Today is the 100th birthday of jazz and pop singer Ella Fitzgerald, who’d started out winning Harlem talent shows as a teenager. She had her first hits with Chick Webb’s big band before going out on her own in the 1940s. The composer songbooks she recorded for Verve starting in the mid-50s are definitive recordings of vocal standards. Fitzgerald toured the world for decades, and died in 1996. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead says Fitzgerald at her best is as good as it gets. Listen.
Hi! I know some of you may have seen me over on the vansgirls instagram story today— we don’t have to talk about how awk I am at talking at my phone… But anyway! Let me tell you about my first day ever at SXSW!
I want the next scooby doo adaptation i CALL IT it’s gonna have a surrealist horror bend and work with experimental animation styles also Daphne would be in a Hole-style 90s alt chick band and Velma is her gf