Song #2 of the day: It Ain’t Necessarily So is a Gershwin composition from the musical Porgy and Bess. The songs has been covered by everyone from Cher to Bronski Beat and Sting to Hugh Laurie. The version today comes from the Chairman of the Board himself Frank Sinatra.
Song #3 of the day: The Little Drummer Boy was first recorded by The Trapp Family Singers and popularized by the Harry Simone Chorale. It has been covered many, many times by everyone from Joan Jett & the Blackhearts to The Wiggles and Jimi Hendrix to the Veggie Tales. Todays version comes from an 80s era Nashville band called Raging Fire.
Song #4 of the day: A repeat from last week, but a damn fine song – Band of the Year nominees You and Me show off the bluesier side of their sound with the track Running Like Hell .
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One of the greatest crooners the world’s ever heard also had some acting chops, as evidenced by the early work in this collection. Includes Double Dynamite (1951/80 min.), It Happened in Brooklyn (1947/103 min.), Step Lively (1944/88 min.), Higher