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Fifth Avenue. By Paul Goldfinger. NYC STreet Series. August, 2014. ©

Fifth Avenue. By Paul Goldfinger. NYC Street Series. August, 2014. ©  Click to enlarge and see this satin doll smile. ©

 

ANITA O’DAY: “Satin Doll”   Music  by Edward (“Duke”) Kennedy Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.  Lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

 

“Cigarette holder which wigs me over his shoulder, he digs me
Out cattin’ that satin doll
Baby, shall we go out steppin’, careful, amigo, you’re flippin’
Speaks Latin, that satin doll”

 

 

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Dancing to the Ellington Orchestra in Harlem 1920’s. Paul Goldfinger photo from Ken Burns “Jazz.”

 

DUKE ELLINGTON LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE IN NYC

“Satin Doll”

 

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Photo by Paul Goldfinger. Scotrun, Pennsylvania

SOUNDTRACK. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong: “I’m Beginning to See the Light.”

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