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Song of the Day #918

Song of the Day: Falling in Love with Love is a sweet song from the Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart musical, "The Boys from Syracuse." How apropos to be falling today... with the arrival of Fall (the Autumnal Equinox comes at 11:44 EDT). Listen to an audio clip of a Tony Bennett swing version and check out YouTube moments with Allan Jones (from the 1940 film version), Frank Sinatra (and in a swing arrangement too), Vic Damone, Sarah Vaughan with Benny Carter, and Bernadette Peters (when the song was revived for the 1997 Disney TV version of "Cinderella").

Comments

Herman Wouk also used "Falling in Love with Love" as a poignant motif in Marjorie Morningstar.

Thanks for that info, Robert; Wouk actually makes an appearance in one of my previous "Song of the Day" entries: "The Winds of War / War and Remembrance."