The song of the day for Friday, April 26, 2019, is “Lucky To Be Me.” About This Song “Lucky To Me” was written for the 1944 musical On The Town by Leonard Bernstein, with lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. This song (as were most of the songs from the score) was cut from […]
Quote of the Day
My goal as a creative person is to express truth and beauty in whatever I do.
The song of the day for Thursday, April 25, 2019, is “Once Upon a Time.” About This Song “Once Upon a Time” was written for the 1962 Ray Bolger musical All American, by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams. While the musical was not a major hit, the song is quite lovely. In addition to Tony […]
The song of the day for Wednesday, April 24, 2019, is “I Wanna Be Around.” About This Song The story of “I Wanna Be Around” is legendary in the music business. Sadie Vimmerstedt, who lived in Youngstown, Ohio, was a big fan of Johnny Mercer’s music. She wrote the opening line ‘I want to be […]
The song of the day for Tuesday, April 23, 2019, is “Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams.” About This Song “Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams” was written in 1931, with music by Harry Barris and lyrics by Ted Koehler and Billy Moll. Bing Crosby made the first recording in 1931 with the Gus Arnheim Orchestra. About […]