Music – 1934 – Bob Hope + Leah Ray – You’re As Sweet As Molasses – Sung In 1934 Film Going Spanish

Leah Ray (February 16, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an American singer and actress….who performed in the Big Band era….while singing and acting in more than a dozen motion pictures.  Soon after Ray moved to California, her uncle introduced her to Phil Harris and arranged for a tryout…..and as a result, she was singing for the Harris Orchestra at…

Music – 1938 – Bob Hope + Shirley Ross – Thanks For The Memories – From Movie Big Broadcast Of 1938

“Thanks for the Memory“ is a popular song composed by Ralph Rainger with lyrics by Leo Robin. Which   was introduced in the 1938 film The Big Broadcast of 1938 ….while being sung by Bob Hope and Shirley Ross…..and recorded by Shep Fields and His Orchestra….which featured John Serry Sr. on accordion in the film….and vocals by Bob Goday on Bluebird Records from 1938.  Dorothy Lamour’s solo recording of the song was also very…

Music – 1957 – Jimmy Durante + Bob Hope – On The Sidewalks Of New York – Sung In Movie Beau James

“The Sidewalks of New York“ is a popular song about life in New York City during the 1890’s….which was  composed in 1894 by vaudeville actor and singer Charles B. Lawlor….with lyrics by James W. Blake….and  was an immediate and long-lasting hit….which is often considered a theme for New York City.  Many artists, including Mel Tormé, Duke Ellington, Larry Groce, Richard Barone and The Grateful Dead have performed the…

Music – 1956 – Bob Hope + Eva Marie Saint – That Certain Feeling – From Movie Of The Same Name

“That Certain Feeling“ is a 1925 song composed by George Gershwin….with lyrics by Ira Gershwin…. which was introduced by Allen Kearns and Queenie Smith in the 1925 movie musical Tip-Toes…..as It was later used as the title of a 1956 Bob Hope film….when it was performed during the opening credits by  Pearl Bailey…..and later reprized by Bob Hope in That Certain Feeling….which was a 1956 American  comedy film directed…

Music – 1977 – Steve Martin – King Tut – Performed And Sung Live On Stage In NYC

“King Tut“ is a novelty song performed by Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons….who were actually members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band….when it was released as a single in 1978….which sold over a million copies…while reaching # 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.  Martin previewed the song in a live performance during the April 22, 1978 episode of Saturday Night Live…..as seen in this video herewith. The…

Music – 1978 – Martin Mull – I Want To Be God – Performed Live In Concert

Martin Mull is an American actor, recording artist, musician, painter and comedian….who has appeared in many television and film roles….who as an actor, he first became known in his role on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman….and its spin-off Fernwood 2 Night….while among his other notable roles are Colonel Mustard in the 1985 film Clue….Leon Carp on Roseanne….Willard Kraft on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch….  Vlad…

Comedy – 1982 – Bill Murray As Riverboat Nick Rivers Sings Proud Mary + Celebrate + Emotional Rescue

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and writer…..who first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live….with a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award….and later starred in comedy films including Meatballs in 1979….Caddyshack in 1980….Stripes in 1981…..Tootsie in 1982….   Ghostbusters in 1984…..Scrooged in 1988…..Ghostbusters II in 1989….What About Bob? in 1991….and  Groundhog Day in 1993. He also co-directed Quick Change in 1990.  Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in…

Music – 1947 – Bing Crosby + Bob Hope – Good Ole Harmony – Song & Dance From Movie Variety Girl

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby went together like “cream and sugar” or”sugar and spice” or “horse and carriage”…..as they teamed up to create the perfect partnership of comedy, music and entertainment…..while starring in the seven “Road Show” movies they made with Dorothy Lamour….and “They Got Me Covered”…..”The Princess and The Pirate”….“My Favorite Brunette”….“Son of Paleface”….“Alias, Jesse James”….“Cancel My Reservation”….and…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rhonda Fleming StandUp Comedy + Excerpt From 1959 Movie Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James is a 1959 American Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod….and starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming….which is based on a story by Robert St. Aubrey and Bert Lawrence…..as the film is about an outlaw who tries to kill an insurance agent who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy. Rhonda Fleming is a…