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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Mel Tormé melting and belting

 
The "Velvet Fog" is his nickname, and Mel Tormé's voice lives up to the hype.  Smooth but also deceiving in its power.

HERE is an interesting article which tells how Mel, Johnny Marks, and Irving Berlin, all Jewish, wrote the cream of modern Christmas carols! 
 
And now, Mr.
Tormé...

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"Comin' Home Baby" with Judy Garland

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"Fascinating Rhythm" from the film Good News (1947)

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 "The Christmas Song" with Judy Garland

 
Not enough?  How about The Fog on Seinfeld?
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