Friday, April 29

Happy Birthday, Duke

Edward Kennedy Ellington 1899-1974.

"I took the energy it takes to pout," he said, "and wrote some blues."


Anonymous said...

XM radio had a pretty good show about Ellington today on the main jazz station. I didn't want to get out of the car.

Ray Bridges said...

As I listen to a medley of the Duke's songs sang by the Pointer Sisters, I, too, "Ain't got nothin' but the blues."

And when the week-end's over, and nothin' comes around...