[Dixielandjazz] Poignant tunes
Fri, 23 Aug 2002 15:34:39 -0400
>"Little Girl Blue"- I wonder if Rodgers ever wrote a bad lyric?<
Not sure he wrote any. Lorenz Hart wrote the Lyrics to that tune. Oscar
Hammerstein took it up later. Rodgers wrote the music.
But the tune you add is certainly one of the better bittersweet songs.
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> "Gloomy Sunday" - Wonder how many suicides Billie Holiday inspired?
> "Little Girl Blue"- I wonder if Rodgers ever wrote a bad lyric?
> "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" - Whoda thunk a song this touching
> could have come from Phil (Sgt. Bilko) Silvers? It didn't hurt that her
> daddy sang it, either. And aren't we lucky to have a Nancy with us here
> on DJML?
> Will Connelly
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