21-R

ABC-Wednesday

Round 21 – R

 

Hi Everybody, a very good- morning / -afternoon / -evening!

Today I want to introduce a Dutch Lady who has earned the title of being the greatest Jazz-singing artist The Netherlands has had so far. She was born in Rotterdam on december 21st 1924 and passed away on july 28, 2013. She often performed with her husband who was a wonderful musician as wel. Her name is Rita Reys. I could tell al lot about her but you can all read it HERE

So without further… wishing you lots of joy listening to her… the song I’ve chosen is very appropriate for the time of year and one of my favorites by her also:

Have a splendid, ♥-warming ABC-day / – week!
♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫

28 reacties

    • Melody zei:

      Yes she did, lots of sorrows to but still a very strong lady

      7 november 2017
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  1. zongrik zei:

    I loved the intro. she has a sweet voice. nice to hear a high voice sing jazz.

    8 november 2017
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    • Melody zei:

      Thank you Zongrik!

      She had quit a wide range indeed…

      8 november 2017
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  2. Thanks for introducing us to lovely singers and music ~

    A ShutterBug Explores
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

    8 november 2017
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    • Melody zei:

      You are welcome Carol

      Thank you for your loyal participating week after week

      8 november 2017
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  3. Jesh StG zei:

    Rita Reys – me thinks every Dutch person of my time knows of her, even the ones not interested in jazz.!

    8 november 2017
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  4. Hazel zei:

    What a lovely music video, lyrics and singer <3

    9 november 2017
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  5. Gattina zei:

    So far I can write always the same text : Never heard of (her) or him. There must be at least one famous Dutch singer in the world ?? Even the Belgians have Lotti and Stromae and Brel ! These are the once coming in my mind right now !

    10 november 2017
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    • Melody zei:

      That is not a problem to me Gattina, it gives me pleasure to introduce to other (non-Dutch) people Dutch artists…

      Ehhh well…I guess there are but I can think of one right this moment.

      Belgium does indeed, I know those ones at least 😉 Clouseau also

      10 november 2017
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  6. LadyInRead zei:

    love her voice.. and jazz is always just so relaxing..
    i haven’t visited your blog for a while but looks like you have a new look – loving it!!

    10 november 2017
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    • Melody zei:

      Hi LadyInRead

      Me to, I am glad to read that you like it too.

      That is okay. Not a problem at all.
      I often change my themes / layouts. The layout you now see will be gone by Saturdayevening because it is about a Dutch feast (november 11th) so starting november 12th, it will get a new layout, about another Dutch feast we celebrate on dec. 5th. and after that the layout will be about christmas/new year

      10 november 2017
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  7. Joy zei:

    Classic song and a beautiful version,

    10 november 2017
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    • Melody zei:

      Yes it is Joy, thank you for visiting and commenting.

      10 november 2017
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  8. ANITA zei:

    Good music and singer.
    Have a great week 🙂

    11 november 2017
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    • Melody zei:

      I agree Anita . thank you and likewise ofcourse

      11 november 2017
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