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The song was written by Lauper, Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg.
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Each song or ditty was prefaced by an author's note which indicated the origin and meaning of the song as well as special interest the song had, musical arrangement, and most of the chorus and verses.
When he was fifteen John H. Mercer turned out his first song, a jazzy little thing he called `` Sister Susie, Strut Your Stuff ''.
The song, he said, was called `` The Stream's Lullaby '', and when he sang, `` Gute ruh, Gute ruh, Mach't die augen zu, '' there was such longing and such simple sadness that it frightened me.
With shout and slow dance, with tears and song, with scream and contortion, the corner group was beset by hysteria and shivering, wailing, shouting, possession of something that seemed like an alien and outside force.
There was one of the new forte-pianos in the room and, as Claire rose to go, he asked her to sing him one song before she left.
To help him on this religious aspect of primitive jazz he had `` Big '' Miller, as a preacher-singer and Hannah Dean, Gospel-singer, while Oscar Brown Jr., an extremely talented young man, did a slave auctioneer's call, a field-hands' work song, and a beautifully sung Negro lullaby, `` Brown Baby '', which was one of the truly moving moments of the festival.
( Still another song in `` Strike Up The Band '' -- `` I've Got A Crush On You '' -- was retrieved from a 1928 failure, `` Treasure Girl ''.
and the incisive style with which Charlotte Rae delivers the top-drawer Hart lyrics of `` I Blush '', a song that was cut from `` A Connecticut Yankee ''.
it was the theme song of millions of American people, their personal problems no less urgent than those of the government.
Ward died in 1903, not knowing the national stature his music would attain, as the music was only first applied to the song in 1904.
At various times in the more than 100 years that have elapsed since the song was written, particularly during the John F. Kennedy administration, there have been efforts to give " America the Beautiful " legal status either as a national hymn, or as a national anthem equal to, or in place of, " The Star-Spangled Banner ", but so far this has not succeeded.
Popularity of the song increased greatly following the September 11, 2001 attacks ; at some sporting events it was sung in addition to the traditional singing of the national anthem.
He also performed the song on Red Sox opening day at Fenway Park in 2003, though the game was eventually rained out.
A tradition at one time observed on this day in England was to leave out soul cakes and sing a song for the dead.
The song " The Raven " featured lead vocals by the actor Leonard Whiting, and, according to the 2007 remastered album liner notes, was the first rock song to use a digital vocoder, with Alan Parsons speaking lyrics through it.
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Everett Miller, then assistant director for the Garrick Gaieties, a Theatre Guild production, needed a lyricist for a song he had written ; ;
* Barbara Younger has written a children's book about the writing of the song: Purple Mountain Majesties: The Story of Katharine Lee Bates and " America the Beautiful ".
* Atomic Dog, a song that is popular world wide ; written and performed by Our Father Who Art of Funk ; " George Clinton " from Parliament and the Funkadelics
The album contains the signature track, " El Shaddai " ( written by Michael Card ) and the Grant-Chapman penned song, " In a Little While ".
Grant followed the album with her second Christmas album, Home For Christmas in 1992, which included the song " Breath of Heaven ( Mary's Song )", written by Chris Eaton and Grant, and would later be covered by many artists, including Donna Summer, Jessica Simpson ( who acknowledged Grant as one of her favorite artists ), Vince Gill, Sara Groves, Point of Grace, and Broadway star Barbara Cook.
The show's best-known and Sondheim's biggest hit song was almost an afterthought, written several days before the start of out of town tryouts.
The show's theme song, " The Ballad of Jed Clampett ", was written by producer and writer Paul Henning and originally performed by bluegrass artists Flatt and Scruggs.
Benny Andersson has written music to several films for screen and television ; the first attempt in the early 1970s for the obscure Swedish movie The Seduction Of Inga: the film flopped, but the ' Björn & Benny ' single " She's My Kind Of Girl " surprised the composers by being released in Japan and becoming a Top 10 hit ( the song renamed in Japan as " The Little Girl Of The Cold Wind ").
The song was originally written for movie and recording star Divine, who was unable to record the song before his death in 1988.
Queen Boadicea features in the opening lyrics of the song " The Good Old Days " written by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat for British rock band The Libertines from their 2002 album " Up the bracket ", the line reads, " If Queen Boadicea is long dead and gone, Still then the spirit in her children's children's children, it lives on ".
By the 1920s, composers of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway used ballad to signify a slow, sentimental tune or love song, often written in a fairly standardized form ( see below ).
* In the movie Wag the Dog, the fictitious unit 303 Special Forces has a song created titled " The Men of the 303 " that is played to a deliberately similar but original tune written by Huey Lewis for the film.
The Roy Harper song " All Ireland " from the album Lifemask, written in the days following the incident, is critical of the military but takes a long term view with regard to a solution.
In October 2010, T with the Maggies released the song Domhnach na Fola ( Irish for Bloody Sunday ), written by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill on their debut album.
" He was not supposed to perform, but as he listened to the music of local musician Jesse Robinson who sang a song written for this occasion, Robinson sensed that he wanted to perform and handed him a microphone.
Love had written several songs, including an anti-cocaine song titled " Loser Dust ", during her time in rehab in 2005.
The show's theme song, written and performed by Gary Portnoy, and co-written with Judy Hart Angelo, lent its famous refrain, " Where Everybody Knows Your Name ", as the show's tagline.
The Southern Cross was written into the lyrics of " Advance Australia Fair " in 1901: " Beneath our radiant Southern Cross "; the song was adopted as the Australian National Anthem in 1984.
" The Sign of the Southern Cross " is a song by Black Sabbath written in 1981 which was sung by Ronnie James Dio.
" Southern Cross " is also a 1982 song by the classic rock group Crosby, Stills and Nash, written by Rick Curtis, Michael Curtis, and Stephen Stills.