Correspondence: About LaRosa

Rifftides reader and keen-eared critic Larry Kart writes about the June 15 item below:  Lovely singing by both, but LaRosa will be news to some of us. As it happens, I'm old enough (b. 1942) to vaguely remember him from his Arthur Godfrey days, have heard since then that he was excellent on standards (when I heard him on Godfrey I probably was too young to know what a standard was; besides I couldn't stand AG), and that he had grown as an interpreter over the years. I'd say, in addition to … [Read more...]