Here are 10 things you should know about Doris Day, who is celebrating her 97th birthday today. She enjoyed success as a big band singer and pop vocalist, in radio, movies and television. Cladrite Radio is celebrating the occasion by featuring Day’s music for 24 hours, so be sure to tune in!
Here are 10 things you should know about Paul Whiteman, born 129 years ago today. Known as the King of Jazz during his heyday, Whiteman isn’t afforded that level of respect by many today, but his influence is undeniable. His music may have leaned to the pop side, but in that era, jazz was dance music, so it was pop, in a sense, and Whiteman helped to bring the new sounds to a wider audience.
Here are 10 things you should know about the wonderful Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces’ Sweetheart, who today celebrates her 102nd birthday! Many happy returns of the day, Dame Vera!
We’ll be featuring Dame Vera’s lovely music all day today, so be sure to tune in!
Here are 10 things you should know about the great Mildred Bailey, born 119 years ago today. Hugely popular in the 1930s, she was an important link between early jazz performers such as Ethel Waters and Bessie Smith and iconic singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
Be sure to tune into Cladrite Radio today, where we’ll be paying tribute to Mildred Bailey all day long.