Hoagy Carmichael, composer of such songs as ”Stardust” and ”Georgia on My Mind,” died today at Eisenhower Medical Center. He was Lyrics and video for the song Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael & His Orchestra – Songfacts. Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael & His Orchestra song meaning, lyric interpretation , video and chart position.

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Long-fingered, soft-dashed, soft Stetson-brimmed hat slanted to the back of his head just short of falling off, always just short of falling off, cigarette, unfiltered of course, dangling, edge dangling off some forsaken lip, some browned tobacco lip, and the lip hanging off a slapdash calculatedly careless face, a face weary, wary, and just short, just short of yellow jaded, the keyboard, ivories tinkling, black setting off the white in the be-bop, no pre-be-bop night.

The “song about a song about love”, [1] played in an idiosyncratic melody in medium tempo, became an American standard and is one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century with over 1, recordings. The Life and Music of Hoagy Carmichael.

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Up a Lazy River: She never did see him again. October 2, Release Date: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Guide to the Repertoire. The Hoagy Carmichael Songbook. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Retrieved July 31, But none had been a major song about a song—particularly a song that didn’t actually exist. This song was my mother’s very favorite song.


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Offered here are sound and performance anomalies, so the buyer knows what to expect. Nothing short of extreme Dolby could’ve salvaged this one– too bad none was applied.

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Although the verse is often omitted in recordings, Frank Sinatra made a recording in of just the verse. He was cool long before it was in vogue, relaxed and yet always in control.

My original copy was a tape I played again and again until there was carmichawl left but squeaks. A slower version had been recorded in Octoberbut the transformation came on May 16,when bandleader Isham Jones recorded it as a sentimental ballad.

I have since hlagy many recordings of Charmichael’s work but this will always be my favorite. And, so, now, I understand the… Full Comment. Carmichael was there on the ground floor of the pre-big band shardust when jazz was king and the men who would be giants just hung out and played together.

Add sstardust MP3 Cart. This is most cqrmichael on the very next song, Goldkette’s “So Tired,” which is spoiled by constant surface crackle and lathe distortion in loud passages. In”Stardust” was included in the NPRa list compiled by National Public Radio of the most important American musical works of the 20th century.


Additional taxes may apply. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Sometimes I wonder, how I spend The lonely nights Dreaming of a song The melody Haunts my reverie And I am once again with you When our love was new And each kiss an inspiration But that was long ago And now my consolation is in the stardust of a song Related.

According to Carmichael, the inspiration for “Stardust” the song’s original title was “Star Dust”, which has long been compounded into “Stardust” [3] came to him while he was on the campus of his alma mater, Howgy University, in Bloomington, Indiana.

I ‘discovered’ Hoagy Charmichael as an undergraduate at Indiana University and this was the first piece of Charmichael’s work I ever bought.

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Retrieved April 24, Come Easy, Go Easy Love. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Attempting to explain the song’s “eternal popularity”, Carmichael biographer Richard M.

ohagy Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Autobiography of Hoagy Carmichael. It’s always a pleasure to hear him work. Hoagy sings dreadfully off-key on the “Georgia,” and he does only a bit better on “Havana.