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B.B. King – The Blues Man

Blues Notes
B.B. King – The Blues Man

I've traveled for miles aroundIt seems like everybody wanna put me downBecause I'm a blues manBut I'm a good man, understand
 

In the mid-1950s, King was performing at a dance in Twist, Arkansas, when a few fans became unruly and started a fire. King ran out, forgetting his guitar, and risked his life to go back and get it. He later found out that two men fighting over a woman named Lucille knocked over a kerosene heater that started the fire. He named the...

Last Updated (Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:26)

 

Ernest Chausson – Poème for Violin and Orchestra

Classical Notes
Ernest Chausson – Poème for Violin and Orchestra

The lyrical Poème, a single-movement work published in 1896, just three years before his death, is based on “The Song of Triumphant Love,” a short story by the Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright Ivan Turgenev. It’s the tale of two young men, Fabio and Muzio, who fall in love with the same woman, Valeria (some have suggested that Chausson also was inspired by a real-life love triangle involving his friend Faurè and...

 

Driftin' Blues

Blues Notes
Driftin' Blues

In 1944, Charles Brown was hired by guitarist Johnny Moore, whose brother Oscar Moore was the innovative guitarist in the Nat "King" Cole Trio. Johnny was forming his own trio, The Three Blazers (Johnny Moore – guitar, Eddie Williams – bass, Charles Brown –piano and vocals). The group, like the "King" Cole Trio, epitomized the cool, relaxed West Coast piano trio style but brought to the sound a melancholy blues quality that was distant from Cole's swinging arrangements...

 

Stand By Me Mr. Ben E. King

Pop and Misc. Notes
Stand By Me Mr. Ben E. King

According to the documentary History of Rock 'n' Roll, Ben E. King wrote "Stand By Me" when he was still the lead singer of The Drifters — but the group didn't want it. As King recalled, the Drifters' manager Mike Stoller told him, "Not a bad song, but we don't need it." But after King went solo, Stoller revived "Stand By Me" at the end of a session with Leiber. "I showed him the song," King said. " Did it on piano a little bit, he (Stoller) called the...

Last Updated (Sunday, 03 May 2015 20:12)

 

The Nearness of You

Jazz Notes
The Nearness of You

Romance in the Dark is a 1938 film directed by H. C. Potter and starring Gladys Swarthout, John Boles, John Barrymore, and Claire Dodd. Swarthout , a very popular Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano, stars as a Hungarian peasant girl who is stuck in the middle of a rivalry between tenor Boles and his manager, Barrymore. Both men are trying to prove their manliness to countess Dodd. Boles's plan is to turn Swarthout into a star ("the Persian Nightingale") so that Barrymore...

Last Updated (Friday, 10 April 2015 20:15)

 
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