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?
I really didn’t, at least not until I noticed I actually was on vacation. But it is August after all.
So I’ll throw up an oldie and not worry about this place for a few more days. Friend Shep sent this last week. The voices, the music, the lyrics – as good as America ever produced.
(Did I mention this is Florida.)