Wednesday, April 1, 2020

#45: Make Your Own Groovy Music Playlist for 2006


The following songs from 1960 (from the 44th Groovy Music Playlist) will be moving on to Round 2:

"Puppy Love" - Paul Anka
"As Long as He Needs Me" - Shirley Bassey
"Georgia on My Mind" - Ray Charles
"The Twist" - Chubby Checker
"Chain Gang" - Sam Cooke
"Save the Last Dance for Me" - The Drifters
"Cathy's Clown" - The Everly Brothers
"Theme from A Summer Place" - Percy Faith
"Mack the Knife" - Ella Fitzgerald
"Everybody's Somebody's Fool" - Connie Francis
"Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini" - Brian Hyland
"At Last" - Etta James
"Spanish Harlem" -Ben E. King
"I'm Sorry" - Brenda Lee
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" - Brenda Lee
"Shop Around" - The Miracles
"Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)" - Roy Orbison
"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - Elvis Presley
"It's Now or Never" - Elvis Presley
"Will You Love Me Tomorrow" - The Shirelles

Now let's go back to 2006 when the following 49 songs were released (you can choose up to 20 of your favorites):



1) "Ain't No Other Man" - Christina Aguilera


Thursday, March 26, 2020

Battle of the Broadway Stars #73: 2002-04 Seasons, Round 2


The following stars of the 1994-96 Broadway season (from the 72nd Battle) will be moving on to Round 3:

Julie Andrews (Victor/Victoria)
John Barrowman (Sunset Boulevard)
Randy Becker (Love! Valour! Compassion!)
Stephen Bogardus (Love! Valour! Compassion!)
Matthew Broderick (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
Zoe Caldwell (Master Class)
Glenn Close (Sunset Boulevard)
Cherry Jones (The Heiress)
Jane Krakowski (Company)
Nathan Lane (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)
Nathan Lane (Love! Valour! Compassion!)
Audra McDonald (Master Class)
Megan Mullally (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
Donna Murphy (The King and I)
Elaine Stritch (A Delicate Balance)
Elaine Stritch (Show Boat)

Now on to our 73rd battle, which takes us back to the 2002-04 Broadway season when the following 31 stars appeared on stage:















Saturday, March 21, 2020

Battle of the Broadway Stars #72: 1994-96 Seasons, Round 2


The following stars of the 1986-88 Broadway seasons (from the 71st Battle) will be moving on to Round 3:

Scott Bakula (Romance/Romance)
Michael Crawford (The Phantom of the Opera)
Timothy Daly (Coastal Disturbances)
Joanna Gleason (Into the Woods)
Polly Holliday (Arsenic and Old Lace)
Judith Ivey (Blithe Spirit)
James Earl Jones (Fences)
Judy Kuhn (Chess)
Judy Kuhn (Les Misérables/Rags)
John Lithgow (M. Butterfly)
Patti LuPone (Anything Goes)
Frances McDormand (A Streetcar Named Desire)
Bernadette Peters (Into the Woods)
Alan Rickman (Les Liaisons Dangereuses)
Jean Stapleton (Arsenic and Old Lace)
B.D. Wong (M. Butterfly)

Now on to our 72nd battle, which takes us back to the 1994-96 Broadway seasons when the following 30 stars appeared on stage: