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ElderSong Publications is a publisher and distributor of books, games, DVDs, and CDs for activity directors, recreation and creative arts therapists, occupational and rehab therapists, and other caregivers who work with older adults.

Eric Clapton - Change The World

March 30 – Employee Spirit Month; Doctors Day; Pencil Day; World Marbles Day; Good Friday. On this date in 1943, the musical “Oklahoma!” opened on Broadway. Birthdays: singer/actor Frankie Laine (1913); game show host Peter Marshall (92 today); actor John Astin (88 today); actor Warren Beatty (81 today); rocker Eric Clapton (73 today).

Come On Sing Along! If I could reach the stars I'd pull one down for you Shine it on my heart so you could see the truth That this love I have inside is ever...

Ethel Waters duet with Pearl Bailey

March 29 – National Umbrella Month; Little Red Wagon Day; National Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day; Manatee Appreciation Day; National Vietnam War Veterans Day. On this date in 1951, the musical “The King and I” opened on Broadway. Birthdays: singer Pearl Bailey (1918 – 100 years); novelist Judith Guest (82 today); singer Astrud Gilberto (78 today); composer Vangelis (75 today); comedian Eric Idle (75 today).

Memorable moment from a 1960s syndicated tv show titled "Pearl" (the Pearl Bailey network show was later)

Samuel Ramey on Sesame Street - "L Toreador"

March 28 – National Social Work Month; Barnum & Bailey Day; Weed Appreciation Day; Whole Grain Sampling Day. The Spanish Civil War ended on this date in 1939. Birthdays: TV host Marlin Perkins (1905); opera singer Samuel Ramey (76 today); actress Dianne Wiest (70 today).

Sing along!

Mstislav Rostropovich Bach Cello Suite 1

March 27 – National Peanut Month; Education and Sharing Day; Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day; World Theatre Day. On this date in 1945, Ella Fitzgerald and the Delta Rhythm Boys recorded the song "It's Only a Paper Moon." Birthdays: jazz singer Sarah Vaughan (1924); cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich (1927); actor David Janssen (1931); actor Michael York (76 today).

Teddy Pendergrass In My Time video

March 26 – Brain Injury Awareness Month; National Cleaning Week; Live Long and Prosper Day; Make Up Your Own Holiday Day; Purple Day; Spinach Day. On this date in 1955, the song “The Ballad of Davy Crockett” became the #1 hit song in the U.S. The musical “Funny Girl” opened on Broadway in 1964. Birthdays: playwright Tennessee Williams (1911); comedian Bob Elliot (1923); U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (88 today); actor Leonard Nimoy (1931); actor Alan Arkin (84 today); actor James Caan (78 today); author Erica Jong (76 today); singer Diana Ross (74 today); comedian Vicki Lawrence (69 today); singer Teddy Pendergrass (1950).

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Telephone Song [Rare]

March 23 – National Nutrition Month; National Puppy Day; National Chia Day; National Tamale Day; OK Day; World Meteorological Day. The first telephone was installed in the White House on this date in 1929. Birthdays: actress Joan Crawford (1905); comedian Marty Allen (1922); runner Roger Bannister (29).

Rare Stevie Ray Vaughan song, who played this with Jimmy Vaughan. Telephone song.

George Benson - On Broadway

March 22 – National Kite Month; As Young as You Feel Day; International Day of the Seal; National Goof-off Day; Tuskegee Airmen Day; World Water Day. On this date in 1960, the first patent for the laser was issued. Birthdays: author Louis L’Amour (1908); French mime Marcel Marceau (1923); Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim (88 today); actor William Shatner (87 today); singer Roger Whittaker (82 today); singer George Benson (75 today); Broadway composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (70 today).

Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics - Betcha By Golly, Wow

March 21 – National Kidney Month; Afghanistan Day; Gallo Wine Day; International Colour Day; International Day of Forests and the Tree; Memory Day; National Common Courtesy Day; National Renewable Energy Day; Poetry Day; Twitter Day; National Single Parent Day; World Puppetry Day. The first rock ‘n roll concert was held on this date in 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio. Birthday: actor James Coco (1930); actor Timothy Dalton (72 today); Stylistics singer Russell Thompkins Jr. (67 today).

Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics performing the classic love song "Betcha By Golly, Wow" during concert in Florence, SC on November 2, 2013 at the...

Marian McPartland / My Foolish Heart

March 20 – National Frozen Food Month; Alien Abduction Day; Great American Meat-Out Day; International Astrology Day; International Day of Happiness; French Language Day; National Agriculture Day; Proposal Day; First day of Spring; Vernal Equinox; Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day; World Sparrow Day. On this date in 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono. Birthdays: psychologist B.F. Skinner (1904); actor/bandleader Ozzie Nelson (1906); singer Vera Lynn (101 today); jazz pianist Marian McPartland (1918 – 100 years); comedian Ray Goulding (Bob & Ray, 1922); actor Carl Reiner (96 today); TV host Fred Rogers (1928); actor Hal Linden (87 today); guitarist Jimmie Vaughan (67 today).

100 Gold Fingers Piano 1998 by Fujitsu Special

Ruth Pointer - Streets Of Gold (1995)

March 19 – National March Into Literacy Month; American Chocolate Week; National Certified Nurses Day; National Chocolate Caramel Day; National Poultry Day; Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day; Well-Elderly Day. Birthdays: author Philip Roth (85 today); actress Ursula Andress (82 today); singer Ruth Pointer (72 today); actress Glenn Close (71 today).

The song is "Streets of Gold" by Ruth Pointer, and is from the Disney film's CD Original Soundtrack Oliver & Company (1995).

Jerry Jeff Walker - Mr. Bojangles

March 16 – National Craft Month; Campfire Girls Day; Freedom of Information Day; Goddard Day; Lips Appreciation Day; Panda Day; World Sleep Day. On this date in 1968, Robert Kennedy announced that he would run for U.S. president. Birthdays: comedian Henny Youngman (1906); First Lady Pat Nixon (1912); comedian Jerry Lewis (1926); singer Jerry Jeff Walker (76 today).

Mr. Bo

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE 1968 Everyday People Dance To The Music

March 15 – National Color Therapy Month; Ides of March; Brutus Day; Buzzards Day; Companies That Care Day; National Shoe the World Day. On this date in 1956, the musical “My Fair Lady” opened on Broadway. Birthdays: bandleader/trumpeter Harry James (1916); country singer Carl Smith (1927); U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (85 today); actor Judd Hirsch (83 today); Beach Boy Mike Love (77 today); rocker Sly Stone (75 today).

"Everyday People" is a 1968 song by Sly and the Family Stone. It was the first single by the band to go to number one on the Soul singles chart and the U.S. ...

Quincy Jones - The Streetbeater aka Sanford & Son Theme

March 14 – National Caffeine Awareness Month; International Ask a Question Day; MOTH-er Day; Potato Chip Day; Pi Day; National Pie Day; Registered Dietitian Day; Save a Spider Day; Write Your Story Day. On this date in 1941, Xavier Cugat and Orchestra recorded "Babalu." Birthdays: scientist Albert Einstein (1879); cartoonist Hank Ketcham (1920); musician Quincy Jones (85 today); actor Michael Caine (85 today); actor Billy Crystal (70 today).

Neil Sedaka - The Immigrant

March 13 – Mad For Plaid Month; Donald Duck Day; Earmuffs Day; Good Samaritan Involvement Day; K9 Veterans Day; National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day. The musical “Brigadoon” opened on Broadway on this date in 1947. Birthdays: bandleader Sammy Kaye (1910); Neil Sedaka (79 today); actor William Macy (68 today).

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James Taylor - Shower The People (Live At The Beacon Theater)

March 12 – National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month; Girl Scout Week; Fill Our Staplers Day; Girl Scout Birthday Day; Napping Day. Birthdays: singer/actor Gordon MacRae (1921); writer Jack Kerouac (1922); astronaut Wally Schirra (1923); playwright Edward Albee (1928); actress Barbara Feldon (85 today); singer Al Jarreau (1940); actress/singer Liza Minnelli (72); singer-songwriter James Taylor (70 today).

Music video by James Taylor performing Shower The People. + 1998 Tisbury Tours, Inc. & SFX Entertainment

Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Live 1990)

March 9 – International Mirth Month; Barbie Day; Get Over It Day; Middle Name Pride Day; Panic Day. On this date in 1959, the Barbie doll was introduced. Birthdays: composer Samuel Barber (1910); mystery writer Mickey Spillane (1918 – 100 years); first person in space Yuri Gagarin (1934); actor Marty Ingels (1936); actor Raul Julia (1940); singer Jeffrey Osborne (70 today).

Carole Bayer Sager - It's The Falling In Love

March 8 – Music in Our Schools Month; Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace; International Working Women’s Day; Nametag Day; National Proofreading Day; National Peanut Cluster Day; World Kidney Day. On this date in 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools was unconstitutional. Birthdays: actress Lynn Redgrave (1943); songwriter Carole Bayer Sager (71 today); “Monkee” Micky Dolenz (73 today).

"Memphis Soul Stew" (live) King Curtis & The Kingpins

March 7 – International Ideas Month; Cereal Day; National Be Heard Day. The game of “Monopoly” was invented on this date in 1933. Birthdays: “Today” show weatherman Willard Scott (84 today); race car driver Janet Guthrie (80 today); musician King Curtis (1934); rock singer Peter Wolf (72 today).

The only band that could make Booker T & The MG's sweat. "And now we need a pound of fat back drums..." King Curtis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall ...

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa - "I Dreamed a Dream" - "Les Misérable"

March 6 – International Expect Success Month; Day of the Dude; National Dress Day; Oreo Cookie Day; Peace Corps Day; Unique Names Day. On this date in 1964, boxing champ Cassius Clay changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Birthdays: comedian Lou Costello (1906); TV host Ed McMahon (1923); symphony conductor Lorin Maazel (1930); Supremes singer Mary Wilson (74 today); actor/director Rob Reiner (71 today); opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa (74 today); singer Kiki Dee (71 today).

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sings "I Dreamed a Dream" from the musical "Les Misérables" by Claude-Michel Schönberg (1944- ) on a libretto by Alain Boublil. With Aust...

Julie Andrews & Jack Cassidy - I Guess I Have to Change My Plan

March 5 – National Procrastination Week; Celebrate Your Name Week; World Tennis Day; Multiple Personality Day. On this date in 1932, President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed a 10-day bank holiday. Birthdays: actor Rex Harrison (1908); actor Jack Cassidy (1927); violinist Eugene Fodor (1950).

The Julie Andrews Hour Episode #12 Aired on : 1972-12-6

March 1 – American Red Cross Month; World Music Therapy Day; National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day; National Hor...
Muppet Songs: Harry Belafonte - Day-O (Banana Boat Song)

March 1 – American Red Cross Month; World Music Therapy Day; National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day; National Horse Protection Day; National Peanut Lovers Day; Pig Day; Purim; Peace Corps Day; World Book Day; World Compliment Day; Zero Discrimination Day. On this date in 1961, President John Kennedy established the Peace Corps. Birthdays: bandleader Glenn Miller (1904); actor David Niven (1909); author Ralph Ellison (1914); singer Harry Belafonte (91 today); singer Sonny James (1928).

Sweetlyfe Presents: Muppet Songs! Jim Henson, along with the men, women and children surrounding him, created something nothing short of Muppet World. His th...

"Comedy Tonight" - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (OBC, 1962)

February 28 – Floral Design Day; Pink Shirt Day; National Tooth Fairy Day; Inconvenience Yourself Day; Public Sleeping Day. On this date in 1940, Richard Wright’s book “Native Son” was published. Birthdays: director Vincente Minnelli (1903); actor Zero Mostel (1915); dancer Tommy Tune (79 today); actress/singer Bernadette Peters (70 today).

Zero Mostel recreates "Comedy Tonight" on the 1971 Tonys.

Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel

February 27 – Sweet Potato Month; International Polar Bear Day; Travel Africa Day. On this date in 1974, “People” magazine first went on sale. In 1956, Elvis Presley released “Heartbreak Hotel.” Birthdays: author John Steinbeck (1902); actress Joan Bennett (1910); actress Elizabeth Taylor (1932); actress Joanne Woodward (88 today); consumer advocate Ralph Nader (84 today).

Live in 1968


February 26 – Canned Food Month; For Pete’s Sake Day; Levi Strauss Day; National Cupcake Day (Canada); World Pistachio Day; Tell a Fairy Tale Day. On this date in 1951, the 22nd amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, imposing a term limit on presidents. In 1977, the Space Shuttle flew for the first time. Birthdays: comedian Jackie Gleason (1916); actor Tony Randall (1920); actress/singer Betty Hutton (1921); jazzman James Moody (1925); Fats Domino (1928); singer Johnny Cash (1932); rocker Mitch Ryder (73 today); singer Michael Bolton (65 today).

Jazz Festival -The Hague Holland

Ranky Tanky :: Sink Em Low

February 23 – Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month; Curling is Cool Day; Diesel Engine Day; Iwo Jima Day (flag raised); National Dog Biscuit Day; National Tile Day; Tootsie Roll Day; Tennis Day. On this date in 1974, Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the SLA. Birthday: “Star Trek” actress Mahel Barrett (1932); actor Peter Fonda (78 today); actress Patricia Richardson (67 today).

www.rankytanky.com https://www.facebook.com/rankytankymusic https://twitter.com/ranky_tanky “Gullah” comes from West African language and means “a people ble...

Marni Nixon performing "Vivaldi" - TAKING MY TURN - PBS Great Performances

February 22 – National Women Inventors Month; National Margarita Day; National Chili Day; Woolworth's Day; World Thinking Day; George Washington's Birthday; Be Humble Day. On this date in 1923, the first transcontinental airmail service began. Birthdays: actor Robert Young (1907); announcer Don Pardo (1918); singer Marni Nixon (1930); basketball player Julius Erving (68 today).

Marni Nixon performing "Vivaldi" from the PBS Great Performance Series presentation of TAKING MY TURN, the award-winning, critically acclaimed musical with l...

Nina Simone: Take Me To The Water

February 21 – National Weddings Month; International Mother Language Day. On this date in 1970, the Jackson Five made their television debut on “American Bandstand.” Birthdays: classical guitarist Andres Segovia (1893); author Anais Nin (1903); poet W.H. Auden (1907); author Erma Bombeck (1927); singer Nina Simone (1933); actress Rue McClanahan (1934); actress Tyne Daly (72 today).

"Take Me To The Water" by Nina Simone Recording session: Live at Morehouse College in Atlanta, June 1969

Lilies of the Field - Amen

February 20 – National Time Management Month; Love Your Pet Day; World Day for Social Justice. On this date in 1962, astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Birthdays: nature photographer Ansel Adams (1902); actor Gale Gordon (1906); actress Amanda Blake (1929); actor Sidney Poitier (91 today); singer Buffy Sainte-Marie (77 today).

Smokey Robinson - The Tears of A Clown - LIVE1971

February 19 – National Therapeutic Recreation Month; National Engineers Week; Best Friends Day; Chocolate Mint Day; Presidents Day. On this date in 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt ordered the detention and internment of all West Coast Japanese-Americans. Birthdays: actress Merle Oberon (1911); novelist Carson McCullers (1917); actor Lee Marvin (1924); singer Smokey Robinson (78 today) ; writer Amy Tan (66 today).

Smokey Robinson - The Tears of A Clown - LIVE1971

Sonny And Cher - I Got You Babe

February 16 – National Laugh-Friendly Month; National Almond Day; National Caregivers Day; Tartar Sauce Day; Do a Grouch a Favor Day. On this date in 1950, the animated film “Cinderella” was released. Birthdays: ventriloquist Edgar Bergen (1903); singer Patty Andrews (1918); singer Sonny Bono (1935).

Sonny & Cher proved one of the magical musical combinations of the mid '60s and one of the better rock-influenced MOR acts of the early '70s, their wisecrack...

Melissa Manchester Ice Castles theme

February 15 – National Hot Breakfast Month; National Gum Drop Day; National Hippo Day; Remember the Maine Day; Susan B. Anthony Day. On this date in 1941, Duke Ellington recorded the song “Take the ‘A’ Train.” Birthdays: actor Cesar Romero (1907); comedian Harvey Korman (1927); singer Melissa Manchester (67 today).

Aretha Franklin - Respect [1967] (Original Version)

February 14 – National Haiku Writing Month; Ferris Wheel Day; International Book Giving Day; Frederick Douglass Day; Library Lovers Day; National Have A Heart Day; National Donor Day; League of Women Voters Day; National Women's Heart Day; Race Relations Day; Singles Appreciation Day; National Donor Day; Quirky Alone Day; Valentine’s Day. On this date in 1967, Aretha Franklin recorded the song “Respect.” Birthdays: TV journalist Hugh Downs (97 today); actress Florence Henderson (1934); dancer Gregory Hines (1946).

Aretha Franklin - Respect Song written by Otis Redding Album: I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You [1967] _________________________ RESPECT (oo) What you w...


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