Feb 16, 2019

Hangin' Out With Helen (Times Two), Dinah Sings (Times Two, Too), Plus The Legendary Chita And A Bass-Girl Secret Song!

Did you know Cincinnati had its own popular Cotton Club nightspot? Wait - what? For reals, it did, and get this: that's where the incomparable Helen Humes kicked off her career (big-time) in the late 1930s.

Feb 2, 2019

Lola's Delicious Dream, Maisel's Merry Melodies, Plus Max Goes Dark, A Bucket For Legrand And A Street Boys Secret Song!

Some people are just too pretty for words. Such is the case with Lola Albright, who earned lasting fame by playing the hot-cha! nightclub singer on TV'S "Peter Gunn" in the early 1960s.

Jan 22, 2019

Bucket Of Sads: Kaye Ballard

A delightful funster, and everyone's favorite, loud-mouthed Italian mother-in-law, has just exited the stage at age 93.

Jan 19, 2019

Judy Gives It To You, Plus Stephie's Best, Brenda's Bits, And A Littlest J Secret Song!

Liza can hot-cha! and jazz hands! all she wants - and we'll always love her for it - but let's be honest, mama did it best.

Jan 15, 2019

Bucket of Sads: Carol Channing

God help heaven, here she comes!

Jan 1, 2019

Welcome The New Year With Fancy Miss Nancy, Two Mystery Ladies, Plus A Gorgeous Friend, A Ring-A-Ding And A Secret Song!

Canary yellow dress? Check. Canary yellow pumps? Check-Check. Blinding beauty? Check-check-check-check-check-check!

Dec 14, 2018

Bucket Of Sads: Nancy Wilson

Cross yourself children, because The House of Class, Style, Talent and Glory has lost a big one today.

Nov 17, 2018

Revenge Of The Secret Song; Bubble Edition!

Yes, your meemaw will love it, but you will, too!

Give Thanks For Cleopatra's Jams, Helen's Blues, Plus Bryan's Folk, Gloria's First Time And A Dino-Sized Secret Song!

Where to begin with this look? Stunning? Perfection? Heaven in a red chapeau? I'm almost speechless.