Music That Swings category archive
When my family got our first stereo, a huge floor-standing console, South Pacific was one of the first albums we purchased. If you know the story, you know that one of its undercurrents is a protest against racism. The story points out that, to be a racist, you have to the carefully taught.
As my two or three regular readers have likely figured out by now, I like swing (I also like rock, jazz, classical, ragtime–good music is good music–but there’s something about swing . . . .). The more I hear the Andrews Sisters, the more I realize that they were indeed something special.
“Let’s Say It with Firecrackers” from the 2016 Broadway production of Holiday Inn.
Now that the barbecues and celebrations are over, why not go read the U. S. Constitution. It’s surprisingly short, clocking in at about 5,000 words, and you’ll find it doesn’t say a lot of stuff right-wingers say it says.
Weird aspect ratio fixed. I left out a “. Darned computers expect you to splet things rite.