rudy_vallee

Happy Birthday, Rudy Vallee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiqclXgAFBQ Rudy Vallee would have turned 115 years old today. Wikipedia says that Vallee -- Hubert Prior Vallée -- "...was one of the first modern pop stars of the teen...
Hoagy_Carmichael

Up a Lazy River with Hoagy Carmichael

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxTn9w9r3MM Howard Hoagland “Hoagy” Carmichael was born at the tail end of the 19th century—November 22, 1899—and wrote some of the most important songs of the next...
lena_horne

Happy Birthday, Lena Horne

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCG3kJtQBKo The great Lena Horne would have turned 98 years old today. Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a section of Brooklyn, NY, on June 30th...
kenny_g

Happy 59th Birthday, Kenny G

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHONFub5MPM The popular saxophonist Kenny G -- Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (bet you didn't know that) -- was born on this day in 1956. Here is more about the talented G. Above...
peggy_lee

Happy Birthday, Peggy Lee

https://youtu.be/MHzAcPTg3fU This Day in Music notes that today would have been Peggy Lee's 95th birthday. Wikipedia says that Lee -- Norma Deloris Egstrom – was a singer, songwriter, composer and...