Posts Tagged ‘music’

I Want Eddie Fisher for Christmas

December 18, 2018

“I Want Eddie Fisher for Christmas,” written by Joan Javits and Phil Springer, the pair who wrote “Santa Baby.” Recorded by Betty Johnson in 1954.

Eddie Fisher was a dreamy pop idol of the 1950s, Carrie Fisher‘s dad.

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It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

December 17, 2018

“It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas,” written by Meredith Willson, and recorded by Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters, with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra, in 1951. You probably know this as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” the first line.

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Don’t Let Me Down

December 16, 2018

“Don’t Let Me Down,” written by John Lennon, performed by him with the other three Beatles and keyboardist Billy Preston on the roof of Apple Studios, January 30, 1969.

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My Metrocard

December 16, 2018

“My Metrocard” by Franchesca Ramsey and friends, 2009. Remake of the 1999 Le Tigre song “My My Metrocard.”

Franchesca Ramsey website

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We’re Getting Closer To Being Apart

December 16, 2018

“We’re Getting Closer To Being Apart,” written and recorded by Charlie Feathers, 1976. Sounds older, doesn’t it?

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There Is a Fountain Filled With Blood

December 16, 2018

“There Is a Fountain Filled With Blood,” lyrics written by William Cowper, recorded by 14-year-old Aretha Franklin, 1956.

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The Wizard

December 15, 2018

“The Wizard,” a 1970 Black Sabbath song, interpreted by Austin’s Brown Sabbath, 2013.

Brown Sabbath website

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Little Red Corvette

December 15, 2018

“Little Red Corvette,” by Prince. Official music video, directed by Bryan Greenberg, 1983.

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Is It Any Wonder?

December 15, 2018

“Is It Any Wonder,” by Durand Jones & The Indications. Recorded in Paste Studios, 2017.

Aaron Frazer, normally the group’s drummer, has a great falsetto. Durand Jones (backup vocal and tambourine),  guitarist Blake Rhein (guitar), Kyle Houpt (bass).

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Above the Law

December 14, 2018

“Above the Law,” written by Betty Wright and Angelo Morris, recorded by The O’Jays, 2018.

The O’Jays website

More:

“Old-school R&B group The O’Jays get into a political groove,” Mark Kennedy, Associated Press

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