The song of the day for Tuesday, October 23, 2018, is “More Than You Know.” About This Song “More Than You Know” was written in 1929 by Vincent Youmans, with lyrics by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu. It was written for the Broadway musical Great Day, which only ran for 36 performances. In spite of […]
Quote of the Day
Every day feels like just starting out because I still have so much more to learn.
The song of the day for Monday, October 22, 2018, is “Blue Moon.” About This Song “Blue Moon” was written in 1933 by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Although written in 1933, the song first appeared in the 1934 film Manhattan Melodrama, though with a completely different lyric. About This Version Tony Bennett recorded “Blue […]
The song of the day for Sunday, October 21, 2018, is “That Ole Devil Called Love.” About This Song “That Ole Devil Called Love” was written in 1944 by Doris Fisher and Allan Roberts. Composer Fisher, daughter of songwriter Fred Fisher, was so popular in the 1940s that she was called “Queen of the Jukebox.” […]
The song of the day for Saturday, October 20, 2018, is “Sophisticated Lady.” About This Song Duke Ellington wrote “Sophisticated Lady” in 1932 as an instrumental. Lyrics were added later by Mitchell Parish. Ellington is said to have been inspired to write this song by two of his grade school teachers, who toured Europe in […]