The song of the day for Monday, March 8, 2021, is “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.” About This Song “Soon It’s Gonna Rain” was written by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks, which ran for astounding 42 years and 17,162 performances at the Sullivan Street Playhouse. For several decades, the New Yorker magazine, […]
Quote of the Day
I have never strived for a hit song, some novelty tune that would hit it big but be forgotten in two weeks; I wanted a hit catalog. If I do something, I want it to be top quality.
The song of the day for Sunday, Marchi 7, 2021, is “Stella By Starlight.” About This Song “Stella By Starlight” was composed by Victor Young for the film The Uninvited. Ned Washington’s lyrics were added in 1946. The song was recorded in 1947 by Harry James and Frank Sinatra; it has been frequently recorded ever […]
The song of the day for Saturday, March 6, 2021, is “I’ve Got Your Number.” About This Song “I’ve Got Your Number” is from the 1962 Broadway musical Little Me, the second musical that Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh wrote (the first being Wildcat, written for Lucille Ball). Little Me starred Sid Caesar and Virginia […]
The song of the day for Friday, March 5, 2021, is “This Time The Dream’s On Me.” About This Song “This Time The Dream’s On Me” was written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer for the 1941 film musical, Blues in the Night, which also featured the title song. Blues in the Night is a […]