[Dixielandjazz] Re: Appalling English Usage
bhaesler at nsw.bigpond.net.au
Sun Feb 16 13:13:57 PST 2003
Re: Fran K Sinatra and "exemption/ exeption (sic)"
Mildred Bailey (if I recall correctly) mangles a song lyric word (several times,
on both takes of a mid 1930s record).
But me ole brain ain't workin' too good to-die.
I probably NEED a few beers (which I may manage at our gig this arvo).
I will post the info if/when it comes to me.
"My Way", made famous by Frank Sinatra, was written in 1967 by 3 Frenchmen,
Giles Thibaut (lyrics) with Claude Francois and Jacques Revaux (music) using the
title "Comme d'habitude'.
Paul Anka wrote the famous English lyrics about doing things his "way" in 1969.
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