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Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo

This week I've chosen a Disney novelty song classic from the film Cinderella written in 1948 by Al Hoffman, Mack David and Jerry Livingston. Verna Felton sang the first version of this popular tune in this 1950 film.  Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo was nominated for an Academy Award in 1950 for Best Original Song but lost out to...

Here Comes The Sun

It's been a rather dreary week weather wise so I've chosen a famous Beatle tune that celebrates the end of a long winter and the onset of spring. As the story goes, George Harrison wrote the song which first appeared on The Beatles 1969 Abbey Road album while he was at his friend Eric Clapton's country house. There was a lot going for the four lads at that time so it has been said that the meaning behind the words reflected.......

Hey Good Lookin'

This famous Hank William’s hit from the 50’s was adapted from another tune of the same name originally written by legendary composer Cole Porter in 1942. As the story goes, William’s friend/musician Jimmy Dickens was in need of a hit so Hank Williams took it upon himself to write him a tune. Apparently he wrote the 1951 version in only.......