Couldn’t decide

…which summer song to post so I’ve put both up. Right click and save to your hard disk if you’d prefer.

Louis Amrmstrong and Doris Day / Summertime [MP3, 4.5 mb].

Papa Wemba / Awa Y’ Okeyi (If You Go Away) [MP3, 1.7 mb].

Meanwhile, Troubled Diva has a brilliant collection of music videos from YouTube, everything from The Osmonds to The Sweet through to Leonard Cohen. Oh and this track from Claude François, Petite m├Ęche de cheveux. I sent it to my 12 year old niece via msn last night and got lots of appreciative LOLs and ROFLs in return. Enjoy.

[Afterthought: She wouldn’t believe my version of how he died until she read it on Wikipedia. I think I might have told one tall tale too many to that child.]

9 Responses to “Couldn’t decide”

  1. Jann
    July 25th, 2006 12:19

    Loving the Papa Wemba track – not heard that one before but I’ve been a fan for many years.

    As far as Summertime goes, there’s only one version for me – Janis Joplin’s. Sublime.

  2. Nancy
    July 25th, 2006 13:09

    Loved. That. Video!

  3. daisy
    July 26th, 2006 00:20

    A fellow Papa Wemba fan? Hooray! I’ve not heard the Janis Joplin version but will look out for it.

    Nancy, I just knew you would :-)

  4. Cole Henley
    July 26th, 2006 17:01

    all time summer track? cigarettes and coffee by otis.

  5. daisy
    July 26th, 2006 17:47

    Ah Cole, yes indeed. I’m off to listen to some Otis right now.

  6. stroppycow
    July 26th, 2006 20:56

    Doris Day?

  7. daisy
    July 26th, 2006 22:25


  8. mike
    July 27th, 2006 00:07

    Ooh, I’m glad that someone else enjoyed Claude “Clo-clo” Francois. Did you follow the link to the performance where he and the Supremes collectively murder Reach Out I’ll Be There? Gob-smacking, that is…

  9. Marion
    August 20th, 2008 09:08

    I just came across you site and unfortunately have to correct you:
    It is not Doris Day singing with Louis Armstrong but Ella Fitzgerald.



    Nevertheless a beautiful song!

Leave a Reply

For added zing, you can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

But you can also just type in the box and hit the Submit button. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

Your email address is not displayed and will NEVER, EVER be shared with any other party. We hate spam mail as much as you do.

Spotlight on...

Delicious links

These links are updated frequently thoroughout the day. Should you miss any they're all stored on my Delicious pages.

What I'm listening to