Tag Archives: 20th Century

Ella Fitzgerald would be 95 today; that was some century she lived through . . .

What a time to be a singer –  with new musical genres born every decade. Here is a childhood favorite of mine (she’d probably been performing for 25 years at this point):

From the days of  Rat Pack ‘cool’ on the teevee variety shows:

Later on with the one and only Louis Armstrong:

Could anyone else do this?