Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers starred in 9 musicals for RKO - starting in 1933 with Flying Down to Rio and ending in 1939 with the biopic - The Story of Vernon & Irene Castle. With these 9 films - Fred & Ginger became legends.
"Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers - A Celebration In Song" is a tribute to those musicals; and the wonderful songs which they sang (and danced to). During the 1930's; RKO hired some of the most talented song-writers such as Irving Berlin; George & Ira Gershwin; and Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields - and took inspiration from original Broadway musicals - "The Gay Divorce" and "Gowns by Roberta".
So grab your top hat; brush-off the tails and put on your dancing shoes and come along and share Pam's joy for that great duo - Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers.
Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers - A Celebration in Song: The Album is also available on . The album features Tom Finlay on piano; Ed Kelly on double-bass; Dick Lee on clarinet/saxophone & penny-whistle and Dave Swanson on percussion.
Doris Day at the Movies
Doris Day starred in 39 films during her 20 years in Hollywood. Starting with "Romance on the High Seas" in 1948 where she co-starred with Jack Carson.
Through these films Doris introduced such great songs as It's Magic, Secret Love and Pillow Talk; and she co-starred with Jack Carson; Gordon MacRae; Rock Hudson and Clark Gable to name but a few.
"Doris Day at the Movies - A Celebration In Song" is a Sentimental Journey through some of the movies that Doris starred in during her career; and the songs that she performed. It's Magic!
Doris Day at the Movies - A Celebration in Song: The Album is also available on . The album features Tom Finlay on piano; Ed Kelly on double-bass; Dick Lee on clarinet/saxophone & recorder and Dave Swanson on percussion.
Marilyn Monroe isn't really remembered as a musical star, although one of her most icon roles was in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" as Lorelei Lee, it was also the first musical that she has a major role in. She sang in 10 of her films, including "River of No Return", "There's No Business Like Showbusiness", "Let's Make Love" and "Some Like It Hot". She also recorded songs with RCA and entertained the troops in Korea.
Marilyn Monroe - A Celebration in Song, is a celebration of Marilyn Monroe the singer, featuring a variety of songs that Marilyn performed, along with stories from her movie career.
The album will shortly be available on iTunes.