Hopes And Promises
From ‘Never Will I Marry’ to ‘I Will Always Love You’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises‘. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more.
Gloria Gaynor: On September 19, 2005 Gloria, along with her Hit song “I Will Survive” were inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony that took place in New York City.
Frank Henry Loesser : Reluctant to ever repeat himself, he decided on a simple, country musical fable, Greenwillow, for his next project. In spite of seven Tony nominations, it faltered and ran only 95 performances in 1960. Years later, Barbra Streisand made a hit song out of Greenwillow’s “Never Will I Marry.”
Dcblog : A correspondent from Finland writes to say that ‘in a recent English test, the pupils were supposed to demonstrate their ability to use the will-future by forming questions to a fortune teller. My daughter wrote: What will be my husband’s name? which the teacher corrected to What will my husband’s name be?, deducting one point for the mistake.’ She feels her daughter’s word-order was correct. What do I think?
Sonic Lager For Lucid Minds : For anyone who has wandered the night contemplating a past love, or at least has imagined doing so, this beautiful composition speaks directly to the heart. Quincy Jones’ arrangement of “The Midnight Sun Will Never Set ” is masterful. Vibes gently reverberate in silvery ripples to a plaintive rhythm plucked out on double bass.
Yahoo! Answers : “Que Sera Sera” was written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans for the Hitchcock film “The Man Who Knew Too Much” and was sung by Doris Day. The reason they used the Italian words is because those were already used as a saying.
Copyright Infringement Project : Thornton Allen, owner of the copyright to “Old Eli” claimed that Frank Churchill lifted the chorus of this number and used it in “Someday My Prince Will Come,” which the defendant used as part of the film score for “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” The plaintiff asserted numerous musical similarities between the two works — some of which are invalid — but the Court found that these similarities, along with a weak showing of access, did not warrant a finding of actionable infringement
Answers.com : One of the great male/female soul vocal groups, Ruby & the Romantics had an epic single in 1963 with “Our Day Will Come.” It topped both the pop and R&B charts and for many is the definitive love/angst track.
Wikipedia : “People Will Say We’re In Love” is a show tune from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma! The song was a particular favourite of Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, when she was courting Prince Philip in the weeks after their engagement in 1947. She used to request it from bands at dances they attended