Archive for the ‘music’ Category

This Is the New Year

January 1, 2017

‘This Is the New Year,” written by Ian Axel and performed by him with Chad King as A Great Big World. in 2012. Video director: Leiv Parton.

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New Year’s Resolution

January 1, 2017

“New Year’s Resolution,” written by Randle Catron, Willa Dean “Deanie” Parker, and Mary Frierson; recorded by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas in 1968.

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New Year’s Resolution Blues

January 1, 2017

“New Year’s Resolution Blues,” written by Dallas Bartley and Leo Hickman, recorded by Roy Milton and His Solid Senders in 1948.

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Happy New Year, Baby

January 1, 2017

“Happy New Year, Baby,” by the Johnny Otis Orchestra, with vocals by sax player Lem Tally and Cathy Cooper.

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After New Years Eve

January 1, 2017

“After New Years Eve,” written by James “Shep” Sheppard and William Henry Miller and recorded by The Heartbeats. James Sheppard sings the lead vocal.

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Happy New Year

January 1, 2017

“Happy New Year,” from ABBA in 1980. written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus.

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Corrido de Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2017

“Corrido de Auld Lang Syne” by Little Bobby Rey and his Band, an early LA Chicano pop band (also called “The Masked Phantom Band”) in about 1960. “Corrido” here means the music is in a galloping rhythm. Mr. Rey learned the saxophone from Earl Bostic.

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2017

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, a familiar sound for baby boomers, since this band appeared on the live New Year’s Eve telecasts of the “ball drop” in Times Squre in the Fifties, Sixties, and early Seventies. Previously, the band had filled the same role on radio, starting in 1929.

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2017

“Auld Lang Syne,” lyrics written by Robert Burns in 1788, set to a traditional tune, rendered by The Reducers, a Connecticut punk rock outfit.

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Auld Lang Syne Boogie

January 1, 2017

“Auld Lang Syne Boogie,” recorded by the jump blues band of sax player Freddie Mitchell in 1949. Rip Harrington is on piano.

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