Richard and I saw *Can You Ever Forgive Me?* a couple of weeks ago, definitely on my Top Five for the year, such a good movie. The soundtrack featured lots of great off-the-beaten track American Songbook recordings from the 50s and 60s, including the incomparable Blossom Dearie singing "Charade." This inspired me to make November's Fridays a tribute to Henry Mancini.
Here's Dearie singing "Charade":
And one of my favorite singers of all time, Johnny Hartman. Thanks to my brother Howard for introducing me to him.