"El Choclo" is a popular song written by Ángel Villoldo, an Argentine musician. Written in honour of and taking its title from the nickname of the proprietor of a nightclub, known as "El Choclo", it is one of the most popular tangos in Argentina. The piece was premiered in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1903 – the date appears on a program of the venue – at the elegant restaurant El Americano on Cangallo 966 by the orchestra led by José Luis Roncallo. "El Choclo" has been recorded by many dance orchestras in Argentina. A number of vocal versions were recorded in the United States in 1952, but the most popular was the one by Georgia Gibbs, which reached #1 on the Billboard chart under the name "Kiss of Fire". Tony Martin's version reached #6, Toni Arden's #14, Billy Eckstine's #16, Louis Armstrong's #20, Guy Lombardo's version reached #30. There are Spanish versions of "Kiss of Fire" by Nat King Cole. In 1953 Olavi Virta and Metro-Tytöt released a Finnish version, titled "Tulisuudelma", which means "Kiss of Fire".
The Finnish words, by "Kullervo" follow the English. In 2001 the hip-hop group Delinquent Habits made the song known to a new generation when they released "Return of the tres", which relies on samplings from a Mariachi version of the classical tango; the original lyrics by Villoldo sang about the corn cob as food. He wrote another version titled "Cariño Puro". Another version was written by Marambio Catán, but the most popular remains Enrique Santos Discépolo's, which sing about tango as a way of life. Louis Armstrong sang English lyrics using the title El Choclo; this English word variant was translated back into Spanish as Beso de Fuego and as such the song was sung by Connie Francis. Victor Orchestra Toni Arden Louis Armstrong Billy Eckstine Hibari Misora Connie Francis Georgia Gibbs David Hughes Allan Sherman Parody entitled Kiss of Meyer Mickey Katz Parody entitled Kiss of Meyer Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians Tony Martin Ella Mae Morse as It's So Exciting Anne Shelton Victor Silvester Caterina Valente Billy Vaughn Orchestra Jimmy Young Olavi Virta of Finland Nat King Cole Ikue Mori Julio Iglesias Tav Falco's Panther Burns Violetta Villas Lam Nhat Tien Duane Andrews Hugh Laurie featuring Gaby Moreno Ray Conniff with his orchestra and chorus for the album "Rhapsody in Love" as "Kiss Of Fire" TodoTango article on the premiere of El Choclo TodoTango article on El Choclo El Choclo sheet music
Stephen Bradley Saad is a South African billionaire businessman, the founder and chief executive of Aspen Pharmacare, the largest producer of generic medicines in Africa. Stephen Bradley Saad was born in June 1964, raised in Durban, South Africa, he attended the Durban High School in Durban. He graduated from the University of Natal, he studied to become a chartered accountant. He started his career at Quickmed, a prescription drug distribution company in black townships during apartheid. At the age of twenty-nine, he sold his share in Covan Zurich for US$3 million, thus becoming a millionaire. In 1997, together with Gus Attridge, he co-founded Aspen Pharmacare, a public company traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, it has become the largest producer of generic medicines on the African continent. He serves as its chief executive and Gus Attridge as its deputy chief executive, serves on its board of directors. In 2011, he was worth US$640 million, his stock portfolio went up 75% in 2013. He is now worth US$1.4 billion.
Additionally, he chairs a rugby union club in Durban. He sits on the board of trustees of his alma mater, the Durban High School. In 2014, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University for the positive role of Aspen in the city of Port Elizabeth He resides in Durban and spends time at his private reserve in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park, he is married with four daughters
Joseph Medlicott Scriven, was an Irish poet, best known as the writer of the poem which became the hymn "What a Friend We Have in Jesus". Joseph Scriven was born in 1819 of prosperous parents in County Down, Ireland, he graduated with a degree from Trinity College, Dublin in 1842. His fiancée accidentally drowned in 1843, the night. In 1845, at the age of 25, left his native country and migrated to Canada, settling in Woodstock, Ontario, his reasons for leaving his country seem to be two-fold: the religious influence of the Plymouth Brethren upon his life estranging him from his family. He only remained in Canada after becoming ill, but returned in 1847. In 1855, while staying with James Sackville in Bewdley, north of Port Hope, he received news from Ireland of his mother being ill, he wrote a poem to comfort his mother called "Pray Without Ceasing". It was set to music and renamed by Charles Crozat Converse, becoming the hymn "What a Friend We Have in Jesus". Scriven did not have any intentions nor dream that his poem would be for publication in the newspaper and becoming a favorite hymn among the millions of Christians around the world.
About 1857 he moved near to Port Hope, Ontario where he again fell in love and was due to be married, but in August 1860 his fiancée fell ill of pneumonia and died. He devoted the rest of his life to tutoring and helping others. In 1869 Scriven published a collection of 115 Hymns and other verses which did not include "What a friend". Scriven drowned in 1886 at age 66, it isn't known if his death was an accident or a suicide, as he was in a serious depression at the time. A friend reported, "We left him about midnight. I withdrew to an adjoining room, to watch and wait. You may imagine my dismay when on visiting the room I found it empty. All search failed to find a trace of the missing man, until a little after noon the body was discovered in the water nearby and cold in death." He was buried next to his second fiancée in Bewdley. A tall obelisk was built upon his grave with the words from the song and the following inscription: This monument was erected to the memory of Joseph Scriven, B. A. by lovers of his hymn, engraved hereon, is his best memorial.
Born at Seapatrick, Co. Down, Sept.10, 1819, emigrated to Canada 1844. Entered into rest at Bewdley, Rice Lake, August 10, 1886, buried here. Blessed are the pure in heart. A plaque can be found on the Port Hope-Peterborough Highway with the following inscription: Four miles north, in the family Pengelley Cemetery, lies the philanthropist and author of this great masterpiece, written at Port Hope, 1857; the composer of the music, Charles C. Converse, was a well-educated versatile and successful Christian, whose talents ranged from law to professional music. Under the pen name of Karl Reden, he wrote numerous scholarly articles on many subjects. Though he was an excellent musician and composer with many of his works performed by the leading American orchestras and choirs of his day, his life is best remembered for this simple music so well suited to Scriven's text. From an article published in the Banbridge Chronicle by the late J. Harris Rea, a well known local historian. Joseph Scriven, described as one who lived the Christian life of service to his fellows, was born at Ballymoney Lodge and baptised on the 10th.
Of September 1819. His baptismal entry is recorded in Seapatrick Parish Church, Banbridge, Co Down N Ireland, where his father, Captain John Scriven of the Royal Marines was twice Church Warden, his mother was Jane Medlicott, sister of a Wiltshire Vicar, the Rev. Joseph Medlicott. Joseph Scriven was Baptised by Mr. Leslie, the entry was initialled by the Rev. Jame McCreight Curate. There is now a monument on Downshire Place, put up by Banbridge District Council and a stained glass window was dedicated to Scriven, the dedication being carried out by Bishop Henry Scriven, Suffragan Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe and is the great-great-grandnephew of Joseph Scriven. Joseph had two brothers—George born 1821 and John born 1823—and one sister Catherine Anne Mary born 1825. Lukas Media LLC, released the full-length documentary Friends in Jesus, The stories and Hymns of Cecil Frances Alexander and Joseph Scriven in 2011; the 45 minutes documentary movie details the life of Joseph M. Scriven and his influence on popular hymns.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library, Hymn Writers of the Church. "Scriven, Joseph". Retrieved 30 January 2007."How Did Joseph M. Scriven Come to Drown?". Christian History Institute. Retrieved 26 February 2010. Bailey, Albert Edward; the Gospel in Hymns. New York: Charles Scribner's sons. Pp. 405–406."What a Friend We Have in Jesus". Retrieved 18 February 2007."How an eccentric but compassionate Irishman wrote one of our great hymns". Archived from the original on 16 November 2007. Retrieved 5 December 2007. J. Harris Rea. "Joseph Scriven". Retrieved 18 February 2007. Works by or about Joseph M. Scriven at Internet Archive Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online Joseph M. Scriven at Find a Grave Joseph Scriven Celebration, Port Hope, Ontario
Chet Atkins Goes to the Movies is the forty-seventh studio album by guitarist Chet Atkins, released in 1976. Chet won the 1976 Best Country Instrumental Performance Grammy for "The Entertainer", he and Jerry Reed were nominated that year for their performance of "Colonel Bogey". "Paramount on Parade" – 0:19 "My Own True Love" – 3:00 "Everybody's Talkin'" – 2:56 "Terry Theme from Limelight" – 2:50 "Emily" – 2:28 "Charade" – 3:46 "Paramount on Parade" – 2:25 "Solace" – 2:49 "The Entertainer" – 2:17 "Over the Rainbow" – 2:55 "Somewhere, My Love" – 2:33 "A Man and a Woman" – 2:41 "Merrily We Roll Along" – 0:26 Chet Atkins - guitar, violin, viola Paul Yandell – guitar, high-strung guitar Boyce Hawkins – organ Larrie Londin – drums John Christopher – guitar Terry McMillan – harmonica Bobby Wood – piano Beegie Cruser – piano Mike Leach – bass Tommy Cogbill – drums Billy Sanford – guitar Hayward Bishop – drums Ray Stevens – ARPProduction notes Produced by Chet Atkins, Bob Ferguson Chuck Seitz – engineer Bubba Campbell – recording technician Roy Shockley – recording technician Ray Butts – recording technician John Knowles – arranger Lenny Breau – arranger
Gymnostoma australianum named the Daintree pine or oak, is a species of small trees which are to a restricted area of the Daintree tropical rainforests region, of the larger region of the Wet Tropics of north-eastern Queensland, Australia. They constitute part of the plant family Casuarinaceae named she-oaks, members of which are characterised by drooping equisetoid evergreen foliage, separate male and female flowers. Superficially they look like well known scale–leaved gymnosperm trees species, such as Cupressus in the northern hemisphere and Callitris in the southern hemisphere. Within their restricted distribution in the Daintree rainforests region, they grow in the habitats of open, long-term rainforest gaps, from the lowlands to the uplands, in flooded river bank situations through to rocky or exposed, cloudy, mountain top situations, including recorded collections from 0 to 1,350 m altitude, their roots have nitrogen-fixing nodules. They grow into small trees of 4–7 m tall. Mature trees bear cone–structure fruits 7–15 mm long X 8–15 mm wide.
When ripe each cone's numerous valves open to release the dark–coloured winged seeds 7–8 mm long. They have obtained the Queensland government's official conservation status of "vulnerable" species
Anthem is a single released in August 1997 by The Wildhearts, on the Mushroom Records Label. It was the first Wildhearts single to be released on multiple formats with different b-sides on each format, which caused some uproar at the time from longtime fans of the band, it reached number 21 on the UK chart. The single was the first from the controversial album Endless Nameless and the first released Wildhearts song to feature someone other than Ginger on lead vocals, in this case bassist Danny McCormack. Anthem So Good To Be Back Home Time To Let You Go Anthem White Lies The Song Formally Known As? Anthem He's A Whore