A rainy afternoon, some hot cocoa, and a snuggly blanket would be pretty terrific right about now, but the weather continues to thwart my dreams with its relentless sunshine and warm temperatures.
How about, at the very least, a nice, little, autumn-y song from Blossom Dearie?
Though he was really more of a movie star and his music was recorded long before I was born, Danny Kaye’s singing is a sound that takes me straight back to middle school, when I used to stay up all night watching AMC (back when it was American Movie Classics and played American movie classics) for the Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Danny Kaye marathons.
Gamer and superfan of Fallout 3 that I am, it pains me that most of my contemporaries will know Danny Kaye, if they know him at all, as the guy who sang that super racist bongo song on Galaxy News Radio.
Two more songs behind the cut.