Music from the US – Generationals

The Generationals are an American indie rock duo from New Orleans, Louisiana. It was founded in 2008 by the two band members Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer. Here is their track  Put a light on

 

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Music from the US – Benny Goodman

“Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” is a 1936 song, written by Louis Prima and first recorded by him with the New Orleans Gang and released in March 1936 as a 78 as Brunswick 7628 (with “It’s Been So Long” as the B side). It is strongly identified with the big band and swing eras. It was covered by Fletcher Henderson and most famously Benny Goodman.

The Benny Goodman’s version

When I learned Quickstep, I danced it with the rhythm of this song

Music from the US – Grandpa Elliot

Grandpa Elliot is a cool street musician from New Orleans who also has been featured in the Playing For Change song Stand By Me. Here’s his nice song “Nothing You Can Do”: