Wednesday, May 09, 2007

The Unexpected Doughnuts of George G.

Longtime "blog" readers, if such creatures exist, will understand why I must remark upon the following. Others with excess energy may discover why for themselves, beginning by torturously exploring the "links" on the "post" I am "linking" to now. In any case, it behooves me to mention that George Gershwin, for one of his first shows, wrote a number called "Doughnuts," during which (in the words of the Howard Pollack biography) "the chorus sold doughnuts to the audience in order to help raise money for the Salvation Army."