Apr 3, 2017

Exclusive Ruth & Dakota, Plus Dancin' Gene And A Promiscuous Secret Song!

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

Bucket Of Sads: Lola Albright

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.

Mar 16, 2017

Carl's So Loony, Daniele's So Sleazy, Plus Jeanne Loves You And A Beastly Secret Song!

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

Jan 28, 2017

A Kay Starr Box Set Just For You!

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

Joan Dims The Lights, Lillian Makes A Comeback, Plus Jose Does It Live And A Double-X Secret Song!

"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

Bucket Of Sads: The "I Really Just Can't" Edition!

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?