Movie Music Monday, Wartime Classic, WW2, Begin the Beguine

A most beloved wartime classic song, Begin the Beguine was composed by Cole Porter in 1935, turned into a swing by Artie Shaw and band and made famous by Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell. Their legendary tap dance in the movie Broadway Melody surely caught on.

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Movie Music Monday, Hanover Street, John Barry, Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down

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Movie Music Monday, Hanover Street, music by John Barry, with Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, and Christopher Plummer – what’s not to love?

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