The great Fred Astaire was born on May 10, 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska. He’s been gone nearly 35 years, and if you wanted to make a list of the things that are wrong with the world today, the fact that Mr. Astaire no longer walks—nay, glides—among us would be on that list. We’ll be featuring Astaire’s music all day today on Cladrite Radio, so why not tune in now?
The incomparable Ella Fitzgerald was born 105 years ago today in Newport News, Virginia; We’re celebrating the occasion by featuring her music all day long, so tune in now!
Today marks the 130th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Cole Porter. The Peru, Indiana, native was a remarkably talented songwriter—one of the true greats—even if he didn’t resemble Cary Grant even a little bit.
To celebrate the occasion, we are featuring Porter’s songs, as performed by a wide variety of artists, all day today. Why not tune in right now?
Here are 10 things you should know about Irving Berlin, born 133 years ago today. The great Jerome Kern once said of Berlin, “Irving Berlin has no place in American music—he is American music,” and we couldn’t agree more.
We’re featuring Berlin’s music, as performed by a variety of artists, all day today on Cladrite Radio. Why not tune in now?