The song of the day for Friday, July 19, 2019, is “Sweet Lorraine.” About This Song “Sweet Lorraine” was written in 1928 by Cliff Burwell and Mitchell Parish. It was originally a vaudeville song; the Rudy Valle recording made the song quite popular as a nice, up-tempo jazz number. Nat King Cole had a major […]
Quote of the Day
Singing is a gift.
The song of the day for Thursday, July 18, 2019, is “I Thought About You.” About This Song “I Thought About You” was written in 1939 by Jimmy McHugh and Johnny Mercer. In the biography Portrait of Johnny: The Life of John Herndon Mercer, author Gene Lees quotes Mercer about this song: I can remember […]
The song of the day for Wednesday, July 17, 2019, is “The Boulevard of Broken Dreams.” About This Song Harry Warren and Al Dubin wrote “The Boulevard of Broken Dreams” in 1933 for the movie Moulin Rouge, where it was sung by Constance Bennett. Although numerous artists have recorded “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” (including Bing […]
The song of the day for July 16, 2019, is “Close Enough For Love.” About This Song “Close Enough for Love” was written by Johnny Mandel and Paul Williams in 1979. It was first recorded by Peggy Lee on her album of the same name. Although Mandel and Williams are well-known for their work as […]