Posts Tagged ‘Benny Goodman’

Buddy Greco – The Rules of the Road

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Buddy Greco has been performing in showrooms, symphony halls, nightclubs and on television specials for 80 years and counting. The Philly-born piano player and singer started out in Benny Goodman‘s band and worked his way toward successful solo recording contracts with Epic, Kapp, and Reprise.

Following close friendships with Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe including many Las Vegas appearances with the Rat Pack, Greco opened his own club in Palm Springs before settling in the UK. Buddy fell in love with the London scene early on in his career and can be heard performing with the London Symphony Orchestra and in cabaret appearances at Cafe Royal to this day.

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Patti Page – My How The Time Goes By

The best-selling female singer of the 1950′s, Patti Page thrived in the post-WWII pop styles of Traditional Pop, Vocal Pop, Country Pop, Nashville, and our favorite category, Countrypolitan. Born in Muskogee, OK, Patti toured the country in the late ’40′s with a band led by Jimmy Joy that ended up in Chicago where she sang in a small combo setting with Benny Goodman and landed a recording contract with Mercury in 1947.

This weeks Top Tune features Patti’s rendition in 1957 of the playful Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh tune, “My How The Time Goes By”. Check out the smokier live version by the great Shirly Horn HERE.

And meanwhile the moon gets yellower
And meanwhile the mood gets mellower
But by now, I should be leaving you
But somehow there ain’t no leaving you
Why? there’s that look in your eye
So I sit here and sigh, my how the time goes by

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