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This Oscar-winning song from the film " The Joker is Wild ," is performed by a relaxed Sinatra to another terrific Nelson Riddle arrangement. Listen to the audio clip at amazon.
Listen to audio clips from two different remixes of this pumpin' dance track here and here. I also love a hot jazz violin version by Joe Venuti.
In this cantankerous political season, I can think of nothing more triumphant than a full-hearted embrace of the cultural contributions of The Great One, who arose from the blisters of his childhood and even above the bluster of his most famous characters to Leap Up and Declare, with undiluted joy: Listen to audio clips from the work here.
He's from Forest Hills, Queens! Check it out on YouTube. The lyrics are of what one philosopher may have called " mixed premises ," but any song that includes stanzas like "Communism is just a word, But if the government turn over, It'll be the only word that's heard," and in a paean to " America the Beautiful ," tells us, "America, America, God shed his grace on thee, America, America, keep the children free," can't be all that bad.
Check it out in a live version on YouTube and a rare 12" extended mix and dance your way through a wonderful and safe Independence Day. My favorite version remains that of the soulful, heartfelt Brother Ray Charles. Listen to an audio clip here.
A happy and a healthy Fourth of July to all. The film has many of the trappings of contemporary liberalism in terms of its politics and its cast of characters, and it served as an inspiration to writer Aaron Sorkinwho launched the equally idealistic liberalism of the brilliant TV series " The West Wing ," which began in But it is not the politics that interest me here.
This is a film with a lot of heart, plenty of laughs, and much poignancy. In anticipation of President's Day, I highly recommend the Shaiman soundtrack.
That we'll rejoice when remembering. Our love was born with our first embrace. And a page was torn out of time and space.
Boy, you know you're getting a little older when you're older than a bridge. Today just happens to be the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridgestill the longest suspension bridge in the United States.
I remember being overwhelmed by its majesty from the time when E. Korvettes was a stone's throw away. I've seen the QE2 and the QM2 pass under its span.
It's one of my great loves in my hometown.When you use a browser, like Chrome, it saves some information from websites in its cache and cookies. Clearing them fixes certain problems, like loading or formatting issues on sites. A title should tell you what a movie, show, episode of a show or product is about or does.
Sometimes, though, the premise or plot of the story is all right there in the title. That's when you can say that the story is "Exactly What It Says on the Tin".
My Memories Of My Childhood Memories - Our hotel room was quiet, the smell of cleaners and air fresheners filled our room. I could hear people in the halls joyfully going about their day. "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke is an interesting poem that begins with complexity.
Theodore Roethke implicates the aspects of his childhood experience in this poem. This poem is immersed with metaphors, symbolism and imagery that can overwhelm the readers with vagueness and doubts.
The Mama and the Papa From Poetry Off the Shelf September Hear Gwendolyn Brooks read "the mother" and Theodore Roethke read "My Papa's Waltz," . By Estelle Erasmus. When my daughter was two, we took a short family cruise.
Our last night on board, I packed up our luggage and left it in front of our door to be picked up.