Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Watch Peggy Lee’s Patriotic Song “Freedom Train”– Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Should Re-record It


Peggy Lee recorded “The Freedom Train” with Johnny Mercer, Benny Goodman, and Margaret Whiting in 1947. The song was written by Irving Berlin and given as gift to the US Heritage Foundation. The lyrics are very modern. Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga should re-record it. Happy Fourth of July weekend!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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