American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) sings “September In The Rain”, a popular song published in 1937 by the American composer and lyricist Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 – September 22, 1981) and the American lyricist Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 – February 11, 1945). Sarah Vaughan (vocal), Richard Davis (bass), Ronnell Bright (piano), and Art Morgan (drums). Recorded live in Sweden in 1958.
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The original (Procol Harum) and Halie Loren versions of “A Whiter Shade of Pale”. The song is the debut single by the English rock band Procol Harum, released 12 May 1967.
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“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn
Is just to love and be loved in return”
Here are the Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Connie Evingson versions of “Nature Boy”, a song written in 1947 by the American songwriter and recording artist George Alexander Aberle, commonly known as eden ahbez (15 April 1908 – 4 March 1995).
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American singer and songwriter Halie Loren sings “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams”, a 1933 hit song by Al Dubin (lyrics) and Harry Warren (music), set in Paris.
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Grammy-nominated American jazz singer Stacey Kent sings “Summer Samba”, also known as So Nice or its original Portuguese title, “Samba de Verão”; a 1964 bossa nova song by Brazilian composer Marcos Valle, with English-language lyrics by Norman Gimbel.
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Grammy-nominated American jazz singer Stacey Kent sings “Comes Love”, a 1939 jazz standard. It was composed by Sam H. Stept (September 18, 1897 – December 1, 1964), the American songwriter who wrote for Broadway, with lyrics by Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 – February 5, 1958), a lyricist for popular songs in the United States and Charles Tobias (August 15, 1898 – July 7, 1970), the American songwriter. It was featured in the 1942 Broadway musical “Yokel Boy”, starring Phil Silvers and Buddy Ebsen.
Paintings in the video: Anna Kincaide, the American artist.
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Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall performs “Just The Way You Are” from her 2002 live album titled “Live in Paris”. It is a song by Billy Joel, the American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer.
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Nat King Cole sings L-O-V-E, a song recorded for his album of the same name (1965). It was composed by Bert Kaempfert, with lyrics by Milt Gabler. The trumpet solo was performed by Bobby Bryant.
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The title song of the 1952 American musical comedy film “Singin’ in the Rain” directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. From a recently surfaced 1080p High-Definition version of the movie. And two more song&dance performances: “Good Morning” and “Make ‘Em Laugh”. Enjoy!
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Tom Waits performs his song Tom Traubert’s Blues (also known as Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen, sometimes referred to incorrectly as “Waltzing Matilda”, the Australian song from which it borrows) on The Old Grey Whistle Test, 1977.
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