- 5 years ago
For our first offering of 2013 we cover old ground and new (so what else is new?). We dip into show tunes, Gilbert and Sullivan, teenage angst, piano stylings, and unknown covers of well-known pop tunes. We switch languages (expect more of that in the future) and we discuss whether anyone really gives a damn anymore whether an artist happens to be Canadian. (I’ll bet you can guess the answer.)
Our episode title is obscure enough to require an explanation: our family dentist of many years (more than a quarter century) is retiring and we thought it nice to acknowledge that. He’s a big fan of all kinds of music, perhaps even some of what we play here, though we don’t know for sure.
The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company — When I Was a Lad (from “H.M.S. Pinafore”)
Bea Arthur — The Soup Ladle (from “Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends”)
Judy Garland and Johnny Mercer — Friendship (from “ [...]