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Hoagy Carmichael

Howard Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul", four of the most-recorded American songs of all time.

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Georgia On My Mind - Versions
... Written in 1930 by Hoagy Carmichael (music) and Stuart Gorrell (lyrics) ... Gorrell wrote the lyrics for Hoagy's sister, Georgia Carmichael ... Carmichael's 1965 autobiography, Sometimes I Wonder, records the origin a friend, saxophonist and bandleader Frankie Trumbauer, suggested "Why don't you write a song called 'Georgia?' Nobody lost ...
Hoagy Carmichael - Biographies
... Carmichael wrote two autobiographies The Stardust Road (1946) and Sometimes I Wonder (1965) ... Sudhalter published the first full biography of Carmichael, Stardust Melody The Life and Music of Hoagy Carmichael, in 2002 ...
Bond Extreme - Publication History - Creation and Inspiration - Looks
... should look a little like both the American singer Hoagy Carmichael and himself and in Casino Royale, Vesper Lynd remarks, "Bond reminds me rather of Hoagy Carmichael, but there is something cold and ... Rather like Hoagy Carmichael in a way ...
Rockin' Chair (1929 Song)
... "Rockin' Chair" is a 1929 popular song with music composed by Hoagy Carmichael ... Carmichael recorded the song twice, in 1929 and 1930 ... The song was first recorded on February 19, 1929 by Hoagy Carmichael as a test for Victor Records, but not released at the time ...
James Bond (character) - Fleming's Concept of Bond - Looks
... Facially, Bond resembles the composer, singer and actor Hoagy Carmichael ... In Casino Royale Vesper Lynd remarks, "Bond reminds me rather of Hoagy Carmichael, but there is something cold and ruthless." Likewise, in Moonraker, Special Branch ... Rather like Hoagy Carmichael in a way ...

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