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Tunesday: That’s Love

Every year, when the Christmas music is stowed away, I look forward to catching up with Steve & Edye’s holiday album, “That Holiday Feeling.”  Until next season, guys….

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Tunesday 12/1: Steve & Eydie

Nothing says Christmas to me like Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme’s sweet voices–and each year, the first record I listen to is “That Holiday Feeling,” because it’s been that way since my mom played the title song and “Sleigh Ride” … Continue reading

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Lowell Blues

Thinking about things Beat after yesterday’s Shakespeare & Company post.  Seems like a good time to share this cool film, found on the equally cool Allen Ginsberg Project blog. “Henry Ferrini’s impressionistic evocative Lowell Blues (2000) is a honeyed melancholic … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Recordings #3 Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas

Bitter, cynical, and borderline misanthropic for most of the year, I reform for the holiday season and from mid-November to the last minute of Epiphany I’m all about the season.  Readers of Old Road Apples will find themselves under a … Continue reading

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