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Considered one of the most influential saxophonists in history, Lester “Prez” Young succeeded Coleman Hawkins at the height of the swing era.
Australia's unofficial anthem.
Sholom Secunda was a songwriter, not a fisherman. But he could tell you all about the “one that got away.”
You’re listening to Herbert R. Clarke’s Bride of the Waves from 1915, and…
Just payin' dues...
Legend has it this song came to Williams while with fiancé Billie Jean Horton. Just driving around, talking about standard fiancé stuff…like, his ex-wife.
Walter Huston recites the words of Walt Whitman.
Try to go all the way through this one without whistling.
How Louis Armstrong’s first international tour earned him his famous nickname.
A milestone recording that came about quite by accident.
Beethoven initially considered Napoleon a kindred spirit; indeed, they were more or less the same age, grew up in modest households, and neither had ...
The history books are full of names of inventors who have, through struggle and determination, brought innovation to humankind. But what of those who ...