Archive for July 1st, 2016

RECORD RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1935

"King Porter Stomp" is called one of the greatest compositions of the 20th
century and is considered to be important in the development of jazz. There
are many recorded versions, but this one by Benny Goodman and his
Orchestra is the most popular and influential. It was recorded in New York 
for the Victor label. The song was written by pianist and composer Jelly
Roll Morton around 1905.

 
Jelly Roll Morton (Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe)
(October 20, 1890 – July 10, 1941)

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TO ALL ALL OF YOU FROM PDX RETRO ~

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS STORIES

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Brando at 6 years old.


Marlon Brando, Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004)

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LOOK WHO’S 100 TODAY!

 


Olivia Mary de Havilland

Actress Olivia de Havilland portrayed Melanie Hamilton in Gone with the Wind
(1939). Her performance in the 1946 film, To Each His Own, earned her an
Academy Award for Best Actress. She is of British heritage but was born in
Japan. Her first stage production was at the Hollywood Bowl, playing Hermia
in A Midsummer’s night Dream.

           

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