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Hooray For Bernard Herrmann

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYPu4zWLWzs It's amazing how many great movies featured music composed by Bernard Herrmann. Here are some highlights: Citizen Kane; The Devil and Daniel Webster; The...
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Grayscale: Dying Breed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=uog1F3Ma2gY Had a nice chat with a lady on an Amtrak train from D.C. to New York a few days ago. This is the band her son is in. I believe he is...
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The Good, the Bad and the Ukulele

This Day in Music History notes that the sound track of the great spaghetti western The Good, The Bad and the Ugly was number one on the U.K. charts on this day in 1968. Here is The Ukulele Orchestra...
The Dance Scene from To Sir, With Love

The Dance Scene from To Sir, With Love

The Sidney Poitier film To Sir, With Love featured the singer Lulu. During the climatic scene in the film -- right before she sang the title song -- The Mindbenders sang It's Getting Harder All the...
Anton Karas: The Third Man Theme

Anton Karas: The Third Man Theme

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFz79SBnuk8&feature=player_detailpage One of the greatest movies of all time is The Third Man, which is based on a novella by Graham Greene. On one level, it is a story of...