George Jones and songwriter Bobby Braddock were a power team in country music, and certainly no strangers to sentiment. But when Jones was presented with "He Stopped Loving Her Today," by Braddock and Curly Putman, the singer was taken aback.
'O Que Ã¨ Que a Bahiana Tem' was recorded by Carmen Miranda in 1939. Dori Caymmi, the son of the songwriter and biographer Martha Gil-Montero explain how the song brought Brazilian music to the global marketplace; with unforeseen consequences for Miranda.
The New Orleans piano player Henry Roeland Byrd made a name for himself as Professor Longhair,In 1953 Atlantic records released "Tipitina." It was among the music chosen during the past year by the Library of Congress for its National Recording Registry.