Meet the Entertainers: three
talented people who bring you the history of American Music from the golden
age of tin pan alley in a most entertaining way.
From the dean of pop composers, Irving Berlin, to the witty "bon mots" of
Cole Porter, the Entertainers will bring you the life and times of America's
great composers in both words and music.
You will hear the first song that made each one a legendary composer or
lyricist. You'll find out what inspired a certain song or lyric and how it
became a hit. The Entertainers will sing and play their way into your heart
and memory and bring back the golden age of music for you to enjoy.
Solos, duets and instrumentals of the Music of America will have you tapping
your toes and humming along during this truly entertaining and educational
The Life, Times and Music of Irving Berlin.
1 hour and 15 minutes of great Berlin songs, plus little known material
about America's 1st great pop composer. Alexander's Ragtime Band, Always,
Easter Parade, White Christmas, How Deep Is The Ocean and many more!
The Life, Times and Music of Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart.
Meet Richard Rogers' first collaborator, Lorenz Hart. The first great pop
tunes of the Twenties and Thirties. Manhattan, Thou Swell, Blue Moon, Small
Hotel, I Could Write a Book, The Lady is a Tramp, plus fun information about
one of America's great writing teams. 1 hour and 10 minutes.
The Life, Times and Music of the Cole Porter. The bon vivant
of American music from the Twenties to the Fifties. The most sophisticated
composer of American music and lyrics was the redoubtable Cole Porter. Enjoy
the melodies and lyrics of What is This Thing Called Love, Night and Day,
I've Got You Under My Skin, In the Still of the Night, I Get a Kick Out Of
You, Too Darned Hot, and Always True to You in My Fashion. Hear about the
Paris years and the triumphs and tragedies of one of America's greatest
composers. 1 hour and 30 minutes.