Hoagy Carmichael

Born 22 November 1899. Died 27 December 1981
Hoagy Carmichael
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1899-11-22
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Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael Biography (Wikipedia)

Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor. American composer and author Alec Wilder described Carmichael as the "most talented, inventive, sophisticated and jazz-oriented of all the great craftsmen" of pop songs in the first half of the twentieth century. Carmichael was one of the most successful Tin Pan Alley songwriters of the 1930s, and was among the first singer-songwriters in the age of mass media to utilize new communication technologies, such as television and the use of electronic microphones and sound recordings.

Carmichael composed several hundred songs, including fifty that achieved hit record status. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind" (lyrics by Stuart Gorrell), "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul" (in collaboration with lyricist Frank Loesser), four of the most-recorded American songs of all time. He also collaborated with lyricist Johnny Mercer on "Lazybones" and "Skylark." Carmichael's "Ole Buttermilk Sky" was an Academy Award nominee in 1946 (from Canyon Passage, in which he co-starred as a musician riding a mule); "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening," with lyrics by Mercer, won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1951. Carmichael also appeared as a character actor and musical performer in 14 motion pictures, hosted three musical-variety radio programs, performed on television, and wrote two autobiographies.

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Stardust
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Stardust
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Skylark
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Skylark
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My Resistance Is Low
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My Resistance Is Low
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Stardust
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Stardust
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Two Sleepy People
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Two Sleepy People
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Winter Moon
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Winter Moon
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To Have and Have Not (1943) - How Little We Know
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To Have and Have Not (1943) - How Little We Know
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Georgia On My Mind
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Georgia On My Mind
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Ole Buttermilk Sky
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Ole Buttermilk Sky
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Georgia On My Mind
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Georgia On My Mind
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Stardust
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Stardust
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Some Days There Just Ain't No Fish
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Some Days There Just Ain't No Fish
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Two Sleepy People
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Two Sleepy People
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Hong Kong Blues
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Hong Kong Blues
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Lazy Bones
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Lazy Bones

Lazy Bones

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New Mayfair Orchestra
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Up a Lazy River
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Up a Lazy River
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Bessie Couldn't Help It
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Bessie Couldn't Help It

Bessie Couldn't Help It

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Lazy Bones
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Lazy Bones
Annie Ross
My Resistance Is Low
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My Resistance Is Low
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The old Music Master
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The old Music Master
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Memphis In June
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Memphis In June
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Up a Lazy River
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Up a Lazy River
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Lazy River
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Lazy River
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Stardust
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Stardust
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Lazy Bones (2002 Remastered)
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Lazy Bones (2002 Remastered)
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One Morning in May (feat. musicians from Pete Long's Orchestra)
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One Morning in May (feat. musicians from Pete Long's Orchestra)

One Morning in May (feat. musicians from Pete Long's Orchestra)

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Stardust
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Stardust
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Stardust
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Stardust
Bob Hope And Shirley Ross
Two Sleepy People
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Two Sleepy People

Two Sleepy People

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Bob Hope And Shirley Ross
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Boneyard Shuffle
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Boneyard Shuffle

Boneyard Shuffle

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