“Minnie the Moocher” is a jazz song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, selling over a million copies. “Minnie the Moocher” is most famous for its nonsensical ad libbed (“scat”) lyrics [More]
Excerpt from the October 29th, 1957 episode of The Nat King Cole Show. King Cole Partners, L.P., under license to South Bay Music Group, LLC.
Another track form the Early Years…This is another big band number where the singer is still regarded as an accessory. This would be 1940 and Frank was just settling in with the Tommy Dorsey Band. [More]
Lena Horne – Stormy Weather (1943) Lena Horne – vocal
It’s A Good Day Peggy Lee  – vocals
1973 (Shirley’s powerful cover of this song from the musical, ‘On A Clear DAy You Can See Forever’ – All About Shirley TV Special) Shirley recorded and released this song on her 1967 LP titled, [More]
“Sentimental Journey” is a popular song, published in 1944. The music was written by Les Brown and Ben Homer, and the lyrics were written by Bud Green. Les Brown and His Band of Renown had [More]
Nat King Cole, Unforgettable – Vocal
Johnny Hartman- vocal John Coltrane – tenor saxophone McCoy Tyner – piano Jimmy Garrison – bass Elvin Jones – drums Photo: Dorothea Lange