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New York - 1939.

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New York - 1939.

Post by bimbow on Sun 02 Jun 2013, 23:43

Accompanied by Gershwin's "The man I love" in a jazzy version. Nice.



Shame the music fizzles out.
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Re: New York - 1939.

Post by Kitkat on Mon 03 Jun 2013, 22:47

bimbow wrote:Gershwin's "The man I love"

Never heard of it before now. Had to look it up ......

http://www.last.fm/music/George+Gershwin/_/The+Man+I+Love


Then, reading the comments, had to check out Ella Fitzgerald's version (nice)




and Billie Holiday's rendition (nicer)




Diana Ross (a real treat - definitely my favourite)
Love the horn piece in the middle




and this last clip (Lena Horne) would fit very nicely into the original film above ...
Would be nice to see a touch of colour (or even color - seeing as it's New York) added to this old clip

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Re: New York - 1939.

Post by bimbow on Mon 03 Jun 2013, 23:52

KK, here's another classic version.

And I love the restraint and refinement of this Grainger transcription.


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