Thursday, August 5, 2010

it never entered my mind

70 years ago tonight the Rodgers and Hart musical "Higher and Higher" re-opened for a three-week return engagement at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (it had closed after only 84 performances in the spring of 1940).  The musical has been more or less forgetten now but it made one lasting contribution: "It Never Entered My Mind."  This haunting 1956 version is one of my all-time favourite Miles Davis recordings...

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