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Number One on the Charts – July 10, 1950

“Mona Lisa” sung by the unforgettable Nat King Cole. The song was written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the Paramount Pictures film Captain Carey, U.S.A. and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for 1950. The arrangement was … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop: Remembering Route 66

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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