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Sometimes we’ll sigh, sometimes we’ll cry (“True Love Ways” – Buddy Holly)

On Oct. 21, 1958, Buddy Holly recorded four songs at Pythian Temple Studios in New York: “It Doesn’t Matter Any More.” “Raining In My Heart,” “Moondreams” and (my favorite Buddy Holly song) “True Love Ways.” “True Love Ways” is a … Continue reading

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The immortal Lester Young (happy birthday!)

On Aug. 27, 1909,  Lester Young was born in Woodville, Miss. He is one of America’s jazz greats, a non-conformist saxophonist who, by the1950s, became the player every young tenor was trying to imitate. He started on alto sax at … Continue reading

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