Category: Music

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Walking back to New Orleans 15

Ray Starita leads his Piccadilly Revels Band, with brother Rudy on drums, through George Gershwin’s Nashville Nightingale (1927): That same year his brother Al had led his Kit-cat band through My Regular Gal.


Don’t want you getting the idea now that your humble blogger is cheerful in the rain – that’s altogether too Hemmingway – but there can be a certain cheerfulness, shall we say, to melancholy.