Posts Tagged ‘songs’

Santa Baby

December 21, 2020

“Santa Baby!” written by Joan Javits and Philip Springer. The original 1953 recording by Eartha Kitt, with Henri René and his orchestra.

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Christmas is Coming

December 19, 2020

“Christmas is Coming,” written by Paul Hyde and Bob Rock, performed by their Vancouver group, The Payola$.

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Hot Rod Mama

January 4, 2020

“Hot Rod Mama,” written by Alberta McEnery, recorded by Ramblin’ Jimmie Dolan, 1952.

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Rachmaninov Opus 4 № 4

March 31, 2019

Soprano Galina Vishnevskaya sings Rachmaninov’s Opus 4 № 4, a poem by Pushkin (“O cease thy singing, maiden fair”) set to music. Apparently recorded in 1961.

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Mele Kalikimaka

December 27, 2016

“Mele Kalikimaka,” written by Robert Alex Anderson in 1949, recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters the following year. Honolulu-born Bette Midler has a good version.

Related:

“How to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ in Hawaiian,”TravelToParadise.com

“Santa arrives in Waikiki on canoe,” KHON-TV News

“A very merry, sun-soaked Christmas,” Nikkitha Bakshani, The Week

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Christmas is Coming

December 14, 2016

“Christmas is Coming,” written by Paul Hyde and Bob Rock, performed by their Vancouver group, The Payola$.

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

January 24, 2016

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside,”  words and music by Frank Loesser. Performed by Ricardo Montalbán and Esther Williams in the 1949 MGM movie “ Neptune’s Daughter” and reprised later in the film by Red Skelton and Betty Garrett but with the boy-girl roles reversed. The song won the 1949 Academy Award.

A classic winter duet, the tune has been recorded by countless couples including Steve and Edie, Louis Jordan & Ella Fitzgerald, Rod Stewart & Dolly Parton, Lady Gaga & Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Jones & Willie Nelson, and Zooey Deschanel & Leon Redbone.

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Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

January 17, 2016

“Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around,” a song of the Civil Rights Movement, performed by The Roots, from the 2009 film Soundtrack for a Revolution.

The Roots website

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Mele Kalikimaka

December 28, 2015

“Mele Kalikimaka,” written by Robert Alex Anderson in 1949, recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters the following year. Honolulu-born Bette Midler has a good version:

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Santa Baby

December 17, 2015

“Santa Baby!” written by Joan Javits and Philip Springer. The original 1953 recording by Eartha Kitt, with Henri René and his orchestra.

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