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Central Park. c. 1970. Paul Goldfinger ©   NYC Street Series.

 

VICTOR GARBER

From Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.  Broadway cast. Stephen Sondheim

“Johanna.”

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Central Park. By Paul Goldfinger. NYC Street Series. ©

Central Park. 2013.  By Paul Goldfinger. NYC Street Series. ©  Click image for larger version.

JOHN BARRY   From the motion picture “Somewhere in Time”

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Paul Goldfinger ©. Central Park. Silver gelatin print. NYC street series.

 

PAUL SIMON AND DION:   “New York is My Home”   From the album Stranger to Stranger.

 

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Central Park c. 1972.  Paul Goldfinger © 

 

haiku by George Held.

 


Winter lingers—–

fingers of spring still wearing

woolen gloves

 

ANITA O’DAY

 

 

This haiku was originally published at Haikuniverse.com ©  2019

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Paul Goldfinger ©. Central Park, summer, 2014.  Click image to enlarge

 

KENNY VANCE.   “Some Kind of Wonderful.”

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“I’ll take Manhattan.”   Central Park in early spring (April 22, 2014) by Paul Goldfinger ©  Blogfinger.net

By Paul Goldfinger, Poetry editor @ Blogfinger.net.

This song is dedicated to those New York poets who enhance our e-pages with their art.  Charles Pierre and George Held often reference New York City in their poetry.

Recently both of them have sent us offerings set in early spring as crocuses emerge from the snow and as a poet finds nocturnal inspiration in a City park.

Charles’ latest poem “Green Vistas”  is on the launching pad, but I am waiting till all the nor’easters fly with the birds to other locales. I try to make the reality of life provide a backdrop for their work when it is presented on Blogfinger.

The song below, sung by 5 time Grammy nominee jazz singer Karrin Allison from her album Collage,  was written by jazz bassist and songwriter Jay Leonhart.  I believe Jay is the bassist on this recording.

I have heard Jay perform live  on a number of occasions, and he is known for singing his original and funny songs while playing his upright bass. Sometime he works alone—singing while accompanying himself.

Jay Leonhart has played bass with all the greats, including Sinatra, Gerry Mulligan, Marian McPartland, Tony Bennett and so many others.

I suspect our BF poets will enjoy this song called  “Robert Frost.”  It’s wonderful!

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Paul Goldfinger ©. Central Park. Silver gelatin darkroom print. Blogfinger.net. Undated.  Click on image to enlarge.

 

GLENN MILLER AND HIS ORCHESTRA     From the soundtrack of The Shape of Water… “I Know Why and So Do You.” *

 

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Paul Goldfinger ©  Central Park, c. 1969.  Tri-X collection. Click to enlarge.

AMY GRANT:

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Paul Goldfinger ©. Central Park. 2014.  

 

BUDDY HOLLY  with one of the sweetest songs to come out of the 1950’s.  He wrote this for his wife, 4 months before he died in a plane crash.

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Paul Goldfinger ©. Undated.  Digital scan of 35 mm negative. Central Park. click to enlarge.

 

KENNY VANCE and the PLANOTONES:    from Lovers Island.

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