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    Talented Bobby Short

    Talented Bobby Short

    Talented Bobby Short


    I’m doing Talented Bobby Short, and that’s because I have his album from iTunes and I want everyone to hear it, and it’s great.

    Robert Waltrip Short (September 15, 1924 March 21, 2005) was an American cabaret singer and pianist, best known for his interpretations of songs by popular composers of the first half of the 20th century such as Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Richard A. Whiting, Vernon Duke, Noël Cowardand George and Ira Gershwin.

    Bobby Short

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    Talented Bobby Short

    Short in 2000



    Background Information

    Talented Bobby Short


    Birth Name

    Robert Waltrip Short

    Born

    September 15, 1924
    Danville, Illinois, U.S.

    Died

    March 21, 2005( aged 80).
    New YorkCity, New York, U.S.
    Genres Swing, traditional pop, vo...

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    Legendary Hank Williams Part five

    Legendary Hank Williams Part five

    Legendary Hank Williams Part five

    It’s been awhile, but I still remember wanting to do Legendary Hank Williams Part five, and here it is, with the long waited disc two.

    1950s

    In 1950, Williams began recording as Luke the Drifter for his religious-themedrecordings, many of which are recitations rather than singing. Fearful that discjockeys and jukebox operators would hesitate to accept these unusual recordings,Williams used this alias to avoid hurting the marketability of his name. Althoughthe real identity of Luke the Drifter was supposed to be anonymous, Williams oftenperformed part of the material of the recordings on stage. Most of the materialwas written by Williams, in cases with the help of Fred Rose and his son Wesley.The songs depicted Luke the

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    Arthur Prysock

    Arthur Prysock

    Arthur Prysock

    Arthur Prysock

    Here’s someone new to my website, and I hope you enjoy Arthur Prysock

    Born January 1, 1924 Spartanburg, South Carolina

    , United States Died June 14, 1997(aged 73)Hamilton, Bermuda Genres Jazz, R&B, simple listening, nightclubOccupation Vocalist Instruments Vocals Years energetic 1944– 1990 Labels Decca, Old Town,&Verve Arthur Prysock Jr.( January 1, 1924 or 1929– June 14, 1997)was an American jazz as well as R&B vocalist best understood for his online programs and also his baritone, affected by Billy Eckstine. According to his obituary in The New York Times, “his heavy, deep voice predicted a calmness, guaranteeing potency.”

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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

    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...

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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 satire of summer season camp qualified “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh”, came to be a shock uniqueness hit, getting to No. 2 on the nationwide Billboard Hot 100 graph for 3 weeks in late summertime 1963. The verses were sung to the song of one section of Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours, acquainted to the general public as a result of its usage in the Walt Disney movie Fantasia. That December, Sherman’s “The Twelve Gifts of Christmas” solitary showed up on Billboard’s different Christmas graph...

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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 taped a 78-rpm solitary with seasoned vocalist Sylvia Froos which had “A Satchel and also a Seck”, parodying “A Bushel and also a Peck” from Guys as well as Dolls, paired with “Jake’s Song”, parodying “Sam’s Song”, a modern pinch h...

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    Life And Times Of Judy Garland Part Ten

    Life And Times Of Judy Garland Part Ten

    Life And Times Of Judy Garland Part Ten

    TITLE: WIZARD OF OZ, THE (1939) ¥ PERS: GARLAND, JUDY ¥ YEAR: 1939 ¥ DIR: FLEMING, VICTOR ¥ REF: WIZ001KP ¥ CREDIT: [ THE KOBAL COLLECTION / MGM ]

    This is the last blog for awhile on Judy Garland, but I won’t stop finding out more about her. I’ll be happy to find more information about her and I will always update my blogs, for this blog, entitled Life And Times Of Judy Garland Part Ten may not be the last one, only just for now. I hope you return tomorrow for someone you might want to know, and listen to their albums as well.

    Death

    On June 22, 1969, Deans located Garland dead in the shower room of their leased mews residence in Chelsea, London; she was 47 years of ages...

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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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