Friday, December 5, 2008

Old School Friday #42 "Singers & Actors"


Hi There Bloggers!!
You Know What today is... Old School Friday!
In case you are new around these parts and don't know what "Old School Friday" is, well it is grown folks MUSIC! Yes we post some music that comes from some time before 1999, (hopefully) to relive some memories, and to educate or just entertain each other.
Ms Grapevine and MarvalusOne have teamed up to create a meme titled Old School Friday and since I love my music I had to sign up to join! To join in the Old School Friday Fun go Here for guidelines.

Today's theme is:

"Actors Turned Singers; Singers Turned Actors"

Here are the other "Old School Friday" participants:

- Electronic Village - Fresh And Fab - Danielle - Kim

- Ms Grapevine -Quick -Marcus LANGFORD

- Cassandra - Kevin - iriegal -Mahogany -Hagar's Daughter - Lisa C

-Chocl8t - DP - Dallassouth - John - The Connoisseur - Kreative Talk

-Marvalus One - Regina - Clnmike - Vivrant Thing

-AJ - Sharon - RevvyRev - Invisible Woman

-Beleiver 1964 - Cooper - SJP -Bria - BklynQueen 86 - Hey Shae -

- From the Battlefield - Thembi - D Spot - Malcolm -

-Pop Art Diva - Pjazzypar - MsLadyDeborah -

I tried to post something that no one else would think of, so we'll see!

Baby It's Cold Outside - Bing Crosby & Doris Day


and one of my favorites...

Little Drummer Boy - Bing Crosby & David Bowie






14 People Saying Something!

Hagar's Daughter 05 December, 2008 02:33

Regina,
I think you are right - no one will post these. I enjoyed them. I even looked at some related videos. I remeber watching the Christmas special with Bing and David Bowie.

Happy OSF. Nice look for the holidays.

Kin'shar 05 December, 2008 03:04

dang...you went way back sista

Hey Shae! 05 December, 2008 05:51

Great picks. I would have never thought of Doris Day. I wonder if Doris had a Sasha Fierce side? LOL

Revvy Rev 05 December, 2008 08:33

You always stay ahead of the pack. Very creative picks and on point. Definitely Old School.

Mema

Great pics. Did you know that Bing Crosby was called the Crooner, because of his smooth voice.
The David Bowie pic was definately before he got funky. lol lol
Doris Day was an old school staple. She also did plays, my favorite was lol lol yes you guessed it, The Pajama Game. lol

pjazzypar 05 December, 2008 10:30

I almost posted Judy Garland who was a singer who was an Oscar nominated actor. You took us way back and I love it! Happy OSF!

Kim 05 December, 2008 11:07

Snaps for originality and great choices.

Quick 05 December, 2008 11:09

...loves the diversity you got going on over here...and i love the Christmas background

LaKeshia@KreativeTalk 05 December, 2008 17:08

I love Baby It's Cold outside...makes me think of last night while talking with my husband...'bout to give TMI ;-)LOL! Happy OSF!

MrsGrapevine 05 December, 2008 17:30

Great choices, It's cold Outside is one of my favorites, all year round. I like the Christmas theme, and these choices are very original.

Back then singers and actors were synonymous, if you act you sing, if you sing you act, that's not the case today.

Marvalus 05 December, 2008 20:40

Well I think you accomplished your goal...love the Bing!

Have a good weekend!

Villager 05 December, 2008 22:01

Happy WW! I used to enjoy watching those comedies with Bing and Bob Hope. I also had a fond spot in my heart for David Bowie when he played a character in a movie adaptation of a Robert Heinlein sci-fi book. Great off-beat choices for this theme!

Thank you for visiting my blog earlier today. I invite your blog readers to see some photo of a truly FAT CAT!

peace, Villager

JohnH985 06 December, 2008 00:33

Great choices. I love Bing Crosby, somehow I didn't think of him. I remember watching the Bowie/Crosby duet when it first came on back when I was a kid. Really cool, I love that version of the song.

cooper 07 December, 2008 14:34

Cool choices. The thing I enjoy most is finding things I wasn't always that familiar with.

Love what you've done with the place fro the holidays.

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