#SupportPGHMusic // Exclusively on HughShows Radio streaming at the bottom of the page, enjoy the entire December 13, 2014 concert of HughShows Live at Eide’s Finale featuring mini sets from acoustic and solo versions of my favorite Pittsburgh bands during the marathon 6 hour concert. //


Song: “The Continental”

Artist: Herb Magidson (Fred Astaire

Album: The Gay Divorcee

Year Released: 1934

Genre: Swing

Local Connection: Born in Pittsburgh in 1906

Did you know? Herb Magidson won the first Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1934 for his lyrics to “The Continental”, used in film The Gay Divorcee

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