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HOLIDAY SONGS!

Yes, it is time for the Annual HOLIDAY SONG THEME! Christmas, New Year, Hanukkah...you name it! Celebrate the season!

How Can I Be Sure
Dusty Springfield hit from 1967.
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Along Comes Mary (The Association) 1966
I've always liked this song very much but, as one more suited to show tunes, I'm not a Rock singer and this is a little outside of my comfort zone. But ... I tried. lol.
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New York State Of Mind  (Billy Joel)
Recorded this on a 4-track tape - 28 years ago! Lets see, that would mean that when I did this, I was - 4 years old. lol.
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Don't Rain On My Parade
My weather forecast from a professional weather forecast fortune teller: Expect torrential rain in my present and near future. LOL.
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Everything's Coming Up Roses
Big setback - ended up in the hospital again. But here's a gender reversal Broadway classic that I did when all my moving parts were still working. :-)
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Broadway Baby
"Breaking" News: Please don't break your pelvis because A) It hurts! and B) You spend weeks in the hospital learning how to walk again. But with my new best friend, Walt...Show More
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Every Street's A Boulevard - New York, New York
Slowly making my way uptown and back to Broadway but doing some shopping now on 34th Street in "New York, New York". ;-)
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The Wayward Wind
Country songs appear to be the most popular genre here, and I found one that is most idendified with Gogi Grant, but also recorded by Tex Ritter in 1956.
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Who Wants To Live Forever
Coming out of the "Summer Stock" movie, I bumped into Brian May of "Queen". (lol) I told him that I've been to 5 of the "Queen + Adam Lambert" concer...Show More
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Get Happy
Missed the exit ramp for Broadway so went to the movies instead. 1930 Harold Arlen song most identified with Judy Garland in "Summer Stock".
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It Ain't Necessarily So
Another favorite song from "Porgy and Bess". I asked Joyce's background singers to help me with the repeat chorus but they're booked solid for the next 2 months. ;-)
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I GOT PLENTY OF NOTHING
From my favorite opera "Porgy and Bess" composed by George Gershwin in 1935.
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Razzle Dazzle
From the Broadway show and winner of Best Picture in 2003, "Chicago".
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MY CUP RUNNETH OVER
Ed Ames is 90 years old today. This song was a big hit for him back in 1967. Originally from the Broadway musical "I Do, I Do".
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WITH YOU I'M BORN AGAIN
Dedicated To : SUZANNEDuet with : Suzanne
A few years ago, I couldn't have been more flattered when Suzanne contacted me to do a duet. With me?! How? Did she expect me to fly to Hawaii? :-) With her guidance, this was the...Show More
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No Time At All
I was in my teens when I first heard this song - performed by Irene Ryan ("The Beverly Hillbillies") on Broadway in the original "Pippin". The lyrics were super...Show More
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One
The finale from A Chorus Line. "She's the quintessence of making the grade" - Yikes. (LOL)
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They Call The Wind Maria
I listen to you wonderful Country singers - a genre that doesn't like me. This is the closest I can come to it as it's from a Western, "Paint Your Wagon". :-)
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Can't Get Used To Losing You
An old chestnut (apt description of me, too) of a song released by Andy Williams in 1963.
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The Candy Man
In his long career, this was Sammy Davis, Jr's only #1 hit and ironically - he hated it saying it was "too saccharine". :-D
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History Repeating (for Bennyg)
When the British group The Propeller Heads approached Shirley Bassey with this song, she rejected it and reportedly said, "Give it to Tina Turner". She was eventually pe...Show More
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Le Jazz Hot
From the movie "Victor/Victoria".
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The Rhythm Of Life
Everybody do "The Fruge" - LOL - from 1966's "Sweet Charity".
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What The World Needs Now Is Love
Oh Boy, NOW more than EVER.
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GOLDFINGER
Movie Theme
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