The great Bessie Smith was born 134 years ago today in Chattanooga, Tennessee. For our money, she still reigns as the Empress of the Blues. We’ll be featuring her music all day on Cladrite Radio, so tune in right now!
Tag: 1930s music
Remembering Ozzie Nelson on His Birthday
Ozzie Nelson was born on March 20, 1906, in Jersey City, New Jersey. Best remembered today for the popular and long-running sitcom he created and costarred on with his family, Nelson began his career as a musician, leading a popular dance orchestra in the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s. We’ll be featuring his music all day so tune in now!
Remembering Tommy Dorsey on His Birthday
Tommy Dorsey was born on November 19, 1905, in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. We’re featuring his music all day on Cladrite Radio, so why not tune in now?
Remembering Richard Rodgers on His Birthday
The great Richard Rodgers was born 120 years ago today in Queens, New York. We’ll be featuring recordings of his songs, performed by a wide variety of artists, today on Cladrite Radio so tune in now!
Remembering Perry Como on His Birthday
Perry Como was born Pierino Ronald Como 110 years ago today in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. We’ll be featuring Como’s recordings of the 1930s and ’40s all day on Cladrite Radio, so tune in now!