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Frank Sinatra – Swingin’ on a Star

Frank Sinatra – Swingin’ on a Star Love this Song by Frank. I recall listening to it when I was a kid. Great Song – My Favorite Singer and then some. “Swinging on a Star” is an American pop standard with music composed by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Johnny Burke.  In 2004 it finished at […]

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Bing Crosby and Dean Martin — Irish / Italian Medley

Bing Crosby and Dean Martin Irish / Italian Medley Bing Crosby  was the fourth of seven children: His mother was a second generation Irish-American. His father was of English descent; some of his ancestors had emigrated to America in the 17th century, and included Mayflower passenger William Brewster. Dean was born in Steubenville, Ohio, to an Italian […]

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Il Volo – Amore si Muove (Love Moves) Great Video

Il Volo – Amore si Muove (Love Moves) Great Video Love moves – Flight – Love moves, There is no pain, if you’re there it’s like a dream, even more and there’s something in your eyes that never leaves me I have no fear, if you stay here because Love, I close my eyes I want […]

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Mario Lanza – Core’ ngrata – Magnificent Voice

Mario Lanza – Core’ ngrata – Magnificent Voice Core ‘ngrato also known by the first words Catarì, Catarì is a 1911 Neapolitan song by emigrant American composer Salvatore Cardillo and lyrics by Riccardo Cordiferro (real name Alessandro Sisca). It was adopted by Enrico Caruso but it is not known whether he commissioned Cardillo and Sisca […]

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Bruce Springsteen – Canta O’ Sole Mio

Bruce Springsteen – Canta O’ Sole Mio – Bruce was born on September 23, 1949, at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. He was brought home from the hospital to Freehold Borough where he spent his childhood. He lived on South Street and attended Freehold Borough High School. His mother was a legal […]

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Dean Martin Roast – Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell – Very Funny

Dean Martin Roast – Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell – Very Funny I just can’t get enough of the Dean Martin Roasts, even after all these years they are really funny. And you know I have seen other attempts by various stars to conduct roasts themselves trying to find the same magic but never in […]

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Incomparable Jerry Vale – La Chitarra Romana – Roman Guitar

Jerry Vale – La Chitarra Romana – Roman Guitar – A little history about Jerry Vale. Genaro Louis Vitaliano was born in the Bronx, N.Y., to Italian immigrant parents, and the Bronx Italian American community was the place where he grew up. In high school, to earn money, Vale took a job shining shoes in […]

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Mario Lanza – Arrivederci Roma – Magnificent

Mario Lanza – Arrivederci Roma – Magnificent – I remember this song. In fact this particular version with Mario and the young ragazza, Louisa Di Meo. For those of us that haven’t been around long enough to really recall Mario Lanza I must tell you that back in the day people went crazy for him. […]

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Our Beloved Luciano Pavarotti – BBC Interview Copy

Our Beloved Luciano Pavarotti – BBC Interview – While undertaking an international “farewell tour”, Pavarotti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in July 2006. The tenor fought back against the implications of this diagnosis, undergoing major abdominal surgery and making plans for the resumption and conclusion of his singing commitments, but he died at his home […]

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Our Beloved Luciano Pavarotti – BBC Interview

Our Beloved Luciano Pavarotti – BBC Interview – While undertaking an international “farewell tour”, Pavarotti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in July 2006. The tenor fought back against the implications of this diagnosis, undergoing major abdominal surgery and making plans for the resumption and conclusion of his singing commitments, but he died at his home […]

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