On the train from New York City to Chattanooga, Tennessee, Elvis Presley listens to the acetate (gramophone record made from the master tape) of “Hound Dog,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” and “Any Way You Want Me,” and hears his music as his fans will hear it on a cheap record player, 1956   by […]

Cole Porter

Born Today, June 9, in 1891 the Fabulous Cole Porter: So many wonderful songs… Fred & Ginger dancing to “Night and Day”  

Johnny Cash

Happy 81st Birthday, Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) “I’m not bitter. Why should I be bitter? I’m thrilled to death with life.”