Several years back, my husband and I lived in a very large home. We would often wonder where in the house the other one was. Sometimes we would meet in the hallway. We called it “Into the Woods”. In 1986, the musical “Into the Woods” was first produced. Stephen Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics to this brilliant musical. Based ... Read More »
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If you like movie soundtracks, Broadway showstoppers and love songs, singers like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis, Sammy Davis Jr. and hundreds more, then we’re the Internet radio station for you.
If you like big bands, New Age, light Jazz and light rock, then we can please you, too.
My name is Sherry and over the course of my lifetime, I’ve managed to acquire more than 14,000 favorite pieces of music. It has always been my dream to be able to share this music with people who love it as much as I do. Enjoy.
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Coming of age in the 50’s and 60’s, the radio was a lifeline. No matter what your taste, there was a station that played your kind of music. I loved radio because it introduced me to some of the most beautiful music in the world. For many years, while my daughter was in junior high and high school, she competed ... Read More »
Those of you who love Barbra Streisand, and I love her too, this blog’s for you. Have you ever listened to Roslyn Kind? She is Barbra’s sister and she has one of the most beautiful voices I have ever heard. It is similar to Barbra’s, but she adds her own unique flavor. I have all of Roslyn’s CDs and I ... Read More »
Did you know that Laura Nyro composer, songwriter of “Eli’s Coming”, “Stoned Soul Picnic”, “Wedding Bell Blues” and so many other hits, had her own insecurities. The story is this. Laura was performing at the Monterey Jazz Festival. She might have even followed the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. For years following, Laura told of how she was booed off the ... Read More »
Barry Manilow’s “One Voice” is wonderful! In fact, “It’s a Miracle”. For over 30 years, Barry has written beautiful music and performed before millions of people all over the world. Because of his talent and his warmth, we who have seen Barry in person feel like we’re “Old Friends”. I love Barry, but that’s ok. My husband loves him, too. ... Read More »
I was recently listening to the music of Sergio Mendes and suddenly “Night and Day” came on…”Night and Day”. Then I remembered I recently heard Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons singing “Night and Day”, the same song, sung so differently, yet both so great. I have the song, “Night and Day”, performed by no less than 24 musicians. I ... Read More »
My passion for music goes back to my childhood. They told me that I would sing for people on the boardwalk in Atlantic City when I was a baby. My two specialty numbers were “You’re Just In Love” from the Broadway show “Call me Madam”, and “Enjoy Yourself” (it’s later than you think). The latter song was probably very thought ... Read More »
The King and I, by Rodgers and Hammerstein, was first produced on Broadway in 1951 with Yul Brynner and Gertrude Lawrence. The producers originally wanted Rex Harrison for the part of the King, as he had played the King in a movie, which was a drama, but Rex Harrison did not want to accept a “supporting role.” So the part ... Read More »
If you like movie soundtracks, or just beautiful songs delivered in the most sumptuous way, Percy Faith never fails to deliver. Whether Camelot, or Kismet, or Cherry Blossom, or The Love Goddess, Percy Faith’s music can transport you to a peaceful place. I listen to Percy Faith songs all the time while doing art. I dance with a paint brush ... Read More »
I once mentioned I was a sucker for lost continents, fascinating legends and mystical realms. In 1954, Lerner and Loewe produced Brigadoon, first as a Broadway show (1947) and then as a movie. The movie starred the incredible Gene Kelly and the beautiful Cyd Charisse. This musical made you want to believe in the impossible. The music “Heather on the ... Read More »