Daily Archive: September 23, 2012

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald With The Lou Levy Quartet – Live In Amsterdam – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Become a Patron! Something vocal this weekend and in honor of her birthday (April 25). The immortal Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by The Lou Levy Quartet, live at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and recorded by Radio Nederland on February 18, 1961. Dubbed “The First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald was the...

Nixon And Checkers – September 23, 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Checkers – 1952 Sixty years ago today, on September 23, 1952, vice-Presidential candidate Senator Richard Nixon was fighting for his political life amid charges of misusing campaign contributions, secret bank accounts and dirty tricks. So much were the allegations that it was...

Leo Marjane – 1941 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Leo Marjane- Le Refraine De La Pluie – 1941 Something completely different tonight. 40’s French Torch singers. Leo Marjane was hugely popular in France in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Her career came to an abrupt halt in July of 1944 when she...