Wednesday, 5/30/12

by musicclipoftheday

old stuff

Fred Astaire (with Ginger Rogers), “I Won’t Dance”
Roberta, 1935

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lagniappe

radio

Driving around yesterday afternoon, I happened upon a new series on NPR’s All Things Considered, “Mom and Dad’s Record Collection.” “[M]usicians, writers, even politicians” talk about a “song they discovered through a parent and how it shaped them.” First up was singer and actress Audra McDonald, who can be heard here.