Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Here Comes Christopher Columbus

I did this slideshow two years ago for Columbus Day. Sung by the late, great and highly underrated Maxine Sullivan. According to an online biography Maxine and her then husband, bandleader John Kirby, were the first black stars to have their own syndicated radio program in 1941. After a long hiatus in which she pursued a nursing career, she was rediscovered in the 70's. Here's a slideshow second version of the song with the lyrics karaoke style

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