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What I Learned from Cole Porter
vinyl Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook was one of my father ..... the mid-1970s, the lyrics of Cole Porter came as something of a revelation ..... the destination. In 32 songs, Cole Porter had fashioned a travel guide to
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Excerpt from All My Life
most vivid memories of Nana revolve around music and food. My first exposure to the songs of George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin was when Nana played them on her piano. I adored spending time in the kitchen with her every day
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sexy back. Jamie Cullum The British pianist's eclectic latest, The Pursuit (Verve), features impish spins on Cole Porter ("Just One of Those Things"), Rihanna ("Don't Stop the Music"), and even Sweeney Todd, plus originals such
Shall We Dance?
polished as his. Blue ostrich feathers from one dress went up his nose. Although Astaire had a one-octave range, Cole Porter , Irving Berlin, and the Gershwins considered him "a composer's singer." On film he danced 100 dances in 33 musicals
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bebop singer who did beautiful versions of American standards. She sings 'Tea for Two' but really slow and sexy; on Cole Porter 's 'Give Him the Ooh-La-La,' she's cheeky and adorable. I love her playfulness, and her voice—it's
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star wooed romantically by a producer, she sang "I've Got the World on a String," another Cotton Club hit, and Cole Porter 's "Night and Day." Chic white audiences adored those songs, and if Horne sang them amateurishly, her looks made
21 Excellent Things
Others have been here before us. For Cole Porter , excellence meant a Shakespeare sonnet, a Bendel bonnet, and Camembert. For Oscar Hammerstein, it was raindrops on roses and