Imagination by Jimmy Van Heusen

Imagination by Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990)

Jimmy Van Heusen was an American composer. He wrote songs mainly for films and television (but also for the theater), and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.
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Heres That Rainy Day by Jimmy Van Heusen

Heres That Rainy Day by Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990)

Jimmy Van Heusen was an American composer. He wrote songs mainly for films and television (but also for the theater), and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.
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It Might As Well Be Spring by Richard Rodgers

It Might As Well Be Spring by Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)

Richard Charles Rodgers was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. His compositions have had a significant impact on popular music down to the present day, and have an enduring broad appeal.
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My Funny Valentine by Richard Rodgers

My Funny Valentine by Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)

Richard Charles Rodgers was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. His compositions have had a significant impact on popular music down to the present day, and have an enduring broad appeal.
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Bewitched by Richard Rodgers

Bewitched by Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)

Richard Charles Rodgers was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. His compositions have had a significant impact on popular music down to the present day, and have an enduring broad appeal.
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Night Train by Jimmy Forrest

Night Train by Jimmy Forrest (1920-1980)

Jimmy Forrest was an African American jazz musician, who played tenor saxophone throughout his career. Forrest is famous for his first solo recording of “Night Train”. It reached #1 on the Billboard R&B chart in March 1952, and stayed at the top for seven weeks. “Hey Mrs. Jones” and “Bolo Blues” were his other major hits. All were made for United Records, which recorded Forrest between 1951 and 1953. He recorded frequently as both a sideman and a bandleader.
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Stormy Weather by Harold Arlen

Stormy Weather by Harold Arlen (1905-1986)

Harold Arlen was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over. In addition to composing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, “Over the Rainbow,” Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. “Over the Rainbow,” in fact, was voted the twentieth century’s No. 1 song by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Read the rest of this entry »

The Nearness of You by Hoagy Carmichael

The Nearness of You by Howard Hoagland “Hoagy” Carmichael (1899-1981)

Howard Hoagland “Hoagy” Carmichael was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for writing “Stardust”, “Georgia On My Mind”, “The Nearness of You”, and “Heart and Soul”, four of the most-recorded American songs of all time.
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Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael

Stardust by Howard Hoagland “Hoagy” Carmichael (1899-1981)

Howard Hoagland “Hoagy” Carmichael was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for writing “Stardust”, “Georgia On My Mind”, “The Nearness of You”, and “Heart and Soul”, four of the most-recorded American songs of all time.
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Polka Dots and Moonbeams by Jimmy Van Heusen

Polka Dots and Moonbeams by Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990)

Jimmy Van Heusen was an American composer. He wrote songs mainly for films and television (but also for the theater), and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.
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