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Billy Porter: The Soul of Richard Rodgers (Sony Masterworks)

Richard Rodgers was notoriously picky about reinterpretations of his compositions. When asked his opinion of Peggy Lee’s transformation of “Lover” from dreamy waltz to thundering foreplay, he replied, “I don’t know why Peggy had to pick on me when she could have fucked up ‘Silent Night.’” One can, then, only imagine Rodgers’ reaction to Billy … Read More “Billy Porter: The Soul of Richard Rodgers (Sony Masterworks)”

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