Hi everyone. It is Monday and time to rock out with Xmas Dolly and the conductors for Mondays Music Moves Me. This is the 98th posting for the 4M's and in two weeks...YES, TWO WEEKS...we will be celebrating our 100th anniversary posting. Wow! I hope you have been playing along and of course entering the giveaways too.
This week we have a theme: "Gone but not forgotten". we are paying homage to all those people who have made the music world but are now not among our midst. Hmm...let's see what I have for you this week.
Most recently this actor passed away but he was also an accomplished musician:
This singer is one of my favorites:
Next up...who hasn't been romanced with this guy singing in the background:
Next...this guy sang with the above two:
Finally...although this guy did not sing himself he helped to promote and jump start many careers. Thanks for the music!
Bonus: Les Elgart and Bob Horn were the original music writers of the theme song for Bandstand. Bob Horn was also the original host of American Bandstand as well. Bruce Howard Sussman wrote the lyrics. It was only in 1977 that Barry Manilow rewrote the song.
PSS>This week I also linked up with:
The Unofficial Chart Blog