seniors exercise songs

Pickin' A Chicken

I’ve chosen a song this week that was a 1956 hit in South Africa, the country my husband was born and raised in.  It was sung by a woman who was originally from Hungary, moved to Britain and then moved with her family to South Africa as part of the Boswell Circus when World War Two was looming.

In 1949 she returned to Britain to work with well known bandleader Geraldo   at his request. In 1952 after her departure from Geraldo’s big band, she launched her solo career and made her mark with a tune called..

On The Street Where You Live

We often associate spring with the time of year when new romance blooms. I have chosen the song “On The Street Where You Live” written by Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner from the 1956 Broadway musical "My Fair Lady” that so beautifully and simply describes the feeling of being in love. It was sung by the character Freddie Eynsford-Hill, the possible love threat for Professor Henry Higgins, when he became smitten with ...