Calling Ideas for May 21, 2012
Fats Waller's BirthdayFats Waller was blues musician who played piano and organ; he was also a song writer. Among his compositions: Ain't Misbehavin'
You can do Ain't Misbehavin' as well as songs that Fats recorded, but didn't write, including After You've Gone, Basin Street Blues, Sweet Sue, and Tea for Two.
Number 1 Songs
- 1949: Ghostriders in the Sky - Vaughn Monroe
- 1949: Lovesick Blues - Hank Williams
- 1957: A White Sport Coat (And a Pink Carnation) - Marty Robbins
- 1965: Ticket to Ride - The Beatles
The Fourth week of May is:
International Pickle WeekHere's some info about this "event", first "celebrated" in 1948.
Teach your dancers Pickle Up a Doodle...and make sure they get a fun badge (A088 pickle up a doodle 122 Dancing with no mistakes to Windsor record #4823.). BTW, did you know that Theresa Brewer originally recorded Pickle Up a Doodle?