About a Quarter to Nine: DEDICATED TO EVERYONE GETTING READY FOR THAT HOT DATE – Larry DeAngelo sings this old standard written by Al Dubin and Harry Warren. The song was first recorded in 1935, when it was featured in “Get Into Your Dance,” a gangster film starring Jolson and his wife Ruby Keeler.
You can listen to this just-released song by clicking here (where you can download for $0.99 or listen for free by scrolling to the bottom).
FOR ALL OF US WHO CAN’T GET A TUNE OUT OF OUR HEADS: Larry DeAngelo sings A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody. This popular song written by Irving Berlin in 1919 became the theme song of the Ziegfeld Follies. The first verse and refrain are considered part of the Great American Songbook and are often covered as a jazz standard.
You can listen to this just-released Pretty Girl by clicking here (where you can download for $0.99 or listen for free by scrolling to the bottom).
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