Here are 10 things you should know about the great Fred Astaire, born 121 years ago today. For our part, we admire Astaire almost as much for his sartorial panache as for his legendary dancing and singing abilities.
Here are 10 things you should know about Alice Faye, born 105 years ago today. She was a huge star who all but pulled the plug on her career before the age of 40.
Here are 10 things you should know about Bing Crosby, born 117 years ago today. His personal life was a mixed bag (to put it mildly), but he was a major figure in the popular culture of the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s.
We’ll be featuring Bing’s music all today, so why not tune in right now?
Here are 10 things to know about Arthur Lake, born 115 years ago today. Few, if any, actors have been so identified with not just a particular role or a memorable line of dialogue, but with a single word, delivered at top volume: “Blondie!”
The great Bessie Smith was born 126 years ago today. For our money, she still reigns as the Empress of the Blues. We’ll be featuring Smith’s music for 24 hours on Cladrite Radio, so why not tune in right now?