Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020) Review

Chicago in 1927, a recording session with Ma Rainey and tensions rise when her ambitious horn player Levee and white management team try to control the uncontrollable “Mother of the Blues” based on August Wilson’s play.


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Musical Moments – There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than This (Sweet Charity)

As we are now in Lockdown 2.0 in the UK I felt as though only one song would be appropriate for today’s musical moments. Surely “There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than This”?

Taken from musical film Sweet Charity with Chita Rivera, Paula Kelly and Shirley MacLaine . . .