Todd Allen Long sings an eclectic collection of Holiday favorites.
Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days of Xmas (Bloodshot Records). Review by James Mann.
Archival footage and interviews show us the entertainers of the 1940’s as they do their part for the war effort.
Christmas Songs (Epitaph Records). Review by Carl F Gazue.
A Very Special Christmas: Icon (Universal Music). Review by Michelle Wilson.
The Genius Hits The Road (Concord Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still… writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma’s favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.
Star film critic Dag Herefo… uh, Carl F Gauze sits through twelve TV skits starring Tim Conway that prove the Golden Age of TV had some dross.
Gifts of the Season (Sisu Heart). Review by Kyrby Raine.
When You’re Smiling (Hollywood Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Striptease became stripping when all the tease was taken out of it, but a new book remembers a time in America when strippers could be nearly as legitimate as singers or comedians. Ben Varkentine found his curiosity, peeked.
Shine (Decca). Review by Ben Alan Blofeld.
The Best Of – The Millennium Collection (Decca/MCA). Review by James Mann.
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