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Dave Frishberg, Retromania, at the Jazz Bakery is a timely release for you and your listeners with the start of the 2009 Baseball season. Included in the live set are favorites such as Van Lingle Mungo, Frishberg's first and best known baseball song, and Dodger Blue, as well as Play Ball and Matty, which is about the great pitcher Christy Mathewson, who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its first five inaugural members. Additional material includes a generous helping of music from a baseball-themed musical Frishberg wrote called The Catbird Seat, plus a handful of his perennial requests, including My Attorney Bernie and Can't Take You Nowhere. As this is a live recording, Frishberg imparts spoken intros for the songs that I think you'll find very interesting.
NPR: Fresh Air pays tribute to Dave Frishberg
Dave Frishberg was a prolific jazz composer, lyricist, and vocalist, best known for his songs on the series 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' such as "I'm Just a Bill." He died Nov. 17 at age 88. Many of his songs were witty, including "I'm Hip" and "My Attorney Bernie." But he also wrote beautiful ballads, like "Heart's Desire" and "You are There." Frishberg came to the 'Fresh Air' s...
Dave Frishberg is 'At The Jazz Bakery: Retromania'
This is a timely release for you and your listeners with the start of the 2009 Baseball season, and included in the 'live set' are favorites such as Dodger Blue and Play Ball, as well as Van Lingle Mungo, the first baseball song Dave Frishberg ever wrote, and Matty, which is about the great pitcher Christy Mathewson who was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its 'first five'...