Posts tagged "Irving Berlin"
Annie Get your Gun
She was great at the ballads, too.
Annie Get your Gun
Joe, don’t say I never got you anything. :)
Liz Callaway, Harry Groener,
Unsung Irving Berlin
This song was written for (but not used in) the film
Blue Skies, and it perfectly describes today.
This might be Jeremy Jordan’s most charming performance ever.
Hey... Let Yourself Go!
I heard this today on the Jonathan Schwartz show and it reminded me of a brilliantly decorated Cabana Club. Listen to it! Nelson Riddle was an almighty composer.
Trolling all the great arrangers’ tags on Tumblr to queue up future posts for
. Irving Berlin wrote “Let Yourself Go” for a film (Follow the Fleet), so it’s ineligible for that blog, but Riddle’s bongos & blaring horns arrangement is too good not to reblog here. Elevators of Broadway
Remember: Michael Feinstein Sings Irving Berlin
Michael Feinstein: “Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee / I Say It’s Spinach” from his album
Remember: Michael Feinstein Sings Irving Berlin.
The latter song is based on the following
New Yorker cartoon by Carl Rose, captioned by E. B. White, from the December 8, 1928 issue:
You can’t really argue with Oscar’s choice for 1942, can you?
I wonder if Marjorie Reynolds spent her life angry at Bing for recording the single without her.
What’s better than Dorothy Loudon shout-singing an Irving Berlin rag?
Two Dorothy Loudons shout-singing two Irving Berlin rags contrapuntally! (From her album
Bernadette Peters and Peter Allen do a ridiculously long Irving Berlin medley on the 1982 Oscars.
Another Veterans Day song. Funny, because the Golden Age of Broadway occurred post-WWII, I tend to forget that there are WWI show tunes.
Of course, one could debate whether this song, which originated in the WWI-era show
Yip Yip Yaphank, would still be around had it not been included in the WWII-era show (and film) This Is The Army.