Happy Monday everyone and welcome back to Music Monday! Let's share some songs we've been enjoying lately! If you would like to play and I really hope you do, please see the rules and link up below.
Every Monday share a few songs you've been enjoying lately. It doesn't have to be a specific genre, new, or one of your favorites - just something you'd like to share with others. If possible, share a music or lyric video of the song and your thoughts on the song(s), artist(s), and/or music video(s).
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This week I'm sharing "Play That Song" by Train (2016) and "Heart and Soul" by Larry Clinton and His Orchestra, featuring Bea Wain (1938). I've been hearing a lot of Train's newest song and honestly my favorite part is that it draws so heavily on "Heart and Soul". That's what really makes it stand out to me, but I must say I love how happy the official video is! If you haven't heard the original "Heart and Soul" (written by Frank Loesser and composed by Hoagy Carmichael - the singer who James Bond in Casino Royal by Ian Fleming is supposed resemble), I highly recommend it - Bea Wain has a beautiful voice and the band sounds amazing. The video for it below is from a 1939 short that featured several live performances of major songs from the time. By the way, Bea Wain will turn 100 years old on April 30th.