Fred Astaire

Ooohing And Aaahing To "Easter Parade"

By Nisrine Hammour | May 11, 2014

So, if i may suggest, the next rainy Sunday afternoon you get, pop on Easter Parade, ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ at the sheer talent before your very eyes and ears and have your spirits raised and your mojo returned, then go and have a good ol’ bop in the kitchen.

Music of the 1930s: The Essential List

By Steve Crawford | April 8, 2014

Bing Crosby, the Ink Spots, and the Andrew Sisters provided the safe pop fare, while Duke Ellington and Count Basie played sophisticated jazz pop for white and black audiences.