Recent digital projects include The Hoagy Carmichael
Jean Mathieson, Glasgow A Written by Hoagy Carmichael
and Frank Loesser, it featured in the 1938 film Sing You Sinners.
Incidentally, it's strange that, with all the talk about Am I Blue, no-one has mentioned that it was sung by Hoagy Carmichael
and Lauren Bacall in To Have And Have Not, the 1944 film in which Bacall met and fell in love with Humphrey Bogart.
Johnny Mercer collaborated with many other great songwriters including Hoagy Carmichael
(Lazybones and Skylark), Harold Arlen (Blues in the Night, That Old Black Magic) and Duke Ellington (Satin Doll).
The current Mrs Groves and I agree on many things - Marmite, the songs of Hoagy Carmichael
and the films of Mr W C Fields among them.
Finally, in 1944, after moving to Los Angeles, Hoagy Carmichael
"discovered" him club singing and, signed to Mercury Records aged 34, he achieved a Gold Record with That's My Desire.
They work hard and make it sound so easy, tipping their collective hats to Zoot Sims, Coleman Hawkins, Hoagy Carmichael
and Duke Ellington along the way.
The title song Stardust was a Hoagy Carmichael
composition but it was another of Hoagy's old standards, Georgia On My Mind, that was to give Nelson his fifth No.
THE song is called My Resistance Is Low and was penned in 1951 by Hoagy Carmichael
with lyrics by Harold Adamson.
When author and renowned flugelhorn soloist Richard Sudhalter set out in 2000 to write a book about jazz legend Hoagy Carmichael
, he hit the Internet for archived recordings and came upon an unlikely source: Indiana University.
Adair has chosen to perform: George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Richard Rodgers, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, and Hoagy Carmichael
Today, the LML Music catalog contains over 30 offerings, including Cory Jamison's critically acclaimed Hoagy Carmichael
tribute, Here's to Hoagy.