Music – 1952 – Hank Williams – You Win Again

“You Win Again“ is a 1952 song by Hank Williams….which in style, the song is a blues ballad and deals with the singer’s despair with his partner. The song has been widely covered, including versions by Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, and the Rolling Stones. Hank Williams recorded “You Win Again” on July 11, 1952….which was one…

Music – 1989 – Walt Disney Animated Sing Along Song – Old McDonald Had A Band With Professor Owl

In 1989, Walt Disney Animations came out with their 6th production of Disney Sing Along Songs….which featured Professor Owl and Ludwig von Drake as co-hosts for Fun With Music…..which featured a new version of the ever popular children’s song Old McDonald Has A Farm…..as introduced by Professor Owl called Old McDonald’s Has A Band….as this interpretation of the famous…

Music – 1964 – Hank Williams Sr – Lovesick Blues – Performed In Movie Your Cheatin Heart

“Lovesick Blues“ is a show tune written by Cliff Friend and Irving Mills…..as the song first appeared in the 1922 musical Oh, Ernest…..and was recorded by Emmett Miller in 1925 and 1928…..and later by country music singer Rex Griffin…..as the recordings by Griffin and Miller inspired Hank Williams to perform the song during his first appearances on the Louisiana Hayride radio show in 1948…..and after receiving an enthusiastic…

Music – 1947 – Bob Hope + Bing Crosby Et Al – Good Ole Harmony – Sung In Movie Variety Girl

Variety Girl is a 1947 American musical comedy film directed by George Marshall….and starring Mary Hatcher, Olga San Juan, DeForest Kelley, Frank Ferguson, Glenn Tryon, Nella Walker, Torben Meyer, Jack Norton, and William Demarest…..which was produced by Paramount Pictures.  Numerous Paramount contract players and directors make cameos or perform songs including Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, William Holden et al….with particularly large amounts of screen time featuring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. The…

Music – 1989 – Walt Disney Fun With Music Sing Along Song – Scales + Arpeggios With Professor Owl

Walt Disney Animations introduced their 1989 version of the Sing Along Songs anthology with their titled interpretation of Fun With Music….which was hosted by Professor Owl and Ludwig von Drake…..who still today remain as two Disney characters favorites….and in this particular video…it is Professor Owl who introduces some foundations of music titled Scales & Arpeggios…..as the wonderful world…

Music – 1954 – POTUS Harry Truman – Plays Piano To Hail Hail The Gangs All Here With Union Chief

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953….while having succeeded upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt….after serving as Roosevelt’s vice president. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe….and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO. Truman grew up in Independence, Missouri….and during World War I was sent to France as a captain…

Music – 1956 – Ella Fitzgerald – Anything Goes – Put To Highlights Of Major League Baseball

“Anything Goes“ is a song written by Cole Porter for his 1934 musical Anything Goes….as many of the lyrics include humorous references to figures of scandal and gossip from Depression-era high society. One couplet refers to Samuel Goldwyn’s box-office failure Nana starring Anna Sten….whose English was said to be incomprehensible to all except Goldwyn….since Goldwyn was from Poland and Sten Ukraine).   Frank Sinatra recorded the song…

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…