Tag: 1960

Ella Fitzgerald, “Mack The Knife/How High The Moon”

For Black History Month, we’re paying tribute to the fantastic artists and entertainers who have enriched our culture. The two songs that concluded Ella Fitzgerald’s Berlin concert in 1960 almost single-handedly highlight why she was one of the greatest jazz vocalists of the 20th Century.

Song Of The Day: Sugar Pie DeSanto, “I Want To Know”

Taken from the forthcoming Jasmine Records release, Sugar Pie: A Little Bit Of Soul 1957-1962.

The Johnny Mann Singers: Night (El Records/Cherry Red)

Johnny Mann was a masterful orchestra and choral arranger, who with his Johnny Mann Singers made some fine easy listening music. These three albums highlight the group’s masterful handling of American Popular Song.

Twilight Music: Glenn Gould, Beethoven Piano Sonata 17, Opus 31, “Tempest” (1960)

Perfect music for a cool, fall evening….

3 AM Eternal: Hank Locklin “Please Help Me, I’m Falling” (1960)

  Classic country crooner is classic….