Billie Holiday: definitely a favorite of mine. I have no board that could encompass all of the amazingness that is Billie, however Crazy Coolness will have to do.

A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton

Albert Einstein in fuzzy slippers, c. 1950's    Source: The Historical Society of Princeton via Retronaut

And now here's a picture of Albert Einstein wearing fuzzy slippers. Clearly the inspiration for the Val Kilmer slippers in Real Genius.

Legendary composer George Gershwin tickling the old ivories. Doesn't this look like Dad playing "EL Rancho Grande" ?

George Gershwin (September 1898 – July was an American composer and pianist. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris as well as the opera Porgy and Bess

Wilson Pickett backed by Jimi Hendrix

Wilson Pickett backed by Jimi Hendrix . he sang "Mustang Sally"

Rita Hayworth & Fred Astaire

Rita Hayworth & Fred Astaire “For me she used to light up everything … She was such a beautiful girl to be around. That’s why she shines so. That’s why she’s a star.” ~ Fred Astaire on Rita Hayworth

Walt Disney in an introduction sequence for his weekly television show.

Walt Disney in an introduction sequence for his weekly television show. My favorite weekly program was the Wonderful World of Disney. It was on every Sunday night.

Fats Domino (American R & B rock and roll pianist singer song writer) has five gold million selling records before 1955 and had 35 top American 40 hits. He is known for his songs Ain't That A Shame, I'm Walking, Shake Rattle and Roll, The Girl Can't Help It, Blueberry Hill. . . . .

My Antoine 'Fat' Domino favorites: I'm Walking To New Orleans, I Want To Walk You Home, Whole Lotta Lovin', Blueberry Hill, Be My Guest

Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys.and his wife, Dale Evans, who was Queen of the West!the whole family enjoyed it.

elvis presley

Wallpaper and background photos of Elvis Presley ❤ for fans of Elvis Presley images.