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Life Times Of B.B. King Part Six

Life Times Of B.B. King Part Six

Life Times Of B.B. King Part Six

Life Times Of B.B. King Part Six

I’m glad to know that I was a fan of B.B. King before he died typed about him, instead of someone took his life story together just for his job and nothing else. In Life Times Of B.B. King Part Six, is only awards and achievements, but also for an excuse to have another of my albums on. It’s not surprising that I have so many, because he’s that great to continually buy more, and find ways to upload more of them. I hope you enjoy Life Times Of B.B. King Part Six, I just wish I could have continue with more.

life And Times Of B.B. King Part Six

Life And Times Of B.B. King Part Six

Awards And Acknowledgments

1971

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

“The Thrill Is Gone”

Won

1981

Best R&B Instrumental Performance

“When I’m Wrong”

Nominated

1982

Best Ethnic or Traditiona...

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Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here is Allan Sherman Part Five

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here is Allan Sherman Part Five

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Five

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Five

The worst part of these biographical blogs is the ending of a friend. No I never met Allan Sherman, but I played My Son The Folk Singer, over and over again, until I know all the words. When I was still in middle school, I misspelled Mother to Muddah and ‘m not Jewish. I’m not sure if you ever heard of Allan Sherman, nor want to,, but in this blog, Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here is Allan Sherman Part Five, you will have to, for this is who I’m typing about. Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here is Allan Sherman Part Five, will be the last of these Parts, but I have plenty of albums, just ready to be uploaded...

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Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Four

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here is Allan Sherman Part Four

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Four

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Four

Decline

Sherman’s career success was short-lived: after peaking in 1963, his popularity declined rather quickly. After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, impersonator Vaughn Meader vowed to never again do a Kennedy impression, and perhaps because of this ominous shadow – Meader was a very popular parody impressionist of the day – and the resulting reluctance to book such acts, the public saw less of Sherman’s type of comedy. Beginning in 1964, Sherman was among many American acts whose sales were affected badly by the British Invasion (which, in fair measure, Sherman skewered in the song “Pop Hates the Beatles”, a spoof of “Pop! Goes the Weasel”).

By 1965,...

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Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Three

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Three

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Three

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Three

A Top 40 hit

One track from My Son, the Nut, a spoof of summer camp entitled “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh”, became a surprise novelty hit, reaching No. 2 on the national Billboard Hot 100 chart for three weeks in late summer 1963. The lyrics were sung to the tune of one segment of Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours, familiar to the public because of its use in the Walt Disney film Fantasia. That December, Sherman’s “The Twelve Gifts of Christmas” single appeared on Billboard’s separate Christmas chart. Sherman had one other Top 40 hit, a 1965 take-off on the Petula Clark hit “Downtown” called “Crazy Downtown”, which spent one week at #40...

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Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Two

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Two

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Two

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Two

So far, Allan Sherman is my favorite performer who was born in the 1920’s. He makes me laugh and I need that in my life right now and he fills that need. I’m already to do my blog entitled Hello Buddah Hello Fadduh Here Is Allan Sherman Part Two, and I hope you need a laugh also, for I got a complete album for you to listen to. I’ll be working on my next blog for tomorrow morning, but until then, enjoy the album.

Song parodies

In 1951, Sherman recorded a 78-rpm single with veteran singer Sylvia Froos which contained “A Satchel and a Seck”, parodying “A Bushel and a Peck” from Guys and Dolls, coupled with “Jake’s Song”, parodying “Sam’s Song”, a contemporary hi...

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Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here’s Allan Sherman Part One

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here’s Allan Sherman Part One

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, Here's Allan Sherman Part One

Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here’s Allan Sherman Part One

Allasn Sherman was one of my favorites performers, and I played,my mom’s vinyl LP, of My Son, The Fork Singer, over and over again, I guess that’s when we saw eye to eye, but then, I always like the unusual, and that was what, I like. As you may notices, that this blog, Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh Here’s Allan Sherman Part One title is different than the others, well I’m trying something new some of my blogs. Speaking of blogs, in my blog of Birth And Death Of 1924, I mention I like three performers, well two of them weren’t what I thought they were, so I’m not doing the other two...

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The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Three

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Three

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Three

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Three

Post-war as well as later years

The huge band period showed up to have actually finished after the battle, and also Basie dissolved the team. For some time, he did in combinations, in some cases extended to a band. In 1950, he headlined the Universal-International brief movie “Sugar Chile” Robinson, Billie Holiday, Count Basie and also His Sextet. He changed his team as a 16-piece band in 1952. Basie credit scores Billy Eckstine, a leading man singer of the moment, for triggering his go back to Big Band. He claimed that Norman Granz obtained them right into the Birdland club as well as advertised the brand-new band via recordings on the Mercury, Clef, as well as Verve tags...

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The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Two

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Two

John Hammond as well as very first recordings

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Two

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part Two

Basie and also band, with singer Ethel Waters, from the movie Stage Door Canteen (1943 )
At the end of 1936, Basie as well as atrioventricular bundle, currently billed as “Count Basie and also His Barons of Rhythm,” relocated from Kansas City to Chicago, where they refined their arsenal at a lengthy involvement at the Grand Terrace Ballroom. Right from the beginning, Basie’s band was kept in mind for its rhythm area. One more Basie technology was making use of 2 tone saxophone gamers; at the time, a lot of bands had simply one...

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The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part One

The Life And Times Of Count Basie Part One

William James “Count” Basie (August 21, 1904 — April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and also author. His mom instructed him to play the piano as well as he began carrying out in his teenagers. Leaving of college, he found out to run lights for vaudeville as well as to improvisate enhancement for quiet movies at a neighborhood cinema in his house community of Red Bank, New Jersey. By age 16, he significantly played jazz piano at celebrations, hotels and also various other places. In 1924, he mosted likely to Harlem, where his doing profession increased; he visited with teams to the significant jazz cities of Chicago, St. Louis and also Kansas City...

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Birth And Death Of 1924 In Music

Birth And Death Of 1924 In Music

Birth And Death Of 1924 In Music

Birth And Death Of 1924 In Music

It’ a new year, for me, which means theirs new performers and singers to chose from. In this blog I entitled, Birth And Death Of 1924 In Music, I see two performers and one singer,that I like, which means vacation is over, because I got work to do. I know know I’m going to do a great job, because I already downloaded the albums to my website.

Births

January 3 – Nell Rankin, operatic mezzo-soprano (d. 2005)
January 6 – Earl Scruggs, banjo player (d. 2012)
January 8 – Ron Moody, star of Oliver! (d. 2015)
January 10 – Max Roach, jazz drummer (d. 2007)
January 11
Don Cherry, singer
Slim Harpo, jazz musician (d. 1970)
January 16 – Achille Togliani, singer and actor (d. 1995)
January 20 – Slim Whitman, country musician...

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