The song of the day for Tuesday, October 3, 2023, is “Stella By Starlight.” About This Song “Stella by Starlight” was written by Victor Young and Ned Washington and was introduced in the 1944 film The Uninvited. The song was recorded in 1947 by Harry James and Frank Sinatra; it has been frequently recorded ever […]
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Ralph Burns and I got together again to do some singles, include “Smile,” and for our next album we changed gears again. Instead of the lush, ballad-style arrangements we had used on Hometown, My Town, we switched to a cookin’ jazz sound. The album is called My Heart Sings, and I simply love Ralph’s writing on this one. It’s really beautiful music.
The song of the day for Monday, October 2, 2023, is “Emily.” About This Song “Emily” was written by Johnny Mandel and Johnny Mercer for the 1964 film The Americanization of Emily, which starred James Garner and Julie Andrews. It takes place in London in 1944. Emily, played by Julie Andrews, lost her husband, brother, […]
The song of the day for Sunday, October 1, 2023, is “The Song Is You.” About This Song “The Song Is You” was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein for the 1932 musical Music In The Air. It has been widely recorded and is associated with Frank Sinatra, who recorded it with Tommy Dorsey. […]
The song of the day for Saturday, September 30, 2023, is “You Must Believe in Spring.” About This Song “You Must Believe in Spring” was written by Michel Legrand for the for the 1967 French film Les Demoiselles de Rochefort. The original French lyrics were written by Jacques Demy, who also directed the filme; the […]