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One Random Single a Day #90: “This is My Town” (1959) by Lita Roza

Ah, yes, more vocal jazz. I’m always so excited to come across singles from genres and artists that I am fairly aware of, but with which I am fairly inexperienced in listening to or learning about. I could write about familiar … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #35: “Linda Lu” (1959) by Ray Sharpe

It’s been a while since I covered a single that was recorded before the 80s; it’s always nice seeing some of these older singles pop up in the challenge every so often, especially when it’s from an artist that has been … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #12: “Mack the Knife” (1959) by Bobby Darin

1959 was quite a dismal year in popular music. Sure it had its high points like any year, but its lows feel particularly low, not helped by those handful of novelty songs that somehow charted very highly that year. Songs … Continue reading

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