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Bebop Spoken There

John McDonough (reviewing Bright Red Dog’s In Vivo): “When you improvise on nothing, that’s what you get”. - DownBeat August 2021

The Things They Say!

Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".

'606' Club: "A toast to Lance Liddle of the terrific jazz blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'"

The Strictly Smokin' Big Band included Be Bop Spoken Here (sic) in their 5 Favourite Jazz Blogs.

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13,530 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 948 of them this year alone and, so far, 112 this month (July 31).

Friday, May 21, 2021

Billie Holiday - P.S. I Love You (Verve Records 1954)


Denny Farrell played this on his Late Night Chicago Radio show. What a great lyric by Johnny Mercer. The grandmaster of lyric writing and, what a great rendition by Billie - the song and the voice will be in my head forever.
Lance.
PS: Thanks for the name check Denny.
Listen here for those cool Chicago sounds.

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