Happy Birthday, Cole Porter!

The great Cole Porter was born 124 years ago today in Peru, Indiana. George Gershwin has long been our favorite composer from the Cladrite Era, but we’ve come to appreciate Mr. Porter much more in recent years—so much so that he’s pretty much neck-and-neck with Mr. Gershwin. In any case, there’s certainly room in our world for both (and for so many other great composers of yore).

Here’s to you, Cole, wherever you may be.

Cole Porter quote

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  1. Hi …..I just found your great station . I am jazz vocalist and my new single out… is…. “I Concentrate on You”music and lyrics by Cole Porter and arrangement by Richie Rome. If you go to u- tube and type up Kris Russell “I Concentrate on You” …..you will be able to hear me. Cole Porter was the”sole inspiration” for my new single and I want to say today ” Happy Birthday Cole Porter!” Twitter KrisRussell2 website http://www.krisrusselljazz.com

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