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Baby its cold outside

Sales of “Baby It’s Cold Outside” Soar – Listener Polling Drives Stations to Drop Ban

Radio stations pressured to drop the holiday classic Baby It’s Cold Outside are doing an about-face. Sales of the single soared after word got out that some stations had pulled the song.  Local listener polling showed overwhelming support for the tune. It’s not creepy. This isn’t some date-rape scenario. It’s an innocent flirty standard from a different era. …

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Baby its cold outside

Station Gives “Baby It’s Cold Outside” the Ax cuz’ #MeToo

Radio Station STAR102 in Cleveland, responding to listener pressure, has removed a song from its seasonal playlist. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” will no longer air. Why? If you read the lyrics, it has a bit of a date rape vibe to it. The neighbors might think – Baby, it’s bad out there – Say, what’s in …

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“I Think My Dog’s a Democrat”

No, not my dog, well, maybe. I’d like to think our “relationship” is voluntary on my part. I chose it. But back to the music. This song by Bryan Lewis was sent to me by Jim. It’s amusing and as Jim notes, light-hearted…to brighten up your Sunday Morning. See if you agree.

The wheel turns. A juxtaposition of old and new.

Eva Cassidy singing in 1996 in Washington, DC— she would die before the end of the year at age 33—here combined with a performance from London in 2008: (A deep bow to Gerard Van der Leun’s American Digest where this video appears.)