When Legends Gather #769


Erika Mann and W.H. Auden, 1935

The Cool Hall of Fame #254


John Astin

Police Annals #2

Civilization and its Malcontents #12


Dead body of Lazarus Averbuch, 1908

This Week's Hopper #30


Rooms by the Sea (1951)

Adventures in the National Pastime #19


Babe Ruth .847 (1920)

When Legends Gather #768


Mike Stone, James Coburn, Chuck Norris & Bruce Lee (1969)

Before and After #303: Christopher Lee

Before


After

Artists in Action #771


James Dean lived in the moment

An Illustrated History of Vice #14


A drug addict holds the tourniquet tight as another injects him

Jane B. #2

Hitch: Scenes from a Life #2


Hitch takes on the zeitgeist . . . and loses.

The Cool Hall of Fame #253


Ray Harryhausen

Friends and Family #71


Original Caption:

Chicago -- West Coast gang leader Mickey Cohen, who was registered at a Chicago Hotel under an assumed name, is shown waving good bye as he left town today, presumably headed East. Cohen was taken into custody by Chicago police last night, with police authorities saying they arrested him "because we don't want to find his body on a Chicago street." Several attempt have been made on Cohen's life on the West Coast. Cohen was released today, and "advised" by police to leave town quickly. (1950)

On the Poetics of Pseudo-Science #1


from Vaught's Practical Character Reader, a book on phrenology by L.A. Vaught, 1902

In the Studio #119


Richard Manuel

They Were an Item #156


Lyndon B. and Lady Bird Johnson

Seminal Image #1083


The Docks of New York
(Josef von Sternberg; 1928)

Bobby: Scenes from a Life #5


Bobby whispers, so as to avoid possible high-tech surveillance.

This Week's Weegee #96

The Art of Mai, 1968 #17

The Gunslinger Guide to Miles Davis #18

A is for Arbus #69


Five Members of the Monster Fan Club (1961)

When Legends Gather #767


Nina Simone and Redd Foxx

Tuesday #7

Mesmeric Revelations #1


Hand of a corpse mummified by Mesmerism, 1913

The Gunslinger Guide to Billie Holiday #4

Mop Tops in Action #84


Paul wails

The Cool Hall of Fame #252


Bobby Short

They Were Collaborators #807


John Huston and Jose Ferrer

Annals of Crime #116


Original Caption:

New Orleans -- Police officers question bank employees in front of the vault in the mid-city branch of the Hibernia National Bank of New Orleans, which was held up and robbed of $144,000 by five armed bandits early on January 9. (1948)

Behind the Scenes #27


Judy monkeys around

The Gunslinger Guide to Catherine Deneuve #19

Adventures in the Fight Racket #47


Charlie Chaplin "sparring" with Primo Carnera, The Ambling Alp (1927)

When Legends Gather #766


Gary Cooper & Pablo Picasso

Radio Free Gunslinger #42: Painters and Adulterers



Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger, entitled 'Painters and Adulterers,' is Ezra Pound

The Content

First Sequence:
George Gershwin - Idle Dreams (Piano roll)
Tiny Grimes - The Man I Love
Richard Evans - Crazy Rhythm
Sidney Bechet - Summertime
Richard Dowling - So Am I

Second Sequence:
Chet Baker - But Not for Me
Diahann Caroll - I Loves You, Porgy
Stan Kenton & His Orchestra - Fascinatin' Rhythm
Jackie & Roy - Treat Me Rough
Fred Astaire - Oh, Lady Be Good

Third Sequence:
Gertrude Lawrence - Do, Do, Do
Percival Mackey & His Band - That Certain Feeling
The Louisiana Rhythm Kings - Swanee
Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra - Clap Yo' Hands
Irene Bordoni - I Won't Say I Will (But I Won't Say I Won't)

Fourth Sequence:
Sarah Vaughan - Aren't You Kinda Glad We Did?
Bobby Short - Here's a Kiss for Cinderella
Dean Martin - Sophia
Nancy Walker - Boy! What Love Has Done to Me!
Ella Fitzgerald - Sam and Delilah

Summation:
Paul Whiteman & His Concert Orchestra - Rhapsody in Blue (Parts 1&2)
(George Gershwin, soloist)

The Art of War #68

Artists in Action #770


B.B. King signs on the dotted line

When Legends Gather #765


George Burns, Harpo Marx, and Gracie Allen with a fan

When Legends Gather #764


3 Ramones & 2 Clash meet (1976)

Hitch: Scenes from a Life #1


Hitch still can't see it.

The Art of Cinema #544


A Mormon Maid
(Robert Z. Leonard; 1917)

A is for Arbus #68


A Castle in Disneyland (1962)

Artists in Action #769


Brian Jones prefers to play a Hohner harmonica.

Before and After #302: Buster Keaton

Before


After

This Week's Hopper #29


Summer Evening (1947)

Annals of Public Performance #58


Love (1965)

When Legends Gather #763


Hound Dog Taylor & Muddy Waters