Little_Jimmy_Scott

Jimmy Scott Beat the Bad Breaks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4aHWG7aqPM H/T: Nino Arobelidze Jimmy Victor Scott was a unique, intense and highly emotive vocalist -- but not a very lucky guy. He suffered from Kallmann’s syndrome,...
so

Happy Birthday, Sy Oliver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHmPTZYAOeQ Today would have been the 114th birthday of Sy Oliver. Oliver is a very important figure, and a pioneer. This is from Wikipedia: In 1933, Oliver joined Jimmie...
Slam_Stewart

Slam Stewart: “Oh Me, Oh My, Oh Gosh”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cbkJjxBlcE This is an odd tribute post. My daughter is a senior at Binghamton University in upstate New York. Early on, our family visited and went with her to a...
johnny_mercer

Happy Birthday, Johnny Mercer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YFT8MixHSE One of the fun things about posting old music is that if it survived this long, it's usually great. Another fun thing is that the videos themselves are time...
Ivy_benson

Happy 101st Birthday, Ivy Benson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhUW-hXt8nA Jazz Age Music reports that Ivy Benson was born on this day in 1913. Here is what the site says about her: Ivy Benson was born in 1913, in Holbeck, a suburb of...