Apr 12, 2017
Apr 3, 2017
With her spooky, film noir-ish soprano vocals, Ruth Olay has always been a jazz singer that you have to meet halfway. But it's worth it, I swear.
Mar 25, 2017
Actress, singer and all-around hot piece, Lola Albright, has flown in a cloud to the great beyond. She also had to put up with Kirk Douglas in the movie "Champion" (but that's another story). Thrill to her creamy-dreamy bedroom vocals below.
Posted by The Cheerful Earfull! at Saturday, March 25, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
Dance, Bugs, dance! If it were suddenly revealed that the makers of all those classic Warner Bros. cartoons were flying on smack, no one would be surprised.
Feb 26, 2017
Feb 25, 2017
Jan 28, 2017
Rejoice! Though Kay Starr left us in 2016, her spirited, down-home vocal jazz will live on forever. I've always wanted a Kay Starr Box Set, haven't you? As far as I know, none exists, but why should that stop us? After much thought (about two seconds), I decided to make my very own.
Jan 15, 2017
"Oh, Joan, behave!" said many a gal and guy to Joan Barton after listening to her 1961 LP "Low Lights & Laughs," or at least I like to think they did. The back cover promises "bawdy," "ribald," "adult entertainment," and warns that "such songs are hardly for children!"
Jan 5, 2017
Anita Does Basin Street, Sister Tharpe Sings It All, A Li'l Jazz By Goofy, Bebo Be Trippin', Plus A Purple Moonbeam Secret Song!
Happy New Year! We're all still here, right? We made it in one piece? Phew. Time to celebrate. Let's start things right with a Cheerfully Hot-Cha Anita Exclusive! - and don't you dare ask, "Which Anita?" It ain't this mangy ol' Anita, that's for sure.
Dec 29, 2016
I really just cannot. Four celebrity deaths in a row! To whom do I complain? Who organizes these things? And can I trade this or that for at least one of them? Please?
Posted by The Cheerful Earfull! at Thursday, December 29, 2016