Topic: Ira Gershwin
Ella Fitzgerald, today's Google Doodle, didn't just sing. She crooned, she sighed, she prayed her songs – and they became lullabies for this mom, soothing her babies.
Updated, musical-theater-style 'Porgy and Bess' offers a more 'intimate' narrative but has raised controversy.
Paul McCartney joked that President Obama might punch him out after singing romantic lyrics to First Lady Michelle Obama.
The former Beatle performed at a private concert for Nancy Pelosi, Stevie Wonder, and Jerry Seinfeld. He will play for President Obama at the White House Wednesday.