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“I Ain’t Got Nobody”, Five Ways

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Showtune Saturday: “I’ve Got Plenty To Be Thankful For”

Eddie Pensier writes: By this point in the holiday season you’re almost certainly heartily sick of the most famous song from Holiday Inn (1942). Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is certainly a victim of its own success: despite, (or perhaps because … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “Well, Did You Ever?”

Eddie Pensier writes: The combined nonchalant swingin’ coolness of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Cole Porter may cause swooning fits of “why can’t I be that awesome?” nostalgia. From High Society (1956), the Charles Walters-directed musical adaptation of The Philadelphia … Continue reading

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