Charles Mingus 1954 - the greatest

Track: Totem Pole [Alternate Take]
Artist: Lee Morgan
Album: The Sidewinder
Plays: 82


Lee Morgan - Totem Pole (alternate take)

The Sidewinder, 1964.

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1963
Lee Morgan - trumpet
Joe Henderson - tenor saxophone
Barry Harris - piano
Bob Cranshaw - bass
Billy Higgins - drums

Tbh I’ve never come across a more accurate headline than today’s Evening Standard: “This is like leaving criminals in control of a crime scene”


Such disasters really do put things into perspective. You count your blessings, and the people you love. The luck you’ve had in life and how you’ve been loved. You’re aware.


Billie Holiday in 1958, Herman Leonard.

Track: Take a Chance on Me
Artist: ABBA
Album: The Album
Plays: 1498


take a chance on me // abba

if you’re all alone
when the pretty birds have flown
honey, i’m still free
take a chance on me


"Has there ever been anyone, in the entire history of the world, cooler than Dean Martin?"


Wes Montgomery - “Airegin”