Billie Holiday. Her effortless, velvet voice just pours the notes she sings, like melted chocolate over molds. There is a grave depth of sadness in her music, bringing shattering vulnerability to it's beauty.
Laura poster from 1944: Film Noir Movie Posters from the 1940s
Classic Christmas Movies | Bing Crosby is the original triple threat in my book. Holiday Inn is a great movie year round.
Movies that are Great!
American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan smiles on stage with her hands in her gown pockets, c. 1944.
1940s UNUSED A Christmas Song Greetings Card (B1). $2.00, via Etsy.
Melba Liston - female jazz pioneer who played trombone for Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, and Clark Terry.
Musicians & Vocalists
1940s Top Songs: lyrics for Danny Boy My grandpa always used to sing this to me....miss those days.
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - A String of Pearls. My Mom's favorite big band song
"In the Mood"; Big Band Era ♫
Nursery Songs ~ Little Golden Book (Do kids even know nursery rhymes and songs any more?)
Mario Lanza - If I Loved You A famous 50th Anniv..to Young at Heart & NJ a wonderful shrine kept to life. o 100 years