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Well, we marked the centennials of both Alice Faye and Orson Welles this week so I thought we’d include them in our weekly Friday musicale. I threw in Nathan Lane’s “farewell song” to David Letterman as well. Yesterday we showed Martin Short’s so I thought it was only fair to include Nathan Lane’s! Happy Weekend! […]

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Today marks another centennial celebration – the one for the beautiful and talented Alice Faye, star of stage, screen and radio and even a little TV. Faye was featured in many 20th Century Fox musicals back in the 1930s and 1940s along with Betty Grable, John Payne, Cesar Romero, Don Ameche and a host of […]

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I woke up this morning with the theme from the old TV show “Alice” running through my brain? I have no idea why this is but when you’re a classic TV/movie addict like I am, this just happens sometimes. You just saw (one of) the YouTube videos of the Alice theme song. However, when I […]

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Here’s a great one from 1943 from a movie called “The Sky’s the Limit.” The song is “My Shining Hour” and like so many Oscar nominated songs that became standards of the American Songbook, this one was introduced by Fred Astaire. The lovely lady to whom he sings this little gem is Joan Leslie. She […]

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