> That's it. Now you've done it. The way she delivered it was
> boderline obscene.... OK.... it was.
Obscenity delivered with class is art.
> I really love some of that older stuff that came out at the end of the
> big band "pop" music. Around the early 50s, they couldn't afford to
> put the bands on the road, so they pared down the backups and relied
> more on the singers.
During the summers when school was out, would listen to radio
broadcasts of the Kenton band, including the time Chris Connor
replaced Christy, and Neil Hefty did the arrangements.
> Seemed to get off track again towards the end of the 50s and early 60s
> when they took torch music and partnered it with strings. *choke*
> Liked the club sound that came into the scene in the mid 60s. I think
> this is where Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, and others came into their
> own as torch/club singers.
Can't forget Dinah Washington, and who could ever forget the Classy
Miss Bassy, especially her rendition of "GoldFinger" for the sound
track of the first Bond film.
> Unfortunately, Julie has smoked so much
> that her voice had lost that smooth, smokey sound and was deep and a
> little raspy.
Have a CD of her. Maybe I'll dig it out tonight.
> Still a good looker (ex wife to Jack Webb - yup - that Jack Webb) she
> landed a role on Emergency in the seventies.
Just the facts ma'am.
> It is promised to be a cold and ugly night here, and I am thinking it
> is a perfect night to spend with the ladies of the torch and a good
I gave up the hard stuff a long time ago.
It's a sailor kind of thing.
Beer, now that is another thing.