Sunday, May 24, 2009

Michael Barr R.I.P.

Sorry to note the recent passing of Michael Barr. David Ehrenstein says that Barr and Dion McGregor's "Hate Song" (from Julius Monk's Dressed to the Nines) will definitely be included---if and when---in his CD compilation, Songs That Made Me Gay.

I like to think of this little ditty as "The Curmudgeon National Anthem."

Note: Originally performed Upstairs At The Downstairs nightclub in New York City, by Ceil Cabot and Bill Hinnant with William Roy at the piano. OC lp on MGM

3 comments:

MrsHenryWindleVale said...

I love the way she sings "Butterfly McQueen! Thank you, BIll.

Drive faster!

Mrs. HMV - a.k.a. - Chris Sch.

SteveSchalchlin said...

Great link to that song. It's like "I'm Still Here" after a long night of Scotch.

Anonymous said...

For the youngsters in our audience.... who are the artists at work in that fabu number?