

The most-performed Christmas song isn’t “White Christmas” or “Silent Night”, but “The Christmas...

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Singer: Ray Charles

Posted by on May 27, 2009 in Singer | Comments Off on Singer: Ray Charles

Ray Charles was a country singer. Now, of course, he wasn’t just a country singer. But the mere fact that he was able to perform such...

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