"Writing is a skill, not a talent, and thus one's ability as a writer can be improved by thoughtful effort. The problem with some people is that they graduate college as good writers, experience early success on account of that, and thus never devote themselves diligently to the relentless quest for improvement that could make them great writers."
Noting my self-confessed status as a primitive Unfrozen Caveman Blogger, an unsolicited bit of tech advice came via e-mail from Eric Reasons, who told me how to add the "Add This" functionality to the blog. I'm so happy I want to re-post a Christina Hendricks cleavage video!
#94: Sinatra and Basie swing a classic
It's "Pennies From Heaven" written in 1936 by Johnny Burke (words) and Arthur Johnston (music). This version was arranged by Neal Hefti and recorded by Frank...