The song of the day for Thursday, December 13, 2018, is “The Song Is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On).” About This Song “The Song Is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On)” was written by Irving Berlin in 1927, with lyrics by Beda Loehner. In his book The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia, Thomas Hischak […]
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If something is excellent, it defies demographics and categorization.
The song of the day for Wednesday, December 12, 2018, is “In the Wee Small Hours.” Today we are celebrating the great singer Frank Sinatra, who was born 103 years ago on December 12, 1915. About This Song “In the Wee Small Hours” was written by David Mann and Bob Hilliard in 1955. This song […]
The song of the day for Tuesday, December 11, 2018, is “Love For Sale.” About This Song “Love For Sale” was written by Cole Porter in 1930 for the Broadway musical The New Yorkers. The song was sung by a prostitute advertising her services and was considered rather scandalous at the time. In fact, for […]
The song of the day for Monday, December 10, 2018, is “You Go To My Head.” About This Song Today’s song, “You Go To My Head,” was written in 1938 by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie, the same writing team that gave us “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” “You Go to My Head” […]