julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Nov 24 23:50:59 PST 2015
On 25/11/15 03:36, Mark Bardenwerper wrote:
> On 11/24/2015 5:04 PM, Julian Vein wrote:
>> On 24/11/15 17:38, David Lennick wrote:
>>> I would disagree with a number of those "don't make it" names..Sinatra, Satch and Ella (and Dean Martin and Peggy Lee) can still be heard on PA systems and on soundtracks to many commercials. As for Al Bowlly, he was always a cult figure on this side of the world. When I took over programming a nostalgia radio show at CHFI in Toronto, my first orders were to "get Al Bowlly and Greta Keller the hell off the air" (they had accounted for the previous programmer's nightly orgasms).
>>> The Beatles!?
>> Another one who made it is Noel Coward.
> How long they resonated...several early bands spawned another era of
> great musicians. Specht, Whiteman, Henderson...
This is not about how great they may have been, but does their music
mean anything to today's audiences.
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