The song of the day for Monday, August 26, 2019, is “I’m In Love Again.” About This Song “I’m In Love Again” was written in 1964 by Cy Coleman, Peggy Lee, and Bill Schluger. It’s one of the several songs that Peggy Lee wrote with Cy Coleman. Miss Lee used as the title song for […]
Quote of the Day
We all know how wonderful Peggy Lee sings, but let’s not forget what a great composer she is as well.
The playlist of the week of August 25, 2019, is Tony Sings the Great Lyrics. Tony Bennett seldom records a bad song and most of his recordings are of very good songs. This week, I’ve selected a handful of those very good songs that I think have exceptional lyrics. Thou Swell from Tony Bennett Sings […]
The song of the day for Saturday, August 24, 2019, is “This Time the Dream’s on Me.” About This Song “This Time the Dream’s on Me” was written in 1941 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 […]
The song of the day for Friday, August 23, 2019, is “These Foolish Things.” About This Song “These Foolish Things” was written in 1936 by Jack Strachey and Eric Maschwitz (as Holt Marvell). “These Foolish Things” was not an immediate hit. In fact, Maschwitz’ agent refused to publish the song and so Maschwitz himself did. […]