malcolm at 78data.com.invalid
Wed Nov 25 08:39:43 PST 2015
Sure, but that's in a classroom context. Out of context, or as stand
alone material, probably not.
On 11/25/2015 1:48 AM, Jeff Sultanof wrote:
> My students, who are in their twenties, definitely know and like Sinatra,
> Ella, Billie Holiday, and Judy Garland.
> Jeff Sultanof
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 2:50 AM, Julian Vein <
> julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Julian Vein
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