! Crooners & Songbirds !public - created 09/11/04
croon ( P ) Pronunciation Key (krn)
v. crooned, croon·ing, croons
1. To hum or sing softly.
2. To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner.
3. Scots. To roar or bellow.
To sing softly or in a humming way: crooning a lullaby.
A soft singing or humming.
song·bird ( P ) Pronunciation Key (sôngbûrd, sng-)
A bird, especially one of the suborder Oscines of passerine birds, having a melodious song or call.
n : any bird having a musical call [syn: songster]
This is a tribe for people who love music. Crooners & Songbirds. Although "crooning" refers to a particular time and style...discussions about other "styles" and "times" are also encouraged - including (but not limited to) hot jazz, sweet jazz, early blues, dance bands, snynchopatin' rhythms, early swing and anything you would like to bring to the table!
Russ Columbo, Whispering Jack Smith, Lee Morse, AL Bowlly, Gene Austin, Greta Keller, Sophie Tucker, Marlene Dietrich, Josephine Baker, Helen Morgan, Rudy Vallee, Mildred Bailey, Bessie Smith, Libby Holman, Tiny Tim, Ethel Waters, Hoagy Carmichael, Bing Crosby, The Boswell Sisters, to name just a few...