This week’s Love in History comes with a song in our hearts – from the musical love of Irving and Ellin Berlin. Also in this episode, Lovin America On the Road from the Riverfront in N’awlins with Mona and Don, the lady and the lawman; Lovin the News from the quirky side of South Dakota!
Extended features for Lovin America’s Patrons (www.patreon.com/LovinAmerica): Karma Hound – coonhounds, cancer, and karma; and our narrative shows that anyone can be an Action Hero from Lovin America: The Roads to Happily-Ever-After.
All this and more on this episode of Lovin America.
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- Lead in song: Lovity Love by Something Underground
- From the Black Hills Pioneer:
- YouTube Hoax Video: Big Foot in the Black Hills of SD
- A Secret Monster Roams the Black Hills, from radio station Hot1047.com
- Full Interview of Mona and Don:
- Irving & Ellin Berlin:
- YouTube Video from Fred I Channel: Fred Astaire Puttin’ on the Ritz
- From IrishAmerica.com: A Jazz Age Love Story
- From SmithsonianMag.com: Songwriter Irving Berlin’s Interfaith Marriage Caused 1920s Gossip
- From the NewYorkTimes.com: Ellin Berlin, 85, a Novelist, Dies; The Songwriter’s Wife of 62 Years
- From People.com: Nothing but Blue Skies
- Biography.com, Irving Berlin Biography
- From History.net: Irving Berlin
- From Wikipedia: Irving Berlin
- YouTube Video from Jimmy Durante – Topic Channel, When I Lost You, sung by Jimmy Durante
- YouTube Video from Mick Wilbury Channel: Always, sing by Frank Sinatra
- YouTube Video from Nuova Canaria Records Channel: Blue Skies, sung by Ella Fitzgerald
- From Amazon.com: Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir, by Mary Ellen Barrett
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