Friday, December 26, 2014

Bing Crosby Rediscovered on PBS Tonight

Sorry for the late notice on this, but many PBS stations will be rebroadcasting the documentary Bing Crosby Rediscovered from its American Masters series at 9 pm this evening. It's an interesting piece that reveals Crosby's talents and flaws with what appears to be genuine objectivity:

Missed the broadcast? This one's readily available from various retail outlets and many public libraries, and since it's from PBS, it's a safe bet we'll be seeing it on the air again sometime soon.

Speaking of "The Bing," here's an interesting little number by The Jive Aces that's apparently a parody of the Meghan Trainor song "All About that Bass," called "It's All About the Bing":

Thanks to Stubby's House of Christmas for reporting on this one.

Read the TIME Magazine piece "Bing Christmas: 'Tis the Season to Be Crosby"

Read the People Magazine piece: "Why Bing Crosby's 'White Christmas' Is the Best Holiday Song Ever"

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