Fake News, 1930s Style

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Monday, and knee deep in alternative facts. This Yip Harburg-Harold Arlen song spills the beans.

Nat King Cole was such a great singer that sometimes people forget that he started out as a first-class jazz pianist, as you can see on his piano solo here.

Reunald Jones on trumpet, John Collins on guitar.

Thanks to YouTuber Johnny Brown

 

Over The Rainbow

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Monday morning wakes up with yearning in the air.

Sung lovingly by the man who wrote it: E.Y. “Yip” Harburg, a dedicated socialist his whole life, and also author of “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?”

Thanks to YouTuber Louis Robinson