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You were just born 60-70 years too late.
 

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Well, I thought of Over The Rainbow from The Wizard Of Oz and Cab Calloway's Minnie The Moocher of Betty Boop fame, but I haven't had time to access the videos yet. Don't touch that dial!

There's also a beautiful love song called "I'll Be Seeing You" that's been recorded many times over the decades, but was written in 1938.
 

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Good music is good music, regardless of when it was written and first performed.

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BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE A DIME ?
(Jay Gorney / E. Y. "Yip" Harburg)

Recorded by:

Dave Brubeck, Johnny Cash, Judy Collins, Steve Conway,
Connie Francis, E. Y. "Yip" Harburg, Phil Harris,
Tom Jones, Eartha Kitt, Peter, Paul & Mary, Mel Tormé,
Rudy Valleeand others.

Once I built a railroad,
I made it run
I made it run against time
Once I built a railroad, and
now it's done
Buddy, can you spare a dime?

Once I built a tower way up to
the sun
Of bricks and morter and lime
Once I built a tower, and now
it's done
Buddy can you spare a dime?

Once in khaki suits, gee we
looked swell
Full of that Yankee-Doodlee-Dum

A half-a-million boots went
slogging through hell
And I was the kid with the drum

Say don't you remember, you
called me Al
It was Al all the time
Say don't you remember, I was
your pal
Buddy, can you spare a dime?

Once I built a railroad, I made
it run
I made it run against time
Once I built a railroad, and
now it's done
Buddy, can you spare a dime?
I first heard this sung by Judy Collins on her "Judith" album. It's so sad...because it's still timely.
 

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Capstan, this was my intro music at our wedding (well, the 50's Cinemascope version). I can still recall the excitement of hearing the fanfare at the beginning of movies when I was a kid. I love when they use it now...it seems a bit hit and miss.

Despite our collective relatively young age, I'm sure VBers can appreciate 30s music.


One of my favorites (though a modern version):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih425d5EoWQ&feature=results_video&playnext =1&list=PLDF457C7554C627F1
(ignore the video...just close your eyes)
 
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