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March 23, 2013

Blossom Dearie: They Say It's Spring

A rerun from last spring, but a sweet one:



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7 comments:

  1. Thanks for this, I love it. I thought I knew this genre pretty well but I had never heard of Blossom Dearie before, to my extreme shame. While on the subject of songsabout spring, these two popped into my mind - hope you enjoy young Sarah Vaughan:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e3pkgkAcDs

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txWG_Xh_Qlg

    Thanks - great site - have a blessed Easter,

    Mary

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  2. btw that's Miles Davis on trumpet on "It Might As Well Be Spring"

    Mary

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    1. It Might as Well be Spring by Blossom, all in French! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH7EVowueX0

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    2. Fun! (those backing vocals are priceless).

      Running the risk of this getting old, here's another gem - Ann Margret's screen test for State Fair - I actually think she does a nice job on it:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M40b5DBY2jA

      Hope you had a blessed Easter.

      Mary

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    3. Ha! I adore this and almost linked to it the other day but I ran out of time. So thanks. :-)

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  3. Gorgeous. Thanks.

    I never heard of her until recently, either.
    I just bought this and I'm enjoying it so much: http://astore.amazon.com/punpun-20/detail/B008LSVM46

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