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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Arlen in Harlem, 08/08/20


Episode 2032        Arlen in Harlem

Working with the forgotten but underestimated lyricist Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen first established himself writing the songs for the Harlem Renaissance revues at the Cotton Club. He and Koehler wrote some of the great songs of the day, including “Stormy Weather,” “I’ve Got a Right To Sings the Blues,” and “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.”