Fitzgerald recorded her Cole Porter
album a full generation after the songs were written, and half a century has passed since the recording was issued.
From the golden time in the history of the American musical and Broadway show, this volume of Cole Porter
hits offers a pianist an accessible way to connect with this vibrant and colorful period.--Reviewed by Louis Nagel, University of Michigan
Tracks include the classic Cole Porter
song Just One of Those Things which she introduced in the show Let's Face It in 1942.
She made her London stage debut in 1937 with a role in Cinderella, and rose to national prominence after her appearance in Black Velvet in 1939, where she won critics' praise with her renditions of Cole Porter
's My Heart Belongs To Daddy and Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love.
Besides, why quit when--to paraphrase Cole Porter
, one of Short's favorite lyricists and composers--you're the top.
THE STORY: The film opens in 1964 where a dying Cole Porter
(Kline) sits alone in his New York apartment.
was a posh songwriter whose name sounds the same as a working class trade.
This film is an original musical and bio-pic portrait of the legendary American composer Cole Porter
. Music fans the world over will know him for his rich library of unforgettable melodies and witty lyrics.
Porter, Cole: Big Band Reflections of Cole Porter
. The Jazz Orchestra of the Delta.
More sunshine spreads over the Civic Theatre at Darlington from Wednesday for ten days when the Cole Porter
musical Kiss me Kate helps us brush up on our Shakespeare.
, a complex character whose life was interesting even without the music, was so prolific I wonder if they'll be able to include all his songs.
As the incomparable lyricist Cole Porter
wrote in his 1934 song, "Anything Goes": "The world has gone mad today, And good's bad today, And black's white today, And day's night today...."