Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Swing Time 1936

25/12/14 – Swing Time – Music – Jerome Kern – Dance Scene – Fred Astaire And Ginger Rogers – 1936

On Christmas Day scenes like this seem to lift you up, take you away, place you softly in a chair surrounded by snacks and have you disregard the mess of paper around the tree. The music by legendary American composer Jerome Kern enables Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to literally float through the air in […]

Jimmy Ruffin

24/11/14 – Jimmy Ruffin – 7th May 1936 – 17th November 2014

Jimmy Ruffin will be most remembered as the singer of What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted, a hit for Tamla Motown on both sides of the Atlantic in 1966 and then again in 1974. The song was written by James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon and was originally intended for The Detroit Spinners. Jimmy […]