Author Archives: Richard Rollo

About Richard Rollo

I am a retired Community College Instructor. I taught Political Science 1 American Government for 22 years in Southern California. I am originally from Northern Minnesota. My earliest years were spent in the living quarters of a rural Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Depot. Then my family joined the great 1950's migration to Southern California where I joined up with fellow baby boomers in overcrowded schools.

Marion Harris — I’ll See You In My Dreams — 12-23-1924 2nd Version

Thanks to Tim Gracyk for the You Tube Marion Harris’s version of I’ll See You In My Dreams made  number 4 in record sales in 1925.  She was a very early recording artist having started with Victor records in 1916. … Continue reading

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Heartaches — Patsy Cline (1962), Al Bowly(1931), Elmo Tanner(1938-1947)

Thanks to MrBlindFreddy9999 Heartaches was written in 1931 music by Al Hoffman lyrics by John Klenner.   Many versions of it were recorded but it wasn’t a hit until the Ted Weems-Elmo Tanner version below. Patsy Cline had made the rough … Continue reading

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Isham Jones — I’ll See You In My Dreams — The Original 1924

Thanks to Tim Gracyk This is the original recording of the song in 1924 with Isham Jones conducting the Ray Miller Orchestra and Frank Bessenger on  vocal.  Isham is pronounced “Eyeshum.”  He had teamed up with Gus Kahn who wrote … Continue reading

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In memory of Andre Previn — Art Tatum — Sweet Lorraine, Three Versions 1938, 1944, 1949, plus Andre Previn’s I Remember You

  Thanks to Gullivior for the You Tube. I wrote earlier that I would give Art Tatum a rest.  But I read on the KTLA news site that Andre Previn has passed away.  The Previn family fled Nazi Germany in … Continue reading

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Joe Brown — I’ll See You In My Dreams — A Song for a Century 1924-2008

Thanks to Commarx for the You Tube This version of I’ll See You In My Dreams is not from the famous George Harrison tribute in 2001.  It is from  A  Best of Joe Brown Album (Fifty Six and Taller Than … Continue reading

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Nancy Wilson — R.I.P

You Tube Thanks to Jurgen Wladi Grunewald February 20th is Nancy Wilson’s birthday.  She passed away in December but asked that she be remembered on her birthday.  So here it is.  Here is the late Nancy Wilson singing the great … Continue reading

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Valentines Day — I’m in Love Again — Red Nichols

Thanks to Atticus Jazz for the You Tube Well, it’s Valentines Day so why not play the song I’m in Love Again, an early one written by Cole Porter?  This was a Red Nichols band  called the Six Hottentots.  Red Nichols … Continue reading

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Relaunching The University of Calidus Aura

I have decided to relaunch the University of Calidus Aura website for the time being.  I will start posting sometime later in February.  I don’t see any evidence of vandalism and quite a few people have subscribed since I quit … Continue reading

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The End

With regret, especially for the recent subscribers, I am now announcing the closing of the University of Calidus Aura website.  Hackers have succeeded in disabling the security software I recently installed.  I wrote when I stopped posting that if the … Continue reading

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Another Hiatus

With regret, I am announcing another hiatus from posting on this blog.  Since I installed new security software, my email box has been overwhelmed with notices of failed hacking attempts.  I do have the IP address and in some cases … Continue reading

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