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Song 125 – Lazy River

SONG: Lazy River ARTIST: Bobby Darin YEAR: 1961 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: (Up a) Lazy River was written by Hoagy Carmichael and Sidney Arodin in 1930. It has been recorded hundreds of times and is now considered a jazz and pop standard.  THE ARTIST: For more information on Bobby Darin, check out our…

Album 14 – Here’s Little Richard

  ALBUM TITLE: Here’s Little Richard ARTIST NAME: Little Richard YEAR OF RELEASE: 1957 Favourite Song: Holly: Tutti Frutti Kelly: Tutti Frutti ALBUM HISTORY: Here’s Little Richard was recorded between September 14, 1955 and October 15, 1956 and was released on March 4th 1957.  Tutti Frutti had already proved to be a hit single so…

Song 124 – Mad About the Boy

SONG: Mad About the Boy  ARTIST: Dinah Washington YEAR: 1961 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: “Mad About the Boy” was written by Noel Coward for the revue “Words and Music” in 1932.  It’s sung from the vantage point of a bunch of girls lined up outside a movie theatre, fawning over the newest matinee…

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