Crooner Tony Martin Had Long Career

After a long and notable career, crooner Tony Martin has died at age 98.  Below I've reposted a earlier piece, and have also reactivated the song sample, "Stranger In Paradise." (The following was originally published in 2009.) Tony Martin — Crooner Or Cowboy? I love to watch old Western movies on TV, but I have … Continue reading Crooner Tony Martin Had Long Career

A Guy And His Christmas Toy

The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys. Folks, I'm not gonna kid you. I'm having so much fun playing with my new Christmas toy that I was reluctant to put it down so that I could write this post. (In case you haven't figured it out by now, my … Continue reading A Guy And His Christmas Toy

Tony Martin — Crooner Or Cowboy?

I love to watch old Western movies on TV, but I have admit that I caught one the other day that affected me in a way the director probably didn't intend -- it made me laugh. It was a hokey film from 1956 called Quincannon, Frontier Scout, and the star was crooner Tony Martin. Martin … Continue reading Tony Martin — Crooner Or Cowboy?