Nat King Cole photographed by Sid Avery, 1954.
Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Dean Martin, c. 1957
Portrait of a 19-year-old Elvis Presley, 1954.
"Has there ever been anyone, in the entire history of the world, cooler than Dean Martin?"
Take me to Old Hollywoodland: A playlist to remind you of the glamorous days of curve-hugging, shimmery cocktail dresses and pin-curled locks.
i. Good Morning - Singin’ in the Rain Cast | ii. Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland | iii. I Wanna Be Loved By You - Marylin Monroe | iv. We’re in the Money - Ginger Rogers | v. Moon River - Audrey Hepburn | vi. Fly Me To The Moon - Doris Day | vii. Blame It On Mame - Rita Hayworth | viii. For Me And My Gal - Judy Garland & Gene Kelly | ix. True Love - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly | x. Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend - Marilyn Monroe | xi. Don’t Rain On My Parade - Barbra Streisand | xii. New York, New York - Frank Sinatra | xiii. Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) - Doris Day
Frank Sinatra during his performance at JFKS inauguration. 1961.