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Who Wants S’more(s)?

The best thing to happen to campfires since split wood.

March 30, 2021
A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

Merv Griffin with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra on a 1950 RCA Victor record

March 25, 2021
Since I Met You Baby

Pianist/singer/ jack of many trades Ivory Joe Hunter with “Since I Met you Baby”.

March 24, 2021
Happy Days Are Here Again

Perhaps the most popular song in American campaign history, and its very unlikely source.

March 23, 2021
After Gettysburg

Half a century after the Battle of Gettysburg, veterans from both sides gathered at the battle site to pay tribute to the fallen.

March 22, 2021
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues was included on Harris’ Blue Kentucky Girl, a Warner Brothers LP.

March 19, 2021
Babar the King

Jean de Brunhoff introduced Babar the Elephant to the world in1931…though some credit belongs to his wife and children.

March 18, 2021
Mambo Italiano

Wait…they banned what?

March 18, 2021
No Irish Need Apply

A little warm-up for St. Paddy’s Day: Pete Seeger sings and picks a cheery-sounding tune about…workplace discrimination!

March 17, 2021
Luck Be A Lady

Okay, so you probably know Sinatra’s version better. Frankie was even considered for Marlon’s Sky Masterson role, but studio execs wanted Brando’s box-office appeal front and center. As you can hear…well, he was no Sinatra. But he was aware of his own shortcomings… he even claimed that sound engineers fudged the results, dicing and splicing ...

March 16, 2021