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The Great American Songbook

fri 1 apr 2022 17:00 
Composer: Harry Warren

Successful American jazz and light music of the 20th century, composed primarily from Broadway musicals, musical theater and Hollywood films.

Salvatore Antonio Guaragna was born in New York in 1893. His Italian parents changed the family name to Warren, back when Salvatore was still a little boy. Harry Warren mainly wrote songs for musical films that were very popular in the in the 30s and 40s and many of them became Standards. Nevertheless, he didn’t acquire the fame many other composers of the time had obtained. Why? Listen to this episode to get the answer!

= The Songs by Harry Warren =

You’re My Everything – Ronald Douglas
I Only Have Eyes For You – Carmen McRae
Lulu’s Back In Town – Mel Tormé
September In The Rain – Joe Williams
At Last – Gail Petis
I Know Why (And So Do You) – Joyce Breach
There Will Never Be Another You – Chet Baker
Serenade In Blue – Mary Stallings
I Had The Craziest Dream – Bob Dorough
This Heart Of Mine – Kate McGarry
This Is Always – Irene Kral
The More I See You – Cyrille Aimee
I Wish I Knew – Melissa Stylianou

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